Tata Chemicals bags Unilever's Partner to Win Award for Winning Sustainability
July 01, 2013
Mumbai: Recognising Tata Chemicals' effort in aiding Unilever to significantly reduce the environmental impact of laundry powders and their business association to create traceability for mined chemicals, the company was felicitated with the prestigious Unilever's Partner to Win Award for Winning Sustainability. The award was hosted at Unilever's largest supplier summit in Singapore, recognising supplier contributions in the areas of innovation, sustainability, joint value creation among others. The award is a testimony to the synergistic relationship between Tata Chemicals and Unilever which drives consistent sustainable growth and responsible care.
On this occasion, R Mukundan, managing director, Tata Chemicals, stated, "At Tata Chemicals, our corporate philosophy is deeply rooted in the principles of sustainability which implies a commitment to environmental stewardship while adding economic value. Our partnership with Unilever further endorses this and to get an award for the same is gratifying and enabling. We thank the team at Unilever for encouraging best practice initiatives across various fields of business and look forward to our continued association."
Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer at Unilever, asserted, "Unilever's Partner to Win Award event presented us with a fantastic opportunity to recognise some outstanding examples of true excellence in our partners, who are leaders within their field. We are thrilled to award Tata Chemicals the Partner to Win Award for Winning Sustainability for their commitment to working with Unilever to grow our businesses sustainably together."
Tata Chemicals' sustainable enterprise strategy focusses on ensuring that a greater proportion of its product portfolio is produced with green technologies and uses clean development mechanisms. The company is using its innovation and technological expertise to create new green products that address the planet's most pressing issues, such as the need for developing viable biofuels, industrial flue gas treatment and affordable water treatment systems. Tata Chemicals' approach has always been inclusive and is based on participatory development principles.