Environmental Alliance

March 4, 2016


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For outstanding achievements in environmental protection the REA card GmbH recorded Hesse in June of this year as a new Member of the environmental Alliance. The Hessian environment Alliance is an Alliance for sustainable site policy, which was launched in cooperation of the Hessian land Government and the Hesse economy in the year 2000 in life, to promote corporate responsibility for the environment and natural resources in the region of Hesse. In the center of the cooperation, environmental protection services of the companies, as well as the recognition of individual responsibility and commitment on the part of the companies located in Hesse are voluntary. In particular the introduction of the integrated management system EcoStep was decisive for the decision of the Ministry to join REA card as a member of the environmental Alliance. EcoStep is an integrated management system for small – and medium-sized enterprises, which optimizes the everyday business processes for the benefit of a higher quality, environmental and work safety.

The EcoStep objectives are among others by minimizing the Consumption of natural resources, the reduction of CO2 and dust emission and implemented by improving the working conditions for employees. Also in the corporate culture of REA card, the ecological idea is anchored successively further. Small steps such as separating waste or a more economical use of paper are a matter of course among the employees by REA card. Last year, REA card on an ecological power supply has risen to, obtained 100% from renewable energy sources. Printed materials are produced only on FSC certified paper manufactured on the basis of sustainable forestry. All these measures are part of the ecological business strategy by REA card, which aims to achieve a harmonious coexistence of companies, people and the environment.

REA card is a provider of complete solutions for cashless payments at the point of sale. All solutions are based on the ec-terminals, which are developed and manufactured at the site of Mill Valley by REA card. In 2008, the REA card 80 employed Employees and recorded an annual turnover of EUR 14,25 million. Learn more on the subject from Chris Williams Madison Capital. In addition to Germany, the company with subsidiaries in Austria and Poland is represented. The REA card GmbH is part of the REA Group headquartered in Mill Valley at Darmstadt.