Jain Irrigation honoured for climate change initiative
Posted on Feb 22 2014 | IBNS
Kolkata, Feb 22 : Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (JISL) was recently conferred with the 'Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Award 2014', presented by ABP News in the category 'Accounting for Climate Change', here.
The award was received by R.B. Deshmukh, Senior VP (Banking and Finance), JISL, at a ceremony in Mumbai on Feb 17, 2014.
The Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards recognize outstanding achievements in economic, environmental and social dimensions, by identifying and rewarding exemplary performance by businesses in various aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility.
JISL was commended for its work in the areas of drip irrigation and solar energy which reduce the impact of climate change.
Even though the carbon market is not showing signs of improvement, JISL has registered 5 CDM (Carbon Credits) projects with UNFCCC and is constantly working towards a low carbon economy.