Infosys Collaborates with The Economist Educational Foundation to expand sustainability education for younger people

Empowering the next generation with essential sustainability skills and knowledge to be active citizens

London, United Kingdom – October 4, 2022

Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and The Economist Educational Foundation (TEEF), an independent charity set up by staff from The Economist Group, today announced a collaboration to expand the social impact of The Sustainability Project by enabling younger generations to discuss and make their voices heard on sustainability. The Sustainability Project is an Economist Impact content and community platform, enabled by Infosys as Digital Innovation Partner, designed to accelerate sustainability solutions and drive world-changing impact.

With only 2% of UK young people having the critical literary skills to tell if a news story is real or fake, it’s essential that they’re building these skills to form an accurate view of the modern world. Building on its involvement with the Sustainability Project, Infosys’ partnership with TEEF will empower young people with critical thinking, communication skills and knowledge for today’s world.

As part of this engagement, TEEF will develop a series of six world-class teaching resources for 9 to 15-year-olds on sustainability themes to inspire discussions about sustainability issues and instill an acute understanding of significant global challenges. Furthering its commitment to education and progress for all, Infosys will provide volunteers to support TEEF in creating these educational materials that enable teachers to deliver interactive sessions and facilitate healthy discussions for students, internationally.

The students’ opinions and ideas on the topics will be curated by TEEF and published on The Sustainability Project website, forming a new “Youth Voices” content series from TEEF. By being published on The Sustainability Project, the students will have the opportunity to be exposed to thought-leaders, international experts, academics, and sustainability pioneers.

Emily Evans, CEO and Founder, The Economist Educational Foundation said, “We are thrilled to be working with Infosys to empower children with the knowledge and skills to thrive in our changing world. We’re hugely grateful for Infosys’ support and expertise, which will enable us to create a new series of teaching resources on pressing sustainability themes and give schoolchildren an influential global audience for their views. By pooling our strengths, this creative partnership will equip children to understand and have their say about sustainability issues that profoundly affect their lives, communities, and futures.”

Mohit Joshi, President, Infosys, said, “At Infosys, our focus is to serve the preservation of the world’s sustainability agenda driven by data-fueled insights, immersive experiences, and informed decision-making, all through leveraging the power of digital technologies. As a partner, we are delighted to support The Economist Educational Foundation in its endeavor of empowering the next generation with essential future-ready skills and knowledge to be active citizens. This engagement further demonstrates our commitment to playing a leadership role in driving inclusive and sustainable growth, including the way we do business.”

 

About The Economist Educational Foundation

The Economist Educational Foundation is independent charity that was established inside The Economist by colleagues with a passion for education. We combine 175 years of journalistic expertise with deep educational know-how to empower disadvantaged children to thrive in future work and as citizens. We enable them to join inspiring discussions about the news which teach them to think critically, communicate effectively and understand our changing world.

 

About Economist Impact

Economist Impact combines the rigour of a think-tank with the creativity of a media brand to engage a globally influential audience. We believe that evidence-based insights can open debate, broaden perspectives, and catalyse progress. The services offered by Economist Impact previously existed within The Economist Group as separate entities, including EIU Thought Leadership, EIU Public Policy, Economist Events, EBrandConnect and SignalNoise. Our track record spans 75 years across 205 countries. Along with creative storytelling, events expertise, design-thinking solutions and market-leading media products, we produce framework design, benchmarking, economic and social impact analysis, forecasting and scenario modelling, making Economist Impact's offering unique in the marketplace.

Visit www.economistimpact.com for more information.

 

About Infosys

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human potential and create the next opportunity for people, businesses, and communities. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer clients, in more than 50 countries, as they navigate their digital transformation powered by the cloud. We enable them with an AI-powered core, empower the business with agile digital at scale and drive continuous improvement with always-on learning through the transfer of digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem. We are deeply committed to being a well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization where diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.

Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY) can help your enterprise navigate your next.

 

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