Policy - ITC endeavours not
only to minimise its environmental footprint but
wherever possible create a positive environmental
footprint. The Corporate Management Committee of the
Company has issued an Environment, Health & Safety
Policy. ITC’s EHS Policy extends to all sites of the
Goals and Performance - The Company
has adopted 4 goals in the area of Environment -
Performance Beyond Compliance
'Carbon Positive' Footprint
'Water Positive' Footprint
'Zero Solid Waste' (reduction,
reuse and 100% recycling of all solid wastes)
It is the overall
responsibility of the Divisional/Strategic Business Unit
(SBU) Chief Executives, through the members of their
Divisional Management Committees, General Managers and
Unit Heads, to ensure implementation of this Policy and
Corporate Standards on EHS, including formation of
various committees and designating individuals for
specific responsibilities in respect of their Division/SBU.
The Corporate EHS Department is responsible for
reviewing and updating Corporate Standards on EHS, and
for providing guidance and support to all concerned.
All the manufacturing
units, large hotels & Corporate EHS Department are
certified to ISO 14001 Environment Management Systems.
Additionally, the Corporate EHS Department has laid down
detailed guidelines and standards for all ITC
businesses/units. Experts from the Corporate EHS
Department audit each unit at least once annually to
ensure implementation and provide assistance for further
improving EHS performance.
A large number of awards and
certifications listed in this Report are a testimony to
ITC’s commitment to create positive environmental
ITC businesses have
identified and adopted a number of initiatives where
environmental performance provides significant
financial, strategic and sustainability benefits and
complement national priorities.