The global technology industry experienced a 74% drop in company filings mentions of social responsibility in Q2 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Infosys with 135% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 933 technology company filings. GlobalData’s Technology: Filings Trends & Signals Q2 2024 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the technology industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

Notably, social responsibility was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2024, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of energy transition and edge computing, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the technology industry, Infosys had the greatest increase in references for social responsibility in Q2 2024, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 188 social responsibility-related sentences in the company's filings - 3% of all sentences - and an increase of 135% in Q2 2024 compared with Q2 2023. STMicroelectronics’s mentions of social responsibility dropped by 4% to 157 and Fiserv’s by 55% to 150 and Saudi Telecom’s by 37% to 123 and Fortinet’s by 150% to 110.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for social responsibility in Q2 2024 was 93.

For further understanding of GlobalData's Technology: Filings Trends & Signals Q2 2024, buy the report here.

This content was updated on 16 July 2024

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