Accountancy software wins environmental gong

Accountancy software got the thumbs up from environmentalist by scooping both
the first and second prize at the annual Green Apple Environment Awards at the
House of Commons.

Version One took the top gong and was branded ‘Green Champion’ for its
DbMail product, which reduces the need for postage in the finance function while
still providing an audit trail linked directly to customers accounting systems.

COA Solutions bagged second place with its eBis Workflow System which
eliminates paper usage for collection, handling and auditing of financial

Mark Thompson, managing director of COA Solutions said: ‘It’s important for
software to address both the business and environmental issues that face
organisations today.’

‘It makes neither business nor environmental sense to continue with
paper-dominated processes’ he added.

COA, formerly CedarOpenAccounts acquired Version One in April 2007.

The Green Organisation which is the company which runs the awards is an
independent business established in 1994 and recognises and promotes
environmental best practice.

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