Sustainability at Tata

From Tata Global Beverages’ commitment to enable 100 percent sustainable sourcing by 2020 to NatSteel's focus on manufacturing products made from at least 85 percent recycled material and Tata Chemicals’ attempts to repopulate Gujarat’s seas with whale sharks, sustainable operations propel growth at the Tata group

Philanthropy begins with YOU

It's never too early or too little to start giving, or to find a cause and set out on your philanthropic journey today, says Tata Sons director Amit Chandra

When tribals turn entrepreneurs

Tribal women in Andhra Pradesh are discovering the empowering joys of entrepreneurship thanks to a Tata Projects Community Development Trust programme

Endowed to back the brightest

The JN Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians, the first of the Tata family's philanthropic initiatives, has helped Indian students achieve world-class education since 1892

Tata Africa celebrates Tata Volunteering Week 2017

Tata Africa employees volunteer time and effort at the sustainable development project Oliver's Village in Putfontein and the children's home L'arche Zimbabwe, as part of Tata Volunteering Week 2017

Schooling made special

The Tata Global Beverages-supported DARE school has been helping differently-abled children in Munnar acquire valuable skills and sustainable livelihoods for the past 25 years

A new standard for animal care

Dr Lorin D Warnick, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell, speaks about his work at Cornell, animal healthcare in India and the upcoming Tata Trusts multi-specialty veterinary hospital in Navi Mumbai

Schooling in career awareness

Tata Automobile Corporation South Africa, Tata Africa Steel Processors and Tata Africa Holdings volunteers participate in the Take a Girl Child to Work Day initiative and encourage students to aspire for knowledge and success

To preserve and protect

On World Environment Day, Tata Sustainability Group affirms its commitment to embed sustainability as a way of life at Tata companies

'Poverty is not created by the poor'

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner and pioneer of microcredit and microfinance, speaks about the Yunus Social Business-Tata Trusts ICAT initiative and poverty alleviation

Skilling young India

Tata Strive aims to bridge the gap between an under-skilled youth segment and the talent vacuum in the Indian economy

'Treatment and care will always remain our focus'

Dr Mammen Chandy, director, Tata Medical Center, explains the hospital's sterling contribution to cancer care and why there is hope yet that the disease can be tamed

Leading sustainably

Tata Steel, Tata Consultancy Services and Tata Motors feature among the top 800 companies in the Global Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2016 as leaders in sustainable business practices

Driven by compassion

The Tata group responds to disasters and devastation by reaching out to affected people, helping them to not only overcome the immediate problems created by the crisis but also to build their resilience for long-term rehabilitation

Tata tops corporate sustainability survey

The 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey tracks expert opinions on the evolution of the sustainability agenda for two decades, along with views on the leaders and institutions most responsible for driving it forward

When CSR meets affirmative action

Tata Motors has successfully married its CSR programmes with the group's affirmative action agenda to create long-term sustainable impact in the communities it serves

Giving wings to dreams

Chasing a million dreams. That's aspirational target that Tata Strive, the Tata group's skill development initiative, has set itself. Tata Strive Skill Development Centres are helping youth across India come closer their dreams. Take a tour of some of these centres

Broadening horizons

The Tata Social Internships provide students from some of the world's best universities a unique learning experience at the group's sustainability projects in India. Find out why students from the United States describe the experience as transformative

Weave-ing success

Tata STRIVE infuses new life into the age-old banarasi silk industry by training the weaver community to adopt technology, upgrade skills and find new markets

'Sustainability is the way forward'

Sarah Matheson, general manager, sustainability, talks about driving sustainability for the Tata group companies in North America

Sustaining sustainability

Tata Teleservices' Project Optimus has been instrumental in helping the company reduce its carbon footprint through efficient managment of mobile towers and lowering operating expenses

Sustainability: A new opportunity for innovation

Rapid industralisation and consumerism is part of the ecological problem today, writes Dr Gopichand Katragadda, group chief technology officer, Tata Sons

Saving the sage-grouse

Conservation efforts by Tata Chemicals North America and others have helped bring the sage-grouse back from the brink of extinction in the US

