ESL Steel Limited, a Vedanta Group Company and a key national steel player, has won the coveted Greentech Effective Safety Culture Award 2021 in the Metals & Mining Industry category for the second consecutive year for continuous improvements in building a safety culture at the shop floors. The acknowledgment comes after ESL’s effective use of technology, digitalization, and innovations, coupled with the leadership of its senior management that effectively mitigates critical risks at the site.
Currently, in its 20th year, the award distribution were held in Sonmarg, J&K and graced by imminent people including Former Chief Minister, J&K, Mr. Farooq Abdulla, along with the CEOs, Managing Directors and representatives from the top Indian Public & Private Sector companies from various sectors such as Construction, Pharmaceutical, Metal & Mining, Power & Energy, Banking, etc.
Established in the year 1999, Greentech Foundation is India’s leading non-profit organization committed to recognizing and celebrating the best practices in the areas of safety, environmental management, CSR, and HR, among the vibrant corporate world.
N.L. Vhatte, CEO, ESL Steel Limited added, “This is our second consecutive win at the Greentech Awards, which is not only a great honour but also a testament of our constant endeavour to have the best safety practices and meeting all safety protocols. Getting validation and endorsement from the reputed Greentech Foundation means a lot to us and motivates us to perform even better. I would like to thank them for recognizing us yet again and lifting our spirits. Lastly, I would like to congratulate everyone at the ESL family for adding another feather on our cap.”
With a large number of participants from amongst top Policy Makers, Public & Private Sector Companies, Academic Institutions, the Greentech Safety Summit 2021 provided unparalleled opportunity to interact and network with professionals working in the safety domain, sharing best practices for impactful implementation of effective safety systems across various sectors of the Indian Industries.
The evaluation for the award was based on data and document review followed by a presentation to the jury members comprising distinguished industry professionals and prominent retired government officials.
On ESL’s win, Mr. K. Sharan from Greentech Foundation, added, “ESL has been shining bright when it comes to showing commitment towards safety practices at work. Always surpassing the standards set by us, ESL has once again emerged as a big winner, set a safety benchmark for the industry, and encouraged other competitors to follow suit. We, at Greentech Foundation, wish the ESL Team all the best for their future and hope that their winning spree continues.”
Earlier this year, ESL won the “Greentech Safety Award 2020” under the “Industry Sector Safety Excellence” category as well as the Greentech Corona Warrior Award 2020 for its outstanding achievements under the Corona Protection Initiatives category.