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  • Slide Notes:The economic and environmental impacts of the steadily increasing amount of energy used to cool and power data centers have taken center stage. According to a Nemertes Research report, power and power scalability are the primary challenge for 63% of enterprises. How much of the power bill at your organization is for IT?The New York Times reported an estimate from experts that energy costs can be 40 percent of the cost of operating a data center. And according to EPA statistics, it costs $4.5 billion a year for the electricity to run the nation's server farms [\"Taming the Guzzlers That Power the World Wide Web\" by Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times, Nov. 7, 2007]. Typically the CIO and data center managers are not accountable for the data center portion of the utility bills The clear message is that the energy consumption pattern of IT and enterprise data centers must be radically altered, not in the future, but right now.
  • Chart is included to probe into the issues in more detail and to develop a deeper understanding of what the retailer needs from an IP solution. Financial and operations typically come up as the 2 most common issues. Questions to ask about Customer Focus: What initiatives are currently being put into place to address customer loyalty issues? (the retailer may suggest that the chain will look towards sales specialists that have deeper product knowledge of key products in the store. This increases the importance of IVR and wireless at the store level).Ask: If the retailer is in bigbox: Do they know what there call abandon rate is to the store?Do they currently have any in-store paging solutions? For clothing retailers: Ask if they have any issues with customer service in the fitting rooms (this is frequently sited as a problem area - due to lack of staffing - for retailers. Financial: Can offer to do an ROI if needed. Ask about calling frequency between store to corporate, Do they currently pay a service provider for conference calls? In probing Mitel discovered a retailer that was paying for 9000 conference calls a month! The ROI for the elimination of SP fees can be within a few months. Business Communications How many stores is the average regional manager responsible for and how often do the visit stores each month? What, if any, teleworking solutions do regional managers use today? Are there currently any home based employees within HQs? Is this a model that could be explored? How many buyers are employed within the corp? How often are the buyers on the road? Could a hotdesking model be implemented here? What communications tools do management have? Would twinning solutions ensure better accessibility? INDUSTRY BACKGROUND:SHINKAGE (THEFT) FACTS Did you Know… on average, theft is responsible for losses equal to 2 to 5 percent of turnoverA staggering 53 percent of unseen losses are the result of employee theft.But it is time for retailers to say ‘BOGOF’ to those members of staff who betray their trust and use their positions to line their own pockets, especially as it accounts for more than 50 per cent of all store theft, the values involved range from between 10 to 20 times those of items stolen by customers. However, the good news is that because the crime occurs at the EPOS, modern technology is now more able to detect it, whether it is ’sweet hearting’, refund fraud or straight-forward till dipping.North American reports demonstrate that sshoplifting and customer theft is increasingly driven by organized crimeSource: IMS Research 2004
  • There are 6 gases that contribute to global warming and ozone depletion. The Climate Registry and other organizations around the world measure these on a variety of voluntary or mandatory reporting policies depending on regional legislation.Everything from purchased electricity to employee commuting can be tracked and converted into annual tonnage of emissions. Each source plays a role and each emitter has control over some of the their sources. An emitter’s ability to control and improve on emissions is a continual balance between corporate will and economic business requirements.
  • There are many opportunities going forward and Mitel is continuously evaluating choices, benefits and impact.Are you motivated enough to do your part?Are you motivated enough to step forward and volunteer to drive Mitel forward?If so….
  • Slide Notes:Mitel has a long standing environmental policy supported by senior management and the board of directors: Mitel is committed to protecting the environment as part of operations and in the development, testing, distribution, ultimate disposal of products and in continual improvement in environmental performance. This policy has been the core of our environmental management system and our ISO14001 certification since 1999.Many people and companies are now realizing that greening a company is rapidly becoming not just about being a good corporate citizen or corporate responsibility, or about meeting local regulations but also about bottom line benefits CIOs are being profoundly affected by this rapidly growing data center power consumption (up by an unprecedented 23 percent since 2005). The associated invisible CapEx and OpEx power and cooling costs of supporting this growth are now being baked into future IT financials. CIOs are going to be faced with very painful budget choices—like cutting back on new application development IDC Survey done of top 500 enterprise CIO level on the reasons for investing in Green ITOther green conscious activities include:Corporate travelRecyclingCommuting, rideshare, cyclingTeleworking, teleconferencing or on-line collaboration
  • Slide Notes:Over 50% of the energy consumed by data centers is now utilized for power and cooling infrastructureOver the next 5 years, the cost to power and cool the worldwide installed base of servers is projected to grow 4X compared to the growth rate for new server spendingSource: IDC# 211280
  • Slide Notes:Increasingly Green IT is appearing on the agenda of Corporate CIO’s and has begun to influence buying criteria and end of life disposalAccording to IDC's U.S. Green IT survey, 80% of executives say that Green IT is growing in importance for their organization, and 43% say they consider a vendor's \"greenness\" when selecting their suppliers.
