LANXESS India bags two awards for its Sustainable practices and CSR initiative
Lanxess India Private Limited, the leading specialty chemicals company has been acknowledged for its diligent adherence towards sustainable practices and continues efforts in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and has been honoured with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution towards best Sustainable Business Practices by a Large Enterprise’ for the year 2018 and the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) Award 2017 Certificate of Merit for Social Responsibility.
Namitesh Roy Choudhary, Vice President, PTSE, Lanxess India received the IGCC award, and the ICC award was received by Mr.Neelanjan Banerjee, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, LANXESS India and Mr. Sunder Rajan, Head – CSR, LANXESS India
Lanxess has been a founder member of Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative, which is a joint initiative of chemical companies that focuses on the promotion of sustainability practices in the chemical industry’s supply chain around a single standard of auditing and assessment.
The organization initiated and completed twelve unique CSR projects across different locations in the country in 2017. This included projects like Teach for India, empowering municipal school with digital classrooms, infrastructure development of municipal schools, sanitation & hygiene camps for working women from slums in Thane, upgrading healthcare facilities in Nagda Municipal Hospital by way of installing a sonography machine, maintenance of overhead water tank in Nagda by supplying water to the local population and installing solar street lamps.
Neelanjan Banerjee and Sunder Nair receivng the ICC Award 2017 Certificate of Merit for Social Responsibility