Cummins India wins Golden Peacock Sustainability Award

Cummins India receiving Golden Peacock Sustainability Award 2022

Cummins India wins Golden Peacock Sustainability Award

Recognition Of Mature Environment Management System

Cummins’ ESG performance starts with an expectation for excellence, Shubhankar Chatterji, company’s Chief Supply Chain Officer, said.

PUNE, Nov 19 (The CONNECT) - Cummins India Limited bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Sustainability Award 2022 in the engineering sector. The award was presented at the Institute of Directors’ 2022 Annual London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Celebrating 60 years of remarkable presence in India, the company won the award for actioning a robust sustainability strategy.

Vikram Doraiswami, High Commissioner of India to the UK gave the inaugural address for the convention at the House of Lords, UK Parliament, Westminster, London. The Baroness Sandip Verma, Global Chair, Advisory Council, Institute of Directors, India, and Chair, UN Women UK and former Minister International Development and Energy & Climate Change, Government of UK; and The Lord Johnson of Lainston CBE, Ex Minister of State for Investment in Cabinet Office and the Department for International Trade, UK, presented the award to Rajat Kumar, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Leader, Cummins India and Amol Pawar, Risk Leader Environment, Cummins India at the award ceremony held on November 10, 2022, in the presence of eminent business and industry leaders, subject matter experts, and policymakers.

On receiving the award, Shubhankar Chatterji, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Cummins India said, the company has made significant progress against the 2030 sustainability goals and this award is a testament of its efforts. Cummins’ ESG performance starts with an expectation for excellence in all environmental, social, and corporate governance matters.

Cummins India has a mature Environment Management System and related operational controls, with all manufacturing sites being ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified. Environment risks are identified through a structured aspect impact assessment and these risks are managed well through risk hierarchy controls. Robust systems are placed for internal environment impact management which includes evolved procedures like, pollution prevention, storm water management, fluid management, water management, wastewater management and waste management.

Employees are a driving force and share equal responsibility to advance the sustainability goals at Cummins India. Cummins has a PLANET 2050 influencer program, which encourages employees to Scan QR Code and participate in environment projects. A dedicated Environment Champion Training is also in place to create environment leaders from within the organization. Every year, environment month is celebrated in the month of June to build awareness around a safer, greener, and cleaner environment. Environment campaigns are regularly organized, and horizontal deployments of best practices are monitored very closely. All this is reviewed by the senior leadership through monthly reviews and capital mapping.

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