Sopra Steria’s Head of Environmental Sustainability commended for business leader award

After being nominated for business leader award by 2 degrees, Siva Niranjan, Sopra Steria’s Head of Environmental Sustainability and Sopra Steria get commended at 2degrees Award night.

Sopra Steria made the final three with Sainsbury’s taking top spot. Siva Niranjan, Head of Environmental Sustainability for our Group said “The great thing about this is that Sopra Steria is not a household name like Sainsbury’s but our efforts have still gained recognition. Our sincere thanks must go to our Sustainability Champions for demonstrating passion, innovation and leadership and finding the time to drive the multitude of initiatives with all of our colleagues and our external partners."

22 April 2015: Siva Niranjan has been nominated as one of the country’s most notable sustainable business leaders in the 2degrees Champions Awards. Siva was nominated by The CarbonNeutral Company for taking Sopra Steria from the beginning of its sustainability journey to a globally recognised leadership position in just six years.

carbonneutral cookstove in action at sopra steria

Through Siva’s passion and energy he has built and championed the company-wide sustainability programme so the whole workforce take ownership of their actions and are working towards achieving their sustainability goals together. He coordinates many projects in the countries where Sopra Steria is present and says, “I have been really privileged to lead this area for our company along with some amazing focused, driven and enthusiastic colleagues across the group to make our company world class in this arena.”

2degrees is a leading sustainability organisation, providing a collaboration platform to support more sustainable business practices that is used by some of the world’s biggest and best known companies. Past sustainability champions include Sky, PwC, and Prince Charles. Voting is underway and the winners will be announced at a Champions Awards Ceremony in London on 15th July 2015.

reading by candlelight for earth hourGood luck to Siva from all of his Sopra Steria colleagues!

See the full nomination entry

Read more about Sopra Steria’s focus on sustainability