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FirstCarbon Solutions Opens Kenya Office to Support Sustainability Efforts across Africa

New Nairobi location will meet the pressing need for cost-effective environmental best practices in developing African nations.

NAIROBI, KENYA and IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - (October 28, 2013) – In conjunction with its participation in the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2013, FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability business solutions, today announced the opening of a new office in Nairobi, Kenya. The new location provides services and strategic support to organizations across Africa facing unique sustainability challenges.

The FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) global team will offer a variety of services through its new Nairobi location, including environmental planning, resource management, environmental and energy management, supply chain and life cycle assessments, and program management and infrastructure support.

Hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, the GSSD Expo’s overarching theme, “Building Inclusive Green Economies: South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication” is aligned with FCS’ sustainability goals worldwide. FCS will be showcasing its environmental projects and results with public and private organizations around the globe.

“Sustainable growth in emerging African economies is crucial to creating a healthier future for the region,” said James Donovan, CEO, FirstCarbon Solutions. “Leveraging our technical expertise in professional services, software and business process outsourcing, FCS is committed to providing customized end-to-end solutions to allow African businesses and governmental organizations alike to make real progress, reduce costs, improve operational efficiencies and optimize resources.”

With solutions that are well proven in other parts of the world, FCS provides the means by which sustainable change can be achieved in the developing world.

The GSSD will be held at the United Nations Office at Nairobi from 28 October to 01 November, 2013.

About FirstCarbon Solutions

FCS advances sustainable practices around the world and helps organizations responsibly grow and operate their businesses. Seamlessly delivering fully integrated, cost-effective consulting, data management and software solutions, FCS helps clients save time, reduce costs, optimize resource use, and drive operational efficiencies in a world where sustainability matters. With more than 30 years of environmental and sustainability consulting experience, FCS meets its clients’ ever-evolving environmental and compliance needs in energy, air and carbon management; environmental assessments and planning; supply and life cycle assessments; permitting and compliance; software and data processing.

FirstCarbon Solutions is a member of ADEC Group, a global provider of onshore managed services and offshore outsourcing solutions for governments and businesses worldwide.

For additional information, visit www.adec-group.com.

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