Vedanta bags National Award for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability
Bangalore, 22 September 2017: Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron ore Karnataka was awarded the “National Award for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability” in the category of ‘Best Community Development Award’ held on Wednesday, 20th September, 2017 at Taj Vivanta, Yeshwantpur, Bangalore. National CSR Leadership Congress & Awards presented the award to the Vedanta Iron Ore Karnataka Team.
Speaking on theoccasion, Ms. Meghna Ghosh, Head Corporate Affairs, Karnataka, said, “It is aproud moment for Vedanta and we wish to continue our efforts to be the BestCommunity Development in the state of Karnataka. Vedanta has always taken greatinitiatives to develop and grow with the community around the mines. We atVedanta Sesa Goa are committed towards giving 75 % of its wealth to social
The award recognizesVedanta’s sustainable and equitable efforts in transforming the localstakeholders and society at large. The aim of National CSR Leadership Congressand Awards is to felicitate those organizations & individuals who haveembraced CSR & sustainability agenda and have delivered not just a neutralimpact on the environment as a consequence, but a clear benefit. The award is atestimony to the initiatives taken by Vedanta Iron Ore Karnataka onsocioeconomic and environmental fronts.