Through rooftop solar-power installations, Škoda Auto Volkswagen has significantly reduced energy consumption and offset CO2 emissions at its Chakan, Pune car manufacturing plant
MUMBAI, June 6 (The CONNECT) - From recycling plastics to water protection to eco-friendly packaging, corporates have rededicated themselves to the cause of environment on the occasion of the World Environment Day, yesterday.
Here are a few statements:
Amit Bajoria, Chief Financial Officer, Virtusa Corporation: On this World Environment Day, Virtusa Corporation proudly reaffirms its commitment to protecting our planet and joining the global community in taking action. As responsible corporate citizens, we understand the gravity of the plastic pollution problem and its impact on the environment. At Virtusa, we are committed to making a difference by implementing robust waste management processes.
We recognize the importance of responsible handling of e-waste, paper, plastic, and organic waste. To ensure the proper disposal and recycling of these materials, we have established partnerships with certified vendors and work closely with relevant state authorities. In particular, we are proud to collaborate with the “Wealth out of Waste program”, where we actively contribute by donating paper and plastic for recycling.
Our commitment to reducing plastic waste extends beyond recycling. We actively seek innovative solutions and embrace sustainable practices throughout our operations. By minimizing plastic usage, promoting reusable alternatives, and educating our employees, we strive to create a culture of sustainability within our organization.
Praveen Tiwari, Co-founder, of Netsol Water: Protecting our planet begins with safeguarding its most precious resource: water. On this World Environment Day, let us reflect upon the indispensable role that water plays in sustaining all life forms and renew our dedication to its preservation. Nestol Water stands at the forefront of the water treatment industry, driven by our mission to provide secure water supply and wastewater treatment solutions globally.
With innovative technologies and unwavering dedication, we tackle the challenges posed by water scarcity, pollution, and diminishing reserves. Our efforts result in a remarkable impact, saving an astounding 5 crore US gallons of water per day, effectively reducing the strain on our planet’s precious water resources.
With a diverse service spectrum, including reverse osmosis systems for Process & Drinking, Effluent / Sewage Treatment Plant, Water Treatment Plants, Turnkey Swimming Pool Systems, Conventional Pressure Filters, Iron Removal Filter & Hydro Pneumatic Pressure Boosting Systems and more, NetsolWater delivers complete water solutions for turn-key projects. Our expertise, honed over years of experience, enables us to understand and address every aspect of water management. From design to installation, we maintain the highest standards of quality, ensuring our solutions meet the needs of industries, communities, and households alike.
In the face of mounting water scarcity and environmental degradation, it is imperative that we embrace sustainable practices and innovative technologies for water treatment, recycling, and reuse. We all bear the responsibility to safeguard and conserve our water resources, ensuring universal access to clean drinking water regardless of geographic location or socioeconomic status. As we commemorate World Environment Day, let us make a solemn commitment to become protectors of water, advocating for its significance and tirelessly striving to preserve it for the generations to come. Together, we can forge a future where pure water flows abundantly, nourishing life and sustaining the delicate equilibrium of our planet.
Uzma Irfan, Founder Sublime and Director Corporate Communications, Prestige Group: On the occasion of World Environment Day, we express our solidarity with the global community in the mission to combat plastic pollution. We understand the urgent need to tackle the plastic pollution crisis and its devastating impact on our ecosystems.
With unwavering commitment, we have taken significant strides to minimize single-use plastics in our restaurant - Maayaa and Falcon café, part of Sublime . From eco-friendly packaging to implementing refillable options, we are determined to be a force for positive change. In the heart of our culinary journey, we recognize the pivotal role of sustainable practices and the preservation of nature's delicate balance.
From sourcing local and organic ingredients to minimizing food waste, we strive to create a harmonious relationship with the environment. Together, we can create a world where sustainability and gastronomic delights thrive in perfect harmony.
Piyush Arora, MD and CEO, Škoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd.: We take great pride in Škoda Auto Volkswagen India's remarkable strides towards sustainable development and natural resources conservation. Achieving certifications for Zero Waste to Landfill and Net Water Positive Operation showcases our commitment to minimizing environmental impact. Transition to 100% Green Energy has led to an impressive 92% reduction in CO2 emissions in our Aurangabad Plant.
Through rooftop solar-power installations, we have significantly reduced energy consumption and offset CO2 emissions at our Chakan, Pune car manufacturing plant as well. As we move forward, we are taking a holistic view and have been encouraging our suppliers and channel partners to join us in driving sustainability across our value chain. Together let us embrace sustainability and celebrate our collective efforts to protect our environment and nurture a sustainable future for all.