Sustainable Society wishes to express sincere gratitude for the mentorship and the collaborative efforts that have been provided from the following corporations who have taken positions as economic leaders and that have provided support for higher research efforts and innovations:
NetSuite was founded in 1998, and is a global leader providing cloud-based business management software solutions. NetSuite assists companies in managing core business processes through a single, fully integrated solution designed to cover ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, inventory and more.
Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States. Intel is the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel Corporation, founded on July 18, 1968, is a portmanteau of Integrated Electronics. Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits. Flash memory, graphic chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2011 revenues of $3.77 billion, VMware has more than 350,000 customers and 50,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
Adaptive Planning was founded in 2003 and ever since, its mission has remained steadfast. The company aims to provide refreshing new solutions that fundamentally change the world of financial planning and reporting for companies and nonprofits
of all sizes.
Armanino McKenna, also known as AMLLP is the largest privately owned accounting firm in California. AMLLP is one of the 25 "Best of the Best" accounting firms in the nation, and a Best Places to Work, both nationally and regionally. AMLLP has a strong commitment to its communities and is a Green Certified business.
Silver Spring Networks
For over a decade, Silver Spring Networks has been delivering the technology to empower the modernization of the power grid.
It is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. With its pioneering IPv6 networking platform, Silver Spring has connected more than 12 million homes and businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative products enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy sources and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Inc. and United Energy among others.
Of course, this list isn’t exhaustive. There are numerous corporations dedicated to sustainability and economic growth. We encourage all corporate leaders to join us in our efforts to affect positive change throughout the world and are thankful for the services and support that have made sustainable society a reality.