Parivartan 2012 unveiled truly unique initiatives to transition toward sustainable manufacturing, infrastructure, energy management and closed – loop businesses systems, amongst others. Multi-business conglomerate ITC, Textile leader Welspun, Oil major BPCL, IT majors TCS and Wipro and banking leader IndusInd Bank were amongst 14 large and small Indian corporates that bagged the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards for 2012.
The awards were presented at the evening plenary of the Annual Summit of the Sustainable Business Leadership Forum, India’s first market development forum on Sustainability and Innovation, held in New Delhi on October 11, 2012.
Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India
Dr. Uddesh Kohli
Construction Industry Development Council and Senior Advisor
Bakul R. Patel
Infrastructure Development Finance Company
Stuart L. Hart
S.C. Johnson Chair
Sustainable Global Enterprise
India Trade Promotion Organisation
K C Mehra
Resident Director (Corporate)
Shapoorji Pallonji Group
Bazmi R. Husain
Corporate Sustainability Stewardship Awards
Subcategory: Innovation in Business Model and Strategy
- Reverse Logistics
- ITC Gardenia
- Pratibha Syntex
- The Orchid
|Reverse Logistics for Empowering Value Chains to be Sustainable. Reverse Logistics (Green Dust) RLC is shaping reverse supply chain efficiencies in the consumer electronics segment in the Indian marketplace. The company has pioneered branded quality factory seconds backed by a rigorous 50-point quality inspection process to guarantee the quality.
ITC Gardenia for Shaping a Brand Leveraging Sustainability. ITC Gardenia is the world’s largest LEED Platinum certified hotel. In addition to many energy and water conservation efforts, the hotel uses 100% bio-degradable room cleaning products and is close to achieving zero water discharge and zero solid waste management levels.
Subcategory: Resource Conservation Leadership in Manufacturing
- Kirloskar Oil Ltd.
- Lawkim Motors
- LNB Group of Companies (Maharaja Shree Umaid Mills)
- TVS Motors
|Welspun for implementing a comprehensive resource conservation plan over the last 2 years. Initiatives for energy conservation have led to saving of 15740 units of power and 11 MT coal per day. In addition, water savings to the tune of 403 KL/day have been achieved by the firm. The plant also has installed a Bio-Gas Plant to generate biogas from all bio-degradable wastes like Biological Sludge, garden, kitchen & canteen waste. In addition, the firm has succeeded in harvesting approximately 2 billion liters of rain water.|
Subcategory: Resource Conservation Leadership in Infrastructure
- Essar Steel
- Jindal Stainless Limited
- Shree Cement
Subcategory: Resource Conservation Leadership in Sustainable Spaces
- IndusInd Bank
- Cognizant Technology Solutions
- Sun Carrier Omega
- The Leela
Indus Ind bank for it’s ‘Empower the Powerless’ project aims to energize the rural banking outreach through solar powered ATMs. Over 100 ATMs have been solarized so far.
Sustainability Innovation Award
Subcategory: Energy Services and Systems
- Ankur Scientific
- Aspiration Energy
- Gram Power
- Greenko Group
|Green India Building Systems and Services (GIBSS) for pioneering several cost effective solutions, including geothermal cooling systems, hot water co-generation systems, and lighting and indoor air quality systems, to enable green housing in the urban settings. Their boiler replacement Heat Pump Products for the Hotels industry is 10 times more energy efficient than conventional boilers. GIBSS has a capability to deliver many of its solutions as a service.|
Subcategory: Energy Management Tools
- Volvo India
- Micro Technologies
- See Beyond Technologies
- Tata Consultancy Services
Subcategory: Innovative Materials and Recycling
- Hanjer Biotech
- Damascus Fortune
- Green Brick Eco Solutions
- Maharani Paints
- Vashudhaecofriends Projects
Hanjer Biotech for developing green technology to recycle Mixed Solid Waste that creates valuable green products. These high quality end-products are suitable for commercial and industrial use, thus extending the value chain of Hanjer’s environment friendly processes and initiatives.
Subcategory: Resource Conservation and Augmentation
- NESPAL Air Water Heater
- Aqua Designs
- Cleantech Ecosystems
- Green Con
- SA Pharmachem
- UEM Group
NESPAL’s Air Water Heater (AWH) for deploying AWHs at scale. The AWH absorbs heat from atmosphere even when the ambient temperature is sub-zero (-30 deg. C) and transfers this heat to water at higher temperature, producing cool air as by-product. As compared to any conventional water heating technology, this creates almost 80% energy savings enabling a pay-back of 12-18 months on the original investment.
Sustainability Disclosure Leadership Awards
Subcategory: Special recognition based on Public Disclosure of Top 100 cos
- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation limited (BPCL)
|Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for the most consistent disclosure on Sustainability parameters over the 3 year period between 2009 and 2012.
| Bharat Petroleum Corporation limited (BPCL) for the most consistent disclosure by PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) on Sustainability parameters over the 3 year period between 2009 and 2012.
Wipro for the most enhancement of disclosure on its Sustainability parameters over the 3 year period between 2009 and 2012.
Top Ranked firms for Sustainability Disclosure Leadership Awards
- Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.
- GAIL India Ltd
- Infosys Ltd.
- ITC Limited
- JSW Steel Ltd.
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
- Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
- Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd.
- Reliance Industries Limited
- Sesa Goa Ltd.
- Tata Consultancy Services Limited
- Tata Motors Limited
- Wipro Ltd
Sustainability Leader of the Year
Subcategory: Sustainability Executive of the Year
- Niranjan Khatri, ITC Welcom Environ
Niranjan Khatri, ITC for his role in ITC’s Welcom Environ initiative; which has set the benchmark for other hospitality organizations to follow.
Subcategory: Sustainability Catalyst of the Year
- Dr. Datta Roy, Dalkia Energy Services
Dr. Datta Roy, for the ongoing efforts in catalyzing the growth of the Energy Services Companies (ESCO) in India.