  • Source: Electricity is Your Network LifebloodNoJitter.com Blog Posted by Matt Brunk | Feb 25, 2008Not only is time “money” but so is inefficient or excessive use of materials, fuel or power consumption. All have an impact o the bottom line or margin.Fuel efficiency of fleets, or corporate travelData center and communications equipment power consumption contribute over 40& of a company’s electricity demandsBy being aware of materials that go into our products, their sources and their disposal and packaging, we can also make informed choices that save money AND benefit the environment.
  • Mitel focus on the environment consists of 4 themes or steps
  • Take Away Message: The Mitel suite of conferencing,collaboration, contact center, and custom applications help employees to work as a fully functioning part of the team - remotely. These solutions enable companies to incorporate business process which lower the overall corporate impact on the environment.1.Commute for the Environment (Collaboration Solutions)2. Support Telecommuting3. Apply Green Building Principles4. Become a Green partner
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  • Full-line, full service grocery wholesaler to over 400 independent retailersFinancial, Insurance, HR, marketing (merchandising and pricing) support“In the past, installing the pricing application usually translated into a full day at the customer site to configure the software and train the staff. It was a very expensive and laborious process,” notes Hendrickson. “Now, we’re able to install the application, train the employees and answer any questions in a fraction of the time. From an efficiency and cost perspective, this application has paid for itself many times over.” John Hendrickson, IT Manager, Laurel Grocery CompanyUsing IP technology and advanced collaboration applications, Laurel Grocery has been able to cut travel in half
  • If the approximate commute distance is 7.9 miles and the average car emits 1.1lbs of CO2 per mile then it can be calculated that each employee that works from home just one day per week prevents 834lbs of CO2 entering the air. Multiplied by 100 teleworkers this equates to 83,400lbs or slightly less than 42 tons of CO2 each year. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency figures indicate that if just 10 percent of the nation's workforce telecommuted just one day a week, Americans would conserve more than 1.2 million gallons of fuel per week.A June 2006 report by nonprofit organization, Environmental Defense, shows that in 2004, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from personal vehicles in the United States totaled 314 million metric tons. Additionally, even though American’s vehicles represent just 30 percent of nearly 700 million cars in use worldwide, they are responsible for 45 percent of the CO2 emitted by automobiles around the world.03/24/09
  • Think about impact in terms of your daily commute – according to a report -
  • Slide Notes:The growth of VoIP and the deployment of IP phones are increasing the power and air conditioning requirements in the data center, LAN and telecom closets. The selection of server blades, storage units, core and edge switches, UPS backup, what form of PoE delivery is installed, in addition to Class 2 or 3 IP phones will all contribute to the energy bill. Is TDM more or less power efficient than Voice Over IP – TDM based solutions are more energy efficient but without the same flexibility to combine both voice and data functionality. For those organizations considering a migration over to VoIP, Mitel’s approach is to consider the entire network and applications structure.
  • Slide Notes:Feature, functionality and price have been the traditional buying criteria when considering IP phones not energy consumption. There are two classes of IP sets on the market. The class 2 IP phone consumes less than 7 watts per phone. The class 3 phone can consume as much as 13 watts per phone. As the functionality increases, the power consumption increases. Large color displays, broadband codecs and gigabit operation are three major reasons for higher power consumption.Compared midrange sets (5312, cisco 7910 and avaya 4602sw) as they are typically the ones that constitute the majority of sets in an average installation. Phone power numbers are what we have for typical usage which is to say when the phone is idle. Electricity rate comes from the Energy Information Administration's \"Monthly Energy Review\". CO2 emissions for electricity comes from the EPA and is based on a national average. Cable loss comes from Mitel R&D groupNote Electrical rates vary significantly and are higher in NY and CA ( in the 10 cent – 17 cent range) as well as in some urban areas. The savings mentioned in this diagram are conservative. The latest EPA figures are indicating that the average power rate is much higher, 9.4 cents/kWh producing an even greater savings than indicated
  • Data demonstrates the idle power demands of equivalent and popular systems at idle which accounts for 80% of a phone’s state.Interestingly Nortel, Shoretel and Cisco all quote themselves as being 40% better than their competitors. So who’s right? Only Mitel compares the data side by side and with the most common phones.20% low, 60% mid range, 20% high end phone set mix assumed.
