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Day 2 of EMPACT 2020 shared the best environmental practices adopted across Tata Steel

Jamshedpur, January 30, 2020

The second day of EMPACT 2020, the annual Environment Meet of Tata Steel focussed on the internal practices and processes adopted to tackle environmental issues & manage resources across the company & group companies.

Senior officials of various departments such as R&D, Product Technology Group, Industrial By-products Management Division (IBMD) & Group companies shared the information on various sustainability related initiatives in their respective divisions or companies.

Dr Amit R Chakraborty, Chief, Environment Management, Tata Steel welcomed the gathering followed by an address by Mr Avneesh Gupta, VP (TQM & Shared Services).

The senior leadership team of Tata Steel, namely, Mr Sanjiv Paul, VP (Safety, Health & Sustainability), Mr Sudhansu Pathak VP (Steel Manufacturing) & Mr Avneesh Gupta VP (TQM &Shared Services) released the Environment Report 2019-20 and launched the Greenhouse Gas Management System of Tata Steel.

The day-long session covered topics like Environmental regulations scenario outlook, Carbon neutrality roadmap for Iron & Steel industry, Eco-portfolio- Environmental impact of steel products & downstream initiatives, Environment initiatives at Tata Steel BSL, Tata Steel Long Products Limited; Advance Pollution Control Technology; Environmental challenges in Maritime, Waste Energy Recovery initiatives, Volunteering activities for Sustainable Jamshedpur, Sustainable Mining, Online fugitive dust monitoring.

It was an engaging day encompassing enthusiastic participation from employees who had converged from various departments & locations of the company.

The third day of the meet will witness discussions on topics of Water pollution control, Waste water & integrated water management, Maximised emission of reduction of sintering, monitoring air emissions, Online analysers, Scientific way to dispose the solid waste, Portable & Online monitoring Instruments.

Experts, scientists and vendor partners from organisations like Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research, ECO Solutions, PRIMETALS, Nevco, Horiba, AMETEK Land & others will be sharing the knowledge and wisdom on the subjects lined up for the last day’s session.

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..

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Kulvin Suri

Chief, Corporate Communications-India & SEA

Tata Steel