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HCL leads in the Edelweiss ESG Scorecard & Ratings

HCL leads in the Edelweiss ESG Scorecard & Ratings

 June 15, 2021

Edelweiss has acknowledged the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts of HCL Technologies by placing the company at number one on the Edelweiss ESG Scorecard & Rating, a comprehensive framework that ranks the top 100 firms in India based on 40 different parameters. 

HCL received the highest overall score among India's Top NSE 100 companies at 91.9 out of 100.

Recognizing HCL's continued efforts toward sustainability

HCL was recognized for its best practices and effective business-wide integration of its ESG strategy, known as "People, Planet, and Prosperity", that aligns with the United Nation's Global Compact (UNGC) sustainable development goals. 

The Environment metric in the Edelweiss framework encompassed the nature of core business, impact of business on environmental emissions, waste disposals and effluents discharge.

The Social metric included impact of the company's product, service on society, employee relationship, diversity and equality.

The Governance metric covered HCL's track record toward minority shareholders, capital allocation track record, board related metrics, and business and accounting disclosures quality. 

Delivering value to  clients, employees, investors and communities

HCL Edelweiss

HCL's commitment to ESG is driven by a desire to be a good citizen, which has delivered value for and created enduring relationships with its clients, employees and stakeholders.

"At HCL, we consciously work toward integrating ESG programs into our strategies and company goals to deliver value to our clients, employees, investors and the communities in which we live and work. This recognition of HCL's best business practices is extremely gratifying, and I would like to thank Edelweiss for recognizing our work, which will certainly act as an impetus going forward," says C Vijayakumar, President and CEO, HCL Technologies.

Work for a sustainability-conscious company 

HCL is proud to be a socially responsible business, and its employees are working to drive a brighter future for both the people and the planet.

If this aligns with your own ethos, search jobs at HCL.


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