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Wipro's

Sustainability
Initiatives
Aug 2014

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In A World of Finite Resources

Business

Environment

People

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People

Environment

Are All
Interconnected

Business

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Climate change crisis


looming water disaster
Unsustainable cities

Ecological
Imbalance

Social Inequity

A World Facing

Economic
Disparity

Food security poverty

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Diversity, inclusivity &


human rights
Universal education
transparency

Requires a
balance in

Growth
and
Development for the benefit of all

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Sustainability is about balancing without compromising

The Ability Of
Future
Generations
To Meet Their
Needs

Development
That Meets The
Needs Of The
Present

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For a sustainable future large organizations

MUST LEAD THE WAY

100

Of the
worlds

largest
entities

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are now
corporations

Wipros Sustainability Initiatives


Ecological
Workplace

Minimize Wipros internal


footprint on energy, water
and waste

Education &
Community
Work jointly with
education & civil
society networks on
sustainability
programs

Wipros
Sustainability
Framework

Collaborate with suppliers


to help them become more
sustainable

Supplier

Promote employee
diversity, empowerment
& continuous learning

Customer
Stewardship
Provide products and
solutions that enable
customers to become
greener

Shape policies by engaging


with government, NGOs &
industry networks

Public Regulation &


Policies

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Ecological Sustainability

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Ecological Sustainability
Businesses will have to rapidly redesign value chains to increase efficiency / reduce
consumption & dependence on constrained resources

Biodiversity Programs
launched at two large campuses to
convert them into biodiversity zones

32% of the total water


consumed in 24 of our major
locations is recycled using sewage
treatment plants for landscaping and
sanitation

71Mn Units. 22% of our total


office space energy consumption.

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Ecological Sustainability
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19 facilities are LEED certified the largest number for

Energy

an organization in India. Our objective is to have all new


facilities LEED compliant

Our aim is to reduce our GHG intensity by almost half


in 2014-15 (1.3 MT per employee) from the base figure in
2010-11 (2.42 MT per employee) for office space, translating
into a net reduction of nearly 60,600 tons

22% Renewable energy mix 71 Mn units from RE,


Rooftop solar PV in three campuses

Use of energy efficient measures desktop power


management, printer management, data center virtualization &
encouraging teleconferencing & internet enabled meetings

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Ecological Sustainability
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Waste

90% of our
waste is
recycled /
reused
Our target is to handle
100% of organic waste
in-house at owned
locations by end of
2014-15

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Technically competent
disposal agencies
process

Canteen food waste is

degradable &
non-degradable
waste

and used as a source


of cooking fuel,
helping avoid 100 tons
of greenhouse gases
annually.

segregated by us

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converted into
bio gas

Biodiversity
As an organization with large campuses in urban settings, we are acutely conscious of our responsibility
towards urban diversity and have set for ourselves the following goals
To convert five of our existing campuses to
biodiversity zones by 2015

All new campuses will incorporate biodiversity


principles into their design

Biodiversity

Towards
Sustainability
Carbon

Water

Integrated Approach Towards Campus Sustainability

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Biodiversity
Our first campus biodiversity project was initiated in 2011 at our Electronics city
facility in Bangalore and started with an assessment of the existing plant, birds,
butterflies, insects, small mammals and other taxa in the campus. The project area is
divided into four themed parts:

A Butterfly Park
Garden showcasing native butterfly host & nectar plant

Deccan
Based on the predominant geology of south India uses mounds, rocks &
natural water body design
Medicinal Circuit
Herbal garden classidied by types of healing i.e, heart & circulation,
womens issue
Wetland Park
Ecosystem sustaining a variety of fish, water birds, insects & amphibians,
Also integrating sustainable water management inside the campus
All these projects are retrofit, where we work closely with expert partners in biodiversity, conservation, ecological design and communications.
Building employee connect through expert talks, workshops and field visits to community research centers in forests.

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Workplace Sustainability

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Workplace Sustainability

Employee Diversity

30.7% women
9.3% of workforce is Non-Indian

455 people with disabilities


in the workforce

Workforce from 101


Nationalities

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Workplace Sustainability
Health & Safety

Improved
accessibility
at 11 of our large
campuses for
people with
disabilities

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21 facilities
ISO 140001
(EMS) certified
and 15 facilities
OHSAS 18001
certified. New
buildings
constructed with
adherence to the
National Building
Code

Fit for Life


Program
Health and
wellbeing program
has 34000
registered users
covers aspects
like expert advice
and nutrition
counseling

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Mitr - A unique
Employee
Assistance
Program
24X7 accessible
support program
for counseling
completes 10
years

Education & Community

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Education & Community

Digital Inclusion

Community Care

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Issues of deep
systemic reform in
Indias education
ecosystem

Affordable
healthcare and
other community
services by use of
technology

Long term disaster


rehabilitation and
issues of health,
education and
environment

Comprises

Education

Wipro Applying Thought in Schools (WATIS)


Through a network of 30 partners, reaches 2000+ schools across
the country
Mission10X a not-for-profit trust
Works with 700+ engineering colleges across 20 states, reaching
10000 faculty
earthian
Sustainability programs for schools and colleges

ARISE
Applied research and system prototyping activities in low cost
applications across domains
Rural connect
Common Services Center for Rural Communities program

Wipro Cares, a not-for-profit trust


Works with proximate communities through partners in four core
areas Education, Healthcare, Environment and Disaster
Rehabilitation

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Wipro Applying Thought in Schools (WATIS)


Partnering with over 30 social
organizations across India in various
forms.
An initiative for creating
capacity on the ground for
systemic reform in Primary
and Elementary School
education.

Reaching out to over 10,000


educators in 2000 schools
across 17 states in India.

http://www.wiproapplyingthoughtinschools.com

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Mission10X

A not-for-profit
Trust with the
objective of
increasing the
employability of
graduate
engineers ten
fold

Mission10X Learning Approach


(MxLA) successfully empowered
over 23,500 faculty across 25
states so that students are better
prepared

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earthian
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.
Participation
More than 1000 entries
from Schools and Colleges
Multiple formats for
submission: Essays,
Scripts, Plays, Activities

Recognition
Independent five member
jury goes through a multi
stage selection process
20 winners selected with
10 each from schools and
colleges
Winners felicitated by
Chairman during a day
long Program

CEP
A 3 year Continuous
engagement program (CEP)
Participants from 30 winning
schools and colleges
Delivered through education
and ecology conservation
partners
Multiple strands of
Engagement:
Place based learning
Ecological footprint
measurement
Biodiversity and Conservation
Theater in Education and others

The Sustainability Program for Schools & Colleges


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earthian 2013 Program Highlights


earthian 2013 is the third edition, introduced in early 2013. In the first phase, teams submitted papers and
activities results on different sustainability related themes. After a rigorous selection process, the top 23 winning
institutes were felicitated by our Chief Sustainability Officer, Mr. Anurag Behar.

No.
of Institutes
Registered
1000+

No. of
Submissions
Received
600

Institutes
participated
800

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.

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Digital Inclusion

ARISE

Wipro ASSURE HealthTM

(Applied Research in Intelligent Systems Engineering)

ARISE labs - an open collaborative R&D


initiative under the CTO, Wipro

An holistic solution for remote health


monitoring & diagnosis

Addresses the growing demand for


affordable and scalable innovative
solutions for new and emerging markets
and technologies across multiple domains

Addresses the growing healthcare needs in


cardiac and fetal monitoring by providing a
technology platform.

Started in collaboration with IMEC,


Belgium as one of its technology partners

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Enables physicians, paramedical staff and


healthcare providers to monitor and take timely
action for high risk patients both in the hospital
and at home

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Wipro Cares

Wipro Cares is Wipros community initiative focused on certain key


developmental issues faced by underserved and underprivileged
communities. It is a trust formed in the year 2003 that seeks to work with
communities proximate to Wipros centers of operations. It also provides a
platform to employees to meaningfully engage with disadvantaged
communities.
Wipro Cares has currently:

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Reaches out to more than 60,000 people in 53 villages in Karnataka,


Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand.
Provides educational opportunities to more than 70000 children
through six of its existing projects
Assists the livelihood of more than 60 farmers and have planted more
than 75000 trees through a project on social forestry
Rebuilt the lives of people affected by the tsunami in TamilNadu,
Bihar Floods, Karnataka Floods, Japan Tsunami, Hurricane Sandy,
Uttarakhand Floods, Orissa Floods and many more.

