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Sustainability 10 by 2020

Where we are at

In 2011, we published our framework, ‘Sustainability 10’ that guides our goals to achieve ‘Rebalance’ through responsible value creation. A diverse group of internal and external stakeholders were engaged in the process of identifying key sustainability goals to be achieved by 2020.

Sustainability 10 Long Term
Where are we
so far?
Goals 2013-2014
Responsible Business
Advocacy - Clear position on public policy Lead forums to bring changes in public policies that are science based and impact social and environmental issues positively Participate and contribute in key sustainability forums Contributions: Gender-parity group - World Economic Forum, Leaderboard - Greenpeace, Advisory Council - Global Reporting Initiatives
Gender and Diversity Steering committee Groups - NASSCOM and CII
Same as FY 2012
Innovative IT solutions for climate and community efficiencies Integrated investments for developing and incubating IT climate and community solutions Initiate steps to integrate sustainability solutions into existing customer offerings Steps initiated for integration and offerings Track offerings using a dedicated portal as well as creating best practise forums
Embed sustainability objectives into existing policies and practises to guide day-to-day decision making Key policies relating to Governance, Human Resources, Suppliers and Business Operations are inclusive of Sustainability goals Sustainability office will study the existing practises and policies and provide relevant suggestions to all internal stakeholders

Reinforced commitment to transparent business practices through Code of Business Ethics and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies Sustainability awareness programmes completed for Facilities Management teams. Human rights and safety audits built into vendor-community

Strengthen our efforts to train and embrace sustainability - oriented thinking among all internal stakeholders
Redefine Work Place
Promote inclusive growth - employee and supply chain Integrate diversity into our service life cycle Specific focus on gender inclusion in the workplace Marginal improvement on gender-ratios Strengthen women mentorship programs Measure effectiveness of life counselling
Nurture employee wellbeing and safety Employee benefits to include sustainable lifestyle and workplace safety programs Implement life counselling and women mentorship Life Coach and Women Mentorship programs piloted Implement well-being programs for women in our supply-chain community
Renew Eco System
Reduce carbon footprint Reduce carbon footprint by 20% Implement operations to reduce per capita power consumption by 2% in company owned facilities Reduced per capita consumption by 1.7% in company-owned facilities Reduce per capita by another 2% in company-owned facilities
Invest in renewable energy 20% of power purchased will be substituted by renewable energy Identify a facility to pilot renewable energy Identified and piloted a biomass energy source in our Chennai facility

Improve renewable energy footprint including piloting solar sources for India-based offices

Reflect energy efficiency achieved
and provide clarity in strategy fo 2020

Improve water efficiency Reduce consumption of water by 30% in our owned facilities for sustenance Install recycling and rainwater harvesting plants in 4 of our major facilities; implement a standard water measurement process Plants installed in 15 office facilities in India; Water measured and reported this year 5% reduction in water consumption
Meet world class green standards for our buildings 50% of all our new buildings will comply with global Green standards Obtain LEED/ GRIHA rating for 2 office facilities. Develop and implement "Siting policy" for new infrastructure Two of our large offices in India have applied for LEED rating Include and institutionalize green design in all the future buildings planned for India-based offices
Repay Society
Dignified life for 100,000+ beneficiaries Every HCLT employee will participate and contribute in community activities Institutionalize CSR TRUST for overseeing community activities; achieve the coverage of 20,000 beneficiaries HCLT Foundation launched; reached out to 37,000 direct beneficiaries Strengthen the existing programs, increase the beneficiaries and measure impact

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