A comparison of GHG emission reduction targets by Indian IT companies and few global peers.

Company GHG target Reference/ remark
Infosys reduce its per capita electricity consumption by 50% over 2007-2008 levels by 2018

and source 100% of electricity requirement from renewable resources.

Company web[i]
Wipro Absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions: reduction of 35,000 tonnes

GHG Emission Intensity (Scope 1 and Scope 2) on Floor Area (FAR) basis Cumulative reduction of 33% in GHG intensity from140 kg / sq m (kpsm) to 94 kpsm of Co–eq

Doubling renewable energy procurement of 65 million units in 2015 to a target of 135 million units in 2019-20

SR 2016-17

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TCS reduce the specific carbon footprint by 50% by 2020 over FY 2007-08, our greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 + Scope 2)⁶ stood at 3 tCO2E/FTE/Annum SR 2016-17

Pg. 40

Tech Mahindra 15% absolute (Scope 1& 2) emission reduction over 2015-16 baseline by 2020-21 SR 2017-18

Pg. 18[ii]


[i] https://www.infosys.com/newsroom/features/Pages/caring-climate-initiative.aspx

[ii] https://www.techmahindra.com/en-US/wwa/Company/Documents/Tech-Mahindra-Sustainability-Report-2017-18.pdf


Science based targets approved for the software companies

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