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  • The company received the award in the category of ‘Most Innovative Best Practice – Supply Chain & Logistics Innovations’
  • The award recognises the company’s commitment to innovation and transformation

Udaipur, 1st February: Hindustan Zinc Limited, India’s largest producer of zinc, lead, and silver, was awarded the CII-Dx awards 2021 for its ‘Integrated transport Management System’ in the category of ‘Most Innovative Best Practice – Innovations in Supply Chain & Logistics’. Hindustan Zinc received the award on 12th January, at a virtual ceremony at the 3rd Edition of the DX Summit & Awards 2021 along with TCS. This award is a significant testament to the company’s innovation and transformation in the domain of supply chain and logistics.

The Summit emphasised the importance of the private sector, multilateral organizations, and government playing a more effective and integrated role in creating resilience in a constantly changing business environment. The purpose of the DX Summit & Awards 2021 is to highlight best practices and discuss solutions to assist the Indian industry in becoming more digitally transformed. The event also honours the achievements of innovators in the field of digital transformation. The award recognizes India’s digital transformation achievements and strives to facilitate information sharing on best practices and technologies.

The procurement practices of Hindustan Zinc are in line with the company’s Sustainability Goals 2025, which include implementing 100 percent responsible sourcing in the supply chain and guaranteeing optimal resource utilization through technology-enabled solutions. Through SAP Ariba, Robos, Project Confluence, and Sarathi, the company has completely digitized its supply chain system, including the procurement-to-payment process. The company is consistently rethinking work systems and processes in order to stay ahead of the curve, with an emphasis on innovation. Apart from supply chain and logistics breakthroughs, the company is leveraging technology, automation, and innovation to boost efficiency across the spectrum.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 5th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2021 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index & S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022 and a Bronze Medal winner at the S&P Global Sustainability Awards.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 700,000 people in 184 villages of Rajasthan, 5 in Uttarakhand and 16 villages in Gujarat. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 78% of growing Zinc market in India.

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