Indian tech firm STL targets carbon neutrality by 2030

The company claims to be the first in the industry to get ‘zero waste to landfill’ certification for its Indian manufacturing sites

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India’s Sterlite Technologies (STL), an integrator of digital networks, has announced its commitment to become a carbon-neutral company by 2030.

It has outlined a 20-year roadmap on achieving its goals and creating digital networks that are green and sustainable.

STL has been mitigating carbon emissions from its manufacturing plants and set a goal for net zero emissions by 2030 as well become 100% water positive across all its manufacturing locations during the same period.

The company claims to be the first in the industry to get ‘zero waste to landfill’ certification for its Indian manufacturing sites and is aiming for 100% of its sites to achieve the certification by 2030.

In addition, it has been sourcing sustainable raw materials for packaging over the last few years and is targeting 100% sustainable sourcing over the next decade.

STL MD Ankit Agarwal said: “As STL continues to transform billions of lives through digital networks, mainstreaming climate control actions is at the core of our business practices. We have taken giant strides towards implementing our environmental impact programmes through zero waste to landfill, sustainable sourcing, water positivity and much more.

“We will continue to aggressively invest in becoming a carbon-neutral company through various energy efficiency initiatives.”