Top ESG evaluators recognize Infosys' dedication to sustainability and ethics in business
Bengaluru, India – March 02, 2023
Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced it is featured as a top performer across several global industry rankings and assessments in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in FY22-23. The company has been recognized for its many efforts to consistently demonstrate commitment to sustainability, ethical leadership, and responsible business practices.
Infosys topped the charts in the CRISIL ESG Leadership Rankings and was featured in the CRISIL Sustainability Yearbook, 2022 for the second consecutive year. In 2022, the MSCI ESG Assessment also conferred ‘AA’ rating to Infosys. The MSCI ESG ratings measure ESG performance, including the management of financially relevant ESG risks and opportunities, of companies worldwide.
Infosys is also a forerunner in driving climate action across its operations. It has been recognized for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change by the global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on the CDP annual ‘A List in 2022. This is the seventh year in a row that Infosys has been featured in the leadership category under the CDP Climate Change disclosure - a testament to Infosys’ climate action efforts, including climate-related risk management, mitigation initiatives, transparent disclosures on emissions, and emission reduction initiatives across the supply and value chain.
For the sixth year in a row, in 2022, Infosys is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), a leading benchmark for corporate sustainability. In addition, in their latest Company ESG Risk Ratings, Sustainalytics recognized Infosys as an industry-wide and regional top-rated ESG performer in 2023. Sustainalytics is a renowned independent ESG and corporate governance research, ratings, and analytics firm.
In 2022, EcoVadis, a globally acclaimed ratings platform for corporate social responsibility and sustainable procurement, recognized Infosys with a Gold medal for CSR practices. Infosys has been a recipient of the EcoVadis Gold recognition for over seven years now.
“With the accelerated progress we are making on the ESG front, the value creation for us across the bottom and top line is solid," said Nilanjan Roy, Chief Financial Officer, Infosys. "From earning greater client trust and building a purposeful employer brand to making our operations both efficient and sustainable, ESG is integral to our core business strategy. At Infosys, we remain steadfast in our mission to drive responsible business practices.”
ESG is integral to our core business strategy. At Infosys, we remain steadfast in our mission to drive responsible business practices.”
Infosys’ ESG ambitions are integral to the corporate strategy of creating value for all stakeholders and building a better tomorrow. Check out our latest research report, Infosys ESG Radar 2023, to learn more about how ESG is key to creating business value.
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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 wi th 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.
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Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects, financial expectations and plans for navigating the COVID-19 impact on our employees, clients and stakeholders are forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the 'safe harbor' under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding COVID-19 and the effects of government and other measures seeking to contain its spread, risks related to an economic downturn or recession in India, the United States and other countries around the world, changes in political, business, and economic conditions, fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India and the US, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Infosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry and the outcome of pending litigation and government investigation. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our United States Securities and Exchange Commission filings including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. These filings are available at www.sec.gov. Infosys may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company unless it is required by law.
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