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February 6, 2012 – Skrivanek Group, a premier provider of translations, localization and related languages services, has been awarded ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management in recognition of its high standard of environmental best practice.

This globally recognised certification – as yet quite rare in the translation business - sets conditions regarding aspects of environmental management. Certification for ISO 14001 means that Skrivanek correctly disposes of waste, practices smart consumption of energy and materials, promotes energy conservation and recycling and thereby reduces the environmental impact of its work. Skrivanek’s aim is to raise this awareness amongst its employees, to enable them to carry out their work with the same consideration.

“Skrivanek takes a very serious approach towards the impact of its activities on the environment. By making a commitment to reduce waste and energy consumption, we are taking an important step toward conducting our business with regard to environmental matters and we hope to inspire other business organizations to be part of the green movement,” said Michal Küfhaber, General Production Manager. ”Combining this with our ISO 9001 certification provides us with a basis to boost our current processes and achieve continuous improvements."

After the environmental management system of Skrivanek Czech Republic and Slovak Republic had been certified according to DIN EN ISO 14001, from 2012 all Skrivanek branches worldwide have been awarded this accreditation.

This voluntary achievement demonstrates Skrivanek’s dedication to set and achieve high environmental, health and safety goals. All Skrivanek’s clients can be confident that the organisation not only complies with important environmental policies and best practices, but also thanks to documented processes and procedures strives to achieve a constant improvement in performance.

About Skrivanek
Skrivanek has been delivering outstanding language solutions for nearly two decades, confirming its position as a world leader in the translation industry. Skrivanek’s network of 50 offices in 14 countries throughout Europe, Asia and the United States enables the provision of quality translations and product localization services in over 100 languages. Supported by 3,000 linguists, 400 in-house native reviewers, expert teams of project managers, software engineers and DTP specialists, Skrivanek’s cutting-edge technologies facilitate customer-driven solutions to meet even the most exacting requirements. Skrivanek’s reputation is guaranteed by ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2008 quality assurance certification and a clientele that includes global corporations such as Fortune 500 companies and the European Commission.

Skrivanek s.r.o
U Jordanka 265/11
682 01 Vyskov
Czech Republic

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