Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company announced that it has been included as a member of the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – 2013 for the fourth year in succession. Wipro is the only Indian company to be included in both the DJSI World and Emerging Markets Indices.
A total of 1831 companies were assessed from around the world of which 333 have been chosen as the DJSI constituents for the year 2013-14, the IT Services sector saw 65 companies participating globally of which 7 have been selected for the World Index.
DJSI is a leading global indicator tracking the financial performance of companies across all industries that outperform on Sustainability. The selection was done on the basis of an exhaustive, rigorous evaluation of Wipro’s sustainability performance on several dimensions like ecological sustainability, supplier standards, digital inclusion, corporate governance, innovation in sustainability.
Speaking about this achievement, Anurag Behar, Chief Sustainability Officer, Wipro Limited, said, “We are honored to be included as a member in the DJSI for the fourth consecutive year. Disclosure frameworks like DJSI help us, on a continuous basis, to hold a mirror to ourselves, recalibrate our goals and to raise the bar in our sustainability journey.
The DJSI follow a best-in-class approach, including companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics. Launched in 1999, the DJSI are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.