Environment, Society, and Governance

At Bristlecone we understand the value of giving back. We continually strive to make a positive difference to the society and environment that we operate under the aegis of our parent company, The Mahindra Group.

Our mission: To develop an ecosystem that ensures sustainability across the dimensions of environment, society, and governance.

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Environment

A green supply chain nurtures the environment while making perfect business sense. Bristlecone helps enterprises to harness green IT. Our energy efficiency solutions optimize the use of heating, cooling, and lighting systems. We implement systems to monitor consumption and conserve energy. Our air quality monitoring solution safeguards health and safety by assessing ambient conditions in real time. The solution facilitates an environment conducive to living and working, with information to take remedial action and avert emergencies.

Society

Literacy and formal education are transforming the future of girls in India. Bristlecone wholeheartedly supports Nanhi Kali, a movement that provides academic and material assistance to millions of underprivileged girls. The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust started promoting the cause in 1996. Today, it is a movement backed by non-governmental organizations, corporations, and donors from around the world. In 2014-15, over 100,000 girls across 34 districts in 10 states of India received educational support, while more than 10,000 students found employment.

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Governance

Sustainability in business is determined by the efficacy of supply chain networks. Bristlecone designs supply chains to gain better visibility across and beyond the enterprise, enhance collaboration among people, and achieve superior business performance. Our suite of technology solutions and supply chain services are catalysts for operations, financial reporting, risk mitigation, reputation management, and regulatory compliance. We ensure sustainability by developing resilient supply chains that weather existential and unforeseen business challenges.

Compliance with regional laws and taxation is the cornerstone of Bristlecone’s code of conduct throughout the globe wherever we operate. We adhere to all the compliance related laws and guidelines without exception. Matters relating to Taxation, Risk management and relationship with regional regulatory entities, are always accorded the highest priority and dealt with utmost urgency and transparency.

You can access and read more about our Tax, compliance and Risk management approach for UK here.

 

Our credo in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is articulated in our CSR policy which can be accessed below

 

Click here to read our CSR policy