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Hindustan Zinc’s Dariba Smelting Complex wins Prestigious CII-National Awards for Excellence in Water Management

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-The award recognises businesses that have upgraded their water efficiency and built an integrated water management system

-Hindustan Zinc is among the very few Water Positive companies, with an index of 2.41x

Udaipur, 15thDecember:Hindustan Zinc’s Dariba Smelting Complex has been declared as ‘Winner’ in the ‘within the fence’ category at the prestigious 15th CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management. The award was presented to Dariba Smelting Complex by a distinguished jury panel led by Dr. Anil K. Kakodkar, Chief of Jury and Chairman, Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission, along with other renowned Jury members during the CII International Water Innovation Summit through a virtual platform. The award honours organisations that have made significant progress in terms of water efficiency and have implemented an integrated wastewater management system that encompasses the recycling, recovery, and reuse of process water.

Efficient use and recycling water has been a top priority for Hindustan Zinc as part of its dedication to ‘Water Stewardship’ initiatives. HZLprimarily focusses on two areas to assist the development of sustainable water management: enhancing water efficiency and working with others to improve the benefits and availability of water resources. The company has set a long-term goal of being a 5x water positive by 2025, with a 25% decrease in freshwater use. Hindustan Zinc’s state-of-the-art technologies like Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) and Paste-Fill Plant have significantly enhanced reuse and recycling of water.The company has also pledged to support the UN Global Compact Water Action Platform (CEO Water Mandate), committing to adopting and implementing the mandate’s strategic framework and six-core water management elements.

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 has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 5thin Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2021 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.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2021’ by People Business and the People First HR Excellence Award. 

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 700,000 people in 184 villages of Rajasthan, 5 in Uttarakhand and 16 villages in Gujarat. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 78% of growing Zinc market in India.

Learn more about Hindustan Zinc on – https://www.hzlindia.com/home/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more updates. 

For further information, please contact:

Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head – Corporate Communications                        

Hindustan Zinc Limited                                                                 

Dipti.agrawal@vedanta.co.in

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