Tata Steel has been conferred ‘Asia’s Best Integrated Report’ award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2017 (ASRA), the highest regional recognition for integrated reporting, at an event held in Singapore on February 6, 2018. Tata Steel’s Integrated Report was the only Indian winning entry among all the 16 Awards categories and has competed with company reports from the entire ASEAN, as well as, Middle Eastern countries. The award was received by Mr. Ashish Anupam, President and Chief Executive Officer, NatSteel Holdings on behalf of Tata Steel.
Mr. TV Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel said, “We are proud to be given the award for ‘Asia’s Best Integrated Report. Our ethos reflects the principles of sustainability and it is demonstrated in the way we have worked for over a hundred years. The Integrated Report helps us present this to our stakeholders.”
“Tata Steel has been at the forefront of sustainable development and the adoption of progressive practices reflected in its business segments, products, processes and reporting initiatives. We are extremely delighted that our efforts have resulted in this recognition which assures us that we are on the right track in our journey of sustainability and encourages us to do better,” said Mr Koushik Chatterjee, ED & CFO, Tata Steel.
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards celebrates best practices in sustainability communication and recognizes reporting leaders in Asia. It is an annual event, which provides an opportunity for various organisations to build trust and awareness amongst their stakeholders by showcasing their sustainability initiatives.
The 2017 Awards have been offered in 16 categories including Asia’s Best Sustainability Report, Asia’s Best Integrated Report, Asia’s Best Sustainability Report (SME) and Asia’s Best Carbon Disclosure.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is one of the world’s largest steel companies with a steel production capacity of approximately 27.5 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) as on March 31, 2017. It is a geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a revenue of INR 117,420 crore in FY17. Tata Steel Group has an employee base of nearly 70,000 employees as of March 31, 2017. Tata Steel has successfully challenged the Deming Grand Prize in 2012, received the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the ‘Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant’, ‘Greenco Platinum Rating’ by CII Green Building Council for environmental performance at Jamshedpur steelworks, ‘Best Place To Work’ in the core sector (steel, oil, power and minerals) by Business Today (2017), ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ award from the Ethisphere, USA (2017), among several others.
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