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Sustainability Round-up: January to March 2021
Sustainability Round-up: January to March 2021
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the January - March 2021 quarter.
Sustainability Round-up: January to March 2021
Sustainability Round-up: January to March 2021
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the January - March 2021 quarter.
IFC and IHCL launch a global call for Innovators to bring Climate-smart Cooling Solutions to Indian Hospitality Sector.
IFC and IHCL launch a global call for Innovators to bring Climate-smart Cooling Solutions to Indian Hospitality Sector.
 
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia's largest hospitality company, have launched an open call for innovators worldwide to bring efficient, climate-smart, cost-effective cooling solutions to India's hospitality sector. Innovative companies will be selected through a competitive process and then invited for matchmaking with IHCL to discuss piloting their solutions at five of its hotels.
IFC and IHCL launch a global call for Innovators to bring Climate-smart Cooling Solutions to Indian Hospitality Sector.
IFC and IHCL launch a global call for Innovators to bring Climate-smart Cooling Solutions to Indian Hospitality Sector.
 
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia's largest hospitality company, have launched an open call for innovators worldwide to bring efficient, climate-smart, cost-effective cooling solutions to India's hospitality sector. Innovative companies will be selected through a competitive process and then invited for matchmaking with IHCL to discuss piloting their solutions at five of its hotels.
Sector Transformation: An SDG Roadmap for Electric Utilities developed by WBCSD together with 11 organisations, including Tata Power
Sector Transformation: An SDG Roadmap for Electric Utilities developed by WBCSD together with 11 organisations, including Tata Power
 
WBCSD convened 11 of the world’s leading electric utility companies, including Tata Power, to explore, articulate and set a course to realizing the unique potential of this sector to contribute to the SDG agenda. This Roadmap provides a vision, direction and a platform for collaboration that will enable the electric utilities sector to drive forward the SDGs on the road to 2030.
Sector Transformation: An SDG Roadmap for Electric Utilities developed by WBCSD together with 11 organisations, including Tata Power
Sector Transformation: An SDG Roadmap for Electric Utilities developed by WBCSD together with 11 organisations, including Tata Power
 
WBCSD convened 11 of the world’s leading electric utility companies, including Tata Power, to explore, articulate and set a course to realizing the unique potential of this sector to contribute to the SDG agenda. This Roadmap provides a vision, direction and a platform for collaboration that will enable the electric utilities sector to drive forward the SDGs on the road to 2030.
 Relief kits distribution to 1,000 families as a part of Hyderabad disaster response programme
Relief kits distribution to 1,000 families as a part of Hyderabad disaster response programme
 
TCS Foundation in collaboration with Tata Sustainability Group, partnered with Social Data Initiatives Forum (SDIF) and organised a three-day (10, 12 and 13 March 2021) event wherein relief kits consisting of a two-burner gas stove, mixer-grinder, and two mosquito nets were distributed to 1,000 affected households in the worst affected areas of Secunderabad, Santosh Nagar and Falaknuma.
 Relief kits distribution to 1,000 families as a part of Hyderabad disaster response programme
Relief kits distribution to 1,000 families as a part of Hyderabad disaster response programme
 
TCS Foundation in collaboration with Tata Sustainability Group, partnered with Social Data Initiatives Forum (SDIF) and organised a three-day (10, 12 and 13 March 2021) event wherein relief kits consisting of a two-burner gas stove, mixer-grinder, and two mosquito nets were distributed to 1,000 affected households in the worst affected areas of Secunderabad, Santosh Nagar and Falaknuma.
Foundation stone for a new building laid in Government Higher Secondary School, Idukki, as part of the Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme
Foundation stone for a new building laid in Government Higher Secondary School, Idukki, as part of the Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme
 
The Tata Community Initiatives Trust (TCIT) in association with Tata Sustainability Group commenced the construction of a new building comprising of three classrooms and two laboratories as part of Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme launched post the floods in 2018. The project will be executed in the premises of the Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Vellathooval in Idukki district. The project is estimated to be completed by June 2021 and the infrastructure would benefit around 450 students of the school.
Foundation stone for a new building laid in Government Higher Secondary School, Idukki, as part of the Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme
Foundation stone for a new building laid in Government Higher Secondary School, Idukki, as part of the Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme
 
