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SoFi Software named Top Product 2014 by Environmental Leader

SoFi Software named as Top Product 2014 by Environmental Leader

Wellington, 27 March 2014 - PE INTERNATIONAL’s Enterprise Sustainability Performance Solution ‘SoFi’ was named as Top Product of the Year 2014 by Environmental Leader, a leading environmental, energy, and sustainability website.

“The caliber of the entries was impressive and truly showed the innovation taking place in the industry today,” said Paul Nastu, publisher of the Environmental Leader. “The SoFi software from PE INTERNATIONAL was a standout among the submissions for the many environmental benefits it helps companies achieve.”

The Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards is a program recognizing excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits. “We are very excited about this recognition”, said Barbara Nebel, Managing Director of PE Australasia, “because the scores were determined by a panel of independent judges who are top experts in the field of sustainability”. The list of 20 judges includes Sustainability leaders from companies like PUMA, Autodesk, Microsoft, Anheuser-Busch and GlaxoSmithKline.

The Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards judges highlighted that “SoFi scores in terms of ease of use, adaptability (customizable) and the results that it can deliver across aspects like energy, water, GHG emissions, safety, compliance, etc. This offers industry leading sustainability services and expertise with a strong compliment of software solutions.”

PE’s SoFi solution enables companies to quickly aggregate, validate and analyse sustainability information for fast and accurate, sustainability reporting and performance management. It provides organisations with insight into all of their social and environmental key performance indicators making it easier to manage issues across the entire value chain. In New Zealand over 60 companies are using a SoFi solution; including Fletcher Building, Meridian Energy and Villa Maria.

About the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards
In its second year, the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards recognize excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits, or in corporate projects that improved environmental or energy management and increased the bottom line. It is a five-point rating system designed to offer companies feedback and recognition. Third-party judges came from the following companies: Anheuser Busch InBev, Arrow Electronics, Autodesk, Citigroup Inc., Con Agra Foods, Environmental & Operational Risk Management, GlaxoSmithKline, ISS Facility Services, Microsoft, Owens Corning, Power Advocate, Puma, Sam’s Club, Sustainability and Risk Management Reputation Limited, Trupoint Advisers, the University of California Berkeley, Williams Creek Consulting, and YES Bank.

For a complete list of winners, visit http://www.environmentalleader.com/environmental-leader-product-project-awards

About Environmental Leader
Since 2006, Environmental Leader's website and daily email newsletter have provided the definitive and objective voice in reporting on business-related energy, environmental, and sustainability issues. For more information visit: http://www.environmentalleader.com

About PE INTERNATIONAL
PE INTERNATIONAL is the global leader in integrated sustainability performance with proven software solutions, sustainability databases and unparalleled consulting expertise. With over 20 years of experience and 20 offices around the globe, we help more than 1,500 clients to succeed sustainably. Companies include Bayer, Hewlett-Packard, Interface, Mondelez, Siemens, Unilever and Volkswagen.

For more information: http://www.pe-international.com/new-zealand/index/

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