Vedanta Awarded at the ‘Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2016’


Hindustan Zinc Limited wins in the ‘Non-Ferrous & Precious Metals’ category

India CSR News Network

NEW DELHI: Vedanta Limited, India’s leading diversified natural resources company, was presented with two awards at the ‘Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2016’ held recently. Vedanta Limited won the award in the ‘Mining – Metals and Minerals’ category, while the company’s subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Limited was awarded in the ‘Non-Ferrous & Precious Metals’ category. Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight.

Hindustan Zinc received the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award 2016.“The Dun & Bradstreet Awards reiterate our passion towards creating value for all our stake holders through operational excellence and sustainable growth. We remain committed to support the rapid long-term economic growth of India, maintain intergenerational equity and build socio-economic development. With our focus on low cost mining technology and innovative practices, we are confident to lead India’s natural resources sector,” said Tom Albanese, CEO, Vedanta, highlighting Vedanta Limited’s commitment to drive business sustainably.

Vedanta Limited has also been listed in Dun & Bradstreet’s sixteenth edition of ‘India’s Top 500 Companies Globally’ which was released at the Awards ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rishi Dave, Chief Marketing Officer (Global), Dun & Bradstreet said, “‘India’s Top 500 Companies’ is in its 16th edition – and has catalogued the changing landscape of Corporate India over this period. Our purpose is to help grow the most valuable relationships in business by uncovering truth and meaning from data. And our passion for this mission is reflected in our three core values: being data inspired, relentlessly curious and inherently generous.”

“Dun & Bradstreet is privileged to felicitate the best among India’s companies.  I would like to congratulate all the companies featured in India’s Top 500 Companies 2016, and the award winners tonight – I wish all of you the very best for the future.”

‘India’s Top 500 Companies 2016’ includes private sector companies and public sector enterprises (PSEs) listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and/or the National Stock Exchange (NSE), India’s two major stock exchanges. Standalone total income remains the primary criteria for the initial shortlisting of companies. Total income, net profit, and net worth continue to be the criteria used for ranking Dun & Bradstreet’s ‘India’s Top 500 Companies 2016’.



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