Dalmia Bharat Cement receives the CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2013
Achievement highlights strong commitment to sustainability
Dalmia Bharat Cement Limited has been conferred with the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2013 for contribution to sustainability and conservation of the environment. Dalmia Bharat Cement Limited received the “Commendation Certificate for Strong Commitment to Excel on the journey towards Sustainable Development” for the year 2013. This is the second consecutive year that Dalmia Bharat has received this award, underlining the company’s strong and intrinsic benchmarks for sustainable practices in cement manufacturing.
“It’s a huge honour for us to receive the CII ITC Sustainability Award industry once again this year,” said Mr. Gautam Dalmia, Managing Director, Dalmia Bharat Group. “Each one of us at Dalmia is conscious of our responsibility towards leaving behind a planet that is safe and can meet the need of our future generations. Businesses in particular have an important role to play here, and this recognition is a great encouragement for us.” Mr Vishal Bhardwaj, Assistant Executive Director, CSR,Dalmia Bharat Group was also honoured along with others for assisting CII as an assessor for these awards.
The assessment process followed the internationally acclaimed European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) standards and gave equal weightage to economic, environment and social dimensions of the business. It began as desk appraisal, followed by onsite assessment of the short-listed companies. The final decision lay with the jury comprising eminent personalities including Mr. Suresh Prabhu, former Union Minister and Chairman-Council of Energy, Environment and Water, the jury chair, eminent jurist, Mr. Soli Sorabji, and Ms. Sudha Murty.
The coveted CII-ITC sustainability awards were constituted by the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development and have been in existence since 2006. The awards recognize India’s most sustainable companies that have been successful in embedding sustainability in their business models.
About Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL) (BSE Code: 533309|NSE Symbol: DALMIABEL and listed in MSE), part of the Dalmia Bharat Group, is a pioneer in cement manufacturing for over seven decades since 1939. With an expanding India footprint, the company is a category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil well, railway sleepers and air strips. DCBL has strong foothold in the south, east and northeast India. It has equity in OCL India Ltd. and has acquired Calcom Cement in Assam and Adhunik Cement in Meghalaya. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 21.8 MTPA, Dalmia Cement is a top quartile player in India. Visit us at http://www.dalmiacement.com
About Dalmia Bharat Ltd.
Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL) (BSE Code: 533309 (DALMIABHA) |NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), part of the Dalmia Group, is a pioneer in the cement manufacturing for over seven decades since 1939. With an expanding India footprint, the company is a category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil well, railway sleepers and air strips. Dalmia Bharat Group has strong foothold in southern and eastern India (including north east India). Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, owns 47.3 % stake in OCL India Ltd. The Group with current capacity of 17 million tonnes (along with its subsidiaries and associate) is ranked fourth largest in the Indian cement industry. Post completion of the ongoing expansions, scheduled to be completed by September, 2014, the total capacity including our subsidiaries and associate would be 22 MnT. Visit us at https://www.dalmiabharat.com