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Tata Chemicals Limited shines at CII – ITC Sustainability Awards 2011

Mumbai: Tata Chemicals (TCL) won the prestigious CII – ITC Sustainability Trophy at the CII – ITC annual Sustainability Awards 2011. The awards were announced during a formal presentation ceremony on February 10, 2012, at New Delhi in the presence of dignitaries from government and industry.



TCL – Babrala plant, won ‘CII – ITC Sustainability Trophy’ for exemplary policies, practices and results. DK Sundar, senior vice president, marketing, fertilisers, Tata Chemicals, received the award on behalf of the Babrala unit. This trophy is being presented for the first time since the launch of the CII – ITC Sustainability Award.

TCL – Mithapur plant won the ‘commendation certificate for significant achievement’ for independent units.

Representatives of TCL receiving the India MAKE Award

Speaking on the achievement, said Mr Sundar, “All TCL manufacturing sites have demonstrated a sustainable performance in achieving targets on their energy, water and inclusivity dimensions and are becoming benchmark on their environmental and safety performance. I am happy that our businesses are focused on sustainable manufacturing and the efforts are getting recognised by CII. These prestigious awards and recognitions help us calibrate our approach to raise the bar and meet the emerging expectations around sustainable performance.”

About the awards:
The CII – ITC Sustainability Awards are conferred to Indian businesses that demonstrate excellent performance in the area of sustainable development. Developing awards and conferring recognition are creative ways to nurture innovation. The Sustainability Awards — instituted in 2006 by the CII – ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development — are a unique initiative to identify and recognise Indian business for their exemplary performance in economic, environmental and social dimensions of all their imperatives.

Mr Sundar receiving award from dignitories

The awards are a part of the continued efforts by the centre to create awareness, promote policy and practices and create capacity to mainstream sustainability practices in Indian industry. These prestigious awards — supported by ITC — focus on the strong link between the corporate reputation and stakeholder trust, and feed into building brand value and public positioning of companies. The Sustainability Awards are now into the sixth year of existence.