Schneider Electric has introduced its sustainability engagement initiative in India, Green Yodha to encourage and support businesses, industries and individuals to come together and take concrete climate action.
This urgent call to an action intends to back the increased commitment of the Indian government made at COP26.
Congratulating Schneider Electric for the Green Yodha initiative, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog said, “I am glad that Schneider Electric has built a program like Green Yodha that aims to provide designed energy solutions to enable industries to use innovative technologies to become energy efficient and reduce their carbon footprint. We as a country need to unite to make a greener future reality and meet the SDG targets by 2030. I congratulate Schneider Electric for the Green Yodha initiative that is aimed at empowering all to make the most of our energy and resources, thereby bridging progress and sustainability for all.”
Taking the pledge to be a Green Yodha, Madhav Singhania, Deputy Managing Director & CEO, JK Cement Limited said, “To protect our planet we have set strong targets of 75% Green Power and controlling CO2 emissions in cementous product to 465kg /ton by 2030. To enable this vision we are partnering with Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Solution to optimize Energy & Fuel Consumption, seamless integration of all energy measurement tools, adoption of digitization solutions and an integrated one-stop solution for Electrical Distribution, Control & Automation. We are proud to be a Green Yodha for the planet.”
“I believe that the climate crisis demands committed leadership and universal action. It is our collective responsibility to lead by example and enact change. We congratulate Schneider Electric on the launch of the Green Yodha program. At UST, we are committed to transforming the lives and communities through technology. I am proud to say that UST is also a Green Yodha,” said Alexander Varghese, Chief Operating Officer and Country Head-India, UST.
Talking about Schneider Electric’s commitment towards a sustainable and inclusive future, Anil Chaudhry, M.D & CEO- Schneider Electric India Pvt Ltd. & Zone President, Greater India, said, “We welcome the commitments already made by Prime Minister Modi in COP26 towards making India Net-Zero. At Schneider Electric we believe that the private sector is key in this race to a greener and fairer economy. That’s why we continue to lead the change, as a practitioner and an enabler. With the Green Yodha program, We invite all like-minded conscious organizations to join the good fight and wish to facilitate collaboration in accelerating a positive energy transition and successfully preserving our planet. We congratulate JK Cements and UST on becoming Green Yodhas with us. We invite you all to be a Green Yodha with us!”
More recently, SE has also announced reinforcing its sustainability consulting arm to support an increasing number of customers eager to tap into its unique expertise in energy and sustainability, including climate change and supply chain engagement advisory services.