Hindustan Zinc carried out a special plantation drive on the occasion of World Environment Day - 5th June, 2015. The drive was carried out in all its business locations spread across 5 districts – Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Rajsamand and Ajmer.

In a message to all employees, Akhilesh Joshi, CEO-HZL emphasised on the importance of individuals to bring out change and also highlighted the  annual theme recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme — ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’. He said “World Environment Day is the opportunity for everyone to realize the responsibility to care for the Earth and to become agents of change. Every small step taken by each one of us is a mighty step forward in terms of creating a better environment for next generation.”

Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Smelting Complex, has special focus on planting the saplings of medicinal properties. In addition, poster making competition, environment quiz, photography, slogans writing competition and essay writing competitions were organised. 

Over 1.4 million saplings have been planted by the Company over the years. 

As a part of green energy initiatives the company is also one of the largest producers of wind power – 274 MW in India, which is registered under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is entitled for carbon credits. Hindustan Zinc produces also about 35.4 MW of power through the waste heat recovery process. Utilization of fly-ash and slag, adoption of environment friendly technology, water conservation and setting-up Sewage Treatment Plant in Udaipur are some of the many key initiatives taken by the Company towards care for the environment.


We are very pleased to inform that Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Lead-Zinc Smelting Complex has been awarded with "Frost & Sullivan - Green Manufacturing Excellence Award 2015" in Mega Large Business. The coveted award was received by Mr. Rajesh Kundu – Location Head, Ms. Nikita Bhakta – AM (HR) and Mr. RS Rao – Executive (Process) from Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Unit in a glittering event organized at Hotel Hyatt in Mumbai in May 2015.

Hindustan Zinc Chanderiya Lead-Zinc Smelter also received "Certificate of Merit for Safety Excellence", which was received by Mr. Dilip Sharma, Executive- Safety.