Hindustan Zinc amongst Top 3 companies with a score in the ‘600+ Band Barrier’ on a CII Assessment

Hindustan Zinc amongst Top 3 companies with a score in the ‘600+ Band Barrier’ on a CII Assessment

The company has been recognized for ‘Leadership in HR Excellence’ at 14th CII National HR Awards

Hindustan Zinc

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company has been conferred with the prestigious "Leadership in HR Excellence" Award at the 14th CII National HR Excellence Awards 2023-24. This recognition places Hindustan Zinc among the top 3 organizations in the nation for its outstanding human resource practices.

The CII HR Excellence Award is a coveted honor in the Indian HR industry, acknowledging organizations for their innovative and strategic HR initiatives that align with business goals. Hindustan Zinc surpassed the rigorous CII Assessment, achieving a score within the elite '600+ Band Barrier.' 

This accomplishment underscores Hindustan Zinc's dedication to cultivating a best-in-class work environment for its employees. The company prioritizes superior HR policies and fosters a culture that champions the holistic well-being and development of its workforce and stakeholders.

On receiving the recognition, CEO-Hindustan Zinc, Arun Misra said “We are honored to receive the 'Leadership in HR Excellence' award from the CII. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to building a world-class workforce through industry-leading HR policies. Our people are our greatest asset, and that's why we've implemented programs that go beyond just diversity and inclusion. Our comprehensive parenthood leave,'No Questions Asked' leave for women employees, and industry-best maternity benefits demonstrate our commitment to employee well-being and creating a work environment that fosters innovation, creativity, and excellence.” 

Hindustan Zinc, India's only and the world's leading integrated zinc-lead-silver producer is a leader in diversity and inclusion, boasting a 19.5% gender diversity ratio and aiming for 30% by 2030. Women play a vital role across all levels, from operating heavy machinery to leading plants and holding leadership positions (21% of the Executive Committee and 5 out of 9 board members). The company established the industry's first all-women's rescue team and offers comprehensive support for transgender employees. 

About Hindustan Zinc
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business is world’s 2nd largest integrated Zinc producer and 5th 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.

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