Recognised for our Excellence

Many prestigious platforms have awarded our performance in sustainable development and operational excellence.

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Vedanta Group is now Kincentric Best Employer 2022

This recognition is a powerful testimony to its people culture, leadership development initiatives, performance-oriented approach, diversity & inclusivity, digitalization & technology interventions, and foremost to its focus - wellbeing of Vedanta family.


Vedanta Group has been recognised as a 'Great Place to Work'

In a resounding endorsement of its industry-leading people practices, Vedanta Group, India's leading producer of metals, minerals, and oil & gas, along with its business units has been accredited as Great Place to WorkTM second time in a row. It also received a special mention for being India's Best Employers Among Nation-Builders 2022 for its commitment toward building an Atmanirbhar Bharat with people at its core.


Kincentric Best Employer 2022 Award

Enabling an inclusive future for all

Great Place to Work

People Practices

Top 10 Happiest Workplaces

HR Excellence by Business World

Gold standard in Healthy Workplace Award 2022

Industry leading practices in employee health & well-being

Great Manager Awards-2022

13 leaders recognized in Top 75 Great Managers by People Business

SHRM HR Excellence Awards 2022

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

Wellness & Engagement Award

HR Excellence Award by People Matters in Mega size companies category

Best Employer Brand Award

South India Best Employer Brand Awards 2021 held by World HRD Congress

Greentech Award 2021

CSR & HR Excellence

Greentech Award

Employee engagement and technology in HR

Winner, Human Capital Award

For ‘Developing Future Leaders’ by Frost & Sullivan

Legal Team of the Year

India Legal Awards 2021

Bronze Award

For "Excellence in Reward and Recognition" category at the Economic Times Human Capital Awards

CII HR Excellence Award

Strong Commitment to HR Excellence

Greentech Award 2021

Abhijit Pati, CEO and WTD of BALCO, awarded Greentech Leading Director Award 2021

Significant Achievement in HR

10th CII National HR Excellence Award 2019-20

Best Employer Brand

Best Employer Brand Award 2019 at World HRD Congress

Best Employer Brand

Goa State Best Employer Brand 2019 endorsed by CHRO Asia

Result Orientation

Economic Times Great Manager's Award

HR Engagement Initiatives

Won Best Employer Award

Best Leadership Development Program

World HRD Congress-ET HR Talent Management Leadership Award

HR Initiatives/Performance

CII HR Excellnece Award

Human Resources

ET Now National Best Employer of the Year

Human Resources

Economic Times Great Managers Award


Vedanta's journey towards creating a greener planet

Our sustainable development journey continues to create value for our stakeholders. While we have invested our time and resources in introspecting our actions, we have achieved our targets and formulated ambitious new ones. Furthermore, we have adopted global best practices, taken innovative leaps, aligned our standards with industry benchmarks and charted some of our own. We have done all this and continue to do it with a singular agenda of ensuring long-term growth for all stakeholders.


Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2021

Ranked 5th globally, 1st in Asia Pacific and 1st Globally in Environment dimension in the Metal and Mining sector

S&P Global Sustainability Awards


Apex Green Leaf Award

Gold Award for Environment Excellence in Metal and Mining Sector category

Silver Award

For Best Regional Campaign Category for Mission Kalahandi: Zero Poverty, Zero Hunger

Winner at the 5th CII National HR Circle Competition 2021

For efforts in 'Inclusion and Social Impact'

Most Sustainable Company in Mining Industry for 2021

World Finance Magazine

Excellence in Corporate Governance

Greentech Foundation

Most Sustainable Company in the Mining Industry – 2021

World finance at Sustainability Awards 2021

Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021

The "Challengers Award" under Mega Large Business Metals Category

Apex India Green Leaf Award

For Environment Excellence from Apex India Foundation

SABERA Award 2021

For its CSR efforts under the Responsible Business of the Year category

Frost and Sullivan & TERI Sustainability Award

Sustainability 4.0 Award 2021: Leaders' Award Under Mega Large Business Sector

Golden Peacock Awards

For Energy Efficiency – 2021

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific region and 5th Globally in Metal and Mining sector

