Rachael Singh, Accountancy Age, Tuesday 11 May 2010 at 09:14:00

Serco, the service and outsourcing business, invests in new systems toautomate environmental processes


International service companySerco, whichoperates in 35 counties, has signed a deal to roll out carbon accountingsoftware in all its offices.

Serco, which has more than 70,000 employees, has implementedGreenstoneCarbon Management?s software.

Greenstone uses software to create carbon management and accounting IT. It'slatest product, Acco2unt, allows the finance function to measure, manage, plan,store and report emission data while also leaving an easy to manage audit trail.

Tim Davis, head of assurance reporting at Serco, said: "The complex nature ofSerco?s business operations demanded an easy to use enterprise carbon accountingtool that would help us aggregate, measure and manage carbon emissions ?quickly, accurately and cost effectively.

"The software also allows us to model the carbon impact of future businessscenarios, benchmark performance across different parts of the organisation andaddress internal and external reporting requirements with minimum effort."

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