Aditya Birla Group’s metals flagship Hindalco Industries Limited has been ranked as the Aluminium Industry Leader for its sustainability performance in the 2020 edition of the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment rankings. Hindalco is the only company from India to be recognised as an Industry Leader this year. Industry Leaders are the top-performing companies in each of the 61 industries represented in the DJSI. Hindalco got a total score of 75 points as against the industry average of 51.
Hindalco’s scores are in the 100th percentile in most aspects of all 3 dimensions of the Environmental, Social and Governance in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The ESG assessment dimensions include aspects like climate strategy, biodiversity, environment and social reporting, water-related risks, policy influence, customer relationship management, human capital development, among others.
Hindalco had made its debut on the DJSI last year entering the emerging markets index and had scored 60 points in 2019 placing it at number 3 among in the aluminium industry globally.