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Tata Steel wins Asian CSR Leadership Award for Community Development

Jamshedpur, September 26, 2014

Sukinda Chromite Mine of Tata Steel has bagged the Asian Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award for Community Development. This was awarded by World CSR Congress at Dubai on September 24, 2014.

Mr Sumit Ghoshal, Regional Commercial Manager, Tata Steel, Middle East, while receiving the award on behalf of the company spoke about how the company's Founder's vision for community development has been ingrained in the DNA of all the employees and is being practised company wide.

Voluntarily, several officers of Sukinda Chromite Mine have been sponsoring orphan tribal girls of the nearby schools of Sukinda. Due to "Improvement Activities" done by employees in the work place, when they receive prize money, even that they donate to the needy school kids for buying books and school uniform.

For Tata Steel, welfare of the society is not just a principle but a living tradition and will remain so for all time to come.

About Tata Steel
Established in 1907 as Asia's first integrated private sector steel company, Tata Steel Group is among the leading steel manufacturers in the world with an annual crude steel capacity of over 26.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa). It is now the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Tata Steel Group, with a turnover of US$ 26.13 billion in FY '12, has over 80,000 employees across five continents and is a Fortune 500 company. The Group's vision is to be the world's steel industry benchmark in "Value Creation" and "Corporate Citizenship" through the excellence of its people, its innovative approach and overall conduct. In 2008, Tata Steel India became the first integrated steel plant in the world, outside Japan, to be awarded the Deming Application Prize 2008 for excellence in Total Quality Management. In 2012, Tata Steel became the first integrated steel company in the world to win the Deming Grand Prize 2012 instituted by the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers.