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Casella Selects Verisae Software by Hara to Manage Greenhouse Gas Emissions

January 28, 2014

Casella Waste Systems Gains Greater Insight into its Sustainability Programs using Verisae’s Enhanced Carbon Reporting Capabilities through Hara

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verisae, the leading global provider in enterprise energy, maintenance, and sustainability Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, today announced that Casella Waste Systems Inc., has chosen Verisae by Hara to track and manage its facility performance metrics and provide a reporting system for its sustainability programs. Casella is a leading provider of waste, recycling, and resource management services to residential, commercial, institutional, municipal, and industrial customers throughout the northeast.

Casella chose Verisae by Hara because of its leading capabilities in tracking energy and emissions data from multiple facilities in a single powerful user interface. Casella gains greater insight into its sustainability programs including emissions reduction efforts that drive progress towards corporate targets. With the visibility gained through Verisae, Casella will be able to improve its environmental impact and share data more efficiently with stakeholders and customers through reporting mechanisms like CDP and GRI.

For nearly forty years, Casella has focused on managing and conserving environmental resources for its customers and communities in a viable economic model. Between 2005 and 2010, the company reduced its total greenhouse gas emissions by 45%. In 2012, Casella was awarded a Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management.

“We are committed to helping our customers improve their environmental footprint by transforming their ‘waste’ into resources. We are equally committed to improving our own environmental footprint. Verisae’s software will help us do this by efficiently tracking and managing our key environmental metrics so we can continue to advance our performance and communicate our progress with the communities that we serve,” said Karen Flanders, VP of Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Casella.

"Verisae by Hara is proud to serve Casella and to support their commitment to better managing energy and resource consumption," states Pablo Paster, Senior Director of Account Management, Verisae. "Casella is a leading recycling company, intent in its mission to help customers by turning waste streams into new and useful products. We are happy to serve Casella and to provide them powerful insight for managing emissions and their overall reduction of energy and resource use through a data-driven approach to resource management."

About Casella Waste Systems

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., headquartered in Rutland, Vermont, provides solid waste management services consisting of collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the northeastern United States. The company’s resource solutions group helps customers achieve their resource sustainability goals through a broad spectrum of waste minimization and collection, recycling and organics management, and “zero waste” strategies and services. Learn more at www.casella.com.

About Verisae

Verisae (www.verisae.com) is the leading global provider of SaaS, cloud-based solutions that help large retailers focused in grocery, food service, and specialty retail manage their asset maintenance, energy, and sustainability programs. By integrating business information and processes in one big data platform, with analytics to drive insight and fact-based decisions, Verisae customers improve their customer satisfaction, reduce facility operating costs, and increase profits by 15–25%.Verisae delivers a broad range of solutions to over 200 clients globally (including a number of the world’s leading retailers), with 169,000 users, covering over 370,000 sites, and actively managing over 2.5 million assets.




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