Hindustan Zinc Voted among Top 100 Sustainable Companies Globally

Hindustan Zinc Voted among Top 100 Sustainable Companies Globally

HZL was ranked 79th globally across companies from all sectors in the latest edition of Sustainability Magazine

Hindustan Zinc of India, Sustainability Magazine

Hindustan Zinc, India's and the world's only integrated zinc-lead-silver producer, was voted in the Top 100 sustainable companies in the world. The company was ranked 79th in the Sustainability Magazine 2022, where companies from across the world were ranked. The sustainability ranking included companies from a multitude of sectors, ranging from large energy and technology corporations to logistics, components, and consumer goods.

The nominations were made by the readers of the Sustainability magazine, which were subsequently compiled and evaluated by the magazine's management. The Top 100 voted companies have efficiently articulated their long-term goals and are actively making a positive impact on environmental, social, and government (ESG) challenges. Companies that were developed on the belief that they could bring solutions to concerns related to climate change were also included on the list.

At Hindustan Zinc, sustainability is an intrinsic aspect of the company's operations and all business decisions. The company is on an ambitious sustainability journey, led by its Sustainability Goals 2025 and driven by the vision of 'ZERO HARM, ZERO WASTE, ZERO DISCHARGE.' In this ESG journey, HZL has planned to invest $1bn to go green in the next five years while continuously leading decarbonisation practices.  Hindustan Zinc’s commitment to ESG and sustainable reporting practices have also earned them 5th rank globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2021 among Metal and Mining companies.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited:

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its headquarters at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting upwind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 5th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2021 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index & S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022 and a Bronze Medal winner at the S&P Global Sustainability Awards.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee-centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award. 

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 700,000 people in 184 villages of Rajasthan, 5 in Uttarakhand and 16 villages in Gujarat. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 78% of the growing Zinc market in India.

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