SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. SAS® solutions are used by over 2,000 public sector bodies worldwide to ‘do more with less by working smarter’ in all areas of their operations including strategy and policy formulation, compliance and reporting, safety and security, fraud and risk, efficiency and effectiveness, customer intelligence and social inclusion and overall performance management. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®. www.sas.com/uk
SAS solutions for IT intelligence and sustainability management are helping customers to reduce both the financial and carbon costs of their IT systems and also to manage and improve the sustainability performance of the wider organisation. Click here for more information on how public sector organisations can use SAS to both deliver a Green IT environment and use IT to enable a more sustainable organisation.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision – ‘The Network is the Computer’ – Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com
Sun leads the industry in offering a portfolio of eco responsible products and services that deliver powerful, sustainable, energy-efficient computing solutions that don't compromise on capacity and security. For more information about Sun’s Eco Responsibility Initiative see its Corporate Social Responsibility report.
Sun believes that the need to fuel the growing global power grid grows and meet the increasing appetite for faster, better, cheaper computing infrastructure can be met in an eco responsible way. Faster can be cooler. Better can be cleaner. Cheaper can be greener. Business benefits - reduced energy and data center costs – can deliver environmental benefits. Click here for further information on Sun’s eco tools and resources.
CIMA is aiming to help organisations to consider climate change in a strategic context and integrate sustainability issues into their long term decision making process. Management accountants have a key role to play in this process, providing vital business intelligence to support strategy, drive performance and influence decision making.
CIMA is a world leading professional institute that offers an internationally recognised qualification in management accounting with a full focus on business, in both the private and public sectors. With 164,000 members and students in 161 countries, CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of its members and students. CIMA is a member body of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
Click here for more information on CIMA’s work in sustainability.
The Society of Information Technology Management is the professional association for ICT managers working in and for the public sector. Members are drawn primarily from local authorities but also from the police and fire services, housing authorities and other locally delivered public services. With nearly 2000 members from around 500 different organisations including 98% of all UK local authorities, Socitm provides a widely respected forum for the promotion, use and development of ICT best practice. It is also playing a leading role in the implementation of the UK’s transformation strategy and runs the Local Government CIO Council.