Charissa Jaganath

Head of Responsible Business

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Charissa Jaganath, Head of Responsible Business

Charissa is a passionate sustainability and corporate responsibility specialist, dedicated to preserving the planet for future generations.

As Head of Responsible Business at Logicalis, Charissa has developed the global strategy and empowered a team of advocates around the world to evolve our business practices towards a sustainable future, and to drive sustainable change across three key pillars:

  • People - Creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace, celebrating diversity, and empowering people to reach their full potential.
  • Planet - Working to improve our environmental performance across the Group and to contribute to a cleaner, healthier planet. Logicalis has committed to becoming a carbon neutral global organisation by 2025.
  • Communities – Creating Architects of Change through Education through the execution of business-aligned community education programmes that support education in STEM, and facilitate interventions to increase the number of women and minority groups in technology.

Prior to joining Logicalis, Charissa's career spanned the consulting, non-profit and corporate arenas on four continents, most notably in her home country of South Africa. Charissa has a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Charissa's related insights

Logicalis: Sustainability and ESG for digital businesses

Charissa discusses her passion for sustainability and the importance of prioritising accountability and reporting in her recent interview with Sustainability Magazine.

The role of technology in achieving sustainability goals

Charissa discusses the duality of technology and sustainability and how technology needs to be made more sustainable, but may also hold the key to reaching sustainability goals.

Driving sustainability as Architects of Change

Being a responsible business is about the ability to make a commitment and make a difference. Charissa Jaganath discusses what Logicalis is doing to make a difference and why driving sustainability is so important to us.

Logicalis commits to Corporate Net Zero Standard (SBTi), marking another milestone in its sustainability journey

Read about our commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Corporate Net Zero Standard - the world's first framework for corporate net zero target setting in line with climate science.

Logicalis Environmental Statement

At Logicalis, we want to make the world a better place, and our role as a global technology service provider provides both an opportunity and a responsibility to take the lead in contributing solutions for a sustainable future.

Read about our sustainability pledges, reporting commitments, policies and more in our Environmental Statement.

Read our Environmental Statement

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Our responsible business agenda

Watch as Charissa charts our responsible business practice going from strength to strength and includes are policies on increasing DEI, achieving carbon neutrality on scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2025, plus many more initiatives.

What IT leaders can do today to drive transformative change?

Taking the findings of our IDC research to the next level, Charissa Jaganath, Bjoern Stengel and Denise Lee discuss the top three things organisations can do TODAY to progress their sustainability goals.

Logicalis pledge to be carbon neutral by 2025!

Watch Charissa as she explains how Logicalis plans to achieve its carbon neutral commitment.

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