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Sustainability Index Program

The Sustainability Index Programme is supported by the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The project aims to develop a collective sustainability index that will indicate the initiatives of the company towards improving its environmental performance and minimising its adverse impact. Though this is a cross-sectoral rating, we will adopt a sectoral approach. This means that the selected industries will be rated based on a series of indicators that will be specific to that sector. On the basis of its performance, it will be assigned a sustainability index that will then be compared with other companies. The index will identify the most sustainable company in each sector as well as most progressive company in the country. We are hoping to make this exercise an annual event so that the companies can follow their own sustainable performance.  The project aims to closely scrutinise the resource consumption, GHG emissions and corporate aspects of the companies. The GHG emission and energy profile of top 6 energy intensive sectors has already been prepared and will be released soon. Post the data collection phase, we are now in the process of compiling and analysing the information received from the companies. The findings are planned to be released by March 2010.   Companies participating in this endeavour are listed below: 

1. Bata India Limited

2. Crew B.O.S. Products Limited

3. Super Tannery Limited

4. Apollo Tyres Limited

5.CEAT Limited

6. MRF Limited

7. TVS Srichakra Limited

8. JCT Limited

9. Gokak Mills

10. Banswara Syntex Limited

11. RSWM Limited

12. Sesa Goa Limited  

13. MSPL Limited

14. GAIL (India) Limited

15. NMDC Limited

16. ISPAT Industries Limited

17. JSW Steel Limited

18. TATA Sponge Iron Limited

19. Oberoi Hotels &Resorts

20. Jaypee Hotels

21. Kamat Hotels (India) Limited

22. ITC Welcome Group

23. Asian Hotels Limited

24. Jagatjit Industries Limited

25. Radico Khaitan Limited

26. United Breweries Limited 

27. United Breweries Limited

28. Mawana Sugars Limited

29. Grasim Industries Limited (Chemical Division)

30. Tamilnadu Petroproducts Limited


31. Sree Rayalaseema Alkalies & Allied Chemicals Ltd.

32. Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited

33. Ballarpur Industries Limited

34. Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited

35. West Coast Paper Mills Limited

36. ITC Limited

37. The Andhra Paper Mills Limited

38. J K Paper Limited

39. Seshasayee Paper& Boards Limited

40. Tamilnadu Newsprint and Paper Limited

41. Escorts Motor Limited

42. Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

43. Maruti Suzuki India Limited 

44. TVS Motor Company Limited 

45. ACC Cement Limited

46. Ambuja Cements Limited

47. Binani Cement Limited

48. Grasim Cement

49. Shree Cement 

50. Coromandel International Limited

51. Nagarjuna Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited 

52. TATA Chemicals Limited

53. Asian Paints Limited

54. ICI India Limited

55. Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited

56. Dr. Reddy’s 

57. Jubilant Organosys

58. Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited

59. Ranbaxy

60. CESC Limited

61. Bajaj Auto Limited

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