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Maruti bags prestigious Golden Peacock Award

Posted on Oct 21, 10:18AM | IANS

India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki has bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for sustainability in the automobile category, a company official said here Saturday.

S.Y. Siddiqui, Maruti Suzuki's chief operating officer-administration, received the award on behalf of the company at an award function during the global sustainability and corporate governance convention held in London from Oct 10-13, a Maruti Suzuki spokesperson said.

Britain's Secretary of State for Communities Eric Pickles presented the award, the official added.

Golden Peacock Awards were instituted by Institute of Directors in 1992 to reward firms for corporate excellence worldwide.

Present on the occasion were former prime minister of Sweden Ola Ullsten and Institute of Directors (India) chairman J.S. Ahluwalia.