A fish tale

The mahseer conservation programme centred around Tata Power's hydro plant at Walwhan in Lonavala, near Mumbai, has offered a lifeline to the endangered species

Women come first here

Women's empowerment and affirmative action are the pillars that support Tata International's leather products business

Towards a new tomorrow

The Tata STRIVE Skills Development Centre in Aligarh, India, is equipping youth from disadvantaged communities with employable skills for sustainable livelihood

Tata Africa partners University of Free State to empower students

The collaboration offers business management students from the South African university a chance to win academic bursaries totalling R275,000

Lifted by learning

The Doosra Dashak initiative, supported by the Tata Trusts, devotes attention to providing adolescents from poor communities in Rajasthan a second chance at crafting a meaningful future



For country and community, in the spirit of giving back

The corporate social responsibility initiatives of Tata Power have made a tremendous difference, in a wide variety of ways, to the lives of the countless people they have touched

Higher learning in the lessons of life

Programmes devised by Tata Steel Adventure Foundation and Bachendri Pal take management graduates and rural youth, alike, on a journey of self-discovery

Tata Sustainability Month 2015 - 'Sustainability is an action away'

The Tata Sustainability Month, June 2-30, inspires communities to make a change through pledging to SMART (Sustainable Meaningful Actions for a Responsible Tata) actions

Tata group: Committed to social responsibility

From early 2000s, the Tata group has undertaken numerous strides including global expansion; this film showcases some of these pioneering actions along with its abiding commitment to social good

'Sustainable business is a better business'

Watch Ajoy Misra, CEO and MD, Tata Global Beverages, speak about the company's sustainability initiatives, its core pillars and more

Women of steel: the sahiyas of Seraikela

Tata Steel’s Mansi initiative in Jharkhand’s Seraikela has helped build an army of women health workers who are leading the fight against infant mortality

Temple of healing

Tata Medical Centre in Kolkata been extending hope and compassion for cancer patients especially those from the underprivileged sections of society

Seeding hope in Kashmir

The Tata group's relief work in the wake of the floods in Kashmir has enabled thousands of families to begin the painful process of rebuilding their shattered lives

Friends for life

Pashu sakhis or animal friends, trained in animal welfare and health practices, have become lifesavers of livestock in the rural hinterland

How to catch a fish

Skilling initiatives from the Tata group aim to help youngsters around the world become employable

A responsible cup of tea

Vish Govindasamy, managing director, Watawala Plantations, speaks about the relationship with Tata Global Beverages, sustainability initiatives and branding

First Book

The Tata group supports First Book’s efforts in the United States and Canada to provide books to children in need

Kids of Steel

The triathlon series encourages children across the UK to adopt a healthier lifestyle through sport and exercise

Saving the Nilgiri Tahr

Tata Tea's efforts to preserve biodiversity hotspot, Eravikulam, the habitat of the Nilgiri tahr

Mangrove Nursery

Mangrove forest conservation efforts to preserve coastal ecosystems

Saving the gentle giant

Watch how Tata Chemicals and its partners campaigned to make Gujarat fishermen respect the government ban on the hunting of the Whale Shark

Sustainability demystified

Shankar Venkateswaran, chief, Tata Sustainability Group, elaborates on the concept of sustainability and its relationship with corporate social responsibility

A renewal in tea country

With a heritage steeped in history, Assam’s tea plantations are evolving new business models, complete with employee ownership, technological innovations and organic cultivation


Tata Steel's Tejaswini project empowers women to become operators and drivers of heavy-duty machinery and vehicles

Dr Mukund Rajan, Member, Group Executive Council, Tata Sons, on Sustainability at Tata

Watch Dr Mukund Rajan speak on the sustainability initiatives of Tata companies at the Sustainability@Tata roundtable

Easing acute water shortage

Watch how Tata group companies help tackle acute water shortage in rural areas

TGB guidelines to sustainable beverage production and consumption

The company plans 100% sustainable sourcing by 2020 through a strategy which rests on five key pillars: Ethical Sourcing, Water Management, Climate Change Management, Waste Management and Community Development


A Tata Motors women's collective dedicated to skill building and economic empowerment of women


Rural women of Okhamandal, India, apply their traditional skills of applique work to earn a living through a Tata Chemicals initiative