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NTPC Wins CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2019

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NTPC wins prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2019NTPC Limited(formerly- National Thermal Power Corporation Limited) wins CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019 under the category Corporate Excellence for Outstanding Accomplishment. In addition to this, it has also received a Commendation for Significant Achievement in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR).

NTPC’s Initiatives

i.GEM(Girl Empowerment Mission), a 4 weeks residential program is its flagship CSR program. It is institutionalized near its power stations to help school girls from underprivileged backgrounds to support their overall development.

ii.It has initiated Contractors’ Labour Information Management System (CLIMS) to make payment  to contract labourers on the last day of the month at project sites.

Gist about CII-ITC Sustainability Award

CII-ITC Sustainability Award was instituted in 2006. It recognises and rewards excellence in businesses that seek ways to be more sustainable and inclusive in their activities. 

It is considered to be the most credible platform for sustainability recognition in the country.

List of winners

Corporate Excellence

Outstanding Accomplishment Commendation for Significant Achievement
ACC Ltd, Grasim Industries Ltd (Jaya Shree Textiles and Vikram Woollens), NTPC Ltd. Hindalco Industries Ltd, Hero MotoCorp

Domain Excellence

Environment Management

Excellence in Environment Management Commendation for Significant Achievement
Ambuja Cements Ltd(Ambujanagar), Ambuja Cements Ltd(Maratha Cement Works), Grasim Industries Ltd(Grasilene Division, Harihar), Kings International Ltd, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd,ONGC Tripura Power Company Ltd, SIERRA ODC Pvt. Ltd ACC Ltd.(Chanda Cement Works), Ambuja Cements Ltd(Bhatapara), Hindustan Zinc Ltd, Hindustan Zinc Ltd(Dariba Smelter Complex), Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd.(Power Cables Business, Haridwar), Tata Steel Ltd, WAE Corp India Pvt. Ltd.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Excellence in CSR Commendation for Significant Achievement
Ambuja Cements Ltd.(Bhatapara), Ayurvet Ltd, Sterlite Technologies Ltd Ambuja Cements Ltd.(Maratha Cement Works), Ambuja Cements Ltd.(Farakka), Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries Ltd, Suzlon Energy Ltd, Tata Projects Ltd., NTPC Ltd.

Biodiversity

Commendation for Significant Achievement

Tata Chemicals Ltd. Mithapur


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CII-ITC:

CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development is a not-for-profit, industry-led institution to help businesses become sustainable organisations.

About NTPC:
NTPC Ltd is a central Public Sector Undertaking(PSU) under Ministry Power and is India’s largest power generation company
Headquarter– New Delhi, India
Chairman and Managing Director– Gurdeep Singh