Infosys is a $9.5 billion Information Technology company with 194,000 employees. Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. Infosys enables clients in more than 50 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead of the innovation curve.
Apart from being a global Information Technology powerhouse, it is one of the global leaders when it comes to energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency and is widely recognized as a pioneer in sustainability in India/globally. Infosys is one of the very few companies to have made voluntary commitments at the UN, to reduce energy intensity and to become carbon neutral by 2018.
This year, Infosys became the first Indian company to join the global RE100 campaign. About 30% of Infosys’ energy requirements in FY2015 was met through renewable sources and the company will meet 100% of its energy requirements through renewable sources by 2018.
Infosys has 15 LEED Platinum rated buildings and four buildings with the Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) 5 star rating. With 5.65 million sq. ft. of highest rated green buildings, the company is setting new benchmarks for building energy efficiency.
The number of employees at Infosys doubled from 2008 to 20015, but the energy consumption increased by just 13% avoiding nearly 900 million kWh. By the end of fiscal 2015, the company reduced its per capita consumption of electricity by 46%, and per capita water consumption by 30% over a period of seven years.
Infosys monitors all its buildings (45 million sft) through its central command center and believes in a data-driven enterprise management approach to energy efficiency. The new buildings of Infosys are among the most efficient buildings in the world and they consume just 1/3rd the energy compared to a regular office building in India. infosys.com