  • Slide Notes:Provide a system level perspective of not only the utilities costs but also the carbon emissions related to a 1000 user system, fully redundant standard network configuration, using a typical mix of bid sets.This chart depicts the bottom line costs for running a 1000 user system. The savings would be 10 times greater for a 10,000 user system. The enterprise should also remember that the utility power rates are rising rapidly, between 5 and 20% per year. Another area to keep in mind is the notion of carbon pricing which a number of states and Canadian provinces are considering introducing within the next two years
  • Slide Notes:The power conservation mode used in LAN switches uses the IEEE Link Layer Discovery protocol (LLDP) standard which is similar to Cisco’s CDP. These protocols operate from the LAN switch to the IP phone to determine the power class and deliver the appropriate power level in 0.1 watt increments. The conservation mode turns of the display when there is no phone activity thereby further reducing the energy consumption. The LLDP or CDP features are available on several vendors’ LAN switches.The LLDP and CDP protocols can be used to negotiate many features like security and power consumption. This protocol may already be in the enterprise’s LAN switches and not turned on or the LAN switch can be upgraded with a software download. LLDP/CDP allows better tuning of the power supplies and reduces the power conversion unit requirements.
  • Leaving the IP phones running for 24 hours seven days a week may be unnecessary. There is a software feature in the edge/LAN switches which allows specific PoE ports to be turned off when not needed. The Power Conservation Module Software can be programmed to turn off PoE ports for IP phones and WLAN access points when not needed at night, holidays and weekends.Some IP phones and WLAN access points can be left on for emergency calls and 911. Assuming the IP phones are powered 12 hours per working day and turned off for nights, holidays and weekends, this feature could save 66 % of power for each IP phone and WLAN access point turned off. Companies should use this feature carefully. The IP phones should be powered up sequentially so that the there is not a flood of IP phone registrations that may overload the DHCP, DNS and call server.
  • Slide Notes:The average PC consumes about 80 watts. SUN has been a proponent of the thin client technology, SunRay. With power conservation emerging as a major issue, IT departments should consider thin clients just for the power reduction benefits. The thin client connected to a server over Ethernet can deliver all the functionality available in a desktop PC while consuming only 4 watts.
  • Slide Notes: Other areas to consider leveraging the value of IP in lowering power consumption include integrated telephony based applications to control lighting, heating and cooling of the office environments.
  • The following statistics are from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
  • Assumptions1000 employees of which 10% travel once per month: 1200 business travel flights per year3 tons per U.S flight coast to coast (per person)Total tons of carbon emissions and other pollutants per year: 3600Average cost per flight: $600Total annual travel cost to company: 720,000$Savings Each year, the average employee who commutes five days a week:Spends $10,580 a year on his/her commuteSpends 245 hours of his/her life getting to and from workDisperses 8 tons of pollutants into the environmentThe average employee who teleworks two days a week:Saves $4,372 per year in commuting costsGets 98 hours of their life backSpares the environment 3.6 tons of pollutants each yearSource: 2007 Teleworkexchange Telework Report
  • Quick FactsSince replacing the 6 cyl vans with 4 cyl Chevy HHR vehicles, not only have the technicians had more equipment room, but the company has also reduced fuel use by 150000L in Canada alone. This translates into a reduction of 359 metric tons of CO2 each yearOver the past 4 years Mitel has reduced electricity usage by 4% annually saving $239000 annually and reducing our indirect CO2 generation by 52 kg annually.Another major contributor to corporate carbon emissions is corporate travel. In 2007 Mitel Canadian employees travelled 5.2 million miles by airlines. In the first have of 2008, despite being in the middle of the integration effort our corporate miles travelled has been reduced by 20% saving $431000 and lowering our carbon emissions by 62 metric tons.
