Starent Networks Demonstrates Commitment to the Environment With ISO 14001 CertificationMay 04, 2009
Starent Networks Demonstrates Commitment to the Environment With ISO 14001 Certification
TEWKSBURY, Mass.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—May. 4, 2009—Starent Networks, Corp. (Nasdaq: STAR), a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services, today announced it has received ISO 14001:2004 certification for its corporate headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass., from TUV America Inc., a globally recognized testing, inspection and certification organization. This certification reflects Starent’s successful implementation of an environmental management system for the design, production, sales and service of telecommunication products.
“Starent Networks is committed to protecting the environment and to providing a safe work place,” said Ashraf Dahod, president and chief executive officer of Starent Networks. “Compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations is a minimum standard and is a shared concern of all Starent employees.”
Starent Networks focused and achieved two primary objectives for attaining certification. First, the company reduced electrical energy consumption (KWH per employee) by five percent in Starent’s Tewksbury facilities. Second, the company increased recycling by five percent. Certification is effective for three years, and Starent will continue to work with governmental and industry partners to establish programs and operations that safeguard employees, work locations and the communities in which it operates. The certification was effective on March 19, 2009.
About Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. Starent Networks has created solutions that provide mobile operators with the functions and services needed for access, mobility management and call control in their networks. Through integrated intelligence and high performance capabilities, Starent Networks’ solutions also enhance subscriber management, billing and session policy enforcement. The company’s products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as UMTS, CDMA2000, WiFi, and WiMAX. Starent Networks’ products have been deployed by over 85 mobile operators in 35 countries. Additional information about Starent Networks is available at www.starentnetworks.com.