On December 15, 2020 Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) won the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award(GPEMA) 2020 in the steel sector during a virtual ceremony of the 2nd cycle of Golden Peacock Awards 2020. Golden Peacock Awards 2020 were presented by The Institute of Directors(IOD). SAIL receives this award for the successive 2nd year.
Points to be Noted:
i.Along with SAIL, 14 organisations received GPEMA 2020 in different categories.
ii.Other awards that were given on the virtual award presentation ceremony are:
- Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award (GPEIA)
- Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award (GPOHSA)
- Golden Peacock Award for Energy Efficiency (GPAEE)
The Golden Peacock Awards 2020 Jury was chaired by Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, Chairman, Golden Peacock Awards Jury, Chairman of IOD, former chief justice of India.
The other jury members include Mr. Shekhar Dutt, IAS (Retd.), former Governor, State of Chhattisgarh & former Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Government of India among others.
About Steel Authority of India Limited:
SAIL’s corporate responsibility for environment protection constantly focuses to adopt various environmental initiatives, to improve pollution control facilities among others.
About Golden Peacock Environment Management Award(GPEMA)
i.It is one of the most coveted awards in the category.
ii.Taking into consideration various environmental issues that lead to global warming and climate change, the award encourages the corporates to improve their environmental performance and also to compete with peers to set benchmarks.
About Golden Peacock Awards:
i.The annual Golden Peacock Awards was instituted by IOD, India in 1991.
ii.It is regarded as the benchmark of Corporate Excellence around the world.
iii.The winners of the award can use the logo of Golden Peacock Awards with year on all the printed and promotional materials. This is regarded as the highest commendation received by the organisation.
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About Institute of Directors(IOD), India :
It is a Society (National Level), registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. It was established on 12 July 1990.
Headquarters– NewDelhi ,India
Chairman– Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah
About Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL):
Headquarters-New Delhi, India
Chairman with additional charge of Director (Personnel)– Shri Anil Kumar Chaudhary