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As part of the Vedanta Group, we have always been process oriented, underpinning our rigour with a spirit of entrepreneurship. We see sustainable development as a core requirement to strategically improve the value of our business – both by managing risk and improving our operating standards. Our approach to sustainability mirrors our prevailing business ethos of achieving excellence through continuous improvement in our processes and outcomes, while also benchmarking ourselves against our global peers.

Vedanta Sustainable Development Framework(VSDF)

Responsible Stewardship

Energy and Carbon Management Policy 685.98 KB
Biodiversity 691.37 KB
Water Management Policy 682.69 KB
HSE Policy 689.11 KB
Technical Standards
  • Transport and Logistics Management
  • Biodiversity Management (EMPs)
  • Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Waste Management
  • Security Management
  • Conducting ESIA to International Standards including EMPs
  • Land and Resettlement Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Energy and Carbon Management
  • Safety Management
  • Water Management
  • Health Management

Adding and Sharing Value

HIV/Aids policy 669.32 KB
Technical Standards
  • Grievance Mechanisms
  • Employee Consultation & Participation
  • Social Investment Management
  • Site Closure
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • HIV/Aids Management

Building Strong Relationships

Human Rights Policy 232.56 KB
Building Strong Relationships 681.84 KB
Technical Standards
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Indigenous Peoples and Vulnerable Tribal Groups
  • Employee Consultation and Participation
  • Grievance Mechanisms
  • Supplier and Contractor Management
  • Social Investment Management
  • Cultural Heritage

Management Standards

Global Management Processes
  • Management of Change
  • Acquisitions, Divestment and Joint Venture Due Diligence
  • Incident Reporting and Investigation
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Performance Monitoring, Data Management and Reporting
  • Corrective & Preventative Action Management
  • Stakeholder Materiality and Risk Management
  • Documentation and Records Management
  • New Projects, Planning Processes and Site Closure
Policy Management Standards
  • Objectives, Targets and Performance Improvement
  • Management Review and Continual Improvement
  • Leadership Responsibility and Resources
  • Competency, Training and Awareness
  • Compliance and Other Requirements

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