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Jan 2, 2014

Mukesh Ambani’s RIL receives a Plethora of Awards

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Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is the largest privately owned company in India. The Mukesh Ambani owned conglomerate recently won many awards in different fields for its outstanding achievements.

The Hazira Manufacturing Division (HMD) of RIL has won three Platinum Awards, the highest possible level, amid fierce competition from industry stalwarts at the 2nd Lean Six Sigma Convention of the CBE (Concept Business Excellence Pvt. Ltd). The event was held at the FGI (Federation of Gujarat Industries) Business Centre, Vadodara, on October 26, 2013. The three HMD projects that caught the eyes of the panel of eminent judges related to elimination of HTM (CL2), reduction in chilled water consumption in the POY plant and reduction of caustic consumption in the PTA-1 plant. That’s not all; the Hazira Manufacturing Division (HMD) of RIL has also won the Excellence Award, the highest honour of the International Convention on Quality Control Circles 2013 (ICQCC’13) amid stiff international competition from 280 QCC teams from 12 countries on October 25, 2013. ICQCC’13 took place at the Taipei International Convention Centre, Taiwan, from October 22-25, 2013. HMD has received this award for ‘Improvement in throughput at Polyester Auto Warehouse’. The theme of the event was: ‘Continuing implementation of QCC activities, moving towards a brighter future of the world’. The team has earlier won the Gold Award at VCQCC-2012 in Vadodara and the Par Excellent Award at NCQC-2012 in Kanpur.

A company’s strength can be measured by how its employees perceive it and how happy they are while working for the same. RIL has won the runner-up award of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the category ‘Employer with Best Employee Health and Wellness Initiatives’, on September 19, 2013. SHRM’s ‘HR Awards 2013’ are given away at its Annual Conference every year. The conference took place at Hotel Hyatt, Gurgaon this year and was attended by more than 600 senior HR professionals from India and abroad. SHRM is part of the world’s largest professional, not-for-profit Human Resource association and has over 260,000 members in 140 countries. The Award seeks to recognize organizations which understand the linkage of employee health to business productivity and have therefore proactively identified or designed specific health and wellness programs, which support the needs of their employees.

The Nagothane Manufacturing Division (NMD) of RIL has bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability 2013. The selection rounds and the award ceremony were held at London from October 1- 4, 2013. The Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability has been instituted to encourage sustainable development. It recognizes the urgency and magnitude of the risks and threats to collective sustainability, alongside increasing choices and opportunities, and mandates transparency in economic, environmental and social impact corporate initiatives lead to. The Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability aims to stimulate organizations to rapidly accelerate the pace of stakeholder oriented improvement process.

Corporate Social Responsibility is very important; it’s a way of giving back to society. RIL has been adjudged the Corporate Social Responsibility Company of the Year at Oliver Kinross’s Asia Oil & Gas Awards 2013 ceremony for demonstrating commitment to the communities in which it operates, as well as excellence in all ethical and environmental aspects of its business operations.


Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is not just a market leader in a variety o field, but also a driver of innovation. The company as a whole is also recognised for its human resource development, its efforts to increase sustainability and its corporate social responsibility.


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