Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been selected as a member of the global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) - 2018 for the ninth year in succession.
Launched in 2009, the S&P DJSI (World) is the gold standard for corporate sustainability. Inclusion in DJSI (World) index is based on a rigorous analysis of a company's performance on 600 data points spread across 21 primary indicators and more than 120 secondary indicators across Economic, Environmental and Social dimensions. A total of 2094 companies were assessed from around the world of which 317 companies have been chosen as the DJSI (World) constituents for the year 2018-19.
Commenting on this recognition, Abidali Z Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Wipro Limited said, "It is a moment of great pride for us to be recognized by S&P DJSI (World). It is a true testament to Wipro's uncompromising focus on corporate governance, risk management and sustainability. This recognition encourages us to stay committed to our goal of creating a sustainable ecosystem and have the best-in-class benchmarks for further progress."
Shares of WIPRO LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.324.5 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 325.7. The total number of shares traded during the day was 149282 in over 2737 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 327.55 and intraday low of 320.6. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 48555729.