Industry Sector: Information Technology & Services
NEWSWEEK Green Score: 77.3%
Environmental Impact: 75.3%
Environmental Management: 81.8%
Transparency & Disclosure: 66.0%
Infosys is a consulting and technology services firm based in Bangalore, India. Infosys strives to use renewable energy sources. It is one of the biggest consumers of solar energy in India, and the company is testing the effectiveness of wind power to help meet its energy needs. For every new employee hired at Infosys, the company plants a sapling in order to help replenish natural resources. At some of its “Development Centers,” the company has bio-gas chambers, which generate energy from organic waste, while non-organic waste is recycled. The company’s environmental programs have combined to reduce its energy consumption, water consumption, and carbon footprint by 5 percent.