The Tata Community Initiatives Trust (TCIT) in association with Tata Sustainability Group commenced the construction of a new building comprising of three classrooms and two laboratories as part of Tata Kerala Floods Response Programme launched post the floods in 2018. The project will be executed in the premises of the Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Vellathooval in Idukki district. The project is estimated to be completed by June 2021 and the infrastructure would benefit around 450 students of the school.
Tata Consumer Products recognised for its sourcing practices
Tata Consumer Products recognised for its sourcing practices
 
Tata Consumer Products was recognized for Outstanding Performance in the ‘Sectoral Value Chain on Tea’ category at the CII Food Future Foundation National Awards for Sustainable Sourcing 2020. The Company is one of the founding members of trustea, India’s Sustainability tea program, that has sustainably transformed over 650 million Kg or 50% of India’s tea. It has been instrumental in disseminating sustainable agricultural practices to over 600,000 tea workers and 50,000 small tea growers; making it one of the largest sustainable agricultural programs worldwide.
Tata Consumer Products recognised for its sourcing practices
Tata Consumer Products recognised for its sourcing practices
 
Tata Consumer Products was recognized for Outstanding Performance in the ‘Sectoral Value Chain on Tea’ category at the CII Food Future Foundation National Awards for Sustainable Sourcing 2020. The Company is one of the founding members of trustea, India’s Sustainability tea program, that has sustainably transformed over 650 million Kg or 50% of India’s tea. It has been instrumental in disseminating sustainable agricultural practices to over 600,000 tea workers and 50,000 small tea growers; making it one of the largest sustainable agricultural programs worldwide.
Tata Power-DDL receives UN Women Award for championing Women’s Empowerment Principles amid Covid-19
Tata Power-DDL receives UN Women Award for championing Women’s Empowerment Principles amid Covid-19
 
Tata Power-DDL has been honoured under the 'Community and Industry Engagement’ category for their ‘UNNATI’ initiative which focusses on Women Empowerment. The objective of the initiative is to empower underprivileged women and create livelihood opportunities for them. ‘UNNATI’ is further divided into four main functions - Women Literacy, ABHA (Change Agent), Entrepreneurship Development Program and Vocational Training Centres.
Tata Power-DDL receives UN Women Award for championing Women’s Empowerment Principles amid Covid-19
Tata Power-DDL receives UN Women Award for championing Women’s Empowerment Principles amid Covid-19
 
Tata Power-DDL has been honoured under the 'Community and Industry Engagement’ category for their ‘UNNATI’ initiative which focusses on Women Empowerment. The objective of the initiative is to empower underprivileged women and create livelihood opportunities for them. ‘UNNATI’ is further divided into four main functions - Women Literacy, ABHA (Change Agent), Entrepreneurship Development Program and Vocational Training Centres.
Sustainability Round-up: October to December 2020
Sustainability Round-up: October to December 2020
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the October-December 2020 quarter.
Sustainability Round-up: October to December 2020
Sustainability Round-up: October to December 2020
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the October-December 2020 quarter.
 Alka Upadhyay, Head – Environment & Sustainability at Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) in conversation with industry leaders on ‘Emerging Solutions of the World’
Alka Upadhyay, Head – Environment & Sustainability at Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) in conversation with industry leaders on ‘Emerging Solutions of the World’
 
A webinar hosted by Technopak brought together representatives from leading businesses including Anirban Ghosh – CSO, Mahindra Group, Rakesh Agarwal – Vice President Risk & Assurance, Reliance industries, Naresh Tyagi – CSO, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Sanjiv Rangrass – Group Head Sustainability, ITC group, Joe Phelan – Director, WBCSD India, Ram Vaidyanathan – Head, Environmental Sustainability.
 Alka Upadhyay, Head – Environment & Sustainability at Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) in conversation with industry leaders on ‘Emerging Solutions of the World’
Alka Upadhyay, Head – Environment & Sustainability at Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) in conversation with industry leaders on ‘Emerging Solutions of the World’
 
A webinar hosted by Technopak brought together representatives from leading businesses including Anirban Ghosh – CSO, Mahindra Group, Rakesh Agarwal – Vice President Risk & Assurance, Reliance industries, Naresh Tyagi – CSO, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Sanjiv Rangrass – Group Head Sustainability, ITC group, Joe Phelan – Director, WBCSD India, Ram Vaidyanathan – Head, Environmental Sustainability.
 Tata Trusts - Custodians of Indian art & culture
Tata Trusts - Custodians of Indian art & culture
 
Tata Trusts’ Art & Culture portfolio plays a distinctive role in preserving India’s rich cultural heritage. Tata Trusts is committed to the themes of conservation, art education and performing arts under its broad Arts & Culture portfolio. In less than five years, the division has successfully launched over 20 programmes and has made a difference to the lives of thousands of people.
 Tata Trusts - Custodians of Indian art & culture
Tata Trusts - Custodians of Indian art & culture
 
Tata Trusts’ Art & Culture portfolio plays a distinctive role in preserving India’s rich cultural heritage. Tata Trusts is committed to the themes of conservation, art education and performing arts under its broad Arts & Culture portfolio. In less than five years, the division has successfully launched over 20 programmes and has made a difference to the lives of thousands of people.
Tata Communications recognised with ‘A-’ score for leadership in Sustainability by CDP
Tata Communications recognised with ‘A-’ score for leadership in Sustainability by CDP
 
Tata Communications has been recognised by global environmental non-profit organisation, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with the distinguished ‘A-’ leadership score for implementing current best practices in sustainability for climate change. Tata Communications score is higher than the global average of ‘C’ and higher than the Asia region average of ‘D’.
Tata Communications recognised with ‘A-’ score for leadership in Sustainability by CDP
Tata Communications recognised with ‘A-’ score for leadership in Sustainability by CDP
 
Tata Communications has been recognised by global environmental non-profit organisation, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with the distinguished ‘A-’ leadership score for implementing current best practices in sustainability for climate change. Tata Communications score is higher than the global average of ‘C’ and higher than the Asia region average of ‘D’.
 CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report: Tata Consumer Products retains its leadership position for best sustainability practices
CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report: Tata Consumer Products retains its leadership position for best sustainability practices
 
Tata Consumer Products has been recognised for its actions towards protecting the environment and preventing climate change across the globe by CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report. Tata Consumer Products received an A-, placing the company in CDP India’s leadership band for the second consecutive year, out of a universe of 9,600 global companies that were rated this year.
 CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report: Tata Consumer Products retains its leadership position for best sustainability practices
CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report: Tata Consumer Products retains its leadership position for best sustainability practices
 
Tata Consumer Products has been recognised for its actions towards protecting the environment and preventing climate change across the globe by CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report. Tata Consumer Products received an A-, placing the company in CDP India’s leadership band for the second consecutive year, out of a universe of 9,600 global companies that were rated this year.
Tata Power partners with SIDBI to launch affordable & collateral-free financing for Rooftop Solar for MSMEs Consumers
Tata Power partners with SIDBI to launch affordable & collateral-free financing for Rooftop Solar for MSMEs Consumers
 
Easy and affordable financing has been one of the barriers for penetration of Solar in the MSME sector in the country. In order to address this challenge, Tata Power and SIDBI have joined hands to design a unique Solar financing solution for the MSME customers helping them switch to rooftop solar without any collateral at an interest rate less than 10%. This scheme will empower MSMEs to adopt sustainable energy for their businesses and promote greener tomorrow.
Tata Power partners with SIDBI to launch affordable & collateral-free financing for Rooftop Solar for MSMEs Consumers
Tata Power partners with SIDBI to launch affordable & collateral-free financing for Rooftop Solar for MSMEs Consumers
 
Easy and affordable financing has been one of the barriers for penetration of Solar in the MSME sector in the country. In order to address this challenge, Tata Power and SIDBI have joined hands to design a unique Solar financing solution for the MSME customers helping them switch to rooftop solar without any collateral at an interest rate less than 10%. This scheme will empower MSMEs to adopt sustainable energy for their businesses and promote greener tomorrow.
 Tata Steel and CII Green Business Centre partner to develop GreenPro framework for steel rebars
Tata Steel and CII Green Business Centre partner to develop GreenPro framework for steel rebars
 
Tata Steel has collaborated with CII Green Business Centre to develop a GreenPro framework, GreenPro Ecolabel, to manufacture steel rebars, a first of a kind initiative in India, that would help the steel sector reduce the carbon footprint while manufacturing steel products. GreenPro Ecolabel enables the end-users to make an informed choice about buying steel having the lowest environment impact. GreenPro certified products are also recognised in Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) green building rating system.
 Tata Steel and CII Green Business Centre partner to develop GreenPro framework for steel rebars
Tata Steel and CII Green Business Centre partner to develop GreenPro framework for steel rebars
 
Tata Steel has collaborated with CII Green Business Centre to develop a GreenPro framework, GreenPro Ecolabel, to manufacture steel rebars, a first of a kind initiative in India, that would help the steel sector reduce the carbon footprint while manufacturing steel products. GreenPro Ecolabel enables the end-users to make an informed choice about buying steel having the lowest environment impact. GreenPro certified products are also recognised in Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) green building rating system.
 Tata Steel awarded the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020
Tata Steel awarded the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020
 
Tata Steel receives two recognitions at the 14th edition of the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020 for its continuous efforts and commitment to water sustainability. Tata Steel Jamshedpur plant has been honoured with excellence in water management in ‘Within the Fence’ category. The CRM Bara Pond Project at Jamshedpur, East Singhbhum, has been identified as a ‘Noteworthy Project in Water Management’ in the ‘Beyond the Fence’ category.
 Tata Steel awarded the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020
Tata Steel awarded the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020
 
Tata Steel receives two recognitions at the 14th edition of the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020 for its continuous efforts and commitment to water sustainability. Tata Steel Jamshedpur plant has been honoured with excellence in water management in ‘Within the Fence’ category. The CRM Bara Pond Project at Jamshedpur, East Singhbhum, has been identified as a ‘Noteworthy Project in Water Management’ in the ‘Beyond the Fence’ category.
Tata Steel features amongst the top five companies in the steel industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020
Tata Steel features amongst the top five companies in the steel industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020
 
Retaining its position in the DJSI Emerging Markets (EM) Index for the 9th year in a row, Tata Steel has ranked amongst the top 5 steel companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020. Tata Steel is one of the 11 companies from India and one amongst only two steel companies from Emerging Markets that have made it to the EM Index (comprising 100 companies).
Tata Steel features amongst the top five companies in the steel industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020
Tata Steel features amongst the top five companies in the steel industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020
 
Retaining its position in the DJSI Emerging Markets (EM) Index for the 9th year in a row, Tata Steel has ranked amongst the top 5 steel companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2020. Tata Steel is one of the 11 companies from India and one amongst only two steel companies from Emerging Markets that have made it to the EM Index (comprising 100 companies).
Tata Steel Group recognised as global leader in climate disclosure
Tata Steel Group recognised as global leader in climate disclosure
 
Tata Steel Group’s climate disclosure has been rated 'A-' by the environmental non-profit CDP, based on review of potential opportunities, risks and strategies related to the environmental performance on behalf of investors representing US$106 trillion in assets. Climate disclosure was sought from 67 steel companies and only six steel companies are rated in the leadership band. This is Tata Steel’s highest-rating in last 3 years and this puts the Company amongst top six steel companies, globally. The latest rating released by CDP reaffirms the position of the Company on climate response.
Tata Steel Group recognised as global leader in climate disclosure
Tata Steel Group recognised as global leader in climate disclosure
 
Tata Steel Group’s climate disclosure has been rated 'A-' by the environmental non-profit CDP, based on review of potential opportunities, risks and strategies related to the environmental performance on behalf of investors representing US$106 trillion in assets. Climate disclosure was sought from 67 steel companies and only six steel companies are rated in the leadership band. This is Tata Steel’s highest-rating in last 3 years and this puts the Company amongst top six steel companies, globally. The latest rating released by CDP reaffirms the position of the Company on climate response.
Tata companies rank as India’s most sustainable companies
Tata companies rank as India’s most sustainable companies
 
Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Chemicals, Tata Power Company, Tata Motors, Titan Company, Tata Steel and Tata Communications have been rated A and A+ on sustainability and among India’s most sustainable companies by SUSTAIN LABS PARIS in association with BW Business World. Setting a bold example for India’s thermal power industry, Tata Power committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, by gradually phasing out its thermal power business and moving into renewable sources by 2050.
Tata companies rank as India’s most sustainable companies
Tata companies rank as India’s most sustainable companies
 
Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Chemicals, Tata Power Company, Tata Motors, Titan Company, Tata Steel and Tata Communications have been rated A and A+ on sustainability and among India’s most sustainable companies by SUSTAIN LABS PARIS in association with BW Business World. Setting a bold example for India’s thermal power industry, Tata Power committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, by gradually phasing out its thermal power business and moving into renewable sources by 2050.
Picking up the pieces – Interview with Ajit Chaudhuri – AVP Community Services at Tata Sustainability Group and the lead for the Tata group’s Disaster Response
Picking up the pieces – Interview with Ajit Chaudhuri – AVP Community Services at Tata Sustainability Group and the lead for the Tata group’s Disaster Response
 
The Tata group has always put the needs of the nation and the communities it serves above its own. This concern is particularly evident during times of distress, when the disaster response team led by the Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) mobilises resources to serve the needs of the afflicted. Read the article to know how the group responds to a disaster and is working towards the goal it has set for itself.
Picking up the pieces – Interview with Ajit Chaudhuri – AVP Community Services at Tata Sustainability Group and the lead for the Tata group’s Disaster Response
Picking up the pieces – Interview with Ajit Chaudhuri – AVP Community Services at Tata Sustainability Group and the lead for the Tata group’s Disaster Response
 
The Tata group has always put the needs of the nation and the communities it serves above its own. This concern is particularly evident during times of distress, when the disaster response team led by the Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) mobilises resources to serve the needs of the afflicted. Read the article to know how the group responds to a disaster and is working towards the goal it has set for itself.
TCS launches IoT-powered Clever Energy™ solution to help enterprises accelerate shift towards net zero emission
TCS launches IoT-powered Clever Energy™ solution to help enterprises accelerate shift towards net zero emission
 
In the new normal, energy usage patterns are unpredictable, and the size and complexity of enterprise operations pose a challenge in understanding the energy footprint as well as opportunities for conservation. TCS Clever Energy™, an innovative new solution addresses this challenge and helps organisations be more sustainable, ensure energy and cost efficiency, decrease carbon emissions, and reach their carbon neutral goals.
TCS launches IoT-powered Clever Energy™ solution to help enterprises accelerate shift towards net zero emission
TCS launches IoT-powered Clever Energy™ solution to help enterprises accelerate shift towards net zero emission
 
In the new normal, energy usage patterns are unpredictable, and the size and complexity of enterprise operations pose a challenge in understanding the energy footprint as well as opportunities for conservation. TCS Clever Energy™, an innovative new solution addresses this challenge and helps organisations be more sustainable, ensure energy and cost efficiency, decrease carbon emissions, and reach their carbon neutral goals.
Tata Steel recognised as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
Tata Steel recognised as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
 
Sports has been integral to Tata Steel’s philosophy of nation building. The local community has always been at the core of the sports activities that Tata Steel supports. Through its Sports academies and training centres, Tata Steel has helped shape some of India’s iconic sporting talents over the years. Recognition at the India Sports Awards as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” reaffirms Tata Steel’s commitment towards the development of sports and athletes.
Tata Steel recognised as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
Tata Steel recognised as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
 
Sports has been integral to Tata Steel’s philosophy of nation building. The local community has always been at the core of the sports activities that Tata Steel supports. Through its Sports academies and training centres, Tata Steel has helped shape some of India’s iconic sporting talents over the years. Recognition at the India Sports Awards as the “Best Organisation Contributing in Sports Through CSR” reaffirms Tata Steel’s commitment towards the development of sports and athletes.
Being the change: Volunteering from a distance
Being the change: Volunteering from a distance
 
Tata companies have adapted swiftly to "volunteering from a distance", even as they continue to bring positive change into the lives of people and communities. Read this article to discover how companies recorded inspirational messages, curated digital workshops and sessions on topics ranging from baking to growing your own microgreens, and leveraged volunteers to undertake needs assessment of stranded migrants. The article goes on to discuss some of the challenges of digital volunteering like screen-fatigue and lower engagement levels
Being the change: Volunteering from a distance
Being the change: Volunteering from a distance
 
Tata companies have adapted swiftly to "volunteering from a distance", even as they continue to bring positive change into the lives of people and communities. Read this article to discover how companies recorded inspirational messages, curated digital workshops and sessions on topics ranging from baking to growing your own microgreens, and leveraged volunteers to undertake needs assessment of stranded migrants. The article goes on to discuss some of the challenges of digital volunteering like screen-fatigue and lower engagement levels
Tata Steel Europe to develop largest CO2 capture installation in the world
Tata Steel Europe to develop largest CO2 capture installation in the world
 
Tata Steel Europe has launched plans for a project to capture CO2 from its blast furnaces in IJmuiden, Netherlands, and transport it for storage in empty gas fields under the North Sea. The project would lead to a 30% reduction of CO2 from the steelmaking site. This project is part of Tata Steel Europe’s broader sustainability strategy to be CO2 neutral by 2050. The capture and storage of CO2 could make a significant contribution to this in a relatively short timeframe.
Tata Steel Europe to develop largest CO2 capture installation in the world
Tata Steel Europe to develop largest CO2 capture installation in the world
 
Tata Steel Europe has launched plans for a project to capture CO2 from its blast furnaces in IJmuiden, Netherlands, and transport it for storage in empty gas fields under the North Sea. The project would lead to a 30% reduction of CO2 from the steelmaking site. This project is part of Tata Steel Europe’s broader sustainability strategy to be CO2 neutral by 2050. The capture and storage of CO2 could make a significant contribution to this in a relatively short timeframe.
Tata group signs the ‘Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change’; reaffirms its commitment to combating climate change
Tata group signs the ‘Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change’; reaffirms its commitment to combating climate change
 
At the India CEO Forum on Climate Change held on 5th November 2020 and chaired by Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Indian industry leaders delivered statements to reinforce their commitment to combating climate change and shared their vision for climate action in the post-2020 period. The Tata group also became a signatory to the 'Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change' which was released during the high-level virtual event.
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Tata group signs the ‘Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change’; reaffirms its commitment to combating climate change
Tata group signs the ‘Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change’; reaffirms its commitment to combating climate change
 
At the India CEO Forum on Climate Change held on 5th November 2020 and chaired by Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Indian industry leaders delivered statements to reinforce their commitment to combating climate change and shared their vision for climate action in the post-2020 period. The Tata group also became a signatory to the 'Declaration of the Private Sector on Climate Change' which was released during the high-level virtual event.
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Sustainability Round-up: July to September 2020
Sustainability Round-up: July to September 2020
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the July-September 2020 quarter.
Sustainability Round-up: July to September 2020
Sustainability Round-up: July to September 2020
 
This quarterly newsletter by Tata Sustainability Group is aimed at bringing to you, sustainability highlights from the Tata group and from across the globe. Click on ‘read the newsletter’ for the July-September 2020 quarter.
‘Business policy asks to get to net zero’ at the New York Climate Week held from September 21 – 27, 2020
‘Business policy asks to get to net zero’ at the New York Climate Week held from September 21 – 27, 2020
 
A virtual event hosted by WBCSD at New York Climate Week brought together representatives from leading businesses including Bayer, EDF, and the Tata group. The panel highlighted the major actions these organisations are taking to achieve the net-zero emissions goal by 2050 and critical policy enablers required to actualise this goal. Ms. Alka Upadhyay, AVP – Sustainability & Environment, Tata Sustainability Group was one of the speakers and highlighted the need for long-term measures to accelerate climate action.
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‘Business policy asks to get to net zero’ at the New York Climate Week held from September 21 – 27, 2020
‘Business policy asks to get to net zero’ at the New York Climate Week held from September 21 – 27, 2020
 
A virtual event hosted by WBCSD at New York Climate Week brought together representatives from leading businesses including Bayer, EDF, and the Tata group. The panel highlighted the major actions these organisations are taking to achieve the net-zero emissions goal by 2050 and critical policy enablers required to actualise this goal. Ms. Alka Upadhyay, AVP – Sustainability & Environment, Tata Sustainability Group was one of the speakers and highlighted the need for long-term measures to accelerate climate action.
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The 14th edition of Tata Volunteering Week (TVW) a huge success!
The 14th edition of Tata Volunteering Week (TVW) a huge success!
 
Conducted amid the pandemic, the 14th edition of the Tata Volunteering Week was quite unique. The programme, which normally sees a lot of group activities and large-scale events had to be pivoted to adjust to the requirements posed by COVID-19. Therefore, we asked our volunteers to “Work from Heart” while being at home – a play on “WFH” which is among one of the most used acronyms over the past six months! 35 companies of the Tata group conducted more than 2,500 volunteering activities across 75+ cities, to support 250+ partners. View this report to get a few glimpses of TVW14.
The 14th edition of Tata Volunteering Week (TVW) a huge success!
The 14th edition of Tata Volunteering Week (TVW) a huge success!
 
Conducted amid the pandemic, the 14th edition of the Tata Volunteering Week was quite unique. The programme, which normally sees a lot of group activities and large-scale events had to be pivoted to adjust to the requirements posed by COVID-19. Therefore, we asked our volunteers to “Work from Heart” while being at home – a play on “WFH” which is among one of the most used acronyms over the past six months! 35 companies of the Tata group conducted more than 2,500 volunteering activities across 75+ cities, to support 250+ partners. View this report to get a few glimpses of TVW14.
Webinar to discuss Sustainability Leaders Survey 2020
Webinar to discuss Sustainability Leaders Survey 2020
 
On 10th September, GlobeScan SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss the results of The 2020 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Global thought leaders shared their perspective on the 2020 survey findings and answered several questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership. Mr. Siddharth Sharma, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Tata group was among the prestigious panel to share insights on sustainability at the Tata group.
Webinar to discuss Sustainability Leaders Survey 2020
Webinar to discuss Sustainability Leaders Survey 2020
 
On 10th September, GlobeScan SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss the results of The 2020 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Global thought leaders shared their perspective on the 2020 survey findings and answered several questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership. Mr. Siddharth Sharma, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Tata group was among the prestigious panel to share insights on sustainability at the Tata group.
Making Mission Possible - a major milestone for Energy Transition Commission (ETC)
Making Mission Possible - a major milestone for Energy Transition Commission (ETC)
 
Launched on September 16, 2020, ETC’s milestone report – ‘Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy’ – outlines three critical priorities for the 2020s and practical actions that nations and non-state parties can commit to in the run up to the COP26 to put mid-century objectives within reach. The report shows that clean electrification must be the primary route to decarbonisation.
Making Mission Possible - a major milestone for Energy Transition Commission (ETC)
Making Mission Possible - a major milestone for Energy Transition Commission (ETC)
 
Launched on September 16, 2020, ETC’s milestone report – ‘Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy’ – outlines three critical priorities for the 2020s and practical actions that nations and non-state parties can commit to in the run up to the COP26 to put mid-century objectives within reach. The report shows that clean electrification must be the primary route to decarbonisation.
Tata Group Ranks among the Top 15 Sustainability Leaders Globally GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2020
Tata Group Ranks among the Top 15 Sustainability Leaders Globally GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2020
 
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.
Tata Group Ranks among the Top 15 Sustainability Leaders Globally GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2020
Tata Group Ranks among the Top 15 Sustainability Leaders Globally GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2020
 
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.
 Tata Sustainability Month 2020
Tata Sustainability Month 2020
 
The Tata group celebrates Tata Sustainability Month every year in June, to help embed sustainable thinking at its heart. In alignment with the World Environment Day 2020 theme, this year TSM is focused on Biodiversity. The month-long knowledge fest will showcase select case studies of programmes undertaken by various Tata companies for protecting and enhancing biodiversity. Plus, our colleagues will learn how they, as individuals, can do their bit to preserve and nurture biodiversity.
 Tata Sustainability Month 2020
Tata Sustainability Month 2020
 
The Tata group celebrates Tata Sustainability Month every year in June, to help embed sustainable thinking at its heart. In alignment with the World Environment Day 2020 theme, this year TSM is focused on Biodiversity. The month-long knowledge fest will showcase select case studies of programmes undertaken by various Tata companies for protecting and enhancing biodiversity. Plus, our colleagues will learn how they, as individuals, can do their bit to preserve and nurture biodiversity.
 The Case for Retreat as a form of Disaster Risk Reduction Ajit Chaudhuri, AVP Community Services, Tata Sustainability Group
The Case for Retreat as a form of Disaster Risk Reduction Ajit Chaudhuri, AVP Community Services, Tata Sustainability Group
 
The author brings together perspectives on how the term 'Retreat' is usually has negative connotations, but when undertaken in a strategic or planned manner, retreat can be used to serve positive objectives as well. In the context of Disaster Risk Reduction, retreat provides an excellent adaptation option, enabling achievement of societal goals and letting communities choose actions most likely to help them thrive.
 The Case for Retreat as a form of Disaster Risk Reduction Ajit Chaudhuri, AVP Community Services, Tata Sustainability Group
The Case for Retreat as a form of Disaster Risk Reduction Ajit Chaudhuri, AVP Community Services, Tata Sustainability Group
 
The author brings together perspectives on how the term 'Retreat' is usually has negative connotations, but when undertaken in a strategic or planned manner, retreat can be used to serve positive objectives as well. In the context of Disaster Risk Reduction, retreat provides an excellent adaptation option, enabling achievement of societal goals and letting communities choose actions most likely to help them thrive.
 Volunteering in Times of COVID – 19
Volunteering in Times of COVID – 19
 
Volunteering is a part of every Tata employee's DNA and has been undertaken by our employees since the group's inception more than 150 years ago. Tata companies are recalibrating volunteering to meet the new normal and taking efforts to address the immediate needs of the society.
 Volunteering in Times of COVID – 19
Volunteering in Times of COVID – 19
 
Volunteering is a part of every Tata employee's DNA and has been undertaken by our employees since the group's inception more than 150 years ago. Tata companies are recalibrating volunteering to meet the new normal and taking efforts to address the immediate needs of the society.
Delivering bold Climate Action across India & Beyond Tata Group CSO
Delivering bold Climate Action across India & Beyond Tata Group CSO
 
As one of India's largest and most diverse conglomerates, with annual revenues of over $110 billion, the Tata Group is uniquely positioned to help lead the fight against climate change and showcase the benefits of the low-carbon economy – both for India and the entire global economy.
Delivering bold Climate Action across India & Beyond Tata Group CSO
Delivering bold Climate Action across India & Beyond Tata Group CSO
 
As one of India's largest and most diverse conglomerates, with annual revenues of over $110 billion, the Tata Group is uniquely positioned to help lead the fight against climate change and showcase the benefits of the low-carbon economy – both for India and the entire global economy.
Sustainability Changemakers Forbes
Sustainability Changemakers Forbes
 
Mr. Siddharth Sharma, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Tata Sons talks to Forbes India about how sustainability is embedded in the DNA of the Tata group, and sheds light on some of the initiatives that group companies have undertaken-especially those that are water intensive.
Sustainability Changemakers Forbes
Sustainability Changemakers Forbes
 
Mr. Siddharth Sharma, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Tata Sons talks to Forbes India about how sustainability is embedded in the DNA of the Tata group, and sheds light on some of the initiatives that group companies have undertaken-especially those that are water intensive.
Tata among Top Sustainable Companies in the APAC Region GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2019
Tata among Top Sustainable Companies in the APAC Region GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2019
 
The Tata Group has been recognized as the second most sustainable organization in the Asia-Pacific region according to the GlobeScan Leaders Survey 2019.
Tata among Top Sustainable Companies in the APAC Region GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2019
Tata among Top Sustainable Companies in the APAC Region GlobeScan's Leaders Survey 2019
 
The Tata Group has been recognized as the second most sustainable organization in the Asia-Pacific region according to the GlobeScan Leaders Survey 2019.
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