Tata Chemicals, one of India’s leading science-led products and solutions companies, has been conferred with two awards at the FICCI-organised India @75: Chemical and Petrochemical Industry Awards 2021. First being the ‘Heritage Company of India’ and second being the Corporate Award for ‘Excellence in CSR’.
The awards were distributed by Smt Anupriya Patel, Hon’ble MoS of Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Chemicals & Fertilizers and Bhagwanth Khuba, Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, New and Renewable Energy also graced the event. Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Minister for Industries, Commerce and Information Technology in the Government of Andhra Pradesh, and Thangam Thennarasu, Minister for Industries in the government of Tamil Nadu were also present.
‘The ‘Heritage Company of India’ award was given to Tata Chemicals for its pioneering contribution to the chemical industry since inception. The company also bagged a joint award for ‘Excellence in CSR’ in Chemicals category for its contribution towards community and development. The Awards event was a part of the Global Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturing Hubs in India Summit 2021, (GCPMH 2021) that was organized in a phygital format.
Commenting on the awards, Mr. R Nanda, Chief of Human Resources and CSR, Tata Chemicals said, “We are delighted to receive two prestigious corporate awards from FICCI, recognizing us for Excellence in CSR in the Chemicals Industry and honouring us as a Heritage Company of India. These awards are a testimony to our 82 year old Tata legacy and our determination to serve the community combined with our core values. As a value-driven and science-led organisation, it has always been our goal to attain the highest quality standards while serving society through science and innovation.”
For over 80 years, Tata Chemicals has operated with a sense of purpose to play an active role in shaping a better world for better lives. Being the world’s third-largest producer of soda ash makes it a significant player in the global chemical industry. The company is progressively growing through scientific innovation and acquisition of niche opportunities in Agrochemicals, Material science, Nutritional Science, Specialty Products, and Basic Chemistry business.
Tata Chemicals CSR activities are process oriented and result driven. Its implementation is governed through the company’s CSR Policy that also works as a manual in designing various CSR activities for improving quality of life of society and conserving the environment and biodiversity in a sustainable manner.