Going Global: Tata group joins WBCSD
Today, Tata group became the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), joining some 200 other forward thinking companies all focused on creating a better world.
WBCSD and Tata group’s unified partnership will create an opportunity for both organizations to learn from each other about emerging best practices in the field of sustainability.
Dr. Mukund Rajan, Brand Custodian and Chief Ethics Officer, Tata Sons said, “We are extremely pleased to partner with WBCSD. Our mission statement underscores long term stakeholder value creation, and our recently unveiled sustainability policy highlights our commitment to integrate sustainability considerations into all of our business decisions and key work processes.
“With over half a million employees and a footprint across more than a hundred countries, we recognize that Tata can be a powerful force not only for doing good business but being in the business of doing good. We look forward to working with WBCSD and playing our role in shaping a sustainable future for all of us.”
Peter Bakker, WBCSD’s President and CEO, is optimistic about the partnership as well. “As one of India’s well known success stories, Tata’s commitment to sustainability has the capacity to influence a wide range of industries- pushing sustainable development forward through their impressive global reach. We look forward to sharing our experiences and to learning from each other in what I’m sure will be a powerful partnership to advance sustainable business around the world.”….