Hindustan Zinc Celebrates 53rd National Safety Week

Hindustan Zinc Celebrates 53rd National Safety Week

Reaffirming its commitment to #SafetyFirst

National Safety Week Hindustan Zinc
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Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company, prioritizes safety across its operations. To reaffirm its dedication to #SafetyFirst culture, the company observed 53rd National Safety Week under the theme ‘Focus on Safety Leadership for ESG Excellence’. A series of sensitization workshops & training sessions were organised to engage employees, business partners, and the surrounding communities across all operational units.

Throughout the week, Hindustan Zinc organized over 70 safety activities, including safety rallies, safety pledge ceremony, nukkad nataks, roko – toko campaign, safety exhibition, workshops in schools, blood donation camp, run for safety, eye check-up camp, No Vehicle Day and various competitions like poster making, poem recitation, Kon Banega ERCP Champion, Fire safety quiz, first aid quiz and slogan writing. These activities aimed to raise awareness about safety measures and enhance vigilance among all stakeholders.

Hindustan Zinc, India’s largest and only integrated producer of Zinc, Lead & Silver recently earned global recognition with the prestigious ‘International Safety Award’ from British Safety Council, acknowledging its best-in-class safety standards and practices. 

About Hindustan Zinc:
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business is world’s 2 nd largest integrated Zinc producer and 5 th largest Silver producer. The company governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India with its headquarters at Udaipur along with Zinc- Lead mines and smelting complexes spread across the state of Rajasthan. 

Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting-up wind power plants. The company ranked highest in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment in 2023 amongst Metals & Mining companies reflecting & reaffirming its constant commitment towards sustainable and responsible mining practices. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive company and is the only Indian company to be recognized at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 winning two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious & Specialty Metals’

Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award. Hindustan Zinc is also the only Indian company in Mining sector with validated & approved SBTi targets in alignment with 1.5 °C target. 

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 2023’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the ‘People-first HR Excellence Award’.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working towards transforming lives of 1.7 million people in 237 villages in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand with a spend base of INR 276.3 crores in FY23 for various community development initiatives and is amongst the Top 10 CSR Companies in India. Learn more about Hindustan Zinc on - https://www.hzlindia.com/home/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more updates.

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