Ambuja Cement & ACC Limited secured an award in the most prestigious Corporate Excellence - Outstanding Accomplishment category. This is the first time both cement companies were jointly felicitated for their exemplary endeavours under the global entity LafargeHolcim in Sustainable Development.
Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister, handed over the awards to the two companies at an awards ceremony held in New Delhi. Ambuja Cement also bagged two awards for its plant level Social Responsibility initiatives and Sustainability efforts in its Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh plants respectively. ACC received this award for the third consecutive year.
Organised by the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the CII-ITC, recognises the efforts of these corporates in moulding their business models to accommodate the fundamentals of sustainability and social inclusiveness.
Ajay Kapur, Managing Director & CEO of Ambuja Cement said, ´This is a proud moment for us. Ambuja has always adopted the sustainability path as it is clearly the way of the future.´
Harish Badami, CEO & Managing Director of ACC Limited said, ´The award affirms ACC´s consistent commitment to sustainable development. It is rewarding to know we make a difference in the lives of lakhs of people every year through engagements that support basic health and education, livelihoods and skill-building.´