The Sustainability Yearbook 2020

Featured in The Sustainability Yearbook 2020 by S & P Global and RobecoSAM as Sustainability Leaders

FTSE4Good Emerging Index

Member of FTSE4Good Emerging Index across - Environment, Social and Governance

GCSR Health Impact Award

Women & Child Health Initiative - conferred with the title of 'Game Changer' for its Khushi Anganwadi Program

ASSOCHAM Women Achievers Awards 2019

SAKHI as Best CSR initiative for Women Award

Best Grassroots Football Program of 2019

Zinc Football - Best Grassroots Football Program of 2019 at Football Delhi Awards

Zee Hindustan Award

Remarkable contribution in the promotion of sporting activities at Zawar Mines

Golden Peacock Award, 2019

Corporate Social Responsibility Practices

Zee Business and World CSR Day Best Environmental Sustainability Award

Best Environmental Sustainability Award for excellence in CSR and Sustainability

Best Community Development Award at National CSR Leadership Congress & Awards presented by Zee Business

Excellence in CSR & Sustainability

Mining Mazma – 2019

Sustainable Mining

State Award For Voluntary Blood Donation

CSR Innovative Project Award for the revival of Dhokra Art and Saura Art by India CSR

Livelihood Program

CSR Health Impact Award 2019 for Open Defecation Free (ODF) under the Swachhta Project by India CSR

Swachhta Project

India CSR Summit and Exhibition 2019

6th CSR Impact Award for Aajeevika Project in reviving Dhokra art


Excellence in CSR Security initiatives, Excellence in Control Room Operations

CII-EHS Award 2019

Best practices in EHS

ET 2 Good 4 Good Award

CSR Activities

Dainik Jagran Award

CSR Activities

Best PR Practices Award

CSR Activities

India News - Gaurav Awards

CSR Activities

Zee - Gauravshali Awards

CSR Activities


Vedanta’s HSE policy paves way for a brighter future

At Vedanta Group, we believe in sustainable development and are committed to effective management of health, safety and the environment as an integral part of our business. The health and safety of our employees and stakeholders, who may be impacted by the company’s operations, is of paramount importance and our aim is zero harm to people and to the environment.


British Safety Award


Greentech Effective Safety Culture Award 2021

Safety Award


Apex India Safety Award 2021

British Safety Council (BSC)

Oil & Gas three mines in Barmer, Rajasthan – Mangala, Bhagyam and Aishwariya (MBA) received ‘Five Star’ ratings in the Occupational Health and Safety Audit

CII Health, Safety and Environment Excellence Award

CII Odisha Annual Meet 2021-22

The Best Rural Health Initiative Award under the Gold Category

5th CSR Health Impact Awards organized by Integrated Health & Wellbeing Council

International Safety Award 2021 Merit

Awarded by the British Safety Council for the project at the Rajpura Dariba Complex

World CSR Congress Forum

The Best Rural Health Initiative

COVID Warrior Award

District Hospital

Excellent Renewable Initiative under Platinum Category

For 22 MW Solar Power Project at Rampura Agucha Mine by Green Maple Foundation Annual Award 2019

Energy Efficient Unit at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) 20th National Award

Excellence in Energy Management

Gomant Sarvochcha Suraksha Puraskar at Green Triangle Society Safety Awards 2018


Odisha State Safety Conclave 2019

Kalinga Safety Excellence Award 2018

CII - Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award 2019

Plant efficiency

CII Energy Efficient Unit Award 2019

Plant efficiency- Smelter II

CII Energy Efficiency Award- 2019

Plant efficiency- CPP

SEEM National Energy Management Award 2019.

