With two of its buildings in Hyderabad awarded the highest LEED rating recently Infosys has the largest LEED Platinum-certified office space in India. It now has ten buildings covering 2.7 million square feet of space. It is second in ranking in the corporate category.
Infosys said it constructed these buildings with a holistic approach to sustainability, concentrating on areas such as water efficiency and harvesting, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality. Infosys has taken big strides in the last five years to become sustainable in its operations. The company is working to reduce its per capita electricity consumption by 50 percent from 2007- 2008 levels and to source all its electricity needs from renewable resources by the end of 2017.
Between 2007 and 2013, Infosys reduced its per capita electricity consumption by 40 percent. The company’s per capita water consumption declined by 34 percent and GHG emissions dropped by 15.3 percent, during the same period. The company says it encourages employees to endorse sustainable practices that reduce their daily consumption of resources.