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Customer Stewardship

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Customer Stewardship

Green IT Infrastructure
Services that target ITs own
footprint

Disruptive Technologies
Cloud and Mobility
offerings

Green Projects

Products and services that enable


GHG reductions for the balance
98%

Process Optimization
Includes supply chain,
dematerialization and
inventory efficiency

Smart Grids

Green buildings, utility scale


solar, cooling and lighting
efficiency consulting

IT solution for enabling smart


grid infrastructure

Green Data Centers

Managed Energy
Services

Deliver 10-15% more energy


efficiency

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IT for green

IT platform-based remote
energy management services

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Green IT Infrastructure Solutions from Wipro


TCO reduction by

10-15% for the

Cloud & Mobility


Offerings

distributed infrastructure

10-15%

Deliver
more energy efficiency

Green Data
Centers

Green IT
Infrastructure

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10-15%

Deliver
more energy efficiency

IT for Green Solutions from Wipro

Green
discovery

Smart
sensors

Integrated
sub daily
planning
system

Managed
services
for energy
management

Productized
solutions

Smart grid
and smart
metering

Paperless
office

Water
management
Supply
chain
sustainability

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Sustainability
advisory

Supplier Sustainability

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Supplier Sustainability
Ethical
Wipro expects its suppliers to adhere to similar
standards of ethics and integrity as itself

Ecological
We expect suppliers to supply products and services that exceed environmental
standards and to establish a program of ecological sustainability in their own
operations

Responsible
Wipro expects its suppliers to adhere to principles of human rights,
employee welfare, health and safety, minimum wages and maximum
working hours

Local
We encourage sourcing from the local economy.
50% of construction materials are sourced locally.
87% of our supplier base, accounting for 77% by
procurement value is from India

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Public Regulations & Policies

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Wipros Engagements
Public Forums
World Economic Forum
(Davos), India Economic Forum

Direct Engagement
with Government

Public Disclosure
Wipro Sustainability
Reports, CDP,
Annual Report

Wipros Advocacy on
Sustainability
Wipros actions on political advocacy
on and around climate change involve

Industry Networks
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Mission for Sustainable Growth, CII
Climate Change Council

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Budget inputs provided every


year, Papers on Inclusive
Growth and Green IT

Ecological Sustainability
Wipro

adheres to strict regulatory compliance

in all countries
Financial
Regulations
Taxation compliance

Mandatory publication
of results

Maximum work hours per


week

SEBI and SEC


guidelines compliance

Minimum days for casual


and sick leave

Sarbanes-Oxley Act
compliance

Minimum wages act


compliance

Freedom to form trade


unions and employee
associations

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Labor
Regulations

of operations.

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Environmental
Regulations

Environmental
Impact Assessment
and clearance from
Pollution Control
Board prior to start of
new facility

Awards & Accolades

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Wipro Sustainability Reports


Passionate about Transparency in Disclosures
6 editions of sustainability
reports have been published.
Our report has been rated A for the
sixth successive instance based on a

rigorous external audit by the globally


renowned provider of sustainability
assurance services like DNV AS &
SGS. The rating represents the

maximum level of disclosure.

A
Digital Report:
www.wiprosustainabilityreport.com
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Wipro: Global Sustainability Leader


1
Member of the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index 2013-14. Listed in
the index for the fourth year in a row.

Recognized by the Ethisphere


Institute, as one of the 2014 World's
Most Ethical Companies, for the
third year in a row.

Ranked #1 in Indian ranking of


Climate Disclosure Leadership
Index (CDLI) for the last three years

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Wipro: Global Sustainability Leader


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Featured in the Greenpeace
Cool IT Leaderboard rankings
for the third consecutive year.
Ranked 5th in 2013

Earned Sustainable Plus,


the world's first Corporate
Sustainability Label by
Confederation of Indian
Industry (CII)

Member of MSCI
- Global Sustainability
index series
- Global Socially
Responsible Investment
index series

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Selected as Indias Role


Model Organization for
the NCPEDP - Shell
Helen Keller Awards
2013

NASSCOM Corporate
Award for Excellence in
Diversity & Inclusion 2012

Sustainability at Wipro

Integrated campus
biodiversity programs
launched

Campuses certified for


EMS ISO14001 & 20
for OHSAS 18001

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19
LEED rated facilities

91%

Total Waste recycled

Reduction in electricity
consumption intensity over
last 5 years

30%

30%
Water recycled

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Nationalities in Wipros
workforce

71Mn
Unit of Renewable
Energy

WIPRO LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY


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Thank You
For more details, contact:
sustain.report@wipro.com

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