Sterlite Technologies Ltd., has been awarded a ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ Certification for its facilities in India by Intertek (US) which is a leading total quality assurance provider to industries worldwide.
With this, Sterlite Technologies becomes the world’s first integrated optical fibre cables, specialty cables, and optical fibre manufacturing facilities to win the international certification. Manufacturing facilities to receive the award are located at Rakholi and Dadra, Silvassa and Shendra, Aurangabad, India.
Efforts & Philosophy Behind Sterlite Technologies’ Achievement
Sterile is taking efforts to recycle waste and further to use by-products generated from it as input for their manufacturing processes. Waste unique to the industry was diverted by using waste to energy (WTE) technology. To ensure that zero waste goes to landfills, sterlite has trained its employees and has spread awareness in the community around its facilities.
As per the company’s press release dtd 4th March 2020, Akanksha Sharma, Head-Sustainability and CSR, Sterlite Technologies Ltd said “Sustainability is core to us at STL and a strong part of our integrated ESG framework. With a vision to ensure 100 percent waste reduction and reuse, we have been efficiently working towards managing waste and also bring innovation into practice through a circular economy”
About Sterlite Technologies Ltd.: it is a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions. The company is specialized in optical fiber and cables, hyper-scale network design and deployment and network software. It has manufacturing facilities in India, Italy, China and Brazil, along with two software-development centers across India and one data center design facility in the UK.