MUMBAI: Tata Steel Limited has been recognised by the global steel body – World Steel Association (worldsteel) for participation in the CO2 emissions data collection programme 2018-19. Tata Steel has been contributing to the CO2 data collection programme for the last 11 consecutive years.
T. V. Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, received the certificate from Director General at the recently concluded worldsteel Board meetings held at Monterrey, Mexico in Oct 2019.
The worldsteel Climate Action programme was launched in 2008 and recognises steel producers for participation in the worldsteel CO2 emissions data collection programme. The aim of the climate action project is to collect and report CO2 emissions data on a site-by-site basis to give an overall emission intensity for the production of steel at that site, irrespective of the final products that are being made.
The data collection programme is at the core of the steel industry’s global steel sectoral approach to climate change. The program enables participants to benchmark their performance for similar processes and identify opportunities for improvements.
“Tata Steel is committed to playing a constructive role in addressing climate change – by enhancing its carbon efficiency and enabling reduction of carbon footprint of its customers by creating high performance steels that lead to fuel-efficient vehicles and resource-efficient buildings.”, company said.
“Tata Steel is ranked amongst top four companies globally in the list of steel companies considering readiness for the low carbon transition and is amongst leading steel companies, globally, on Climate and Water Disclosures (CDP, 2012-2019). Tata Steel is Climate Action member and is participating in Step-Up programme of worldsteel. Tata Steel has been recognised as a leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI 2016-2019).”, statement said.