Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, today announced that it has been awarded
the 5-star rating for energy efficiency by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for its building located in its Phase 2
campus in Hinjewadi, Pune, India. The rating is under the "Star rating for BPO buildings" scheme of BEE that
rates office buildings in India from which BPO services are rendered on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, where a 5-star rating
signifies being the most energy efficient. The rating is valid for a period of 5 years.
The eligibility criteria included the overall energy usage efficiency and minimization of operation costs of the BPO building.
The 5-star rating was an outcome of using higher efficiency products that enabled reduction in the energy consumption
in the building. The building spans a total area of 25,577 square metres and the annual energy consumption is approximately
Commenting on the rating, (Swami) Swaminathan, CEO & MD, Infosys BPO, said, "We are delighted to have received this
prestigious rating. Obtaining the BEE 5-star rating highlights our commitment towards energy efficiency. We continue
to focus on designing world-class green buildings with energy efficient designs, using solar heaters as well as efficient
lighting systems. We are also focused on educating our employees to optimize energy consumption by shutting down computers
and other electrical devices when not in use. We believe that these small steps can help address the larger concerns
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is a statutory body at the national level and functions under the Ministry of Power, Government
of India. The organization has launched the "Star rating for BPO buildings" scheme to recognize energy conservation
and efficiency of office buildings.
About Infosys BPO
Infosys BPO Ltd.
(www.infosys.com/bpo), the Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, was set up in April 2002.
Infosys BPO focuses on integrated end-to-end outsourcing and delivers transformational benefits to its clients through
reduced costs, ongoing productivity improvements, and process reengineering. Infosys BPO operates in India, the Czech
Republic, China, the Philippines, Poland, Thailand, Mexico, USA and Brazil and as on March 31, 2010 employed approximately18,
610 people. It closed FY 2009-10 with revenues of $352.1 million.
About Infosys Technologies Ltd
Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in
a Flat World. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients. As
on March 31, 2010 Infosys employed about 113,800 employees in over 50 offices worldwide. Infosys is part of the NASDAQ-100
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