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wipro sustainability initiatives an update nov 2012


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Sustainability is about balancing without compromising development that meets the needs of present

wipro sustainability initiatives an update nov 2012

  1. 1. Wipros Sustainability Initiatives – An Update Nov-20121 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  2. 2. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors. We merely borrow it from our children. - Native Indian Saying2 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  3. 3. Environment BusinessIn a world of finite resources People
  4. 4. People Business are all interconnected Environment
  5. 5. Ecological imbalance • Climate change crisis looming water disaster • Unsustainable cities Social inequity • Diversity, inclusivity and human rights • Universal education transparency Economic disparity • Food security poverty A world facing5 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  6. 6. Requires a balance in growth anddevelopment for the benefit of all
  7. 7. Sustainability is about balancing without compromising development that the ability of future meets the needs generations to meet of the present their needs
  8. 8. Of the world’s100largest entities…51are now corporationsFor a sustainable futurelarge organizationsMUSTLEADTHE WAY
  9. 9. Wipro’s sustainability initiatives Wipro’s sustainability framework Ecological Workplace Education & Customer Supplier Public community stewardship regulation & policies Minimize Promote Work jointly Provide Collaborate Shape Wipro’s employee with products and with policies by internal diversity, education solutions that suppliers to engaging footprint on empowerment and civil enable help them with energy, & continuous society customers to become government, water and learning networks on become more NGOs and waste sustainability greener sustainable industry programs networks9 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  10. 10. Ecological Sustainability10 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  11. 11. Ecological sustainability Businesses will have to rapidly redesign value chains to increase efficiency / reduce consumption and dependence on ‘constrained resources’ 32% of the total Biodiversity 20,000 KL water consumed programs of rainwater is harvested in 19 of our major launched at two large in our campuses. 25% of locations is recycled campuses to convert this is used within the using sewage treatment them into biodiversity facility and plants for landscaping zones 75% is recharged and sanitation to the ground11 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  12. 12. Ecological sustainability Energy 19 facilities are Our aim is to 100% Use of energy LEED certified – reduce our GHG use of CFLs efficient intensity the largest number by half in 2014-15 and Ji-lumen tubes. measures – for an organization Solar-powered LED desktop power (2.5 tons per in India. Our employee) from the For open and management, printer objective is to have base figure in common areas management, data all new facilities 2008-09 center virtualization LEED compliant (4.6 tons per and encouraging employee) teleconferencing and internet enabled meetings12 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  13. 13. Ecological sustainability Waste 83% of our waste Technically competent Canteen food waste is disposal agencies process converted into is recycled. Our target is to recycle degradable & non- bio gas and used as a source of and reuse 95% by 2013 degradable waste cooking fuel, helping avoid (not more than 5% of segregated by us 100 tons of greenhouse the balance going to gases annually. landfills)13 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  14. 14. Workplace Sustainability14 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  15. 15. Workplace sustainability Employee diversity 29% women 260 people with disabilities in the workforce in the workforce, 48% local hires in overseas offices up from 56 in the previous year.15 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  16. 16. Workplace sustainability Health & safety Improved 21 facilities ISO Fit for Life Mitr – A unique accessibility 140001 Program Employee at 11 of our large (EMS) certified and Health and Assistance campuses for people 15 facilities OHSAS wellbeing program Program with disabilities 18001 certified. New has 34000 24X7 accessible buildings constructed registered users – support program for with adherence to the covers aspects like counseling National Building expert advice and completes 8 years Code nutrition counseling16 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  17. 17. Education & Community17 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  18. 18. Education & community Education Community care Issues of deep systemic reform in Long term disaster rehabilitation and issues India’s education ecosystem of health, education and environment Comprises Wipro Applying Mission 10X Wipro Cares Thought in Schools a not-for- a not-for-profit (WATIS) profit trust trust Through a network of Works with 1229* Works with partners, reaches engineering colleges proximate 2000+ schools across across 20 states, communities the country reaching 22900 faculty through partners18 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  19. 19. Wipro Cares Wipro Cares is a trust which supports the developmental needs of communities in Wipro’s proximate location. Its areas of focus are education, health and environment. Its a trust funded by employee monetary contributions matched equally by Wipro. Wipro Cares is currently: • Providing primary health care to more than 50,000 people in three states of India • Reaching out to more than 10500 children in Pune, NCR, Bangalore, Kolkata, Midnapore and Hyderabad • Engaged in social forestry in rural Tamil Nadu • Supported the victims of Tamilnadu Tsunami, Karnataka & Bihar Floods19 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  20. 