NEW DELHI: Vedanta Aluminium and Power Business, a leading producer of aluminium and its value-added products, has reduced over 3.6 million m3 freshwater consumption over previous fiscal.
“Recycling and reuse of wastewater generated at plants, resulting in 3.6 million m3 reduction in freshwater consumption over previous fiscal.” the company Sustainable Development Report said.
The company released its Sustainable Development Report today. The report encapsulates the Business’ performance across key sustainability parameters such as Energy Management, Water Management, Biodiversity Management, Air Quality, Health & Safety, Social Impact and Governance etc. for the FY 2019-20 performance period.
Rahul Sharma, Dy. CEO, Aluminium Business, Vedanta Ltd said, “Our efforts are focused on creating sustained value along economic, environment and social dimensions, such as improving lives and livelihoods of our stakeholders and the local communities, ensuring sustained performance improvement in ESG (Environment, Social and Governance). With the Vedanta Group pledged to move towards carbon neutrality, we are determined in our approach to ensure responsible business growth that creates shared value for our country, customers and communities.”
Prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, the report outlines approach to sustainable and responsible development aligned to United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Principles and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs).
“Rehabilitation of mined out areas of Mainpat and Bodai Daldali bauxite mines in Chhattisgarh with plantation of 2 million saplings and creation of water recharging structures.”, the report said.