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“We recognize that businesses are interdependent with the world’s social and environmental systems. In the medium and long run, social and environmental issues become financial issues. Businesses can thrive only if society prospers and the natural environment is protected.”
Brian Humphries CEO
As a company with a strong sense of social purpose, we are reducing our own environmental impact where we see it mattering most. That means we are setting out on a path to reduce our emissions, increase our energy efficiency and further define and develop climate action.
We believe ESG is a way to deliver long‑term value, and we orient much of our environmental work on climate change. We consider:
We leverage our purpose and commitment to social responsibility to attract, develop and retain the diverse, specialized workforce at the heart of our business.
Our associates benefit their communities through technology, knowledge and volunteering as a corporate culture. We’re committed to:
We strive to be a trusted partner to our clients, demonstrating good governance throughout our business practice. We seek to operate with integrity, transparency and security to reduce risk and build trust. We focus on:
We share insights, expertise and knowledge with our communities. Our volunteer efforts support inclusion in tech and increase the use of technology for good.
Cognizant’s Operation C3 is fighting the COVID-19 crisis in India on three fronts: equipping hospitals, improving oxygen resources and providing vaccines.
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In 2021 we announced a new five‑year, $250 million initiative to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems and inequities.
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Be a part of the solution. Join the world’s preeminent technology services provider as we build a better future with our volunteering, affinity groups and more.
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See how Cognizant's pursuit of an environmental, social, governance (ESG) agenda serves the interest of many stakeholders: associates, clients, partners, investors and shareholders. Read Living Our Purpose, our 2020 ESG Report, now.DOWNLOAD REPORT
Net Zero Climate Action Goal
Cognizant is committed to achieving Net-Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally by 2050. We have developed an emissions reduction plan that includes specific targets and initiatives to ensure we reach our Net-Zero goal.
Environmental, Health and Safety Policy
Cognizant knows that protecting shared natural resources enhances the quality of life for associates, clients and the global community. We are committed to conduct our business in a manner that upholds environmental, health and safety standards.
Human Rights Policy
Cognizant is committed to respecting human rights. We value and promote the high standards of business practices and performance in what we do.