Net Zero Intelligent Operations (NIO) | HCLTech

Solution Introduction

Net Zero Intelligent Operations (NIO) by HCLTech is an award-winning enterprise-wide energy and GHG emission management solution that helps enterprises become more sustainable, cost, and energy efficient in their endeavor to reduce their carbon emissions and contribute to their net zero goals.

The cloud agnostic & scalable solution, enables monitoring, normalization, comparison, and reduction of energy consumption and GHG emissions in real-time. The solution helps enterprises reduce carbon emissions by optimizing the energy intensity of assets and processes. It also enables calculation, reporting, and identifying emission optimization potential for workspaces and shop floors. NIO also enables enterprises to achieve compliance reporting for GRI, GHG, ISO50001, TCFD, etc.

Powered by digital twin, IoT and AI and connecting the Operations Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) systems across the enterprise, the solution delivers a set of functionalities to optimize energy consumption at an enterprise level. NIO also enables the addressal of a technology-powered roadmap for enterprises as they undergo their energy transition journey beyond Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions to address Scope 3 emissions and to meet any future global sustainability compliance requirements.

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Key KPIs delivered by NIO


HCLTech works with leading Manufacturing, Energy, and Oil & Gas enterprises globally to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

To learn more, talk to our sustainability technology experts.

Solution Features

NIO gives unparalleled insights into an organization’s energy consumption and carbon emission metrics such as Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER), kilowatt per tonnage, and intercomparability between plants or equipment, which is its unique proposition. The solution can look at the total energy consumption across all the facilities and highlight the plants and asset basis efficiency. It also identifies key influencing factors and compares efficiency insights to industry benchmarks, and recommends optimization measures that can be taken to improve them.
  • Master data management
  • 100+ protocol support
  • Integration with third-party systems
  • Include influencing variables such as weather, employee count, production, etc
Analyze and Optimize
  • Intercompare between the sites or equipment
  • Organization to equipment level visibility
  • Identifying potential areas for optimization
  • Detailed load and power quality analysis
  • Sustainability scope 1, 2, and 3 needs
  • Persona-based views
  • Rule-based notification
  • Integrate further with a third-party system for optimization
  • Sustainability KPIs
  • Energy consumption and carbon emission KPIs
  • Industry-specific KPIs
  • From accurate data
  • Vendor agnostic
    • On board on any cloud
    • Integrate any asset
  • Highly scalable
  • Fast deployment
  • Robust and secure
  • Unified Energy Data Model with the flexibility to accommodate new data and object types
To know more about NIO, download the solution brochure.

Solution Architecture

The solution helps enterprises successfully reach their sustainability objectives:

  • ~8-10%

    reduction in carbon footprint per year

  • ~6-10%

    optimization in annual 
    operational costs

  • ~7-10%

    annualized energy savings with rapid shift in energy optimization measures

  • Ensure regulatory compliance for key standards like
    ISO 50001, etc

  • Significant Energy User’s (SEU) identification

  • Real-time data to optimize enterprise processes

Learn how you can kickstart and accelerate the achievement
of sustainability goals by talking to our sustainability and technology experts.

HCLTech Sustainability POV


At HCLTech, our sustainability initiatives are based on a combination of how materially they are to our business and stakeholders and are defined in four main areas: Renew Ecosystem, Redefine Workplace, Responsible Business, and Repay Society.

Our sustainability strategy, which is an integral part of our overall strategy, stems from the philosophy of “ACT, PACT, and IMPACT”.

We are aligned with the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. We are committed to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of our strategy, culture, and day-to-day operations.

HCLTech is committed to
  • Limiting our GHG emissions aligned to a 1.5 degree celsius pathway by 2030
  • Reaching net zero by 2040

Learn more about our sustainability initiatives.


NIO Solution Brochure
Key Capabilities

Asset performance management and tracking, predictive quality, smart edge, insights and analytics, digital twin, and product development and quality

Press Release
HCLTech wins the Cisco Global Digital Sustainability Award with Net-Zero Intelligent Operations (NIO) Solution
Key Capabilities

Asset performance management and tracking, predictive quality, smart edge, insights and analytics, digital twin, and product development and quality

Sustainability Report 2021
Creating harmony between people, planet and prosperity
Key Capabilities

Asset performance management and tracking, predictive quality, smart edge, insights and analytics, digital twin, and product development and quality

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