Tata Chemicals (TCL) was recognised as the second runner-up at Business world-FICCI-SEDF Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2006 ceremony held at the FICCI Auditorium, New Delhi on May 7, 2007. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the honourable president of India, gave away the awards.
The award recognises and applauds the contribution and achievements of corporates in the area of corporate social responsibility in India. Business & Community Foundation (BCF), an NGO, visited all the short listed companies for 'on-site verifications'. A jury comprising of eminent personalities like Dr Adid Hussian, Justice Leela Seth and others made the final selections for the award.
Homi Khusrokhan, managing director, TCL, said, "Concern for all our stakeholders is central to the value system at Tata Chemicals and the company has always prided itself on its relationship with the communities that it serves. We have a stated CSR policy that is strictly followed. The policy translates into various developmental initiatives that we undertake for our employees, the environment and the communities around our plants. Additionally, volunteerism is encouraged and recognised throughout the organisation. This also helps us to fulfill our CSR goals."