Energy Conservation At Infosys Recognized By The Government Of India

Top Quote Buildings at the company's campus in Jaipur and Pune win the National Energy Conservation Award 2012. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 23, 2013 - Bangalore: Infosys has been awarded the National Energy Conservation Award 2012 for its energy conservation efforts at the company's campus in Jaipur and Pune. Infosys BPO building in Jaipur received the first place in the BPO Building category, followed by the two Infosys buildings in Pune which won the second place in the Office Building category. The Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the two awards to Mr. Swami Swaminathan, MD and CEO, Infosys BPO and Mr. Rohan Parikh, Head of Green Initiatives and Infrastructure at Infosys.

    The National Energy Conservation Awards from the Government of India, Ministry of Power, recognize innovations and achievements for efficient utilization and conservation of energy, in various sectors including industry, building, aviation, and municipalities among others.

    The winning buildings at the company's Jaipur and Pune campus take forward the focus on setting high benchmarks for energy conservation across the company. These buildings incorporate a host of energy saving features including insulated walls, energy-efficient lighting design with sensor-based fixtures, optimized Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems, Building Management Systems, and high-performance glass among others.

    Mr. Ramadas Kamath, SVP - Administration, Infrastructure & Security at Infosys, said: "Energy efficiency and conservation are key contributors to our goal of becoming carbon neutral in India by the end of 2017. We are constantly driving new innovations and technologies to achieve this goal and have reduced our energy consumption by 50 percent in all new buildings, compared to standard buildings. We're thrilled to win the National Energy Conservation Award for our buildings in Jaipur and Pune and are confident that our efforts will inspire others to drive sustainability initiatives across their organizations."

    For Further information please contact:

    The Americas
    Danielle D'Angelo
    Infosys, US
    Phone: +1 925 719 7602
    Danielle_Dangelo ( @ ) infosys dot com

    Asia Pacific
    Sarah Vanita Gideon
    Infosys, India
    Phone: +91 80 4156 4998
    Sarah_Gideon ( @ ) infosys dot com

    Cristin Balog
    Infosys, Australia
    Phone: +61 3 9860 2277
    Cristin_Balog ( @ ) infosys dot com

    Paul De Lara
    Infosys, UK
    Phone: +44 2075162748
    Paul_deLara ( @ ) infosys dot com

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