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CSR News: Plantation drives across all Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore business locations

Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron reiterated its commitment towards sustainable ecosystem on the occasion of ‘Van Mahotsav’, by initiating series of plantation drives. The weeklong plantation programmes from 1st to 7th July 2020, across all Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore business locations at Goa, Karnataka & Barbil – Odisha, aims to raise awareness about Environment Conservation and drive the efforts towards creating sustainable & greener environment by facilitating afforestation.
Over the past several decades, the Company has contributed to environmental conservation initiatives through robust community engagement programmes including environment awareness campaigns, plantation drives, assistance to nearby communities for adopting eco-friendly practices, introduction of greener and eco-friendly business practices etc.
Sauvick Mazumdar- CEO, Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore business applauded the team and said: “We are committed to work in complete harmony with Environment conservation and sustainable growth through adoption of eco-friendly business practices & driving the environment protection initiatives among the communities and all our stakeholders.”
Sanjay Naik, Panchayat Member of Sanvordem Village panchayat appreciated this initiative and said: “I appreciate the initiative taken by the Company officials at Codli Mine for arranging plantation drive even during this pandemic situation with all the precautionary measures in place.”
The Company has several Biodiversity conservation measures. It has reclaimed a mine at Sanquelim in a structured manner to ensure survival of flora and fauna along with the development of an aquatic ecosystem. It organizes plantation drives to develop green belts.
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