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Tata Chemicals Wins Dun & Bradstreet Award for ESG Performance in the Manufacturing Category

KJ Contributor
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Tata Chemicals Ltd. has been conferred with Dun & Bradstreet’s ESG performance Award in the Manufacturing category at the virtually held ‘India’s Top 500 Companies 2021’ Awards.

This year’s theme for the D&B Awards was "Laying the Foundations for an ESG-Ready Corporate India" underlining the growing importance adherence to Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) norms as a measure of long-term value and business resiliency.

As a global chemical manufacturer, Tata Chemicals has managed to show leadership by creating dedicated investment to appropriately balance environmental targets and long-term sustainable business growth coupled with digital adoption to enhance operations. The unprecedented health crisis triggered by COVID-19 pandemic not only posed a significant threat to human life but also impacted livelihood. The Company has continued to develop its stakeholder engagement and sustainability capacity at corporate and manufacturing levels while remaining committed to the science-based targets initiative to reduce CO2 emissions.

As a responsible corporate citizen Tata Chemicals has, over the years, invested in processes for extensive stakeholder engagement and sustainability that forms the very basis of the company’s business growth aspirations in line with the commitments to corporate responsibility.

Mr. Nandakumar S. Tirumalai, CFO, Tata Chemicals said, “We are committed to supporting the society through science led interventions with a human touch. As a responsible company, care for the environment and community has been at the core of everything that we do.  We are thankful to have received this recognition from Dun & Bradstreet. This award reaffirms our position as a leading global manufacturing company focussed on augmenting our vision of sustainability aligned to the environmental, social, and governance frameworks.”

For more than two decades, Dun & Bradstreet has been compiling an annual list of India’s Top 500 Companies that have grown faster than the Indian economy over the past 20 years, and have contributed nearly 20% of India’s GDP, 30% of India’s exports, and almost 33% of India’s tax revenues.

About Tata Chemicals Ltd.

A part of the over US$ 106billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on Basic Chemistry Products and Specialty Chemistry Products. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business. The company’s Basic Chemistry product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents, and other industrial products. 

Tata Chemicals currently is the world’s third largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. The company has a strong position in the crop protection business through its subsidiary company Rallis India Ltd. Tata Chemicals has established world class R&D capabilities with a dedicated band of research and scientific personnel working at its facilities in Pune and Bangalore in the emerging areas of material sciences, nutritional sciences, nanotechnology, biotechnology and agriculture sciences.

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