20. Mission 10X A not-for-profit Trust with the objective of increasing the employability of graduate engineers ten fold Mission10X Learning Approach (MxLA) Phase II will create 250 successfully empowered 22,900 faculty academic leaders, across 20 states so that students are better facilitate deployment of prepared 2500 Unified Learning Kits, and empower 25000 more engineering faculty20 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  21. 21. WATIS Wipro Applying Thought in Schools Wipro Applying Thought in Schools (WATIS) - an initiative for creating capacity on the ground for systemic reform in Primary and Elementary School education. Partnering with over 30 social organizations across India in various forms. Reaching out to over 10,000 educators in 2000 schools across 17 states in India. http://www.wiproapplyingthoughtinschools.com21 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  22. 22. Wipro – Season Watch SeasonWatch What is Season Citizen Volunteer Network to monitor and study tree phenophases (flowering, fruiting and leaving) with active school & student Watch? participation. A lateral way of infusing climate change consciousness in people. No of schools Updates reached •Workshops by Centre for Science & Environment(CSE) now also out to includes SeasonWatch module 1800 •SeasonWatch Tree Handbook for CSE schools developed – being printed 250 individuals •Mathrubhumi has made SW an integral part of SEED program observing •Nizar, our Kerala coordinator has by now visited around 100 schools to explain SW and promote higher participation 750 trees22 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  23. 23. Wipro – Educational Initiatives Wipro partnered with Educational studies to conduct a Quality Education Study in India’s leading private schools. No of Schools Aspects of the Study • Student performance in Class 4,6,8 in Science, Social 89 Sciences, Mathematics and English • Student attitudes and values •–Learning environments & organizational aspects of the school structure, decision making, leaderships vision and thinking, classroom practices etc • co-scholastic areas - perspective and facilities provided No of Students Issues with “best” schools in India • the best schools in India performed below a similar study 5 years back and Fall in student performance compared to 23000 the global averages • Matters of into biases and prejudices that could affect society could over time grow concern on student attitudes and values level that • At the learning environment level: • Teachers do notinget to participate in important and actual practice Significant gap the what leadership wanted • Strict disciplining, including through physical means, is sanctioned by decisions No of • teachers and principals Teachers • Constructivist methodsand teachers view in the classroom (art, are not practiced 800 • Difference in how principals co-scholastic areas sport etc) and the facility and time they actually provide in their schools23 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  24. 24. Wipro’s earthian Program earthian is Wipro’s sustainability program for educational institutions across the globe Vision of the Program- • The vision of earthian is rooted in the challenging task that humanity faces of finding solutions to several sustainability issues: Climate change, Water scarcity, Rapid Urbanization, Biodiversity loss etc. Motivation behind earthian- • The future generation will have responsibility of finding solutions for sustainability issues to ensure balanced and inclusive economic growth • Students in schools and colleges today will be our future policy makers, technocrats, administrators & educationists who will lead this change Step towards ‘Active Engagement’ with educational institutes and employees- Students from schools & colleges are expected to write papers on one of the themes of sustainability. Wipro Employees act as mentors and provide guidance to the participating themes24 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  25. 25. earthian 2012 Program – Highlights earthian 2012 is the second edition, introduced in early 2012. In the first phase, teams submitted papers on 16 sustainability related themes. After a rigorous selection process, the top 20 winning institutes will be felicitated by our Chairman, Mr. Azim Premji. Winners No selected No of of Institutes from Papers Registered Schools and Received 1800+ Colleges 850 20 Wipro will engage with selected institutes in the continuous engagement phase - by setting up a green campus , introducing aspects of sustainability in the curriculum or working with their community.25 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  26. 26. Customer Stewardship26 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  27. 27. Wipro IT climate solutions portfolio Clean energy Green IT infrastructure IT for green Products and Services in Energy Products and Services that target IT’s Products and services that enable Efficiency and Renewable Energy own footprint GHG reductions for the balance 98% Managed Energy Services Green Computing Process Optimization IT platform-based remote energy Energy Star 5 desktops and laptops Includes supply chain, management services dematerialization and inventory efficiency Products Green Data Centres Smart Grids Solar PV, biogas and solar thermal Deliver 10-15% more energy IT solution for enabling smart grid efficiency infrastructure Projects Green Computing Green buildings, utility scale solar, Energy Star 5 desktops and laptops cooling and lighting efficiency A study by McKinsey published in October 2008 suggests that in just five sectors of Manufacturing, Transportation, Buildings, Power and Dematerialization, innovative IT solutions can contribute to as much as 35% of the potential GHG reductions by 2020. This reduction far exceeds the almost doubling of emissions of the IT sector itself during this period - from 0.86 gigatons in 2007 to 1.54 gigatons in 2020, the latter in spite of the steady increases in the energy efficiency of IT infrastructure.27 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  28. 