Cummins India wins Golden Peacock Sustainability Award 2022  

Cummins, which is celebrating 60 years of operations in India, won the award for actioning a robust sustainability strategy and commendable performance across sustainability initiatives.

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Cummins India bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Sustainability Award 2022 in the engineering sector. The award was presented at the Institute of Directors' Annual London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability.

Cummins, which is celebrating 60 years of operations in India, won the award for actioning a robust sustainability strategy and commendable performance across sustainability initiatives.

Vikram Doraiswami, High Commissioner of India to the UK gave the inaugural address for the convention at the House of Lords, UK Parliament, Westminster, London. The Baroness Sandip Verma, Global Chair, Advisory Council, Institute of Directors, India, and Chair, UN Women UK and former Minister International Development and Energy & Climate Change, Government of UK; and The Lord Johnson of Lainston CBE, Ex-Minister of State for Investment in Cabinet Office and the Department for International Trade, UK, presented the award to Rajat Kumar, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Leader, Cummins India and Amol Pawar, Risk Leader Environment, Cummins India at the award ceremony held on November 10 in the presence of eminent business and industry leaders, subject matter experts, and policymakers.

On receiving the award, Shubhankar Chatterji, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Cummins India said, “Cummins India is honoured to receive the acclaimed Golden Peacock Sustainability Award. Our Planet 2050 sustainability targets give clear insights of the organisation’s commitment towards climate change. Cummins’ priorities include reducing greenhouse gas emissions, volatile organic compound emissions, water consumption and waste of all kinds. 2030 goals based on scientific studies are clearly laid out as part of this commitment. Cummins India has made significant progress against the 2030 sustainability goals and this award is a testament of our efforts.”

He added, “Cummins’ ESG performance starts with an expectation for excellence in all environmental, social, and corporate governance matters. We are fully aware of the crucial social and environmental factors that present opportunities for better relationships with people and planet, both internally and in the communities the company serves. We aim to be conscientious corporate citizens, committed to serving all our stakeholders. This award is also dedicated to our employees, whose excellence powers us towards our PLANET 2050 targets.”

 Rajat Kumar, HSE Leader, Cummins India also presented Cummins Sustainability Strategy insights with the gathering during one of the sessions at the event. He elaborated on how Cummins had a consistent strategic orientation across the decades, and HSE partners with leaders, employees, and key stakeholders across the organization to continuously and proactively work toward sustainability goals.

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