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: Oracle Oracle engineers software and hardware to work cooperatively in the cloud and in data centers. Oracle values local and global communities. The corporation strives to be a part of these communities through its corporate citizenship efforts and sustainable practices.
NetSuite 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.
SAP SAP has over 130 locations worldwide, and is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. SAP is a global leader in enterprise applications and software-related service revenue. SAP has partnered with Microsoft in order provide enterprise class solutions for businesses around the world.
PWC PWC continues to focus on building relationships to create value for businesses. PWC provides services for audit and assurance, taxes, and advisory services. In the US, PWCs focus is on human resources, deals, forensics, and consulting. PWC helps businesses to resolve complex issues and identify new opportunities.
Ernst & Young Ernst & Young continues to maintain a presence as a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. Ernst & Young strives to unite its 152,000 staff members with its shared values and commitment to quality. Ernst & Young believes in making a difference by helping staff assist clients in order to allow its wider communities to achieve their full potential. Deloitte Deloitte LP and its subsidiaries have 45,000 professionals in the US who maintain a sole purpose: serving clients and assisting them in solving their toughest issues. Deloitte works in four key business areas—auditing, financial advisory, taxes, and consulting. Deloitte believes the company’s real strength comes from combining talent from each focus to meet client’s needs.
NetApp NetApp is a proprietary computer storage and data management company with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. NetApp has a long history of being known as one of the best companies to work for. The company is a member of the NASDAQ 100 and was listed as one of the fortune 500 in 2012. Juniper Networks Juniper Networks was founded in 1996 and is a manufacturer of networking equipment. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Juniper Networks designs and sells high-performance Internet Protocol network products and services. Juniper Networks has won numerous awards and honors and has been nominated as one of the best companies to work for by Forbes in 2009. IBM International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), is a multinational technology and consulting corporation. Its headquarters and based in Armonk, New York. Additionally, IBM sells computer hardware and software. The company also offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in numerous areas such as mainframe computers to nanotechnology. Salesforce Salesforce is an enterprise cloud computing company with a focus on leading the shift to social enterprise. Salesforce develops apps functioning as well as cloud based platforms to enable employees and consumers to collaborate and connect more easily.
Microsoft Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975. Since then, the company has grown exponentially and is currently the largest software corporation in the world. The organization has been a global leader in environmentally friendly innovative ideas and charitable efforts.
EMC EMC has emerged as a global leader focusing on enabling businesses to transform operations and deliver information technology as a service. EMC actively works to maintain healthy ecosystems, engaged individuals, shared values, and transformative IT for global sustainability.
VMware VMware is a Palo Alto, California based company founded in 1998. The company has been a separate software subsidiary acquired by EMC Corporation in 2004. VMware manufactures desktop software that runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while VMware's enterprise software hypervisors are designed to work on servers.
GE GE utilizes the best technology to take on the toughest challenges. GE purposefully searches for energy solutions for health, home, transportation, and finance. GE builds, powers, and moves the world. GE isn’t just about imagination, GE works.
PG&E The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, more commonly known as PG&E is the primary utility providing natural gas and electricity to at least two thirds of the household in Northern California. PG&E was founded in 1905 and is headquarter in San Francisco, California.
Applied Materials Applied Materials, Inc. provides innovative equipment, services, and software in order to enable the manufacturing of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. The technologies provided assist in the development of innovations such as smartphones, solar panels, and flat screen TVs. Additionally the advancements make these technologies more affordable for consumers and businesses around the world. Philips Phillips is a diversified Health and Well-being company headquartered in the Netherlands, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. The company is a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle, and lighting. Phillips integrates technologies and design into solutions that are focused on making lives better through sense and sensibility.
Proformative Proformative is a large and rapidly growing resource for professional networking for senior finance and accounting professionals focused on achieving career-related success. Proformative produces community-driven content authored by thousands of senior level professionals and experts. This content allows the groups constituency to make better decisions, achieve efficiency, top line growth and career success.
Adaptive Planning Adaptive Planning was founded in 2003 and ever since, its mission has remained teadfast. 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.
AMLLP 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.
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.