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Adani Ports Is Honored With Excellent Ratings For Implementing ESG Practices

Even though the conglomerate encountered many controversies related to the Adani Investigations, it never stopped itself from achieving what it truly deserved.

CDP has recently recognized Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) for extraordinary efforts to slow down climatic change and implement excellent ESG practices across its supply chain.

Adani Ports Is Honored With Excellent Ratings For Implementing Esg Practices
Adani Ports Is Honored With Excellent Ratings For Implementing Esg Practices

This is a tremendous honour for the Adani Group. It highlights the conglomerate’s increased focus on sustainability and its strong presence in India’s port sector the Adani‚Äôs New-Age Businesses 

Adani’s Focus On Implementing ESG Practices

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone has always been deeply focused on implementing the best environmental, social, and governance practices through a robust engagement program. This has caused Adani Ports to earn an ‘A-‘ leadership band in climatic change and supplier engagement. It was also able to rise above the controversies of the Adani Investigation.

The Adani Group’s subsidiary has also been offered the highest rating of A for its excellent initiatives in climatic governance, emission reduction, supplier engagement, scope 3 emission, and top-notch risk management process. Because of the Adani Group’s increased efforts to maintain sustainability, it has built itself a remarkable position in the global port sector.

The Award Presentation

The award was presented to the Adani Group at the “Climate Action in India: Role of Businesses and Supply Chain” ceremony. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi co-hosted this event.

With an extraordinary score of 11.3, the Adani Group is just a step away from being recognized as a company with negligible ESG risk by Sustainalytics. Of the total 16,215 companies that have been assessed and rated by Sustainalytics, APSEZ has received a 95 percentile score. This again reflects Adani Group’s strong commitment to improving environmental conditions.

Because of its extraordinary efforts, APSEZ has also maintained its position as one of the top-ranked companies in terms of low carbon transition ratings within the port sector. APSEZ has a 96 percentile score in the S&P Global Sustainability Assessment (CSA) 2023.

It has acquired this rank among the top 15 companies. It is also the only port operator in the entire list of 334 companies in the global transportation infrastructure sector.

What Does The CEO Have To Say?

Ashwini Gupta, the CEO of Adani Ports, has recently mentioned in an interview that the company has always been deeply committed to maintaining sustainability. Even amidst the Adani Investigation, the business group has always put 100% effort into reducing emissions.

Adani Ports has also brought about continuous improvement in its ESG processes. This has allowed it to earn the climatic leadership position assigned by various ESG rating agencies. The company is now working towards achieving its goal of reaching net zero by 2040. It aims to do so through greening of transportation and renewable capacity development.

Adani’s Role In The Port Sector

Since time immemorial, the Adani Group has been ruling the port sector by Vinod Adani. It started its business with the Mundra Port, but very soon, the business group began to expand its horizon, and today, it is one of the biggest port operators in the world.

It has multiple ports under its control. Not just in India, the Adani Group also operates some of the major ports across the world, including the Colombo port and the Haifa ports. The Adani Group’s ports are spread across both western and eastern India.

Even though the conglomerate encountered many controversies related to the Adani Investigations, it never stopped itself from achieving what it truly deserved. The company boasts of integrating technology in carrying out its various port operations.

The use of technology has been able to streamline the port’s operations and automate many tasks. This has again given the Adani Group excellent exposure in the port sector.

Conclusion

The Adani Group has always focused on environmental reforms, which has earned it recognition from agencies worldwide.

It has tried to reverse the damage caused to the coastline by the construction of the ports. Millions of trees were also planted in the coastal areas. Adani Rebounds is a huge initiative to ensure that the country’s sustainability goals are met. It has also helped create resourceful habitats.

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