Cognizant on Tuesday announced that it would achieve net zero emissions by 2030, a new milestone set out as part of the company’s ongoing environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda to become a more sustainable business.
The nine-to-five, office-based, twenty-year tenure model of employment is quickly going out of date. Far more of us are working remotely than ever before, and as digitalization has opened up all manner of ways to earn a living, the ‘old ways’ may no longer be valid in a digital, post-covid employment market.
Hand sanitizers and digital thermometers at the reception, colorful signs everywhere telling you to mask up and well-spaced-out workstations. And, oh, do you have your vaccination certificate? Welcome to COVID-era workplaces.
Tech trends can change on a dime—for example, the Covid-19 pandemic caused many companies to reactively switch their tech focus to enabling and supporting remote work. Still, industry watchers generally have insight into likely upcoming developments—they named cybersecurity and the Internet of Things as trends to watch in 2021, and there’s no doubt these topics have generated plenty of headlines this year.
Cognizant reveals that it has entered an agreement with Alveo to provide a comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data management solution to the financial services sector.