An article by Ramesh Kalanje, Vice President, Center of Excellence, Commvault
World Earth Day is an annual call to arms for individuals and companies alike to embrace the wonders of the world and more importantly, understand the dangers threatening the natural world order. As we observe this occasion in the midst of a global pandemic, it serves as a timely reminder for us to not overlook climate change and not put the health of our planet on the back burner. Earth Day should be seen as an opportunity for all of us to get together and collectively reflect on the lessons that COVID-19 taught us – about our planet, our environment, and ourselves.
At Commvault, we consider the natural environment as a key stakeholder of our business – and one that requires bold action to protect, conserve and restore. We make conscious and collaborative decisions to pursue sustainability throughout our business operations and strive to inspire others to do the same. We believe in driving the change by recognizing that everyone has a role to play in creating a sustainable world – including our business. As members of the Business Avengers task force of the United Nations (UN), we actively support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a universal call to action to reduce our overall carbon footprint through responsible sourcing, use, reuse, and recycling.
The solution to the global challenges that we face today, including public health and the health of our planet, must come from within us. We must embrace the problems of our planet’s health as our own and come together in a collaborative manner to find solutions to restore the balance of our ecosystem through innovative ways.
There is no “silver bullet” when it comes to addressing planet health, but the more organisations and individuals can band together around to not only action but also educate people all over the globe about the role they can play as communities and economies, the more positive the future of our rich and remarkable planet will be.