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Progress Announces Webinar on ''Corporate Social Responsibility: How to Get Green with IT'' -- Survey Indicates 82% of Enterprises Will Select Companies based on their Environmental Stance

Progress Announces Webinar on ''Corporate Social Responsibility: How to Get Green with IT'' -- Survey Indicates 82% of Enterpris

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading provider of application infrastructure software to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, announced a new webinar on the topic “Corporate Social Responsibility: How to Get Green with IT” hosted by Industry Week on May 27th at 2:00 pm EDT.

                  -- How technology can help enable lean manufacturing in support of a more environmentally conscious marketplace using Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and event-processing to bring greater visibility and control to their processes and more flexible integration of new and existing business applications.
-- How forward thinking organizations that want to lead by example can be more socially proactive to new environmental legislation.
-- How companies are approaching the subject of environmental management and the role information technology plays in support of this goal.
  • Why: The financial results delivered by a company in today’s economy are no longer the only defining measure of its strength. Increasing importance is being placed on each company’s approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental (green) sustainability. The AMR Research survey “European Survey Puts the Environment High on the Business and IT Agenda” (http://download.microsoft.com/download/A/E/0/AE0562B7-0 CCE-4C7E-B955-957629270B1C/AMR_DynamicsEnvironment_brief.pdf) shows that 82% of respondents will select suppliers according to their environmental stance within the next two years, while 41% already do.
  • Who: Speakers include Nigel Montgomery, director of European research for AMR, Tim Teeter, product marketing manager for Epicor Software, and Rick Kuzyk, senior portfolio specialist for Progress Software,

About Progress Software Corporation

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) provides application infrastructure software for the development, deployment, integration and management of business applications. Our goal is to maximize the benefits of information technology while minimizing its complexity and total cost of ownership. Progress can be reached at www.progress.com or +1-781-280-4000.

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