Tata Teleservices Limited said that one of its employees, an officer of the Tata Administrative Services, Anjali Birla has been selected for the International Antarctic Expedition for Climate Change and Sustainability 2015. This is organized by globally renowned organization 2041 founded by legendary Polar explorer, environmental leader and public speaker, Robert Swan, OBE.
The mission 2041 as popularly known will start from Argentina on March 13th where Anjali Birla along with 80 other participants including World Leaders, Environmental Experts and other Youth Ambassadors from 28 different nationalities will have the opportunity to explore the continent’s ecology. This expedition to Antarctica would enable the team to understand the continent’s fragile ecosystem and observe the impact of climate change on its unique wildlife and magnificent landscape. The mission of this expedition is to build a sustainable society, promote recycling & renewable energy and create awareness about climate change.
Commenting on Anjali’s selection, Ms. Usha Rangarajan, Chief Transformation Officer, Tata Teleservices Limited, said “We are proud of Anjali’s participation in this expedition. At Tata Teleservices, sustainability and social responsibility are core considerations, in keeping with the ethos of the Tata group, of responsible business growth. The fact that this expedition is concerned with climate change and sustainability, and the impact on the environment, aligns very well with our endeavor to contribute to a cleaner and greener community. We are delighted to support our budding woman leader, and we will continue to contribute and support similar endeavors in the future.”
“I am very excited to be a part of the prestigious International Antarctic Expedition 2015. This is a once in a life-time opportunity for me to engage with the next generation of global leaders to take environmental responsibility, participate in policy development, facilitate sustainable business generation and enable future green technologies. I sincerely thank Tata Teleservices for their exceptional support,” said Anjali Birla.