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CA Technologies Employees Mobilize Worldwide for Earth Day

Volunteer Activities Planned in Eleven U.S. and Six International Locations to Promote "Green Week" Awareness and Community Support

Submitted by: CA Technologies

Categories: Environment, Volunteerism

Posted: Apr 12, 2011 – 09:36 AM EST

 

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced the company's recognition of Earth Day 2011 by participating in 17 'Green Week' community volunteer activities across the globe aimed at building awareness and appreciation for the environment.

"We are proud to participate in Earth Day and applaud our employees for volunteering to help many worthwhile projects and organizations," said Bill Hughes, chief communications officer, CA Technologies. "As environmental concerns continue to evolve, we recognize the importance in supporting programs in communities where we have a presence. It's remarkable how even a single volunteer can make a positive change by addressing a critical environmental concern."

CA Technologies employees involved in Earth Day activities will take time out of their business day to volunteer and support organizations that have an environmental focus, and offer programs and services to benefit and improve local communities.

Employees will participate in activities which will take place in Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Cary, NC; Ewing, NJ; Framingham, MA; Islandia, NY; Lisle, IL; New York, NY; Plano, TX; Pittsburgh, PA and Tampa, FL. International CA Technologies employees will participate in Earth Day activities throughout Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, India and Spain.

"The City of Plano's Sustainability and Environmental Services department is delighted to partner with CA Technologies on Earth Day. We are excited to have CA Technologies employees support us in our efforts to beautify Archgate Park," said Autumn Dillon, environmental educator and community cleanups coordinator for the City of Plano. "CA Technologies is also dedicating their time and effort to our 26th annual Great American Cleanup, a Keep America Beautiful initiative. We are pleased to have a company that values sustainability and the importance of Earth Day to and help make a difference."

"As one of the organizations partnering with CA Technologies on Earth Day, we are pleased to have the dedication and support from CA Technologies to help us rejuvenate the trails and grounds at Sydhavnstippen Nature Preserve," said Claus Andersen, volunteer services supervisor. "Taking care of our environment is everyone's responsibility. It's terrific to have a company like CA Technologies join us in helping to restore our community."

Here are details regarding CA Technologies global 2011 Earth Day employee volunteer projects:

Atlanta, GA
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Organization: Blue Heron Nature Preserve
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: 4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta
Date/Project: April 19 - Trail and eroded stream bank repair and non-native plant removal

Austin, TX
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Organization: Austin Parks Foundations
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: 1601 Spyglass Dr. (Barton Creek Greenbelt)
Date/Project: April 22 - Trail improvement and clean-up

Australia
(Sydney)
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Organization: National Parks & Wildlife Service/Lane Cove National Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lane Cove National Park, Ryde Road, North Ryde
Date/ Project: April 8 - Remove nonnative vegetation and plant new saplings

Canada
(Toronto)
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Organization: Riverdale Farm
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 201 Winchester Street, Toronto
Date/Project: April 19 - Grounds clean-up

Cary, NC
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Organization: William B Umstead State Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Camp Whispering Pines at Harrison Ave in Umstead Park
Date/Project: April 22 - Painting and staining the Whispering Pines Group Camp

Columbia
(Bogota City)
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Organization: Un techo para mi pais (A roof to my country)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bogota City
Date/ Project: May 10 - neighborhood clean-up and beautification

Denmark
(Copenhagen)
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Organization: Sydhavnstippen Park, Copenhagen
Time: 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Sydhavnstippen Park, Copenhagen
Date/Project: April 15 - Park clean-up, clearing invasive plants and general park maintenance

Ewing, NJ
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Organization: Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park/Princeton Nursery Lands
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 145 Mapleton Road, Kingston
Date/Project: April 22 - Grounds clean-up and invasive plant removal

Framingham, MA
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Organization: Natick Community Organic Farm
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 117 Eliot Street, Natick
Date/Project: April 22 - Preparing garden beds

India
(Hyderabad)
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Organization: Eco Week ITC 2011
Time: Monday, April 19 - Thursday, April 22
Location: ITC, Hyderabad
Project: E-waste awareness, book and clothing recycling and eco office clean-up

Islandia, NY
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Organization: Robert Moses State Park
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Field 2 - Robert Moses State Park
Date/Project: April 22 - Beach clean-up and planting of dune grasses to reduce erosion

Lisle, IL
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Organization: St. James Farm Forest Preserve
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location: 3 South 580 Naperville Rd., Wheaton, IL
Date/Project: April 21 - Trail maintenance, planting and grounds preparation

New York, NY
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Organization: New York Restoration Project
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: PS 345 - 111 Berriman St., Brooklyn
Date/Project: April 21 -Beautification - planting trees and flowers, painting murals and sprucing up community garden

Plano, TX
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Organization: City of Plano/Archgate Park
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: 6700 Archgate Drive, Plano
Date/Project: April 22 - Park clean-up

Pittsburgh, PA
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Organization: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Community Gardens & Greenspace Program
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Liberty Tunnel Garden at Rte. 51 at the Liberty Tunnel
Date/Project: April 20 - Garden clean-up and prepping for Spring

Spain
(Barcelona)
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Organization: Aldeas Infantiles SOS
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Sant Feliu de Codines
Date/Project: May 5 & 6 - Flower beds, shrub and grounds clean-up

Tampa, FL
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Organization: Brandon Senior Center
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 612 North Parsons Ave., Brandon, FL
Date/Project: April 22 - Planting and mulching the center's grounds

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CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from Mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit www.ca.com.

About CA Together

CA Technologies is a global corporation with a local commitment. We work to improve the quality of life in communities where we live and work worldwide and are fully committed to advancing social, environmental and economic sustainability. Our Community Affairs programs are key to our efforts, helping to make the most of talent and potential regardless of societal disadvantages. CA Together, our global Community Affairs program, is driven by the core philanthropic focus of improving the lives of underserved children and communities around the world. We do this by supporting organizations, programs and initiatives that enrich the lives and well-being of others in areas including Education, Technology, Health & Community and the Advancement of Women in IT. CA Together activities encompass employee volunteerism and matching gifts; in-kind donations of CA Technologies products and services; and wide-ranging partnerships and philanthropic support. For more information on our programs please visit ca.com/community-affairs.

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