Jamshedpur, June 2: Tata Steel bagged the award in the �Iron and Steel� sector at the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2017, at a ceremony held in Mumbai.
In recognition of its excellent performance, the award was received by Dipali Talwar, Group General Counsel, Tata Steel, from chief guest Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India.
Tata Steel has been a recipient of this award in the years 2015 and 2016 and has won it for the third time in a row.
This year, Tata Steel secured the first position in India and in the top 10 per cent globally for profitability (EBITDA & ROIC). The Company also completed its largest greenfield project in India at Kalinganagar with an investment of approximately Rs. 25,000 crore, adding 30 per cent production capacity to Tata Steel.
Furthermore, through its CSR initiatives and projects, Tata Steel touched 1.1 million lives this year. The Company has won a number of accolades and awards for its business performance, company ethics and sustainability goals.
Over the past decade, Dun & Bradstreet India has endeavored to provide top Indian companies a global platform through its initiative Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards. The award recognises the exemplary performance in the corporate world and facilitates the top companies across various sectors.
Expressing her gratitude, while receiving the award, Ms. Dipali Talwar, Group General Counsel, Tata Steel said, �We are honoured to have received this award from Dun & Bradstreet India once again! Tata Steel has constantly centered around operational brilliance and conveying an incentive to each one of its stakeholders.
It is a privilege to have our endeavors and efforts recognised. The award is also an acknowledgment of the commitment and unstinted support of our employees. We will keep striving towards exceeding our own expectations and the expectation of our customers.”
The award is based on the premise of recognising the twin virtues of size and growth of the companies. The primary focus is on business size and growth, profitability, efficiency, leverage, solvency and corporate governance.
The parameters considered for the awardees were total income, net profit, net worth, net profit margins, growth in total income, growth in net profit, return on net worth and return on assets, among others. Front-runners in various categories were chosen on the basis of a composite score of the weighted parameters.