Energy Management

Kalinga Safety Excellence Award 2018 by Odisha State Safety Conclave

Safety Practices

Directorate of Mines Safety - Mines Safety Award

Annual Mines Safety Fortnight

Golden Peacock Award

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Summit 2019

Excellent Energy Efficient Unit award 2019 for technological advancements in energy efficiency processes

Energy & Environment Foundation Global Environment Award

Energy & Environment

CII Energy Efficiency Awards

Sustainable Mining & Energy Efficiency

Mining Nazar 2019

Balco Mines - Sustainable Mining Practices

FIMI Misrilall Jain Environment Award

Chotia Mines - Best Environment practices

Ministry of Labour & Employment- National Safety Award

Best Safety Initiatives

Sustainable Business of the year Award

Best Sustainability practices

ET Now Stars of the Industry

CSR Initiatives


Vedanta's culture of digi-innovation

Digitalisation is a key focus area at Vedanta, and refers to the use of innovative technology to change a business model and provide value-producing opportunities. Digitalising fundamentally enables the organisation to "think" digitally by enhancing business processes to lead to continuous improvement across cost, productivity and sustainability.


Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Innovative Award for 'HR Digitisation'

Gold Awards

For Manufacturing Excellence & Digital Smart Manufacturer categories at IMexI (Integrated Manufacturing Excellence Initiative)

IDC India Future Enterprise Awards

Winner of 'Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure' Award

CII Digital Transformation (Dx) Award


World Book of Records

Certificate of Participation for Largest virtual marathon - Oil & Gas Pink City Half Marathon

Excellence in Security Technology implementation and Preventive System, IFSEC India

RJON crude security systems-December 2019 for measures to ensure security disruptions and maintain business continuity

SAP ACE Award in the category Breakthrough Innovation - Business Re-model Disruption, Step Growth

For "Rig Schedule & Automated Workflow" project, recognized for Best Practices at the Oil & Gas Conference held in Texas on September 18, 2019

Digitally Advanced Company of the Year, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI), 2019

For intensive deployment of digitalization initiatives to drive value-creation across business operations and functions

SAP Industry Innovation Award for Excellence in Operations Category for Oil & Gas

For "Rig Schedule & Automated Workflow" project. Best Practices for Oil & Gas Conference held in Texas on September 18, 2019

CII Quality Circle recognition

For developing an effective concept case study on improved traffic management

2nd place at the Kaizen Conference and competition held by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Best Kaizen Award

Finalist in SECONA SHIELD award

Control and Command Centre for Innovative Practices and Technology


Vedanta has a world-wide presence

Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is the world's leading Oil & Gas and Metals company with significant operations in Oil & Gas, Zinc, Lead, Silver, Copper, Iron Ore, Steel, and Aluminium & Power with primary operations across developing economies of India and Africa. We have a responsibility to ensure that we contribute towards the development of these countries and their communities by focusing on constant growth, innovation, value creation and improved operations.


India Procurement Leadership Forum & Awards 2020

Ms. Amrita Singh conferred with "Woman Procurement Leader"

Legal Summit and Awards 2019

Legal Department was declared winner of the 'Legal Team of the Year 2019' Award

Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Karnataka Unit won 46 awards at the Mines Safety Association Karnataka Zone – 3

Various categories

Rahul Sharma awarded Business Icon of the Year by Kaizen

Vast contribution to India's metals and mining industry and his crucial role in the development of the sector through business excellence

IMEA Future Factory Ready Award

Operational Excellence

Quality Circle Forum of India - National Convention on Quality Concepts

Improvement Projects

ET Now CEO of the Year Award

Customs Department Best Importer Award

Import Initiatives

People Business Great Managers Award by Economic Times and People Business

Top 50 Great Managers of the Country

Excellence in trade finance- 2nd Financial leadership Award

2nd Financial Leadership Award

Bronze at the India Public Relations and Corporate Communications Awards 2019

CSR Communications

ET Now Business Leader of the Year 2020, Mr. Ajay Kapur

Business Leadership

Best Corporate Finance team and Best CFO

AIAI (All India Association of Industries) summit and Awards 2021

Icon of Trust | The Extraordinaire – Brand 2020-22

Brand Vision Summit & Awards

India's Largest Silver Miner and Refiner

AIGC Excellence Award Committeeward

Gold and Silver Award

Gold and Silver Award

National Award for Manufacturing Competitiveness (NAMC)

