HCC gets best social investment strategy award
Leading global infrastructure and construction player, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Limited, has bagged the award for best Social Investment Strategy at the World CSR Congress.
The World CSR congress, a forum consisting of CSR associates, CEOs, sustainability experts, leaders and media honchos across the globe, a professional organization, has instituted a set of annual awards for organisations and individuals practicing CSR. Global CSR Awards from The World CSR Congress held here recently were endorsed by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA).
The honour was conferred on HCC for its work in various spheres like water initiatives, disaster relief, HIV/AIDS awareness, education, and community development.
The World CSR Congress gives award in main categories including Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards and Social Innovation awards.
HCC is among the very few Indian corporates, which are filing annual sustainability reports. HCC has been consistently receiving an A+ rating from GRI for its sustainability reports, showcasing sustainable initiatives that the Company has implemented across all the project sites.
Previously, HCC has been accorded the distinction of being the only Indian company to be featured amongst ten global company case studies in a Climate Report ‘Business and Climate Change Adaptation: Toward Resilient Companies and Communities’ issued by the UNGC and United Nations’ Environment Programme at the Rio+20 conferences organised by the United Nations at Brazil in June 2012.