GlobalLogic Organizes an Urban Afforestation Drive Under Its CSR Initiative GL Goes Green

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Business Wire India
GlobalLogic, a Hitachi Group company, partnered with Say Earth, a leading environmental NGO in India and United Way Mumbai, a non-profit organization working in urban and rural communities across India to organize an Urban Afforestation Drive in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. As part of the initiative, the company along with volunteers cleaned up and planted 10,000 saplings using the Miyawaki technique to create a mini forest out of a 1-acre dump yard at Indirapuram.
 
The drive was inaugurated by Norihiro Suzuki, Vice President and CTO of Hitachi and Piyush Jha, Head of Strategy & Technology, GlobalLogic and senior Government officials from the Horticulture & City Health departments.
 
The event saw participation from over 100 volunteers, including GlobalLogic’s employees as well as students and teachers from GlobalLogic’s partnered schools. The event symbolizes GlobalLogic’s belief in building sustainable societies and the planet at large while creating digital businesses of the future.
 
Sumit Sood, Group Vice President, and Head of APAC at GlobalLogic said, “This urban afforestation drive reinforces our Triple Bottom Line agenda; Economic, Environmental & Social i.e., creating a sustainable future that considers both social and environmental sustainability, while generating profits for the business. As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it is imperative to focus on creating solutions for the greater good of the planet and humanity. GlobalLogic has always believed in giving back to the society and this drive is a step further in supporting our local communities to drive a net-zero carbon footprint.”
 
On this occasion, Bharat Kaushal, Chairman – Hitachi India said, “Over the years, Hitachi, as a responsible and environmentally conscious corporate organization, has showcased immense commitment towards the betterment of the societies and communities. Now, with GlobalLogic being a part of the Hitachi Group, we endeavor to strengthen both business and community partnerships that align with our CSR goals, achieve consistent improvements in our daily operations by advancing sustainability across different levels within our organization, and drive positive, sustainable impact on our communities through offering Social Innovation Business Solutions. As part of our Mid-term Management plan 2024, our target is to support people’s quality of life with data and technology while bringing out Growth across our Digital, Green & Innovation pillars.”
 
Under the umbrella of #GLGoesGreen, numerous CSR initiatives have been undertaken towards environmental conservation with a commitment to creating a significant impact at the grassroots level in every region. GlobalLogic has executed several successful tree plantation drives across Gurugram (Manesar), Pune (Tulapur), and Bengaluru and has so far planted 32,050 saplings across the country.