Building Blocks for a Sustainable Future
Vedanta is a leading global natural resources conglomerate operating across India, South Africa, Liberia and Namibia.
We are a uniquely diversified company across the natural resources spectrum with interests in Oil & Gas, Zinc-Lead-Silver, Aluminium, Iron Ore, Steel, Copper, Ferro Alloys, Power, Glass Display, Optical Fibre and Semiconductors.
Over the years, Vedanta has positioned itself as a leading natural resources conglomerate, focusing on large scale expansion of its portfolio in India with operational excellence benchmarked to global standards.
For two decades, we have facilitated the growth of the Indian economy by contributing to the national exchequer and creating thousands of jobs.
We have put in place a comprehensive framework to be the ESG leader in the natural resources sector. Vedanta is committed to reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2050 or sooner. The organisation has pledged $5 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate the transition to net-zero operations.
Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.
Our Core Purpose
Our goal is to create long-term value for all our stakeholders through research, discovery, acquisition, sustainable development and utilisation of diversified natural resources. For accomplishing that, we empower our people to drive excellence and innovation. We demonstrate world-class standards of governance, safety, sustainability and social responsibility.
Our Core Values
Our core values underpin everything we do at Vedanta. These universal values guide our behaviour, as we expand into new markets and countries
We actively foster a culture of transparency in our interactions and encourage an open dialogue which ensures mutual trust and respect.
People are our most important assets; they are at the heart of everything we do. We dedicatedly create an enabling environment to support them in pursuing personal and professional goals.
We encourage innovation that leads to zero harm, zero waste and zero discharge environment and optimal utilization of natural resources, improved efficiencies and recoveries of by-products.
Our primary focus is delivering value of the highest standard. We are constantly looking at ways to reduce costs and increase production in our businesses through benchmarking best practices and employee participation.
We engage ethically and transparently with all our stakeholders, taking accountability of our actions. We maintain highest standards of professionalism and stringently comply with international policies and procedures.
We are committed to our triple bottom line of ‘People, Planet and Prosperity’ to create a sustainable future in a “zero-harm, zero waste and zero discharge” environment for our communities.
We lay consistent emphasis on human rights and respect the principle of free, prior, informed consent, while our engagements with stakeholders give local communities the opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns.
To create a leading global natural resources company
Acquired 51% stake in BALCO
Acquired 26% interest in Hindustan Zinc Limited
First Indian company to be listed on LSE
Acquired 51% stake in Konkola Copper Mines
Commissioned 50,000 tpa lead smelter in India
Listed on the NYSE in the largest IPO by a non-US Company
Acquired 51% stake in Sesa Goa Limited
Acquired Zinc assets in Namibia, Ireland and South Africa including Gamsberg, the largest undeveloped Zinc deposit in the world
Completed acquisition of controlling stake in Cairn India, marking entry into Oil & Gas
Merger of Sesa Goa and Sterlite as part of Group consolidation
Sesa Sterlite Limited changed its name to Vedanta Limited
Shareholders of Vedanta Limited and Cairn India approve the merger
Vedanta Limited’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Cairn India Holdings Limited acquired a 51.63% stake in AvanStrate Inc. (ASI), a Japanese manufacturer of LCD glass substrate
Acquired Electrosteel Steels Limited under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)
Acquired the Sindhudurg unit of Global Coke Limited, which was under liquidation in the Bankruptcy Code (IBC)
Acquired Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited (FACOR) under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) of the Bankruptcy Code
Acquired Bhachau and Khambhalia coke manufacturing units of Gujarat NRE Coke Limited, which was under liquidation under the Bankruptcy Cod
Acquired Nicomet, becoming only Nickel producer in India
Key Business Highlights
We are industry leaders across our key business areas.
Vedanta is the largest producer of Zinc, Lead & Silver, Aluminium, Iron ore, Oil & Gas, and Ferro Chrome
Cairn Oil & Gas produces 25% of India’s oil production with a target to scale it to 50%
Nicomet, a recent Vedanta acquisition, is India's sole producer of nickel, widely known as the mineral of the future