SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE:
GLOB) today launched its Be Kind initiative, a call to action to
make the world a better place by transforming organizations and
people's lives. The initiative commits Globant and its Globers
- Be kind to the planet, by reducing and compensating the
impact of their actions in the environment.
- Be kind to peers, by promoting diversity, gender
equality and connecting IT opportunities with underprivileged
people in all places where they operate.
- Be kind to humanity, by working with their
customers to create accessible software for everyone.
"Profound change will happen if everyone commits to helping each
other. Be Kind is more than a program or a plan. It's a way of
living", explained Martín Migoya, Globant co-founder and CEO. "All
of Globant's sustainability goals will become a reality if we work
together. Be Kind is our statement of global commitment to make the
world a better place".
Globant is already working on several programs to let Globers
take action. Based on the Be Kind commitment, the company decided
to go a step further by announcing three new goals:
- Globant aims to become a carbon neutral company. It also
plans to measure and compensate for Globers' personal carbon
- Globant aims to improve gender equality in the industry.
It will train and inspire 5,000 women around the globe by 2025 and
will work on fostering growth and promotion of women
- Globant aims to advance a global AI
Manifesto. It will invite more companies to sign its
manifesto, as well as continue to refine and improve the
manifesto with the help of global companies and teams.
"We want to generate real and positive impact on the industry
through our work. Be Kind is an invitation to each Glober to find
their cause and achieve concrete goals," said Patricia Pomies, Chief Delivery Officer at
To learn more details about Be Kind visit:
We are a digitally native company where
innovation, design, and engineering meet scale. We use the latest
technologies in the digital and cognitive fields to transform
organizations in every aspect.
- Globant has more than 11,200 professionals and we are present
in 17 countries working for companies like Google, Southwest
Airlines, Electronic Arts and Santander, among others.
- We are featured as a business case study at Harvard, MIT, and
- We are a member of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord (2019).
For more information, visit www.globant.com
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