It was a who’s who of green corporates at the ‘4th Sustainability Summit: Asia 2009’ in the capital last week. Twenty-one companies bagged the Sustainability Awards 2009 in different categories handed over by environment and forests minister Jairam Ramesh. Speaking on the occasion, Ramesh said that the government is keen to ensure that economic growth and environmental sensitivity go together. He added: “Public confidence in economic growth can be ensured only through sustainability.”
Tata Chemicals (Babrala Plant) bagged the sustainability prize (independent unit). The commendation for significant achievement awards (independent unit) were conferred on Ultratech (Hirmi Works), SRF (chemicals division), Philips (Vadodara factory), Sail (Bhilai steel plant) and Essar Steel (Hazira plant).
Toyota Kirloskar, NTPC and Tata Steel were the winners in the large business category.
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