FirstCarbon Solutions Expands Operations in China

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WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug 10, 2010 - FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental management optimization, today announced expansion of its offering in Hong Kong and mainland China with the introduction of a Mandarin version of FirstCarbon® Solutions ghgTrack™ software. FirstCarbon Solutions ghgTrack software is an affordable, customizable and feature-rich solution that enables organizations to manage greenhouse gas emissions and other sustainability data. The company also has offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, helping local companies implement the strategies and tools needed for managing sustainability initiatives.

"As an organization's operations grow, so does the demand for managing, reporting and reducing GHG emissions," said James Donovan, CEO, FirstCarbon Solutions. "The Mandarin version of FirstCarbon Solutions ghgTrack will provide local Chinese companies with a cost-effective software solution that's easy-to-use yet robust enough to meet data-intensive demands as requirements grow. No matter the size of the organization, collecting, reporting and managing GHG emissions begins with data, and tools like FirstCarbon Solutions ghgTrack help companies make sense of it all."

Working with FirstCarbon Solutions, companies have a range of options available to them, from equipping internal environmental and related staff with technology and working with FirstCarbon Solutions consultants to completely outsource data management-related sustainability initiatives. For regulated industries struggling with how to assure compliance with new environmental reporting requirements, FirstCarbon Solutions provides an end-to-end environmental management solution that helps companies quickly identify and collect the necessary data and accurately calculate a carbon footprint without draining an organization's internal resources. For organizations not yet subject to carbon regulation, but where carbon has a material impact on business operations, FirstCarbon Solutions quantifies the cost of carbon and transforms that cost into business opportunity.


FirstCarbon Solutions ghgTrack Pricing and Availability

Software licenses are purchased on a per site, not per user, basis, and pricing is based on a tiered structure that reflects data and reporting requirements. For pricing, please contact FirstCarbon Solutions at http://www.firstcarbonsolutions.com/contact.php. The Mandarin version of FirstCarbon Solutions ghgTrack software is anticipated to be available in Q4 2010.


About FirstCarbon Solutions

FirstCarbon Solutions is the only end-to-end sustainability provider, combining services, software and business process outsourcing into cost-effective solutions. Unlike companies that specialize solely in environmental software or consulting services, FirstCarbon Solutions allows organizations to completely outsource sustainability management. The company is a subsidiary of BPO Asia (www.adec-solutions.com), a global enterprise with over 5,000 employees and operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information on FirstCarbon Solutions, please visit http://www.firstcarbonsolutions.com/mandarin/index.php.