Udaipur,25February, 2021: Hindustan Zinc has won the Non-Ferrous Best Performance Award 2020 (2nd Prize) from The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM). HZL won the award at the National Quality Competition under the category of – Large Integrated Manufacturing Plants. The company has always been at the forefront of implementing and adopting sustainable practices in its business, be it environmental best practices, waste to wealth initiatives or R&D for new product development.Sustainability lies in the core of HZL and the company has won several accolades for its sustainable initiatives.
The National Quality Competition is being held since the 2002with an objective of promoting development and growth of the Indian Non-ferrous metals industry and recognises best performance in developments by organisations.
Hindustan Zinc’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2025 over the next five years are focused around creating significant opportunities to enable positive changes across operations towards green mining. As a COP 26 Business Leader, Hindustan Zinc has adopted several initiatives with advanced technologies to optimise water consumption, enhance energy productivity, tackle climate change, and safeguard diversity.
Hindustan Zinc is also recognized for its leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change. The company is also ranked 1stin Asia Pacific by The Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 for its continued actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop a low-carbon ecosystem.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited
Hindustan Zinc (NSE & BSE: HINDZINC), a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company is headquartered in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India where it also has its mines and smelting complexes. It is self-sufficient in power with installed captive thermal power plants and green energy plants including wind and solar power.
Sustainability & innovation is at the core of Hindustan Zinc’s operations. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and 7th globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 in the metal & mining sector, is a certified water positive company, is a member of the FTSE4Good Index and also a part of the prestigious ‘A’ List by CDP for climate change.
As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc is committed to enhancing the lives of local communities through its social programs. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and is currently reaching out to 500,000 people across 189 core villages in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.