Bengaluru: Infosys on Thursday won the UN global climate action award under the carbon-neutral category.
“We are the only company from India to win the UN award and recognition for efforts to combat climate change,” claimed the city-based IT behemoth in a statement.
Organised by the ‘Momentum for Change’ initiative of the UN climate change secretariat, the award is a recognition of the company’s innovative solutions that address climate change and help drive progress on sustainable development goals, like poverty alleviation, gender equality and economic opportunity.
Announcing the award, Niclas Svenningsen, Manager of the UN Climate Change Global Climate Action Programme, said, “this year, we had over 670 incredible applications for the UN Global Climate Action Award. It is our pleasure to award Infosys for its pledge to become carbon neutral, which serves as a beacon, guiding us towards a sustainable future for all.”