SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE: GLOB)
today announced that it will use 100% renewable energy by the end
of 2020. This goal shows Globant's commitment to fight climate
change as part of its Be Kind initiative, a sustainability program
that aims to transform people's lives and make the world a better
During the past five years, Globant has been measuring, reducing
and reporting its carbon footprint at the corporate level, as well
as implementing awareness and recycling programs in its development
centers. With this announcement, Globant takes its environmental
stewardship to the next level.
"The planet is demanding us to be united to find a solution to
climate change, and every organization is compelled to rethink its
impact," explained Martín Migoya, Globant co-founder and CEO. "At
Globant, we are committed to make this issue one of our top
priorities. As we continue to be conscious of our environmental
footprint, we want to take the lead by switching our electricity
consumption to renewable energy."
Climate change is one of the most urgent issues humanity must
tackle. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
declared in 2018, global net human-caused emissions of carbon
dioxide (CO2) would need to fall by about 45% from 2010 levels by
2030, reaching 'net zero' around 2050. Globant's commitment is
fully aligned in this regard.
This goal is part of Globant's Be Kind initiative, a call to
make the world a better place by transforming people's lives. Be
Kind commits Globant and its employees (also known as Globers)
- Be kind to the planet, by reducing and compensating the
impact of their actions in the environment.
- Be kind to your 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.
To learn more about Globant's Be Kind program, visit:
We are a digitally native company where
innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest
technologies in the digital and cognitive field to transform
organizations in every aspect.
- We are more than 11,200 professionals and we are present in 17
countries working for companies like Google, Southwest Airlines, EA
and BBVA 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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