Respecting and safeguarding the environment is a fundamental principle held by all Tata Group companies. Attaining excellence in Environmental Sustainability is a strategic enabler in our quest to set benchmarks in Value Creation and Corporate Citizenship. Our actions and approach towards are guided by our policies (Environment, Energy, Biodiversity and Sustainability), group level Tata Code of Conduct, Climate Change Policy and UN Global Compact Principles (see box below).
|Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;|
|Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and|
|Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.|
Our manufacturing and mining operations have implemented environmental management systems and > 90% are certified to ISO 14001. Capital investment proposal and plans are approved by the Board of Directors of the Company and reviews initiatives and achievements periodically. Board’s Safety, Health and Environment (SH&E) Committee, chaired by Independent Director provides directional inputs.
Environment Performance at a glance: