Infosys, The Economist Group join forces for sustainability solutions
Infosys has entered into a partnership with media company The Economist Group with an aim to enable and expedite sustainability solutions and bring in world-changing impact with the help of a new business-to-business model.
According to the Indian IT company, businesses and institutions should take the lead in balancing human aspirations with the planet’s ability to sustain them considering that there are less than ten years to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Infosys said that the partnership’s initiative is to unlock the long-term thinking of businesses and other institutions by combining insights, innovation, and influence for addressing the most challenging sustainability issues faced by the Earth today.
Salil Parekh — CEO of Infosys said: “At Infosys, our focus is to serve the preservation of our planet by shaping sustainability solutions which are driven by insights that inform, experiences that immerse, and platforms that drive action. We take great pride in leveraging the power of digital technologies to drive global business transformation.
“As a digital innovation partner, we are delighted to catalyze progress by supporting The Economist Group to enable global sustainability stakeholders and accelerate the agenda for global businesses towards a better, greener future.”
The first phase of the multi-year partnership will be announced and launched next month. It will combine Infosys’ digital services and capabilities with the strength and depth of the global policy research, insights and events expertise of The Economist Group.
By tapping their collective strengths, the partners will advance sustainability dialogue and inspire action towards making the world better and more sustainable.
Lara Boro — CEO of The Economist Group said: “A sustainable future will depend on creative collaboration. This exciting partnership with Infosys shows how pooling strengths can accelerate innovation and amplify impact in the pursuit of progress.”