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Superior Essex Communications partnership with Parallel Sustainability


Superior Essex Communications partnership with Parallel Sustainability

Atlanta, GA – May 24, 2024 – Superior Essex Communications is excited to announce its official public partnership with Parallel Sustainability (Parallel), an integrated sustainability staffing consultancy. Over the past eight years, Parallel has worked side by side with the Superior Essex Communications team, providing invaluable contracted sustainability staffing support that has significantly contributed to the success of Superior Essex Communications’ holistic and industry leading sustainability program. Today, Superior Essex Communications is thrilled to publicly acknowledge this partnership and share the impactful collaboration with its broader community.

Parallel has been instrumental in helping Superior Essex key sustainability milestones including, but not limited to:

• the development of the industry’s first Red List free Declare label for communications products, • completing the industry’s first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), • maintaining Zero Waste to Landfill certification for over 10 years, • and achieving approval of Superior Essex Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) verified carbon reductions.• additionally, Superior Essex Communications leadership and Parallel created the company’s vision for the future through the MissionNext Program.

Superior Essex Communications is deeply proud of these achievements and so much more, helping its customers to achieve their sustainability goals through its own commitment to impact reduction,

Alongside the technical achievement of these key milestones, Parallel has also played a critical role in helping Superior Essex Communications to communicate their achievements and educate the market. “It’s so important to not only do the work of sustainability, but also be able to clearly articulate how and why investments in sustainability are made for companies to see the net benefit of their hard work,” says Project Manager, Luke Dias at Parallel.

This public announcement marks a new chapter in the partnership between Superior Essex Communications and Parallel, as they look ahead to expanding their collaboration. By combining the industry leadership role of Superior Essex Communications with Parallel's strategic insightsand sustainability expertise, there is huge opportunity to deliver even more value to Superior Essex’s customers, stakeholders, and the industry at large while driving even greater positive impact for communities and the planet.

"We are incredibly proud of the strong partnership we have built with Parallel over the years," said Brian Ensign, VP of Marketing of Superior Essex Communications. "Their guidance and support have been vital to our success and leadership in sustainability, and we are excited to take this relationship to the next level by publicly acknowledging our collaboration."

Annie Bevan, CEO of Parallel, added, "It has been an absolute privilege to work closely with the team at Superior Essex Communications and contribute to their impressive achievements. We are eager to continue our partnership and pursue new initiatives that will drive further success for both our organizations and help the ICT industry expand sustainable practices into the future."

As we move forward, Superior Essex Communications and Parallel remain committed to delivering excellence and fostering sustainable innovation. To see a world where sustainable communications are everywhere we live and work. We thank our customers and partners for their ongoing support and look forward to sharing more updates on our collaborative efforts into the future.

About Parallel Sustainability

Parallel isn’t just another sustainability consulting firm. It’s a philosophy that as a team, side by side, we can take on our toughest shared challenges. Parallel delivers business-tailored and industry-wide solutions to accelerate sustainability in the built environment and life sciences industries. Through a unique, integrated staffing model ramping up company sustainability capacity overnight, and building groundbreaking new services and standards in partnership with aligned change-makers, Parallel is here to break the mold — so we can all shape a better future, together. Workinparallel.com