EXL Earns Gold for Sustainability from EcoVadis

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EXL, a company specialising in data analytics and digital solutions, has received a gold medal rating for sustainability from EcoVadis, a renowned platform that evaluates the environmental, social, and ethical performance of global businesses. This accolade places EXL in the top 4% of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis.

The EcoVadis Gold Medal rating is determined by evaluating a company's performance in four critical categories: Environment, Ethics, Labour & Human Rights, and Sustainable Procurement.

"This ranking highlights our focus on sustainability, our core values, and our commitment to responsible business practices that create a better environment for our employees, clients, and the communities in which we operate," said EXL Vice Chairman and CEO Rohit Kapoor.

EXL has achieved several notable sustainability milestones, such as:

  • Stated its objective to reach net zero GHG emissions by 2045

  • Attained a 41% gender diversity rate across the organisation, and 18% gender diversity among EXL's leadership team at the VP level and above

  • Cut its Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 56% compared to 2019

  • Powered its U.K. facility entirely with renewable energy and set up solar generators at select locations in India

  • Collaborated with CSR India to plant 10,000 trees in 2022

  • Expanded its "Skills to Win" signature CSR initiative to concentrate on enhancing coding skills within the communities in which it operates

  • Recognised by Newsweek's "America's Most Responsible Companies" and Barron's "100 Most Sustainable Companies" for its ESG initiatives.

The corporation has recently issued its third annual Sustainability Report, which showcases advancements in essential environmental, social, and governance metrics. The document was drafted in compliance with the 2016 Global Reporting Initiative Standards: Core Option and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Software and IT Services Standard (2018) and is in sync with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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