Balconagar, Jun 06: Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), India’s iconic aluminium producer commemorated ‘World Environment Day’ by organizing symbolic tree plantation drive at Parsabhata gate in the presence of R R Singh – Regional Officer, CECB Korba, Vijay Singh Porte – AE-CECB Korba and Manik Chandel – Scientist, CECB Korba, regional CECB officials & senior officials from BALCO. As part of this drive, BALCO pledged to plant a total of 2020 saplings in and around Korba region. The company conducted a host of activities including fixing of “artificial bird nests” for biodiversity conservation, photography contest on the theme of “ecosystem restoration”, online environmental quiz for the workforce, and felicitated the team for best energy, water and waste Management projects for the year 2020-21. The company followed all the essential norms of social distancing & safety during the event. Speaking on environment conservation efforts by BALCO, Abhijit Pati, CEO & Director, BALCO, said, “We at BALCO are committed towards ecosystem restoration and nurturing conservation efforts across all our areas of operations using new-age technology and our continuous disruptive thinking. We are conscious of our responsibility towards building a stronger and sustainable tomorrow for our future generations through our continuous environment preservation actions. Our commitment to safeguarding the ecosystem is embedded in our vision, corporate objectives, production processes and the way we conduct our business.” R R Singh, Regional Officer, CECB Korba, said, ‘BALCO is a responsible organization, and it has been continuously taking important and pro-active steps towards safeguarding the environment. Korba is being benefitted from BALCO’s environmental conservation measures and we look forward to more such initiatives in the future.’
BALCO is focused on the concept of sustainable manufacturing by focusing on the economic, environmental, and social aspects of metal manufacturing activities. BALCO’s sustainability strategy is focused on evolving production processes to become more efficient with increased use of green and clean technologies.
has always been aligned with its vision to achieve Zero Harm, Zero Waste and work for conserving the natural resources and protect the planet.