Sustainable Excellence is driven by path-breaking initiatives that keep us ahead oftimes
It gives me an immense pleasure to once again interact with you through our annualreport. One question I hear often is: how do we ensure that sustainability remainsengrained in our organisation. This is the reason sustaining excellence' as ourcommunication theme for this year's annual report.
Sustainability is more than just reducing your impact on the environment. It can helpyour business become more resilient and productive save on costs and give you a distinctcompetitive advantage.
Since the time of our inception sustainability has been our integral part of doingbusiness. Apart from balancing financial social and environmental risks obligations andopportunities sustainability moves across our day-to-day decisions and processes. As aresult EIL has achieved sustainable excellence through several path-breaking initiativeswhich are way ahead of its times.
What you build around changes overtime. But the core values will always remain thesame. As a corporate we have always remained socially relevant. It is our practice todevelop products and solutions that the society needs. Our pioneering initiative on wastemanagement is one such example. Besides we promote Responsible Care and self-regulateourselves so that we are not hazardous to the environment. We are India's first Company tocommit our selves to the concept of Responsible Care'.
We believe in our business instincts. When we offer solutions that are ahead of timewe stick to it and patiently wait for the society to adapt. We have been constantlyupgrading our product portfolio in the pharma intermediaries and agro-chemicalintermediates business to proactively respond to the situational needs. Besides we arealso adapting less-polluting technologies to maintain a fair balance between economicaland ecological prospects of our business.
In achieving sustainable excellence our plans and directions are driven by strategiesthat meet the needs and expectations of all our stakeholders company colleaguesbusiness partners customers vendors lenders and bankers. I whole-heartedly acknowledgetheir belief and support in us. We look forward to adapt advance and build an agileorganisation.
Ashwin C Shroff