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Tech Mahindra once again makes it to the DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX

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).

To read more about DJSI, please visit : http://www.robecosam.com/en/sustainability-insights/about-sustainability/corporate-sustainability-assessment/review.jsp

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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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.4 billion company with 117,600+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 840 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia as per Forbes 2016 list.

The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.

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