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The other side of SAIL's profits

Date: 5 November 2012

State-owned steel giant’s profits are found increasingly because of raw material (iron ore) subsidies and not due to real economic value addition. This only leads to wastage and poor operational management during steel making, thereby causing higher pollution

Read full document: The other side of SAIL's profits.pdf

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CLSA bank covers Green Rating Project

CLSA U Research - Long way to green

Date: 30 October 2012

Faced with limited resources and competition, few Indian mining/metals companies have improved their green footprint. Regular violations of environmental laws and poor safety track records suggest that steelmakers have a long way to go to achieve best-in-class benchmarks.

Stiff regulations, strict enforcement, resource constraints and competitive threats should drive better behaviour. CSE's GRP team explains how increased investor scrutiny can help the green production cause

Read the full document: Long way to green

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Book review of 'Into the Furnace', the Green Rating of Indian iron and steel sector

Published at: Business Standard newspaper, India
Reviewer: Ms. Shailaja Sharma

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Prime Minister's trophy for steel plant overrides pollution concerns

CSE study had shown companies which bagged the award for best integrated steel plants have poor environmental performance and productivity record

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CSE study had shown companies which bagged the award for best integrated steel plants have poor environmental performance and productivity record

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Steel plants in eastern India blatantly flouting environmental norms, finds CSE green rating survey

From left to right: Mr. Sandipan Mukherjee, Member Sec. WBPCB, Ms. Sunita Narain, DG CSE, Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, Environment Minister, West Bengal, Mr. Chandra Bhushan, DDG, CSE, and Mr. S K Roy, Chief Blast Furnace, Tata Steel Jamshedpur

West Bengal-based steelmakers rank as some of the worst of the lot

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West Bengal-based steelmakers rank as some of the worst of the lot

Workshop on Green Rating of Indian Iron and Steel Sector

CSE’s Green Rating Project (GRP) has for the first time carried out an independent, rigorous and transparent assessment of India’s iron and steel sector. The project was sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of India and the UNDP.The environmental ranking for 21 large steel plants is based on performance assessment of over 150 indicators ranging from design, efficiency of production process, pollution compliance, water, energy, safety to local community response.

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Date: August 31st, 2012

Into The Furnace

This latest book is on the environment status of the Indian Steel Sector.

Based on CSE's recent environmental rating done of major iron and steel plants of India, we have rated 21 top Indian steel companies in this book, from the Private as well as the Public Sector.

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