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Tata Steel volunteers join in "Swachhata hi Seva campaign" by cleaning up plastic waste

Jamshedpur, September 23, 2019

Volunteers from Tata Steel participated in the “Swachhata hi Seva campaign” in different parts of the city. The main areas of activities were as under:

Cleanliness Drive @ Domuhani Ghat near Subarnarekha river in collaboration with JUSCO, Tata Bluescope on September 22, 2019.  Volunteers from Beyond Fitness, Change India Foundation, children from Odiya School in Adityapur and others joined this drive. About 300 volunteers collected waste of around 4.25 tonnes consisting mainly of discarded clothes, plastic wrappers, tins, glass and waste discarded for religious purposes.

Sensitisation of Shop-keepers at Bistupur market: The volunteers (13-14 numbers) interacted with around 50 shopkeepers in the main Bistupur market and sensitized them on elimination of single-use plastic and waste segregation.

Awareness building in students at Masti Ki Pathshala: 15 volunteers visited Masti Ki Pathshala and sensitized students on the subject of plastic pollution and also organized a paper-bag making workshop on September 21, 2019. . Similar sessions were held in two schools also on September 20, 2019.

Cleanliness Drives were also organised at Sukinda, Joda, Mumbai and Bamnipal.

About Tata Steel 
Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.

Tata Steel retained the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. 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 has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator  (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management (2018) and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2019) by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow www.wealsomaketomorrow.com

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