joins the Green Software Foundation alongside global tech giants

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SAN JOSE, Calif. Oct. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —, the leading provider of ephemeral environments for release pipelines, announced today that it has become a member of the Green Software Foundation (GSF) to serve as a sustainable DevOps platform provider.

“Our members bring incredible knowledge and expertise to our workgroups and open source projects. We are very pleased to welcome to the Green Software Foundation and look forward to their contributions and support for their commitment to reducing carbon emissions from software,” said Asim Hussain, Chair of the Green Software Foundation.

Roost is honored to be a member of the GSF alongside founding members Accenture, GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks, Goldman Sachs, and nonprofit organizations including Leaders for Climate Action, Watt Time, and The Green Web Foundation

“Roost takes a three-pronged approach to improving the effectiveness of DevOps pipelines: what constitutes an environment, how long does it need to run, and when should it run? Roost’s carbon-conscious customers not only benefit from the most cost-effective time, but also the most carbon-efficient time to run the applications,” said Rishi Yadav, CEO and co-founder of

Roost’s volatile environments are inherently carbon-conscious and only have a lifespan for as long as they need to helps customers reduce the carbon footprint of applications by measuring and reducing Software Carbon Intensity (SCI). The SCI technical specification describes a method for calculating the carbon emission rate for a software system. The SCI specification is developed by the Green Software Foundation (GSF).

“The Roost platform creates and operates ephemeral environments in the most carbon-conscious way. It indicates the optimal time when these environments should be created in order to become carbon efficient. She creates them when needed and destroys them when not needed. Customers don’t have to worry about managing these environments or their carbon footprint,” said Sudhir Jangir, CTO and co-founder of

About the Green Software FoundationThe Green Software Foundation is a non-profit organization established under the Linux Foundation with a mission to create a trusted ecosystem of people, standards, tools, and best practices for green software development. Representing a balanced mix of for-profit, not-for-profit and academic organizations from around the world, Green Software Foundation members include a number of Fortune Global 500 companies. The foundation works in consensus. Four working groups – Standards, Trademark, Innovation and Community – currently oversee the foundation’s ongoing projects.

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About provides carbon-conscious short-lived on-demand environments to replace static and shared QA/staging environments. Each environment is created specifically for a change/pull request and only exists for the duration of its functional use. It offers a number of benefits: Creating a tailored environment for each change, keeping the environment alive only for the duration of its functional use, and running carbon-aware to minimize the software’s carbon footprint.

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Contact information: Christine Carrig Vice President of Marketing [email protected] (408) 219 3171

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