Conferred ‘Outstanding Accomplishment for Corporate Excellence’ for the 8th consecutive time
· Maratha Cement Works and Ambujanagar units recognized for Domain Excellence in Environment Management
· Maratha Cement Works and Bhatapara units won Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
· Ambujanagar and Bhatapara units received commendation for Significant Achievement in Environment Management
MUMBAI, 19 December, 2017 (GPN) : It has been raining awards for Ambuja Cements Ltd., one of leading cement manufacturing companies in India. At the recent CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2017 event held in New Delhi, a whopping six awards and accolades were conferred upon the cement giant.
‘Outstanding Accomplishment for Corporate Excellence’ award for demonstrating outstanding policy, practice and results by successfully incorporating sustainability in the core was bagged by Ambuja – one of few companies to get nominated for this award and the only one to have received it for the 8th time in a row.
Ambuja Cement’s three plants – Maratha Cement Works (Maharashtra), Ambujanagar (Gujarat) and Bhatapara (Chhattisgarh) — also did the company proud for their domain excellence in environment management and corporate social responsibility
A visibly proud and ecstatic MD&CEO of Ambuja Cement, Ajay Kapursaid, “It is both a thrilling and fulfilling moment for the consistent commendable performance that has ensured we covet the prestigious Corporate Excellence award for the 8th consecutive time. The amazing performance by our three manufacturing units – Maratha Cement works, Bhatapara and Ambujanagar — for demonstrating individual domain excellence in key areas of environment management and corporate social responsibility brings home the point that this company is beyond manufacturing cement. It has showcased our unswerving efforts in achieving our sustainable and social development goals that aligns with our current and long-term vision of generating True Value towards the environment as well as the societies that we thrive in.”
The awards were presented by C. K. Mishra, Secretary – Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change. Also present at the award ceremony were over 200 major Indian companies that were part of the nominations for the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2017.
About CII-ITC Sustainability Awards
CII ITS Sustainability Awards is organized by India’s premier industry association — the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for more than a decade. It has endeavored to recognize the efforts made by companies who excel in delivering sustainable business models. The platform is aimed at felicitating those preeminent corporates who integrate their sustainability efforts with corporate governance, strategy, business processes so it translates into sustainable results that have a direct impact on the business and relevant stakeholders.
Ambuja Cement was earlier conferred with the coveted CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management in the ‘Beyond the Fence category’ for its outstanding water resource management endeavours in the vicinity of its mother plant Ambujanagar in Gujarat.
About Ambuja Cements Ltd
Ambuja Cements Ltd., a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, is one of the leading cement companies in India. Operating for over 30 years, Ambuja has proved to be the best cement for construction and the best cement manufacturing company in India with its uniquely sustainable development projects. Its environment friendly initiatives have played a key role in India’s efforts to become a green state. The sustainable constructions and renewable energy projects undertaken by it have a lion’s share in creating a blueprint for sustainable development in India’s bright future. Currently, Ambuja has a cement capacity of 29.65 million tonnes with five integrated cement manufacturing plants and eight cement grinding units across the country.ENDS