IT solutions firm Tech Mahindra said that it was undertaking a comprehensive program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, using sustainability to drive business profitability. The company aims to reduce its absolute scopes 1 and 2 GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions 22% by 2030 and 50% by 2050, from a 2016 base-year, it said.

CP Gurnani, Chief Executive Officer, Tech Mahindra, said, “Sustainability is a long-term issue that will require decades of persistence. At Tech Mahindra, we are committed to pursue plans that will have long-term impacts on the communities and will lead to a balance between sustainability and overall business profitability”.

Tech Mahindra aims to leverage technology enabled green solutions and is actively engaged in various Smart cities project to undertake a modernization drive. The company has installed solar generation at its plants in Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Noida and Chandigarh, and was recently recognized for its leadership on climate change and awarded MSP (Microsoft Supplier Program) Sustainability Winner.

Sandeep Chandna, chief sustainability officer, Tech Mahindra, said, “We are committed to adopt a strategy which will deliver innovative solutions without adversely affecting the environment. Our emphasis on our green eco-system is seen through our commitment to go carbon neutral, making optimum use of resources and moving towards a low emission technology”.

The company said that it is integrating sustainability into all aspects of the business and develops strategies for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) dimensions. With a structured stakeholder programme, Tech Mahindra has been able to design strategies and initiatives to build solutions, which not just improve its sustainability credentials but reinforce the overall business philosophy too.

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