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Udaipur: Hindustan Zinc Limited, a Vedanta Group company and India’s largest & only integrated producer of Zinc, Lead & Silver, features amongst top 1% ESG Score in the metals & mining sector in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2024. This recognition marks the company's seventh consecutive appearance in the yearbook, reflecting its commitment to sustainable practices.
The S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook is recognized as one of the most comprehensive databases for business sustainability. It aims to commend companies demonstrating corporate sustainability practices with a focus on long-term growth drivers. Hindustan Zinc's inclusion in the top 1% follows its highest CSA score of 85 points in the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment of S&P Global, in the metals and mining sector.
Hindustan Zinc remains determined in its belief that sustainable business practices are essential for creating long-term value for stakeholders, communities, and the environment. Aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, the company emphasizes innovation towards achieving a Zero Harm, Zero Discharge, and Zero Waste ecosystem. Hindustan Zinc continues to invest in and strengthen its sustainability focus, delivering on well-defined goals and advancing towards a more sustainable future. Recently, the company also received (A-) Leadership Band Scores from CDP for Climate Change and Water Security Excellence.
Notably, Sustainability Yearbook members are selected based on their score from the S&P Global 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment, known as the CSA Score. To be listed in the Yearbook, companies must score within the top 15% of their industry and achieve a CSA Score within 30% of their industry’s top-performing company.