One amongst the only 3 companies from India to make it to the DJSI World Index
India – September 12, 2016 – S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s leading providers of financial market indices, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, today announced the results of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”) review.
For the 2nd year in a row, Tech Mahindra Ltd has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). The company, one amongst the only 3 Indian companies to make it to the DJSI World Index and one amongst 10 companies from India making it to the DJSI Emerging markets category, retained its position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index under both the categories.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI World is the gold standard for corporate sustainability and the first global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on RobecoSAM’s analysis of financially relevant Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors and S&P DJI’s robust index methodology. RobecoSAM invited the world’s largest 3,400 companies from developed and emerging markets to take part in its annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).
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The current results corroborates company’s strategy towards driving our sustainability agenda where the company has taken specific measures such as investments in renewable energy and water reusability projects; focused investments in innovative solutions in green sustainability solutions sphere such as SMART-Cities concept, Micro Grid which helps our customers achieve their sustainability goals; investments in associate engagement which has helped us towards associate well-being and creating a better talent pool. Tech Mahindra Foundation has carried out social initiatives reaching over a 385,000 direct and indirect beneficiaries in space of education and employability.
Sandeep Chandna - Chief Sustainability Officer, Tech Mahindra said “The DJSI ranking is a vindication of Tech Mahindra’s commitment to implement sustainability in all aspects of the company. Our corporate strategy of dealing with our associates, our environment and our business partners all reflect our commitment to being a sustainable organization and we are happy to be recognized and included in one of the biggest sustainability review platform.”
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