The awards were given away by Chief Guest of the evening Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Ayog.
On behalf of Hindustan Zinc, R S Ahuja – Chief Health, Safety and Environment Officer and Shama Jain – Associate Manager-Environment received the Corporate Excellence – Outstanding Accomplishment Award “Commendation for Significant Achievement in CSR” and “Excellence in Environment Management”.
Apart from that Monika Jain – Associate Manager-CSR received the Commendation for Significant Achievement in CSR Domain; and AA Gaharwar – Head Technological Cell and Sanjeev Raju – Head-Mechanical received the Excellence in Environment Management Award for Dariba Smelter Complex.
The event was held at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, New Delhi, on 12th December 2018.
On the occasion Sunil Duggal, CEO-HZL said, “We are honored to have been bestowed with three awards at this prestigious event. I sincerely thank each one of you who were part of this Award process and for helping us to reach a stage where we can proudly hold up this award as a mark of Sustainable Business achievement. Awards and the site visits have helped Hindustan Zinc to understand different aspects of sustainability, and improve year-on-year. These accolades will be a strong motivator for our workforce and volunteers to work harder towards achieving sustainability and representing Hindustan Zinc as a responsible corporate with a large positive stakeholder footprint and we will continue to work towards excelling in our sustainability performance.”
Pavan Kaushik, Vice President and Head of Corporate Communication HZL informed that the CII-ITC Sustainability Award recognizes the companies that have demonstrated outstanding policy, practice and results by successfully incorporating sustainability in their core business.
The companies are evaluated and selected every year through a systematic corporate sustainability assessment by independent and CII certified sustainability assessors over a period of six months and identify leaders based on a variety of criteria including climate change strategies, natural resource consumption, human resources development, social performance, stakeholder relations and corporate governance,Kaushik added.