• ACC and Ambuja Cements received Platinum Award for their pre-processing and co-processing facilities at Wadi cement plant and Ambujanagar respectively
  • Wadi ranked Platinum in 2 out of the 8 categories
  • Ambujanagar ranked Platinum in 4 out of 8 categories

Bangalore, 5December 2022: ACC Limited and Ambuja Cements, the cement and building material companies of Adani Cement and part of the Adani Group won the Platinum Award at the prestigious 12th International Conference & IPLA Global Forum 2022 on Sustainable Waste Management & Circular Economy held at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.

The Companies were recognized for their pre-processing and co-processing facilities at Ambujanagar and Wadi cement plants. Wadi ranked Platinum in 2 out of the 8 categories and Ambujanagar ranked Platinum in 4 out of 8 categories. The Companies offer sustainable waste management solutions to the agricultural, industrial, public, and municipal sectors. Through co-processing the waste from these sectors, the companies are contributing to a cleaner environment and conserving natural resources through replacement of traditional fuels with alternate fuels & raw materials (AFR).  Co-processing ensures recovery of energy and recycling of materials from waste, leaving zero residue. 

Mr. Ajay Kapur, CEO, Cement Business said, “We are delighted to be recognized and felicitated for our circular economy initiatives. We have always believed in environment conservation and are committed to make the best contribution towards co-processing waste responsibly for a sustainable future”. 

The International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management & Circular Economy (IconSWM-CE) is one of the biggest global platforms which deals with various aspects of solid & liquid waste management, treatment technologies, resource efficiency management, policy & strategies, innovation, circular economy, climate change & SDGs and many other related areas. IconSWM-CE event is held annually wherein exceptional contributions made by the cement industry in co-processing are recognized and felicitated.  

The principal organizers of this year’s event were the International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water (ISWMAW), Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, Centre for Sustainable Development and Resource Efficiency Management, Jadavpur University and International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA). 

About Ambuja Cements Ltd

Ambuja Cements Limited., part of the Adani Group, is among India's leading cement companies. Ambuja has a capacity of 31.5 million tonnes with six integrated cement manufacturing plants and eight cement grinding units across the country. Ambuja has been recognized as India’s Most Trusted Cement Brand by TRA Research in its Brand Trust Report, 2022. Ambuja has provided hassle-free, home-building solutions with its unique sustainable development projects and environment-friendly practices since it started operations. The Company has many firsts to its credit – a captive port with four terminals that has facilitated timely, cost-effective, cleaner shipments of bulk cement to its customers. To further add value to customers, the Company has launched innovative products like Ambuja Plus, Ambuja Cool Walls, Ambuja Compocem and Ambuja Kawach under the umbrella of Ambuja Certified Technology. These products not only fulfil important customer needs but also help in significantly reducing carbon footprints. Being an employee friendly workplace, Ambuja Cements has been ranked No. 1 in ‘Best Companies to Work For’ survey in 2022 by Business Today in the Construction and Infrastructure sector.

About ACC Limited ACC Limited is a part of Adani Cement and one of India’s leading producers of cement and ready-mix concrete. It is a member of the Adani Group - the largest and fastest-growing portfolio of diversified sustainable businesses. ACC has 17 cement manufacturing sites, over 83 concrete plants and a nationwide network of channel partners to serve its customers.  With a world-class R&D centre in Mumbai, the quality of ACC’s products and services, as well as its commitment to technological development, make it a preferred brand in building materials. Established in 1936, ACC is counted among the country’s 'Most Sustainable Companies' and is recognised for its best practices in environment management and corporate citizenship. With sustainability at the core of its strategy, ACC is the first Indian Cement Company to sign the Net Zero Pledge with Science Based Targets.

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