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CII's Environmental Best Practices Award 2012 Presented
27 short listed companies have achieved an annual recurring saving of Rs. 540 Million


Ms Suchitra K Ella, Vice-Chairperson, CII-Andhra Pradesh on 10 February 2012 presented 14 Projects as "Most Innovative Environmental Project" and 13 Projects as "Innovative Environmental Project" and 3 Projects as Most Useful Presentation (selected from the short-listed companies) at the second CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2012 organised by CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre.

The objective of the Award was to recognise and award Environmental Best Projects implemented in industry and facilitate sharing of information on benefits to enhance/improve industry environmental performance.

Mr L S Ganapati, Chairman, CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2012, while presenting the "Summary of Findings" informed that questionnaires were invited from all CII member and non-member companies, who have achieved significant environmental benefits through implementation of projects in the areas of resource conservation, waste reduction, recycling and pollution control measures, during the last 3 years.

Filled-in questionnaires were received from 127 companies and based on the duly filled in questionnaire by companies, the panel of judges have short listed 27 companies, which presented their projects on 9 & 10 February 2012, he said.

Adding further, Mr L S Ganapati said that the 27 short listed companies have achieved an annual recurring saving of Rs. 540 Million. These savings were achieved by implementing 27 projects. These projects resulted in the following environmental benefits:

  • Total water saving:        4,00,000 Million m3 / annum
  • Total water saving:         4,00,000 Million m3 / annum
  • Amount of waste diverted from landfill:         40,000 Tonnes/annum
  • Amount of raw material saved:         1,20,000 Tonnes/ annum
  • GHG Reduction:         1,70,000 Tonnes of CO2/ annum


Participation was from all the four Regions of the Country and was a good mix of various sectors.

The programme was also marked by the release of a publication titled- 'In pursuit of Green Excellence' -India's best practices on Environmental Management- Volume-II.


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