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Grasim Industries (Harihar Polyfibers Unit) wins Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability 2018

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Grasim Industries (Harihar Polyfibers Unit), a flagship company of the $ 44.3 billion Aditya Birla Group, has been named as the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability 2018 at the 18th Annual London Global Convention on Corporate Governance & Sustainability and Global Business Meet.
Dilip Gaur, MD, Grasim Industries, said, “The Golden Peacock Award is a testament to our vision to build sustainable businesses, capable of consistently delivering best in class environmental performance, underpinned by responsible stewardship philosophy.”
The Golden Peacock Award is well recognised. This year Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former judge, Supreme Court of India, chaired the panel of judges.
“We are proud of being the recipient of this coveted award. It is indeed an important milestone in our sustainability journey”, said Ajay Sardana, chief sustainability officer of pulp & fibre business, Grasim Industries.
The Harihar Polyfibers Unit of Grasim, which was accorded this distinction, produces rayon grade pulp. The unit began operations with an initial capacity of 32 KTPA in 1972-73; the plant today produces 70 KTPA of pulp a year from eucalyptus wood. About 90% of energy used is derived from renewable resources and chemical recovery is around 98%.

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