Locus Technologies Receives 2012 EBJ Business Achievement Award
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan 21, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Locus Technologies (Locus) announced today that Environmental
Business Journal(R) (EBJ) granted the company the award for
Information Technology in the environmental and energy industry for
the record-breaking seventh time.
Locus is one of 50 companies EBJ has honored for revenue growth,
acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications,
new practice areas, social contributions, and industry leadership in
2012. Locus was recognized for continuing to enhance its position in
the energy, sustainability, and compliance software markets by
growing its Fortune 100 and Department of Energy (DOE) customer
lists, and also pursuing and achieving essential certifications and
In 2012, Locus had its best year yet in terms of expanding its
software offerings and diversifying its customer base across many new
industries. Locus added two of the world's three largest chemical
companies to its list of customers this year, and also one of the
largest companies in the agribusiness industry, expanding Locus'
impressive penetration in the food and biotech industries. Locus also
welcomed two DOE research laboratories to its list of customers, and
signed a contract with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply that opened
the door to water quality management for water utilities. In the
private sector Locus signed numerous new customers including
Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Jack Engle & Co. and the University of
Texas at El Paso.
Other notable accomplishments for 2012 include a 100 percent renewal
rate for Locus' carbon verification services administered under the
California AB 32 program, and several Locus staff members being
certified as carbon offset verifiers by the California Air Resources
Board. In order to assure its growing list of customers that they can
trust Locus with their data, Locus pursued and obtained Service
Organization Controls reports, both SOC 1 (SSAE 16) and SOC 2. Locus
also became an approved contractor with the federal General Services
Administration (GSA) for a range of services, and was recognized by
Verdantix, one of the top industry analysts, as one of 12 leading
environmental management software suppliers globally.
"In what is widely regarded as a stable market, a number of companies
exceeded the norms of low single-digit growth with double-digit
growth or ambitious ventures into new practice areas or technology
development," said Grant Ferrier, president of Environmental Business
International Inc. (EBI, San Diego), publisher of Environmental
Business Journal. "Locus continues to influence the industry with its
forward-thinking product set and eye for customer needs."
"We are very proud to be selected for the seventh time for the
prestigious EBJ Information Technology award in environmental
business," said Neno Duplan, President and CEO of Locus. "I believe
our success is due to our cutting edge technology that has been
tested in the Cloud longer than any other in our space, the domain
knowledge of our team, and their dedication to the company's mission
to organize environmental, sustainability, energy and related
compliance information in a single integrated enterprise software
offered via the Cloud. I thank and congratulate the entire Locus
team, and our customers who entrusted Locus to put their data in the
Cloud, for making this award possible."
The Environmental Business Journal is a business research publication
that provides high-value strategic business intelligence to the
environmental industry. The 2012 EBJ awards will be presented at a
special ceremony at the Environmental Industry Summit XI in Coronado,
Calif., March 6-8, 2013. The Environmental Industry Summit is an
annual three-day event hosted by EBI Inc.
About Locus Technologies:
Locus provides businesses with the power to be green on-demand and
has pioneered web-based environmental software suites. Locus'
software enables companies to organize and validate all key
environmental information in a single system, which includes
analytical data for water, air, soil, greenhouse gases,
sustainability, energy, compliance, and environmental content. Locus
software is delivered through Cloud Computing (SaaS), so there is no
hardware to procure, no large up-front license fee, and no complex
set-ups. Locus also offers services to help implement and maintain
environmental programs using our unique technologies.
For more information, visit http://www.locustec.com or email:
SOURCE: Locus Technologies
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