The success of tomorrow's global companies is closely linked to the health of the global system composed of complex, interdependent sub-systems — the environment, the social and political structure, and the economy.
Global companies play a role in shaping the sub-systems. In 2007, Infosys co-chaired an initiative, Tomorrow's Global Company, to identify specific ways in which global companies can fulfill this role by 'expanding the space' in which they operate.
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The World Economic Forum
Infosys has been a part of the World Economic Forum (WEF) since 1997. Our engagement has evolved and matured, and in 2005, we became a Strategic Partner of the forum.
Infosys is a partner of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, a unique group of global achievers, aged below 40 years, who are striving to make a difference to the world that we live in. We are also a partner of WEF's Global Growth Companies, a community of high-growth companies driving economic and social change.
We play an active role in the forum through participation, collaboration and hosting of events. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman of the Board and Chief Mentor, was the Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting 2005 in Davos. Nandan Nilekani, former CEO, President and Managing Director, was the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum - India Economic Summit 2005 held in New Delhi. He was also the Co-Chair of the East Asia Summit in Tokyo in June 2006 and the India Economic Summit in November 2006.
Infosys at Davos 2014
Postcards from Davos: Blogs and views from Infosys leaders
Infosys is a partner of the Community of Global Growth Companies, an emerging group of leading multinational companies. The community hosted its first annual meeting in Dalian, China, September 6 – 8, 2007.
Infosys is a partner of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, a community of exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shape the future. Each year, the World Economic Forum identifies 100 – 200 leaders, drawn from different regions, disciplines and sectors.
The European Business Awards (EBA) recognizes the most innovative businesses in the continent. Instituted in 2007, the awards promote success, innovation and ethics in the European business community.
EBA’s primary purpose is to support the development of a stronger and more successful business community throughout Europe. It recognizes best businesses and their processes, enables companies and industries of all sizes to compare and learn from the very best, and stimulate debates on the future shape, form and substance of the business community in Europe.
Infosys is a founder sponsor of the European Business Awards and presents the Infosys Business of the Year Award. Through the sponsorship, we demonstrate our commitment to create a stronger European business community and build visibility for the Infosys brand among the best companies in Europe.
Social entrepreneurship through InfYi
InfYi, the Infosys Young Indians Chapter, is the first-ever corporate chapter of Young Indians (Yi), an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). InfYi strives to transform India through high-impact social change by enabling a spirit of value-driven social entrepreneurship.