Awards categories

Top 1000 listed companies

Private Enterprises

Turnover ≥ ₹250 crore

Turnover < ₹250 crore

Overall

Overall best practices in the spheres of environmental, social, and governance

Contribution to various environment-friendly initiatives to improve conservation, restoration, sustainable use of the terrestrial ecosystems and reduction of carbon footprints

Contribution to the initiatives such as community engagement, skill development, CSR, social justice, gender equality, peace, health and well-being among others.

Outstanding governance transformation in an organisation within an ESG context, ethics, diversity and board independence

High disclosure rates and better reporting standards indicate high levels of transparency. The publication of an annual report, sustainability report, business responsibility report, and compliance with all disclosure requirements are crucial parameters.

Environment

Initiatives and specific targets for reducing air pollutant emissions and disclosing their environmental impact.

Initiatives to protect, restore and reduce the adverse impact on biodiversity and strategies for rehabilitation and resettlement programs.

Effective energy management which includes reducing overall energy consumption, using renewable energy in operations, having certified energy management systems, and disclosing energy consumption

Various initiatives undertaken for reduction of GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Sustainability in the supply chain that includes sourcing products from environmentally responsible suppliers, monitoring and reducing environmental impacts at every stage.

Initiatives to introduce, develop and market green products/services.

Initiatives for managing several types of waste generated in the operations and reducing waste generation.

Reducing, recycling and reusing water, having certified water efficiency management systems and to disclose the withdrawal and consumption of water during different processes.

Various initiatives undertaken for reduction of GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Initiatives for managing several types of waste generated in the operations and reducing waste generation.

Reducing, recycling and reusing water, having certified water efficiency management systems and to disclose the withdrawal and consumption of water during different processes.

Effective energy management which includes reducing overall energy consumption, using renewable energy in operations, having certified energy management systems, and disclosing energy consumption

Various initiatives undertaken for reduction of GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Initiatives for managing several types of waste generated in the operations and reducing waste generation.

Reducing, recycling and reusing water, having certified water efficiency management systems and to disclose the withdrawal and consumption of water during different processes.

Effective energy management which includes reducing overall energy consumption, using renewable energy in operations, having certified energy management systems, and disclosing energy consumption

Social

Practicing community support and development and being cognizant of their impact on all facets of society, including economic, social, and environmental.

Cyber security policies and practices, setting up information security management systems, and conducting data security audits.

Strategies towards fair compensation, flexible work schedules, parental leave, bereavement leave, and sabbaticals to make sure that the workforce is satisfied.

Diversity and inclusion practices based on age, gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, qualification, nationality, and ethnicity.

Initiatives towards quality management systems, communicating product defects, product recall and measuring customer satisfaction and retention rate.

Providing training, reskilling and upskilling opportunities to employees and partnering with academic institutions for the same and priority on internal job promotion and performance appraisal rate.

Cyber security policies and practices, setting up information security management systems, and conducting data security audits.

Providing training on health and safety, having an internal health and safety management system, providing employees with training, upskilling, and reskilling opportunities by partnering with academic institutions prioritizing internal job promotion and performance appraisal rate.

Providing training on health and safety, having an internal health and safety management system, providing employees with training, upskilling, and reskilling opportunities by partnering with academic institutions prioritizing internal job promotion and performance appraisal rate.

Cyber security policies and practices, setting up information security management systems, and conducting data security audits.

Providing training on health and safety, having an internal health & safety management system, providing employees with training, upskilling, and reskilling opportunities by partnering with academic institutions prioritizing internal job promotion and performance appraisal rate.

Providing training on health and safety, having an internal health & safety management system, providing employees with training, upskilling, and reskilling opportunities by partnering with academic institutions prioritizing internal job promotion and performance appraisal rate.

Governance

Board members with different ethnic backgrounds, educational backgrounds, nationalities, and cultural backgrounds.

Complying with disclosure requirements and independent member requirements.