Sustainability Month launched at Tata Steel's Raw Materials Division
With ‘World Environment Day’ round the corner, Tata Steel’s Raw Materials Division flagged off a month-long Sustainability month celebrations on Friday at various operational locations in Jharkhand and Odisha.
Mr Manish Mishra, General Manager, Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) Division, Tata Steel kicked off the celebrations for Sustainability Month in the presence of Noamundi Mazdoor Union along with other Tata Steel officials. Mr Sahabji Kuchroo, Chief Operations, West Bokaro, Tata Steel unfurled the flag and launched the 'Sustainability Month' at West Bokaro Division in the presence members from Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS) along with other Tata Steel officials.
The launch marked the beginning of a month-long series of activities that the Division has lined up for the issue of sustainability including celebrating World Environment Day. On the occasion, employees of the Division took pledge to reaffirm their commitment to sustainability. Besides the employees, the Division also intends to include other citizens, especially school children, in its effort to spread awareness about conservation of environment.
Similar initiatives at Joda and Khondbond were also organised to mark the occasion.
It is worth mentioning here that every year, Tata Steel celebrates the month of June as ‘Sustainability Month’ to provide a platform to assist employees to connect, adopt and act on sustainability as individuals and collectively to see the change they can bring about in themselves, their businesses and in society.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel was felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2014-15 and 2015-16, Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2018) and ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018). The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.
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