BREMEN, Germany and SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2023 – IGEL, provider of the managed endpoint operating system for secure access to any digital workspace, today announced a partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet in support of the Trillion Trees campaign, a global restoration program which mobilizes tree planting to restore forest ecosystems. With this partnership, IGEL is underscoring its mission of sustainability with a commitment to planting and protecting 20,000 trees.
“At IGEL, we navigate our mission for sustainable IT around the three R’s – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle,” said Jed Ayres, CEO, IGEL. “We have a vision to transform the way the world works to create better outcomes for people, organizations, and our planet. We are now extending our actions on this vision with a new partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet. Our first step is to reduce event ‘swag’ and limit give-away items at DISRUPT23 and engage the end user computing community to support the global Trillion Trees campaign.”
Plant-for-the-Planet foundation is an official partner of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030. The global movement spearheading the Trillion Trees campaign to restore forest ecosystems to tackle the climate crisis and biodiversity loss. To do so, the foundation empowers young people, restores ecosystems, conducts restoration research, and provides free software tools and restoration advice for tree planting projects around the world. Plant-for-the-Planet spotlights and supports more than 225 restoration projects around the world to plant a trillion trees to restore forests and fight against the climate crisis. With a dedicated tree counter platform to plant trees and track their progress, donation and engagement in projects is simple and transparent. To date, IGEL participants have supported the planting of 11,234 trees. To join the cause and team with IGEL in support of the Plant-for-the-Planet program visit: https://www.igel.com/trees.
The partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet is part of IGEL’s comprehensive sustainability program that starts with its product offering. With IGEL OS, companies can reduce CO2 emissions by reducing overall energy consumption on the device, use and reuse endpoint devices well beyond the typical three-to-four-year PC refresh cycle, realize significant CapEx savings, and engage in programs for responsible IT asset disposal to minimize e-waste. For more information on how to support sustainable IT with IGEL, visit: https://www.igel.com/sustainability.
Sustainable IT will be among the top themes at DISRUPT23 – The Ultimate Global EUC forum, expo, and bootcamp event to be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, April 3 to 5. Registration is $399 per person. To register, visit: www.disruptEUC.com.
Today, the world of work is hybrid. Multiple clouds can deliver applications sourced from anywhere to a widely distributed workforce using all types of devices. Right at the moment when the world of work needs it most, IGEL has the solution for fully managed, secure endpoint access to any digital workspace that gives IT teams strong control and end-users the freedom to work as they wish in a hybrid world. Enabling choice of any cloud, from any device, anywhere, IGEL unlocks a collaborative and productive end user computing experience while solving the common security and management challenges required to compete and win in today’s world of hybrid work. With a growing ecosystem of more than 100 IGEL Ready technology partners, IGEL has offices in Europe and the United States and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com.