- Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) publishes its Sustainability Report 2011

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The report details the company's environmental, economic, and social performance.
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(3BL Media) June 21, 2012 - Cognizant published their Corporate Sustainability Report for the year 2011, detailing the company’s environmental, economic, and social performance.
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Progressive companies continually re-imagine their business models for a changing world.

As a global IT services and consulting firm, Cognizant makes it possible for clients to do that—by bringing its extensive resources and understanding of technology, business processes and industries to help them drive innovation, growth and effectiveness.

The report focuses on the progress Cognizant made in 2011 to rethink their role in education, rewire their operations to preserve the environment, and reinvent their workplace to be as diverse, collaborative, and professionally rewarding as possible.

Highlights of 2011 include:

  • Record high employee satisfaction scores and declining attrition levels
  • 32% per capita reduction in carbon emissions compared to 2008
  • Jumped 122 places to be ranked #16 in Newsweek’s U.S. Green rankings
  • Launched the Making the Future program to stimulate hands-on learning in STEM education in the U.S.
  • 18,000 employees clocked more than 100,000 volunteering hours through Outreach program

Goals for 2012 include:

  • Achieving 200,000 volunteer hours by employees
  • Launching 10 pilot Making the Future After School and Summer Programs in the U.S.
  • To work towards our goal of reducing our carbon emissions by 40% compared to our 2008 baseline
  • Launching a world-class diversity program leveraging the success of our Women Empowered (WE) initiative

Cognizant is a leading provider of custom information technology, strategic consulting services, and business process outsourcing. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), the Company is publicly traded on The NASDAQ Stock Market (CTSH). Cognizant welcomes your comments at


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