Toronto, Canada – (The Hosting News) – October 31, 2007 – Web hosting provider for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB), Netfirms, recently conducted a survey concerning the support of green initiatives by consumers. Results from 5,000 of its customers, indicated that environmentally responsible small businesses are hosting websites at Netfirms, due to its commitment to reducing its environmental footprint.
90% of customers reported that using a green web host to power their website is part of their businesses green program. Gregg McLachlan, Founder of WorkCabin remarked, ”As a company that promotes green careers, it’s only natural to use a green web host. I see our relationship with Netfirms as a partnership, because we’re both committed to the same thing: taking responsibility for the impact our businesses have on the environment.” WorkCabin, (www.workcabin.com), is a professional green careers website dedicated to raising the profile of green career opportunities by helping job seekers find green career opportunities. In addition to hosting with Netfirms and promoting green careers, WorkCabin also donates 1% of its annual sales to environmental organizations.
Thomas Savundra, President of Netfirms added, ”The overwhelmingly positive response weâ€™ve had to our green program makes it clear that using a green web host is important to small businesses. As a way of acknowledging environmental leadership in the Netfirms community, we’ve started showcasing environmentally responsible customers on our website. Our goal is to encourage more businesses to take additional steps toward helping the environment.”
Netfirms, Inc., founded in 1998, provides web hosting solutions and technology to successful small and medium-sized businesses, home office, entrepreneurs and individuals worldwide. Netfirms hosts over 1,000,000 websites, with offices in the U.S. and Canada. Netfirms was selected in 2006 as one of HostReview.com’s Top 10 Fastest Growing Web Hosting Companies.
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