Some of India’s largest firms have announced net-zero goals as companies globally switch to sustainable investments and seek suppliers with similar commitments to curb greenhouse emissions.
Mukesh Ambani’s oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd. said it will turn “net carbon zero” by 2035. Private lender HDFC Bank Ltd. has set 2031-32 target for being carbon neutral, while Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. seeks to be there by 2030. Wipro Ltd., Infosys Ltd. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., JSW Energy Ltd. and even Indian Railways have also announced similar plans.
[ Azman Usmani ]