TCFD Reporting: A guidance for high quality disclosures
This document provides practical guidance that Tata companies can use to improve the way they report on their climate performance using the recommendations made by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Having scanned the climate disclosures of various global companies, TSG has highlighted good practices in disclosures on each of the TCFD’s 11 recommendations.
Integrated Reporting - A guide to create high quality disclosures
This integrated report guidance aims to translate International Framework into a language understandable by all Tata companies – big or small – with the aim to prepare a high quality Integrated Report which meets relevant information needs of all stakeholders, especially institutional investors.
The Tata Group has been recognized among the top 15 global sustainability leaders according to the GlobeScan SustainAbility Leaders Survey 2020. It is the only Asian company to be a part of this prestigious list.
THE WEB OF LIFE - Inspiring biodiversity stories from the Tata universe
The Tata Group recognises biodiversity as vital asset for sustainable economic growth and is committed to combating biodiversity loss by managing its impacts and dependencies. From sheltering and saving at-risk species in the hinterlands of India, to creating protected areas in UK; from working with tribals in forests to providing havens for biodiversity in urban concrete jungles; from coral reefs to hornbills and from whale sharks to wetlands, Tata Companies are walking the talk on biodiversity. This compilation provides a glimpse of 15 biodiversity-focussed initiatives by the Tata Group of Companies.
'Stories of Change - #JourneyToTheGlobalGoals' is a compendium published by Tata Trusts with active participation from all stakeholders - national governments, international agencies, civil society and businesses. It encapsulates the impact created by Tata Trusts in the sectors of health and nutrition, water and sanitation, livelihoods and education, in some of the most deprived geographies.
Closing the Loop - 10 initiatives of Circular Economy at the Tata group
The compendium Closing the loop is a collection of 10 resource efficiency initiatives of leading Tata companies using circular economy principles. These initiatives range from increased recyclability of solid wastes to creating an e-platform to auction industrial by-products. While the initiatives highlighted in the case studies are unique to their respective contexts, one important aspect they reveal is that early and sustained engagement and partnerships among industry, industry partners, government and communities are critical for the success of circular economy.
An overview of the concepts of natural and social capital valuation, the challenges in adoption of these concepts, the Tata group's experience with valuation and how we see this topic evolving globally and within the group.
TSG presents the new and improved Sustainability Assessment Framework (SAF), a self- diagnostic tool, created exclusively for sustainability practitioners at the Tata group, to: recognise & understand key elements of Sustainability; monitor sustainability progress over time; communicate and share information on best practices among organisations; and get ideas for improvement to achieve leadership position on sustainability.
We Dream of a Better World: SDG 9 -Industry, Innovation and Infrastrcuture
This document covers case studies from the Tata group report on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), called 'We Dream of a Better World'. It covers all Tata company cases under SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
Quick Case Study: Sustainable Living Plan - Unilever
The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) is the group's blueprint for achieving its vision to grow its business, whilst decoupling environmental footprint from growth and increasing positive social impact. The Plan sets stretching targets, including how the group sources raw materials and how consumers use its brands.
FICCI TTC Report on Sustainable Development Goals - Linkages with corporate actions in India
The role of the corporate in sustainable development has never been more emphasized globally as it is today. Indian companies are gaining worldwide recognition and are going beyond compliance to gain shared value and good reputation in the international business community. This thought leadership Report on “Sustainable Development Goals – linkages with corporate actions in India”, jointly developed by FICCI and TTC through extensive research, provides insights to corporate journey that is an indication of the beginning of innovative change that can be envisioned for the country, a change that can prove to be one of the most critical nodes in the fabric of sustainable development.
Critical materials of the future for the Tata Group
The Tata group aspires to grow in steel, motors, information and communicationtechnology, financial services, infrastructure, consumer businesses, and in travel andhospitality sectors in coming decades. Most of these sectors are resource intensive. Growing competition as well as increasing prices and price volatility, highly uneven geographical distributions of many metals and minerals across the globe, and rising government interventions in the markets such as export restrictions have lead to issues around affordable supply of raw materials to these sectors. The materials future study identified the critical raw materials used by Tata companies that could be subject to long term supply chain risk.
This framework has been developed with the objective of enabling Tata group companies to assess the maturity of their own CSR related practices, processes and initiatives. This maturity self-assessment tool will help Tata companies to: Recognize and understand key elements of CSRMonitor their CSR journey over timeIdentify areas of improvement to achieve a leadership position in CSR
Over the past two decades a growing number of investors have begun to factor Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into both their investment strategies and their engagement with investee companies, driven by concerns over financial, regulatory and reputational risk. Companies and investors now recognise, in poor ESG performance, both the immediate financial consequences and the collateral financial implications associated with business interruptions and negative publicity.‘Responsible Investment’ has emerged, as a means of both minimising the ESG-related regulatory, financial and reputational risks of an investment portfolio and also as a means of identifying good ESG performers to maximise value creation.Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) commissioned PwC to undertake a survey of investors to explore attitudes to ESG as they relate to the sectors in which the Tata group is active and to engage with five Tata group companies to discuss and review their practices against the investors’ expectations.
The 4th edition of the annual Tata Sustainability Conclave
(TSC) was hosted by the Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) at
Mumbai (at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel) on 9th to 11th
January 2019. The TSC is an annual three-day...more
Horizons is a magazine crafted to recount the story of the
Tata Trusts and the remarkable work they undertake across
the length and breadth of India. The September 2019 issue
focuses on nutrition and The India Nutrition...more
The India Justice Report 2019 ranks 18 large and mid-sized,
and 7 small states according to their capacity to deliver
justice to all. It uses government data to assess the budgets,
infrastructure, human resources, workloads,...more
The GlobeScan Sustainability Report 2019 is a unique,
collaborative platform that uses research-driven insights
from the most influential global thought leaders to explore
the biggest sustainability challenges.
Companies affect human rights every day in their
interactions with employees, suppliers, consumers, partners
and communities. By contributing to the realization of
universal human rights for all, a company makes a...more
The Tata group has historically
played a significant role in
responding to humanitarian crises.
Tracing efforts right from the rescue
and rehabilitation of refugees, in
1947, to providing relief in the wake
of the Nepal earthquake
The Tata group's mission statement is 'To improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally through long term stakeholder value creation based on Leadership with Trust'. Responding to disasters that befall communities, and enabling their recovery and betterment
Embedding Respect For Human Rights into your
company’s management systems and disclosure
This workshop deck was presented as part of the WBCSD –
SHIFT on Business and Human Rights workshop, conducted
in March 2018. It addresses the following key issues around
why business responsibility to...more