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HCL green data center wins Golden Peacock award

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HCL Technologies announced that it has been conferred with the 'Golden

Peacock Eco-Innovation award' for its green data center service offering in the

IT sector category.

The award was presented to HCLT ISD at a special function during the Global

Convention on Climate Change. The forum was attended by many eminent

personalities from across the globe including Dr.Ola Ultsen, former Prime

Minister of Sweden and chairman, World Commission on Forests; Dr Madhav Mehra,

President of World Environment Foundation.

It was chosen amongst more than 100 corporate entries through a stringent

selection process. The applications were assessed based on an exhaustive set of

parameters and the applicant scoring the highest amongst each of the respective

industrial categories were recommended to a three-tiered jury chaired by Justice

PN Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India.

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Golden Peacock Awards have been instituted by the Institute of Directors (IoD)

and are bestowed annually.

Swapan Johri, Senior VP-Transformation Services, HCL T ISD said, “Winning

this prestigious citation is a matter of great pride for us. A growing number of

CIOs are realizing that environmental preservation and business success can go

hand in hand, and that a green environment friendly Data center may actually be

one of the best ways to both accommodate growth and make a positive impact on

their businesses bottom line.

Manoj K Raut, Director, Institute of Directors said, “We congratulate HCL on

winning this year's Eco-Innovation award in the IT category and commend the

company for its suite of Green IT Services which are delivered with extremely

high quality standards, stringent processes and clear quantifiable environmental

benefits.”

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