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Going Green Going Green Presentation Transcript

  • Mitel Getting to Green Sustainable Business Communications
  • Changing Business Landscape  Carbon metrics, disclosure, and pricing by 2010  Rising Corporate Energy Costs – Estimated energy costs can be 40% of the cost of operating a data center – According to EPA statistics, it costs $4.5 billion a year for the electricity to run the nation’s server farms  Facilities vs. IT – Accountability? – Offices consume 16.4kwh / square foot / year – 7% for lighting, staff – Data center consumes 575kwh / square foot / year – 50% for IT equipment – 43% for cooling that IT equipment – Smaller servers, higher rack densities – looming problems A strategic plan for reducing the costs of energy consumption is now a must for gaining competitive differentiation Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 2
  • Environmental Protection – Who is Leading The largest gaps between perceived and expected performance are seen with the U.S. government and corporations Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 3
  • Identifying Corporate Challenges ... • Productivity • Cost Control • Corporate Mobility • Margins Competition • Corporate Travel • Risk / liability Reduction Mitigation • Employee Tele- work • Training • Cost Reduction • Energy Management • Facilities Location • Sharing intelligence • in a dispersed Logistics and organization Transportation • Corporate • Waste Management Responsiveness • Sustainable Procurement • Corporate Brand / Loyalty • Product Information Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 4
  • The Bigger Picture Source: The Climate Registry, 2008 Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 5
  • Coordinating Internal Activities Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 6
  • The New Reality Source: IDC YOU, Me and Green IT 2008 40% of enterprise CIOs indicate payback on Green IT within 1 year Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 7
  • Global IT Spending on Servers and Power vs. Cooling Source: IDC, 2007 Energy management in the Data Center is now a key area for energy and cost optimization Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 8
  • Power is Top of Mind Source: IDC, 2007 Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 9
  • A New Corporate Business Case – Triple Bottom Line (3BL) Financial Performance  Why Consumption Matters: Power, Fuel, Materials – Higher opex, reduced revenues – Soaring energy prices Environmental impacts sales of energy Social Responsibility consuming products Commitment – Energy disruption impacts supply chains, production – Inefficient usage impacts brand, competitiveness If the world is changing faster outside your organization than inside, the end is near Jack Welch former CEO, GE Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 10
  • The Power of Collective Action – Taking the First Steps Our Solutions Step 1 Lowering the carbon footprint of our customers Our Products Step 2 Most energy efficient on the market Our Commitment Step 3 End of Life Recycling –Take IT Back Programs Our Company Step 4 Reducing our corporate footprint Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 11
  • Our Solutions Virtual Call Centers • Mitel Contact Center Solutions Meet Globally, Stay Local • Mitel Live Business Support Telecommuting Gateway • Mitel Teleworker Solution • Mitel 5300 Integrated • Mitel Your Assistant Office Companion • Mitel Audio and Web • Quick Conference • Mitel Hosted Audio & Web Conferencing Conferencing Solutions • Mitel Remote Support Apply Green Building Corporate Responsibility Principles • Certified ISO 14000 EMS • Lower Energy Consumption • Climate Registry Founding Member • Building Systems Integration • RoHS Compliant • Energy Star Compliant Power Sources • Environmentally Conscious Product Design Reducing unnecessary corporate and employee travel while improving corporate productivity and decision-making Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 12
  • Centralized Administration of Geographically Dispersed Sites Headquarters Department 3300 ICP 3300 ICP 3300 ICP Survivable (Call Controller) Call Controller Media Gateways PSTN 3300 ICP PSTN Hosted WAN / Apps Internet Centralized Management Offsite Office PSTN Small Branch or Faculty Home Office Line Interface Module IP Set LAN 3300 ICP Survivable Media Gateway PSTN DSL / Cable Modem Saves trips to do on-site maintenance and MACs, thereby saving time, money and fuel Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 13
  • Reduce Corporate Travel Between Sites Toronto New York Microsoft Office Communicator WAN / Internet Los Angeles Mitel Quick Workstation Conference Put voice on the converged network  Management and cost savings Mitel Teleworker Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 14