28. IT for Green solutions from Wipro Paperless Smart Supply chain Smart grid and Green office sensors sustainability smart metering discovery Integrated sub Water Productized Managed Sustainability daily planning management solutions services for advisory system energy management28 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  29. 29. Green IT - solutions from Wipro Green Green Data Green IT Computing centers infrastructure Committed to Green Deliver 10-15% more Deliver 10-15% more Computing since 2006 energy efficiency energy efficiency built green PC based on three pillars •100% RoHS •Energy Efficiency and •Responsible E-waste Management29 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  30. 30. Green IT – Our Green Computing Journey 100% desktops and 26% laptops sold are Energy Wipro’s Greenware Star 5 compliant Initiative is completely voluntary for there are no mandatory 98.38% RoHS compliant regulations 100% of our import suppliers for green products in and 87% of local suppliers India. are RoHS compliant 260 tons of e-waste Total GHG savings from green PCs gathered through our collection centers 90030 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  31. 31. Green IT – Our Green Computing Journey Multi-Computing PC and servers with ultra low footprint, 100% Energy Star compliant Product innovation 100% RoHS compliant phase out of PVC and BFRs Chemicals management 30% Energy Star within product range Energy efficiency 17 e-waste collection centers for customers across India E-waste management Regular communication programs dedicated website – Customer awareness31 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  32. 32. Supplier Sustainability32 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  33. 33. Supplier sustainability Ethical Ecological Responsible Local Wipro expects its We expect Wipro expects We encourage suppliers to suppliers to its suppliers to sourcing from the adhere to similar supply products adhere to local economy. standards of and services that principles of 50% of ethics and exceed human rights, construction integrity as itself environmental employee materials are standards and to welfare, health sourced locally. establish a and safety, 88% of our program of minimum supplier base, ecological wages and accounting for sustainability in maximum 73% by their own working hours procurement operations value is from India33 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  34. 34. Public Regulations & Policies34 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  35. 35. Wipro’s engagements Public forums World Economic Forum (Davos), India Economic Forum Wipro Sustainability Budget inputs Reports, provided every year, CDP, Annual Report Papers on ‘Inclusive Wipro’s actions on political advocacy on Growth’ and ‘Green and around climate change involve IT’ Industry networks Confederation of Indian Industrry (CII) Mission for Sustainable Growth, CII Climate Change Council35 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  36. 36. Ecological sustainability Wipro adheres to strict regulatory compliance in all countries of operations. Financial regulations Labor regulations Environmental • Taxation compliance • Maximum work hours regulations • Mandatory publication per week • Environmental of results • Minimum days for Impact Assessment • SEBI and SEC casual and sick leave and clearance from guidelines compliance • Minimum wages act Pollution Control • Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance Board prior to start of compliance • Freedom to form trade new facility unions and employee associations36 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  37. 37. Awards & Accolades37 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  38. 38. Wipro Sustainability | Awards & Accolades Passionate about transparency in disclosures 4 editions of sustainability reports have been published. Our report has been rated A+ for the fourth successive instance based on a rigorous external audit by DNV AS, the globally renowned provider of sustainability assurance services. The rating represents the maximum level of disclosure. A+38 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  39. 39. Wipro Sustainability | Awards & Accolades Wipro is listed in Wipro Ranked No.1 in the 18th edition of the the Dow Jones Greenpeace "Guide to Greener Electronics" Sustainability rankings in its first appearance in the list Index 2012-13 for the Third year in a row Wipro ranked No.2 in Newsweek Ranking 2012 of Global 500 Green Recognized as Companies Ranked No.1 in IT sector World Sector Globally Leader for the ‘Computer Services and Internet’ sector Wipro is one of the 7 companies from the IT sector globally and the only one from India in CDLI 201239 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  40. 40. Wipro Sustainability | Awards & Accolades Wipro figures in the Global Top 10, for Asian Human Capital Award Special Commendation the second consecutive year in the Prize 2010 for ‘eco-eye’ - development & Greenpeace Cool IT Leaderboard implementation of an impactful & sustainable people Version 5 rankings – Feb 2012. practice NASSCOM Corporate Part of the NASDAQ Award Helen Keller Award for Global Sustainability for Excellence in providing equal opportunity Index, a list of 100 Gender Inclusivity 2010 efforts for people with global sustainability disabilities leaders40 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
  41. 41. Sustainability at Wipro 100% Desktops 19 LEED rated energy Star 5 facilities certified 17 83% Waste E-waste recycled collection centres 30% 32% Reduction in electricity Water consumption recycled intensity over last 5 years A+ Externally Rated 20,000KL Sustainability Reports Rainwater harvested WIPRO LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY41 © 2012 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | INTERNAL
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