HZLwins prestigious CII-ITC Corporate Excellence Sustainability Award 2020
- Hindustan Zinc won the ‘Commendation for Significant Achievement’
- The award was presented in a virtual ceremony held in presence of Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs
Udaipur, 24th December: Hindustan Zinc has been honored with the prestigious receiving CII- ITC Corporate Excellence Sustainability Award 2020 – Commendation for Significant Achievement. The award was presented to Hindustan Zinc at the 15th CII-ITC Sustainability Awards in a virtual ceremony held in the presence of Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs.
Hindustan Zinc believes in innovating for a sustainable future and constantly seeks ways to be more responsible in their businessoperations. Hindustan Zinc has emphasised greatly on renewable energy assets by setting up wind and solar energy projects. Their ~275 MW wind energy project and ~40 MW solar energy project are certified under the prestigious Gold Standard as well. The company has furthered its commitment to sustainability by setting up Sustainability Development Goals 2025 as well.
Hindustan Zinc had also won the CII-ITC Sustainability Award in the ‘Environment’ category in 2019. The CII-ITC Sustainability Award is considered to be among the most credible sustainability Awards in the country.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’ rating by CDP for climate change.
As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people
in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.