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Glowpoint Joins Carbon Free Meeting Coalition as Founding Member Organization

September 26, 2008 | Chris Payatagool

glowpoint_cfmc.jpgCompany Supports Coalition Efforts to Expand Awareness and Use of Video Conferencing as a Critical "Green Business" Technology

NEW YORK, Sep 24, 2008 -- The Carbon Free Meeting Coalition today announced that Glowpoint, a premiere, IP-based managed video communications service provider, has joined the Coalition as a Founding Member organization. Glowpoint joins the Coalition as part of their focus on green initiatives and as part of their efforts to expand the use, measurement and recognition of video communications as a critical tool in corporate "green meetings" and other energy sustainability programs.


"Glowpoint continues to take the lead as a global provider of advanced video communication and collaboration solutions and we recognize the value they offer as a green technology provider," said Stu Gold, Founder and Executive Director of the Carbon Free Meeting Coalition. "Glowpoint represents all levels of video communication services, from high-definition Telepresence VNOC capabilities and IP Broadcasting solutions to traditional video conferencing and web collaboration tools. They are an organization that truly delivers a wide spectrum of advanced communication and network technologies that can easily be integrated into the environmental initiatives for companies around the world."

The Carbon Free Meeting Coalition acts as a conduit of like-minded companies and technology providers interested in the reduction of carbon emissions through the use of advanced communications. By providing information and program initiatives aimed at assisting companies implement and sustain advanced visual communication, web collaboration and cutting edge audio conferencing technologies, the Coalition supports its mission to further increase the use, measurement, recognition and value of advanced communication technologies as a critical tool in carbon footprint reduction and energy sustainability programs across organizations of all sizes.

"We are very pleased that our diverse communications solutions demonstrate that technology can play a key role in carbon footprint reduction and sustainable energy programs," said Jonathan Brust, Glowpoint's Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "We are excited to see that the Carbon Free Meeting Coalition has been formed to give a greater voice to these value propositions and are excited to work within the Coalition, and with other member organizations and individuals, to continue to find new ways to implement and support the use of these technologies as part of corporate Green programs."

Additionally, the Coalition serves as a leading voice in creating an ongoing, open dialogue between public corporations, private companies, technology providers, leading environmental groups, policy thought leaders, government agencies and individuals to ensure that the use of advanced communication technologies are recognized as a critical tool in the reduction of carbon emissions and sustainability programs -- and that companies are recognized and rewarded for their measured use of these capabilities.
Further information about the Carbon Free Meeting Coalition, as well as other coalition activities and member benefits, can be found at www.c02fmc.com.

About Glowpoint

Glowpoint, Inc., is a premiere, IP-based managed video communications services provider. Glowpoint is innovating video communications with services supporting traditional video conferencing, Telepresence VNOC, Broadcast Content Acquisition & Delivery, and Call Center Applications. Glowpoint's services are delivered over a robust, video-centric network that reaches around the world and serves clients ranging from Fortune 100 enterprises and leading broadcast networks to SMB markets. Glowpoint is headquartered in Hillside, New Jersey. To learn more, visit www.glowpoint.com.

ABOUT THE CARBON FREE MEETING COALITION


The Carbon Free Meeting Coalition is a non-partisan organization formed to act as a conduit of like-minded organizations interested in the reduction of carbon emissions through the use of advanced communication technologies. The coalition's mission is to further increase the use, measurement, recognition and value of advanced communication technologies as a critical tool in the effort to reduce carbon emissions and drive energy sustainability programs. Through open dialogue and involvement with public corporations, private companies, leading environmental groups, policy thought leaders and government agencies, the Coalition works tirelessly on behalf of its membership to provide information and programs that serve to further increase their use of advanced visual communications, web collaboration and cutting edge audio conferencing technologies as part of their overall "Going Green" initiatives. The Carbon Free Meeting Coalition can be reached toll free at (800) 933-5220, via e-mail at [email protected] and on the web at www.C02FMC.com.

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