Praj sets Industry Benchmark in the Green Procurement Practices
Industries, a global process solutions company, won the Procurement Excellence Award in the category of “Best Green Procurement Initiative of the Year”. Mr.Girish Rishi, CEO of JDA Software, presented the award to Praj officials at the 11th Express Logistics & Supply Chain (ELSC) Conclave held in Mumbai.
ELSC is one of Asia’s largest end-to-end logistics & supply chain conference. It includes workshops, interactive panel discussions, expert speakers from the industry, case studies, etc.
Praj’s supply chain management team started Green Procurement initiative in 2015 with the aim of raising quality standards of the biochemical processing industry. The initiative is based on core themes of enhanced legal compliance and safety at work, reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and natural resources like water, energy and paper, efficient operations, waste management, including wastewater treatment.
Mr Pramod Chaudhari, Executive Chairman of Praj Industries said, “Conserving our environmental resources is the need of the hour. This award will certainly set an example for other companies and motivate them to implement sustainable practices.”