Tech Mahindra signs UN Global Compact Initiative to curtail emissions

Tech Mahindra has signed a joint declaration with UN Global Compact and hence joined 155 global companies in calling for policies to build resilience against future shocks by supporting the activities targeted to hold global temperature rise to within 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in order to reach net-zero emissions before 2050. Tech Mahindra seeks to reduce carbon footprint and emissions by moving towards a zero-carbon resilient economy. It will achieve its objective with the use of new-age technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

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These 155 global companies from across 34 sectors have a combined market capitalization of more than $2.4 trillion, representing five million employees. The business voices of the above signatories will be convened by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and its business ambition for 1.5°C campaign partners, the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business coalition.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

    • Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Tech Mahindra: CP Gurnani.
    • Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact: Lise Kingo.

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