TechnologyOne sets sights on meaningful giving at VicWater annual conference

Long-term VicWater sponsor TechnologyOne plans to donate to charity in lieu of handing out paraphernalia at this year’s VicWater Annual Conference, highlighting the importance of social citizenship and underscoring its altruistic vision.

Just as the water sector campaigns to give every person on the planet access to basic human rights such as clean water and sanitation, TechnologyOne is on a multi-million-dollar mission to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable citizens: youth in poverty. The company is committed to making a difference to underprivileged and at-risk youth around the globe; it established the TechnologyOne Foundation to bring about change, pledging to donate 1% time, 1% profit and 1% product to support youth in need.

Initiatives of the TechnologyOne Foundation this year include entering a long-term partnership of over $100,000 per year with Opportunity International Australia, setting a goal of getting 500,000 children out of poverty over the next 15 years. The TechnologyOne Foundation has also recently partnered with the Fred Hollows Foundation to support the Vietnam Child Eye Care program, to eradicate avoidable blindness.

At the upcoming VicWater Annual Conference, TechnologyOne will donate to one of its major charity partners, The School of St Jude, which provides access to education for some of the world’s poorest students in Tanzania.

TechnologyOne understands that providing access to basic human rights – water, education, sanitation, medical care – can dramatically transform lives. The company believes organisations have a unique opportunity to make a difference in the communities in which they operate, to ensure they can thrive and grow.

As we tackle challenges facing the water industry at this year’s Annual Conference, it’s important to remember our responsibility on a global scale towards our most vulnerable community members. How we choose to spend our time and money matters. How we choose to allocate and manage our precious resources, such as water, matters. We all have the capability and capacity to make a difference.

TechnologyOne is once again proud to be the Dinner & Technology Sponsor at the VicWater Annual Conference 2017.

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About TechnologyOne

TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) is Australia's largest enterprise software company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. We create solutions that transform business and make life simple for our customers. We do this by providing powerful, deeply integrated enterprise software that is incredibly easy to use. Over 1,000 leading corporations, government departments and statutory authorities are powered by our software.

We participate in only eight key markets: government, local government, financial services, education, health and community services, asset intensive industries, project intensive industries and corporates. For these markets we develop, market, sell, implement, support and run our preconfigured solutions, which reduce time, cost and risk for our customers.

For 30 years, we have been providing our customers enterprise software that evolves and adapts to new and emerging technologies, allowing them to focus on their business and not technology. Today, our software is available on the TechnologyOne Cloud and across smart mobile devices.

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