Business Excellence

S&P Global and RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook

Business Excellence

Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) Awards CII National Awards

Business Excellence

Frost & Sullivan - India Manufacturing Excellence Award

Business Excellence

Association of Business Communicators in India (ABCI)


Business Tycoon Award

CFO, ESL Steel Limited, awarded 'Most Innovative Leader for the use of technology in Finance'

Best Indirect Tax Team

5th Annual GST Summit & Awards 2022

Industry Leadership Award - Base, Precious and Speciality Metals

S&P Global Platts Global Metal Award

Best Brands of 2021

Economic Times

Gold Award

Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) on the initiative ‘Quality Improvisation of Ravva Sales Gas’ at the 21st Chapter Convention held at Vishakhapatnam

League of American Communications Professionals (LACP)

Gold award for excellence within the report’s competition class and Top 100 Communication Materials with a rank of 56 among all entries under the Spotlight awards 2021 category for the integrated annual report FY 2020-21

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Business Excellence

National Convention on Quality Concepts (NCQC) 2021

1 Excellent & 2 Distinguished Award by QCFI Coimbatore

CCQC (Convention on Quality Concepts) Award-Kaizen

Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI)

Gold and Silver award

CII National Kaizen competition

1st European Patent - EP 3192882

Received patent for Method for Production of Potassium Antimony Tartarate by Utilizing Antimony Bearing Residues patent has been developed by ZnTech+

Quality Circle Forum India

Par Excellence Award for Kaizen Competition

Quality Circle Forum India

Silver Award for Case Study

Express Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave

Outstanding Digital Transformation In Supply Chain Award

Five awards under the Oil Mine Category for the year 2015 and 2016 at the National Safety Awards

Consistent safety performance at our operations in Ravva, Suvali, and Bhagyam

Gas production team of Oil & Gas

1st prize at the Quality Circle Forum of India's 5S competition. A team of five members presented a case study on "Implementation of '5S' technique in ATR (Annual Turn Around)" thereby 20 hours of saving with improved safety performance. QCFI, Delhi chapter, and sub-chapter Jaipur, conducted 'CCQC 2019 Convention' on September 20, 2019

Ravva onshore and offshore fields has been awarded Five Star rating for the excellence in EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) practices

Large-scale industries category by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in the CII - SR EHS Excellence Award 2019

Platinum Prize for Raageshwari, and Certificate of Appreciation for Mangala, Bhagyam, Aishwarya and Midstream business units

8th FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Awards ceremony for safety excellence



Quality Circle Forum of India

14 awards in various categories in 28th Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts for Cultural Breakthrough



Quality Circle Forum of India, National Convention for Quality Concepts 2019

Outstanding innovation and continuous improvement of concept application

Frost & Sullivan - India Manufacturing Excellence Award 2019

India Manufacturing Excellence Award 2019 in Gold for manufacturing processes and achieving business results

Maritime Gateway - Smart Exporter-Aluminium Award

Highest Performing Container Exporter

Kolkata Port Award

Highest Performing Container Exporter

Quality Circle Forum of India

Innovation/Creative Ideas/Kaizens adopted on the implementation of 5S

National Convention on Quality Concepts

Plant 1, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda has bagged JUSE 5S (Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers) Award


Safety - SEZ Unit (Plant II) certified with ISO 50001:2011 (Energy Management System)


Improvement Projects

Future Supply Chain Solution Limited 8th -Manufacturing Excellence Award

Quality Excellence in Vendor Selection & Evaluation



Transformation Business Media - Future of Procurement Summit and Awards

Procurement Transformation & Growth