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Hindustan Zinc Earns (A-) Leadership Band Scores from CDP for Climate Change and Water Security Excellence

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06 Feb 24
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Hindustan Zinc Earns (A-) Leadership Band Scores from CDP for Climate Change and Water Security Excellence

Udaipur:  Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company, proudly announces its global recognition by CDP with the Leadership Band (A-), reaffirming its dedication to climate change and water security. This distinction not only underscores the company’s unwavering commitment to sustainability but also highlights its leadership in surpassing industry benchmarks.

The company’s collaborative efforts towards achieving #NetZero emissions, in alignment with their targets validated by SBTi, have propelled their journey towards decarbonising by 2050 or sooner. Introducing Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) in underground mining& LNG vehicles in transportation, powering its Pantnagar Metal Plant with 100% green energy, securing its renewable energy sourcing of 450 MW while ensuring water positivity management through initiatives like 60 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant & using treated water for operations, Zero Liquid Discharge plants, and establishment of rainwater harvesting facilities to recharge groundwater, have contributed to the company’s global recognition.

CDP's annual environmental disclosure and scoring process, hailed as the best in class of corporate environmental transparency, has recognized Hindustan Zinc for its comprehensive disclosure, awareness, and management of environmental risks. 

Hindustan Zinc is dedicated to green operations and environmental stewardship, leveraging cutting-edge technology and sustainable practices. The company is leading globally with the highest CSA Score of 85 in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment among the 238 companies in the metals and mining sector.


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