Infosys won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award

Infosys won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award

Infosys won the prestigious United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the Climate Neutral Now category. Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, is the only corporate from India to earn the award. The award recognized the company's efforts to combat climate change. The award will be presented to Infosys at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) which has been scheduled to be held on December 2019 in Santiago, Chile.

Organized by:
  • The UN Global Climate Action Award is organized by the Momentum for Change initiative of the UN Climate Change Secretariat. 
  • The winners were selected based on innovative solutions that address climate change and help drive progress on many other sustainable development goals, such as poverty alleviation, gender equality, and economic opportunity.
Achievements of Infosys:
  • Infosys started its action to combat climate change in 2008. 
  • In 2011, Infosys made a voluntary commitment to the United Nations to become carbon neutral. 
  • The company has been on an accelerated plan focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energy (RE) and offsetting emissions. 
  • In October 2018, Infosys has pledged to demonstrate its commitment to moving to a low carbon economy, at the Climate Neutral Now platform by UNFCCC.

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