Assures its commitment towards Environment Protection Conservation & Improvement
HYDERABAD: As an eco-friendly miner, NMDC made significant progress on all the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations. Sustainability is ingrained in the organizational vision, mission, policies, management systems, processes, and performance. NMDC believes that Greenhouse gas emissions are a “cost to environment” and wish to embark on a low carbon growth trajectory in its operations.
As a responsible corporation, NMDC Ltd believes in maintaining ecological balance and is committed to ensuring that its environmental systems and practices are aligned with international best practices such as the ISO: 14001-Environmental Management System standard. All major production projects of NMDC i.e Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A, Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Donimalai Iron Ore Project, and Diamond Mining Project, Majhgawan, Panna have accreditation with Integrated Management System including SA-8000. This standard enables NMDC to manage its environmental impacts while adhering to the requirements not only of the standard itself but also to those of national and international norms, legislation, and regulations. It also builds the foundation for continuous improvement in environmental performance.
NMDC was also awarded Greentech Environment Award (Winner) and 4 first prizes and 2-second prizes in various categories including 1st prize in the Overall Performance category in Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation Week during this year.
On this occasion of World Environment Day 2020, Shri N. Baijendra Kumar, IAS, CMD, NMDC said, “As a responsible and eco-friendly miner we are passionate about development supported by sustainability. We are always looking to align with nature conservation efforts and are committed to making our facilities environmentally friendly and safer for all our stakeholders. We are happy to be recognised for our zeal toward environment protection this inspires us to do more in this important field.”
NMDC’s initiatives include:
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