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This site was built by ifPeople, with Open Source technologies, accessible standards, and a design created by Conscious Creative. Find more about how these support BALLE and its values here.

This site is built using Free and Open Source softwares (see FSF or OSI, respectively) and also reflects a commitment to accessibility, usability, and browser compatibility (see more below). The site was built by ifPeople and embodies the ResponsibleIT standard for providing IT services.

ifPeople developed the content mangement system and developed the new marketplace and members database for BALLE. ifPeople is a mission-driven consulting company providing integrated services to responsible enterprises. ifPeople helps enterprises improve collaboration and communication, automate business processes, and develop effective strategies for the success of innovative alternatives. ifPeople's full range of technology and consulting services improve the performance and impact of our customers. We are a carbon-neutral company and recognized for leading social enterprise practices.

Conscious Creative, a San Francisco-based, Green Certified design studio developed the graphic design for the BALLE web site.

  • Free and Open Source software

    This site is built on the Plone Content Management System. Plone utilizes the Zope platform and Python scripting language.
    Plone Powered            Zope Powered

    This site also uses technologies such as Apache and FreeBSD through its server setup.

  • Web Standards

    This site is built using W3C standards for XHTML and CSS.
    Valid XHTML 1.0!           valid CSS

  • Accessibility

    This site is built using technologies to make it more accessible to those with using alternative browser technologies, such as people with visual impairments or PDAs and cell phones.
    Section508           Level Double-A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

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Last modified 2005-11-23 05:48 PM
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