GVK BIO Receives Second Runner Up Award at YES Bank’s Natural Capital Awards 2018
October 15, 2018
The YES BANK Natural Capital Awards, launched in 2013, is a ground-breaking platform that mainstreamed the natural capital dialogue in India by showcasing practices in natural capital consumption, accounting mechanisms, and conservation within the industry and civil society. The awards identify, reward and present the finest institutions that are dedicated towards spearheading biodiversity conservation and environmental stewardship. The YES BANK Natural Capital Awards 2018 saw a phenomenal participation from 760 corporates registrations (522 corporates registered in 2017 edition).
Ambassadors from four Country Partners – France, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland graced the ceremony. The State Partners were Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim and this year’s special partner was the National Mission for Clean Ganga. Other Partners were Rocky Mountain Institute, Natural Capital Coalition, VNV Advisory and UN Global Compact Network India. Knowledge Partner was pwc.
After the context setting and briefing about the selection process by the knowledge partner and jury members, the winners were felicitated. We were awarded the Yes Bank Natural Capital Award 2018 – 2nd Runner Up in Eco Corporate (Services) Category for outstanding corporate achievements and commitments towards driving environmental sustainability practices. The Winner in our category was Adani and the 1st Runner Up was Mahindra.
Through this win, the GVK BIO Team has demonstrated the Value “Safety & Compliance Always!” externally to various stakeholders.