Infosys Awarded UN Global Climate Action Award
CEO Insights team
Every year, the UN recognizes outstanding achievements towards combating climate change through the Climate Action Awards. Infosys won the award for its carbon neutral program, which delivers scalable, innovative and practical climate actions that address climate change and help drive progress on many other sustainable development goals such as gender equality, health & well-being and economic opportunity.
“Infosys’ journey to carbon neutrality is truly inspiring. As
It is a matter of pride for us that Infosys is the first corporate from India to receive a UN Climate Award
one of the first companies of its kind to commit to carbon neutrality, it provides a practical model for climate action, while setting a benchmark for integrating sustainable development and climate action. At this year’s UN Climate Conference (COP 25) in Madrid, it is our honor to recognize Infosys as a winner of this year’s UN Global Climate Action Awards.” asserts, Niclas Svenningsen, Manager,UN Climate Change Global Climate Action Program.
Further adding to it, Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, says, “At Infosys, we believe that it is the responsibility of every organization to operate in a manner that limits the impact of business on the environment. Over the years, Infosys has made significant endeavors to integrate carbon neutrality with sustainable development, and this award is another landmark in our journey. It is a matter of pride for us that Infosys is the first corporate from India to receive a UN Climate Award, and it reinforces our commitment towards supporting the cause of climate change.”