  • Reduce Corporate Travel Mitel Conferencing and Collaboration Solutions  Reduce travel but keep teams and business processes connected  Breakdown the barrier of distance with IP telephony, presence, instant messaging, video and messaging – Mitel Audio and Web Conferencing and Quick Conference – Mitel Your Assistant and Personal Communicator – Mitel Live Business Gateway (Microsoft® Office Communications Server) – Mitel Web Conferencing Remote Support – Video-Conferencing Solutions A 600 employee company with 10% flying in U.S. monthly generates 2160 tons of greenhouse gases per year Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 15
  • Laurel Grocery Company Remote Support for 400 Retailers The Challenge  Streamline communications, preserve resources, minimize travel and enhance service delivery The Solution  Mitel Axxess® Converged Communications System  Mitel Contact Center Suite  Mitel Web Conferencing Remote Support IP-powered customer-service and collaboration solution The Impact  Work with customers to remotely install software and provide training – all from company HQ in Kentucky  Travel cut in half Reduced travel to customer sites to train store personnel Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 16
  • The Impact of Commuting  2004 CO2 emissions from personal vehicles in the US were 314M metric tons*  American’s vehicles cause 45% of CO2 emitted by automobiles worldwide If 10% of the workforce tele-worked one day a week, it would save over 1.2M gallons of fuel per week (US EPA) * Source: Environmental Defense report, June 2006 Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 17
  • Reduce Employee Commuting Mitel Teleworker Solutions  Primary Drivers for Telework – Real estate savings: 24% – Recruitment and retention: 39% – Emergency / pandemic planning: 32% “The average employee who – Increase in employee productivity: 35% commutes five days a week: • Commutes 43.5 miles / week – Better work / life balance: 74% • Spends 245 hours / year driving • Spends $10,580 / year on the  Tools that enable full office commute communications from any location • Disperses 8 tons of pollutants – Mitel Teleworker Solution into the environment each year” – Mitel Your Assistant Softphone and Collaboration Suite Source 2007 TeleworkExchange.com 64% of U.S Businesses Believe Telecommuting May Represent an Efficient Way to Address Global Warming (Source: 2007 CDW Telework Report ) Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 18
  • Creating a Virtual Work Place The Solution About MedQuist The Impetus The Impact • 8 Mitel 3300 ICP’s • To enhance • Largest global • Allows company to customer provider of medical attract and retain • 1200 Teleworkers service skilled employees transcriptions in (200 more planned) healthcare • Retain valuable • Allows company to • Mitel Applications employees interact with • The company has Suite employees all over the • Reduce costs 10,000 employees • Contact Center with country in the U.S. and 130 6110 Enterprise • Provides employees customer service Mgmt Server with a virtual and centers nation-wide • Mitel Your visual presence and Assistant (350 availability at all times clients) • Avoided real-estate costs “The IP system will allow us to retain the integrity of our ‘knowledge workers’ throughout the country while maintaining our employees location preference” (Lauren Johansson, Telecoms Manager) Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 19
  • An Alternate Consideration for Human Resources Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 20
  • Power – From the Data Center to the Desktop Servers Wireless LAN / WAN Networking Layer Desktop Applications PC IP Phones  Transition from TDM to IP – A holistic view Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 21
  • What’s in a Watt ? 2.4W 3.8 W @ 10.33 cents/kWh * x 24 hrs x 365 days x 7 years Cost / Month: $178.50 $285.60 Per 1000 phones over lifetime $20,565 $33,181 68 tons of CO2 101 tons of CO2 Saving per 1000 phones over lifetime (7 years) $12,616 and 33 tons of CO * Assumes 5% rate increase An average household creates 5.5 tons of CO2 per year Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 22
  • Reduce Power Consumption Typical System Comparisons Equipment Mitel ShoreTel Cisco Avaya Nortel Total (watts) 2280 3412 5528 4670 6144 (1000 user system*) Kwh/yr 20,849 29,889 48,425 40,909 53,821 Cost / year $2153 $3087 $5002 $4225 $5559 Tons of CO2 8.96 12.85 20.82 17.59 23.14 *Assumptions: 1000 user system, fully redundant, standard network configuration with a typical mix of IP sets and common equipment For every watt of equipment power used, budget another .86 watts of power to cool that equipment Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 23
  • A System Level Perspective Equipment Mitel Total (watts) 3273 (1000 user system*) Kwh/yr 28,678 Cost / year $2225 Tons of CO2 12.33 For every watt of equipment power used, the enterprise has to budget another .86 watts of power to cool that equipment Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 24
