Our goals are closely aligned with our company strategy and focus areas. While we continue to set audacious long-term goals across our focus areas to achieve transformative changes, we use our annual goal-setting program for achieving more immediate outcomes. For fiscal 2017, we have set our sights on fulfilling goals that will further our sustainability agenda.
We believe that spreading the culture of science and research will help inspire young researchers and students.
We instituted the Infosys Prize in 2009. Till 2016, we have honored 44 eminent scientists and researchers with the Infosys Prize.
We inculcate the spirit of responsible citizenship among our employees — through our volunteer teams and a special community service sabbatical scheme to encourage employees to give back to society.
We introduced the volunteering tool to capture volunteering efforts of employees and communicate volunteering campaigns.
We are committed to the communities in which we operate. Through the Infosys Foundation, we support programs across India in the areas of education, healthcare, rural development, art and culture and destitute care. We will inspire children, young adults and educators to become creators of technology through the Infosys Foundation USA.
We have worked on various programs for the most needy and remote communities. Read more
We have made great strides in computer science training in schools. Read more
'Doing more with less' is our resource conservation mantra. We tap into cutting-edge technologies and use our sprawling campuses as live labs to find new ways of conserving energy.
We have reduced our per capita electricity consumption by 51% as of fiscal 2017 against the baseline figure of fiscal 2008 at our India locations – achieving the goal one year ahead of the target year!
As of FY17, we have installed total 15.2 MW solar plant on the roof top of our campus and as ground mount installations.
We have met 44.6% of our electricity requirements from renewable energy sources.
Every drop of water matters to us. We rely on treating and recycling water to reduce our dependence on fresh water.
We have reduced our per capita fresh water consumption by 46% as of fiscal 2017 against the baseline figure of fiscal 2008 at our India locations.
We are committed to managing our waste for a minimal impact on the planet.
As of FY17, 63% food waste is treated through composting or biogas plants.
We are committed to creating and preserving biodiversity on our campuses.
In FY17, we have planted 63,066 trees across our campuses.
We are sensitive about carbon emissions and the impact they have on the climate.
In FY17, we have met 44.6% of our electricity requirements from renewable energy sources (both onsite power and green power procurement).
We have secured projects till date that can contribute to about 80% of our carbon offset (scope 1 and scope 3 emission) requirements for FY18.
Our employees are our biggest assets, and utmost importance is given in creating a conducive environment where they can thrive as professionals and individuals.
We launched Compass, a digital platform to mobilize opportunities on Careers, Learning and Networks.
Our business sustainability strategy is about bringing value to our stakeholders through consistent performance and innovative solutions for clients.
We deployed the Zero Distance program across Infosys, worldwide.
We believe that education is the best tool to make our available talent pool ready for the industry.
In FY17 1,000+ faculty and 44,000+ students were trained and around 55 institutes/universities have adopted and rolled out our industrial electives.