Tata Steel has been selected as a member of worldsteel’s New Sustainability Charter for its initiatives and commitment towards sustainable development and the circular economy. Tata Steel Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director Mr TV Narendran said “Tata Steel is delighted to be a member of worldsteel’s new Sustainability Charter. It reaffirms our commitment towards achieving industry leadership in sustainability.The World Steel Association released its revised and expanded Sustainability Charter on 3 March 2022. Worldsteel Director General Dr Edwin Basson said “Sustainability is a business requirement and a fundamental component of all industries’ operations. Ethical and socially responsible companies need to be able to demonstrate to their stakeholders how they perform and where they are heading. With the release of this Charter the steel industry reaffirms its commitment to sustainability and demonstrates the industry’s enhanced efforts and aligned actions towards a sustainable society.”The new Charter reflects the steel industry’s increasing focus and action-oriented approach on sustainability and its responsibility to generate positive impacts on people, planet, and the prosperity of society. The new Sustainability Charter is organised into 9 principles with 20 associated criteria, which cover environmental, social, governance and economic aspects of sustainability. The leaders of 39 worldsteel members, including Tata Steel, have provided evidence that they are aligned with these criteria, have signed the Charter, and are therefore recognised as Charter Members for a 3-year period.