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Tata Steel wins three awards at the worldsteel's 10th Steelie Awards

Mumbai, October 15, 2019

~ Tata Steel Limited won two awards and Tata Steel Europe bagged one ~

Tata Steel has won three awards at the World Steel Association’s (worldsteel) 10th Annual Steelie Awards.

Tata Steel Limited has won the steelie awards in two categories: ‘Excellence in digital communications’ and ‘Excellence in communications programmes’ for its #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow campaign. Tata Steel Europe bagged the steelie award in the category - ‘Excellence in Life Cycle Assessment’ for ‘Developing an LCA tool to assess the sustainability of new product developments’.

The awards were presented at the annual dinner of the worldsteel’s 2019 General Assembly in Monterrey, Mexico on Monday, October 14, 2019. Mr. T. V. Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, VP, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, and Mr. Peeyush Gupta, VP (Steel Marketing & Sales), Tata Steel, received the award on behalf of Tata Steel Limited. Dr. Henrik Adam, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer, Tata Steel Europe, and Dr. Hans Fischer, Non-Executive Director, Tata Steel Europe, received the award on behalf of Tata Steel Europe.

Mr. T. V. Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel said: The multiple awards bagged by Tata Steel at the 10th edition of worldsteel’s Steelie Awards is a manifestation of our relentless pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our business. The awards are also a recognition of our efforts by the global steel industry which is very gratifying. We thank the worldsteel jury for this appreciation.”

Tata Steel (Tata Steel Limited and Tata Steel Europe) was nominated in five out of six relevant categories. The six categories include: Excellence in digital communications, Innovation of the year, Excellence in sustainability, Excellence in Life Cycle Assessment, Excellence in education and training, and Excellence in communications programmes.

<https://www.worldsteel.org/about-us/steelie-awards/2019-steelie-awards.html>

The Steelie Awards recognise member companies or individuals for their contribution to the steel industry over a one-year period in a series of categories impacting the industry. 

According to worldsteel, Excellence in digital communications award recognises all digital communications efforts from website to mobile applications to social media. It particularly looks at: overall design, look and feel of the website, quality of information, ease of navigation, loading time and use of technology; presence and activity on social media; range and quality of digital/interactive media - apps, blogs, videos, live-streaming, podcasts, animations, infographics, games and simulations; best practice leadership; and digital innovation.

Excellence in Life Cycle Assessment recognises member companies that have played a key role in utilising the concept of life cycle thinking for overall environmental improvement in marketing and/or regulatory influence, project application and new product development.

Excellence in communications programmes recognises investment, creativity and innovation in major communications programmes (internal and external) that promote the steel industry or steel as a competitive material. The award covers all channels from advertising, print, marketing promotion and digital.

In 2018, Tata Steel Limited had won the ‘Excellence in Communications Programmes’ award for its ‘#DoorsofIndia - A journey by Pravesh’ campaign at the 9th Steelie Awards held in Tokyo.  In the same year, Tata Steel Europe also won an award in the ‘Excellence in education and training’ category.

About World Steel Association (worldsteel)

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is a non-profit organisation with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. worldsteel is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world, with members in every major steel-producing country. worldsteel represents steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Members represent around 85% of global steel production. 

It was founded as the International Iron and Steel Institute on 10 July 1967. It changed its name to the World Steel Association on 6 October 2008. The association celebrated its 50th year anniversary in 2017.

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. 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-Certified 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 Lighthouse recognition for its Kalinganagar Plant - a first in India, 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.

Last year, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow. (www.wealsomaketomorrow.com).

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