Tata Steel has been named top performer in the Iron and Steel sector in Dun & Bradstreet’s India’s Top 500 Companies 2022. Tata Steel’s Corporate Services Vice President Mr Chanakya Chaudhary said “We are honored to be featured in Dun & Bradstreet’s ‘India’s Top 500 Companies’ 2022 and to share space with India’s best-performing companies not just in the Iron & Steel sector but across all industries. This year’s listing is also special considering the inclusion of ESG as one of the key parameters to make it to this list. As a responsible corporate citizen, we recognize our responsibilities towards people and the planet, and we continue to focus on strategic priorities to create long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders. We would like to thank D&B and the jury of eminent business leaders who adjudicated the listing and also congratulate other companies who have made it to this privileged list.”In line with its vision of being the steel industry benchmark in Value Creation and Corporate Citizenship, Tata Steel has set Environmental, Social & Governance (ambitions and priorities, which drive various initiatives across its value chain. The Company has integrated ESG principles in all aspect of its business. Tata Steel intends to identify key ESG risks in supply chain, collaborate with partners for risk mitigation, and integrate ESG performance of supply chain partners in procurement decision-making. The Company has also been constantly engaging with ESG rating agencies for improving its disclosure practices.The theme for the Top 500 Companies 2022 publication is 'ESG: The only way for sustainable and responsible growth'. Dun & Bradstreet) has been tracking the success stories of the Top 500 companies for more than two decades through its premier publication, ‘India’s Top 500 Companies’.