Dalmia Cement wins the esteemed “CII CAP 2.0o Award” for Exemplary Climate Resilience

DCBL reaffirms its position as a trailblazer in sustainable business practices, driving towards a future of environmental resilience and prosperity.

Bangalore, 18th March 2024 : Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a leading force in India’s cement sector has won the coveted “Climate Action Programme (CAP 2.0) Award” 4th Edition, conferred by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). This significant recognition highlights DCBL’s steadfast dedication to climate resilience and sustainability and its innovative corporate efforts against climate change. The award was presented by Shri Dinesh Dayanand Jagdale, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.

The CAP 2.0° initiative by the CII-ITC Center for Excellence for Sustainable Development, aims to commend, and project meaningful corporate endeavors addressing climate change. By integrating climate action into the organizational business model, the initiative champions sustainable practices across industries.

Company Spokesperson said, “The CAP 2.0° Award from CII is a testament to our relentless pursuit of sustainability at Dalmia Bharat. We are proud to lead the charge in climate action, integrating innovative practices that not only mitigate environmental impact but also drive our business forward. This recognition fuels our commitment to pioneering solutions that redefine industry standards while fostering a sustainable future for generations to come.”

DCBL’s dedication to sustainability shines through its innovative approach to climate action. Through strategic collaboration and resource optimization, the company exemplifies a commitment to environmental stewardship. Guided by its business philosophy of “Clean and Green is Profitable and Sustainable”. Dalmia Cement has achieved one of the lowest carbon footprints globally in the cement sector, with CO2 emissions at 463 kg per ton FY23. It is the first cement group committed to becoming carbon negative by 2040.

The company is also a leading producer of slag cement in India, with an impressive 84% blending ratio. It has pioneered the use of recycled waste in cement kilns and embarked on the transition to electric vehicles by joining EV100, becoming the first globally to triple join RE100, EP100, and EV100 initiatives. Additionally, the company has achieved 14 times water positivity in FY23. With steadfast focus on expanding its scale, enhancing its brand, harnessing digital technology and prioritizing sustainability, the company is well position to capitalize on future growth prospects.

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