Sustainability- A Way of Life at Dalmia Bharat Group

Bhubaneswar: Sustainability has always been a way of life at Dalmia Bharat Group, and the company is globally ranked No 1 by CDP for business readiness to a low carbon transition. Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited has adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in its own capacity to ensure faster realization of SDGs near our manufacturing locations. In line with the SDG’s Dalmia Bharat Group is committed to green manufacturing and ensures minimum impact on environment right from procurement of the raw material, to manufacturing process and to the production of the final product.

On the World Environment Day, Mr. Mahendra SInghi, MD & CEO Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. said, “Visualisation of the future and taking bold commitments has been our core strength. We have been leading the sustainability dialogue since over two decades.We take pride in being industry stalwarts fordeveloping products that minimises carbon impact on the environment and are conducive for the society at large. These initiatives have enabled us to create a benchmark and position for Dalmia Bharat Cement as the only cement company globally to have the lowest carbon footprint. On this World Environment Day, we further commit ourselves to realise our vision to become five-timesWater Positive by 2020 and Carbon Negative by 2040.”

‘’Additionally, the company is planning to build green energy projects of 40 MW, under fossil free electricity initiative. DBG is also a signatory to the WBCSD WASH at the Workplace Pledge which ensure that all our employees have access to high standards of Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at the Workplace,’’ he added.

The Climate Group estimates that if 100 companies double their energy productivity by 2030 – such as what Dalmia Bharat Cement has committed to do – over 170 million metric tons of emissions could be avoided cumulatively, equivalent to taking 37 million cars off the road for a year.Today, Dalmia Bharat Group is three times water positive and has created more than 3 million cubic meter water harvesting capacity through the Dalmia Bharat Foundation (DBF) initiatives in our plants. The Group has achieved the lowest carbon footprint in the cement world.