Caterpillar India wins Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability
Caterpillar India has won the ?Golden Peacock Award? for Sustainability for the year 2016. The company has been declared as the winner of this award by the Jury under the chairmanship of Justice MN Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India. The Golden Peacock Award is instituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD).
Caterpillar India has been selected for this award for many sustainable and innovative initiatives and programmes at its manufacturing facilities located at Hosur, Tamil Nadu. The Jury has specially mentioned the company?s efforts in lowering the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity in its manufacturing processes at its engine manufacturing facility located at Hosur.
Commenting on this occasion, Vivekanand Vanmeeganathan, Country Head and Managing Director, Caterpillar India, stated, ?We are especially pleased that Caterpillar India has earnedthis award for Sustainability. We have initiated a number of programmes at our manufacturing facilities in India that deliver excellence in the three aspects of sustainability ? economic, environmental and social performance.?
?Sustainable development for Caterpillar means leveraging technology and innovation to increase efficiency and productivity with less impact on the environment and helping our customers do the same ? enabling their businesses to become more productive by providing products, services and solutions that use resources more efficiently,? he said.