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.