Singlebrook Technology to Create Free Custom iPhone App for Social or Sustainable Mission-Driven Organization

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Certified not-for-profit or mission-driven organizations, and B-Corporations should submit proposals. Web and mobile technology developer will donate up to 50 hours of development time to create a free, customized iPhone application that enhances or increases a mission-driven organization's sustainbility efforts.

Singlebrook Technology, Inc.

The iPhone is a game-changer. People can use it to access applications that were previously available only on their computers. It gives them access to those same apps while they’re on the go, in the field, and even when they're not working.

Singlebrook Technology Inc. announced today it is accepting proposals to create a free, custom iPhone application for a deserving not-for-profit, social or sustainable mission-driven organization, or certified B-Corporation. Singlebrook will donate up to 50 hours of development time to create the app, as part of Singlebrook’s Sustainable iPhone App Program. The iPhone app must enhance or increase the organization or Corporation’s sustainable efforts.

Certified not-for-profit, social or sustainable mission-driven organizations, and B-Corporations are encouraged to submit proposals. Examples of custom applications include, but are not limited to, carbon footprint calculators, a collection of interesting and useful health tips, or questions and answers about protecting the water or air. Proposals should demonstrate how the custom iPhone application will enhance or increase the organization’s sustainable efforts, and do not need to be limited to the examples above.

Proposals for Singlebrook’s Sustainable iPhone App Program should be submitted via the Singlebrook Technology website, http://www.singlebrook.com, by August 15, 2010. Additional information about the program is also available on the website. Organizations that submit proposals are encouraged to include as many details as possible, and may also include additional specification documents. Program updates will be available on the company’s website, http://www.singlebrook.com, and through Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/singlebrook. Singlebrook will announce the name of the organization chosen to receive the custom iPhone app on October 1, 2010.

The Singlebrook Sustainable iPhone App Program announcement follows Singlebrook’s recent certification as a B-Corporation. According to Singlebrook CEO Elisa Miller-Out, it’s also part of the company’s growth as a web and mobile technology development firm. “The iPhone is a game-changer that’s in a class by itself. People can use it to access applications that were previously available only on their computers. It gives them access to those same apps while they’re on the go, in the field, and even when they aren’t working. As a certified B-Corporation whose mission now incorporates a commitment to a sustainable environment, donating our time to create a custom iPhone app for another social or sustainable mission-driven organization allows us to use technology as a force for positive change.”

Certified B-Corporations are required to legally amend their governing documents to incorporate the interests of employees, suppliers, community, and the environment into their business efforts, while also working to address and solve social and environmental issues. The certification is offer by B-Lab, a non-profit organization that has established legal and performance standards for organizations desiring the certification. http://www.bcorporation.net. Singlebrook Technology, Inc. is one of 276 companies in the United States to hold the B-Corporation certification.

Singlebrook Technology, Inc is an Ithaca, NY web, and mobile technology development firm specializing in the creation of custom code and database software. The company was established in 2006 and employs seven people. It serves both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, with an emphasis on mission-driven organizations such as educational institutions, foundations, and other mission-oriented market sectors. Current and past clients include several departments at Cornell University, Hitachi, the American Chiropractic Association, EarthColor, Mission Markets, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and others.

For more information about Singlebrook Technology, Inc. visit http://www.singlebrook.com.

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