  • LLDP-MED  Efficient application centric power control – usage based  Fine grained power control (0.1W increments) PSTN  Industry standard I’m a switch I’m an IP-PBX I’m a I’m a switch switch I’m a I’m an I’m a switch IP-Phone switch I’m a I’m a switch switch I’m an IP-Phone I’m an IP-Phone I’m a PC I’m a PC I’m a PC Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 25
  • Lowering IP Phone Power Consumption  Lower Phone Power Consumption – Add software to LAN switch to schedule IP power phone down time – Employ LLDP or CDP in LAN switch for conservation mode – Have IP phone display cycle off when not in use Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 26
  • New Innovations – Mitel and Sun Microsystems Integrated VoIP  For 1000 users: reduction in consumption of 76,000 watts Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 27
  • Energy Efficiencies on an Integrated IP Network Application Server  Saving Energy Saves Money SIP Interface – Telephony integration with Mitel 3300 ICP building automation systems  Heating and Cooling LAN – Use phone to control temperature programs Mitel 5340 IP  Lighting Controls Phone – Manage electricity costs by providing telephony control to building lighting Lighting Heating Custom Applications to Manage Energy Consumption Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 28
  • Getting to Green – Best Practices • Corporate Energy Plan • Energy Usage Patterns and Distribution • Scheduled • Benchmarks by Energy Audits Department • Power as a buying criteria • DC powered IT • Survey data equipment center hot • Integrated energy spots management • Consider in- rack cooling • Server virtualization units to save • Consolidation 20% to 30% • Power management power cost • Install equipment with high efficiency UPS • Adopt power distribution at 208v/230v Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 29
  • E-Waste Facts  Energy saved using recycled materials vs. virgin ore: – 95% for aluminum – 85% for copper – 80% for plastic – 74% for iron and steel – 64% for paper  Recycling also conserves natural resources. Recycling one ton of: – Steel conserves 2500 lbs. of iron ore, 1400 lbs. of coal and 120 lbs. of limestone – Aluminum conserves up to 8 tons bauxite ore and 14 megawatt hours of electricity Recycling metals reduces greenhouse gas emissions by requiring significantly less energy to manufacture from recyclables than virgin ore and by avoiding land-filling Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 30
  • Responsible E-waste Reduction  End-of-life-electronics can contain lead, mercury, chromium, cadmium, beryllium, nickel, zinc, and brominated flame retardants  Growing state and federal regulations for proper e-waste recycling  Mitel offers channel partners and customers an efficient, low cost, and environmentally friendly way to decommission old telephony equipment www.girpm.com/mitel/ Arkansas, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Washington have passed regulations governing the disposal and/or recycle of electronic waste Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 31
  • Greening the Bottom Line Opportunity Annual Annual CO2 Savings Savings – 5% Reduction in – $36,000 – 180 tons Corporate Travel – If 10% of employees tele- – $262,320/yr by – 216 tons worked 2 days a week employees – Personal employee – 5880 hrs. of savings commute time – IP Communications – $2,670 – ~15 tons System power savings over major competitor (excluding cooling) Based on a 1000 employee company A 1000 employee company can save $38,670 and reduce CO2 by 195 tons or more annually Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 32
  • Our Company  Key Executive Sponsors ISO 14001:2004 – Doug Michealides, Jim Davies, Don Smith  Climate Registry Founding Member – One of 10 Canadian Companies – One of 233 Corporate Founding Members – Only communications vendor  ISO 14001 Registered Since 1999 – Canada, expanding to U.S. operations – Carbon Emissions Reduction – Looking for ways to reduce our overall power consumption – HVAC, Lighting, Low Flush Toilets – Recycling Program, Battery Drop-off – Fleet  E-waste Take It Back Programs – U.S., U.K, Coming Soon to Canada Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 33
  • Take the First Step  Reduce Corporate Travel – AWC, YA Collab and Softphone – Video Conferencing  Support Tele-working  Reduce Power Consumption – Know your stuff – power inventory / cost – Turn it off, take it out – Eliminate zombies  Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle – Paper (Move to Electronic forms) – IT Related E-waste  Make New Friends – Facilities, Operations, and IT – Green procurement Think Green, Be Green, Demand Green Mitel | Confidential 03/24/09 slide 34
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