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EMPACT 2020 concludes with the pledge to conserve environment for a sustainable future

Jamshedpur, January 31, 2020

EMPACT 2020, the annual Environment Meet of Tata Steel concluded with new ideas and commitment towards environment conservation.

The third day of the meet invited vendors and scientists to share trends of various types of pollution and new solutions being developed for industrial purposes.

Experts, scientists and vendor partners from organisations like Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research, ECO Solutions, PRIMETALS, Nevco, Horiba, AMETEK Land & others attended the meet and shared their knowledge and wisdom on the subject.

Dr Amit R Chakraborty, Chief, Environment Management, Tata Steel welcomed the gathering followed by an address by Mr Uttam Singh, VP (Iron Making).

Expressing his views on the meet, Mr Uttam Singh said, “The current times seek our urgent attention and constructive intervention to mitigate the environmental degradation where the compliance norms & standards are getting stringent by the day. Steel industry faces enormous challenges which also provide opportunities for us to come up with solutions, for which we need to work together. We welcome all ideas and look forward to leveraging this opportunity to build a better tomorrow.”

The senior leadership team of Tata Steel, namely, Mr Sanjiv Paul, VP (Safety, Health & Sustainability) and Mr Tarun Daga, Managing Director, Tata Steel Utilities & Infrastructure Services Ltd. were also present during the meet.

The day-long session covered topics like Mercury emissions in Iron & Steel industry, Thermax, 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. 

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

E-mail: kulvinsuri@tatasteel.com