Dalmia Bharat Group has been awarded the CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2014 for 'Significant Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)’, beating 20 other companies to the title.
This is the third consecutive year that the Indian cement producer has been recognised for its sustainability efforts. Commenting on the award, Gautam Dalmia, managing director, of the Dalmia Bharat Group, said: "It is a huge honour for us to receive the coveted CII-ITC Sustainability Award for the third time in a row. Corporate Social Responsibility is an intrinsic part of Dalmia Bharat. For the past 75 years, we have created and invested value in communities and will continue to do so."
In 2013, Dalmia Bharat received the 'Commendation Certificate for Strong Commitment to Excel in the journey towards Sustainable Development’. During the previous year, the company received the 'Commendation Certificate for Contributions to Sustainability and Conservation of the Environment’.
Dalmia Bharat was awarded this latest accolade under category A which considers companies with a turnover of more than INR 2000 crore.