Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Lead Zinc Smelter (CLZS) has been awarded ‘Leaders Award in Mega Large Business – Metals Sector’ by Frost & Sullivan – TERI Sustainability 4.0 Award 2018 for its sustainable business practices. Chanderiya Lead Zinc Smelter also received ‘Safety Excellence Award 2018’ for its safety initiatives as part of this assessment.
Co-hosted by Frost & Sullivan and TERI, the Sustainability 4.0 Awards were held in Mumbai on 1st June 2018. On behalf of Hindustan Zinc, the awards were received by Mr. Vinod Wagh–Location Head, Mr. Aditya Singh–Head Safety and Mr. Chetan Chhipa–Executive (Sustainability) from Chanderiya Smelting Complex.
The Sustainability 4.0 Awards recognizes the efforts made by companies for integrating sustainability principles into their business culture.
On being awarded the Sustainability 4.0 Award 2018, Pavan Kaushik, Head of Corporate Communication, Hindustan Zinc said, “Sustainability has always been a core value of Hindustan Zinc which is why the Company has integrated the best global environment friendly technologies in its operations. As for safety, the Company is committed to adhere to the highest safety standards, be it within or beyond the boundaries of the Company. We are very glad to be awarded with Leaders Award and Safety Excellence Award 2018.”
Hindustan Zinc is India’s only and world’s leading integrated Zinc-Lead-Silver producer. As a benchmark, the Head Office of the Company in Udaipur, Yashad Bhawan has been recognized as Rajasthan’s first platinum-rated green building by CII-IGBC. The Company was also ranked 11th globally by Dow Jones Sustainability Index and ranked 3rd globally in environmental dimension, in Mining & Metal Industry Group. Hindustan Zinc is the only Indian mining company to appear in Global Sustainability Yearbook 2018, for its green initiatives.