9th February 2023: Hindustan Zinc, India’s largest & only integrated producer of Zinc, Lead & Silver, ranks amongst the top 5% ESG Score in the metals & mining sector in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2023. The company has been featured for the sixth consecutive year and this ranking reaffirms its best-in-class sustainable practices.
On this achievement, Mr. Arun Misra, CEO of Hindustan Zinc said, “We have always included ESG in every aspect of our operations at Hindustan Zinc, setting benchmarks for the sector as a whole. Every year, our teams work to achieve new milestone records by keeping sustainability at the core, and as we rank in the top 5% ESG Score in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook, it is a testament to all these records. All initiatives undertaken by us are in accordance to our Net Zero objective and Sustainability Goals 2025. This encourages us to keep up our ESG efforts and build a sustainable world.’’
S&P GlobalSustainability Yearbook is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive business sustainability databases. The purpose of the Sustainability Yearbook is to recognise companies that demonstrate best-in-class corporate sustainability practices as well as have a focus on long-term growth drivers. The result follows the score achieved in the 2022 Corporate Sustainability Assessment of S&P Global, in which Hindustan Zinc obtained the Top Score of 80 points in the metal and mining sector.
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company, is determined that utilizing sustainable business methods is the basis for creating long-term value for their stakeholders, communities, and environment. As a part of its Sustainable Development Goals, the company fosters innovation in the pursuit of a Zero Harm, Zero Discharge, and Zero Waste ecosystem, the conservation of resources& the improvement of health, safety, and sustainability practices across its operations. The company also continues to invest and strengthen its sustainability focus by delivering on well-defined goals and progressing on a sustainable value-accretive journey.
Recently, Hindustan Zinc has been ranked 3rd Globally and 1st in Asia Pacific Region in S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment under the metal & mining sector. The company’s commitment to Environment, Social, and Governance has also been recognized by CAP 2.0, S&P Global Platts Awards, GreenCo Certification, CII National 5S Excellence Award, Bhamashah Award, and many more.