• Hindustan Zinc wins the ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious and Speciality Metals’ at the S&P Global Metal Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Kayad Mines receives FIMI’s Excellence Award
  • Hindustan Zinc has won 10 awards at The World Manufacturing Congress & Awards organized by World CSR Day in National Award for Manufacturer of the Year, National award for Best in Class Operation Excellence, National award for Best in Class Safety Excellence and National award for Best Overall Excellence in CSR
  • Hindustan Zinc wins CSR Leadership Award at Rajasthan Leadership Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc receives honorary mention in Skillsoft Perspective 2021 India Awards under category Digital Dexterity Award
  • Hindustan Zinc has received the top award as ‘Winner’ in 5th CII National HR Circle Competition 2021 under the category ‘Best HR Practices in Inclusion and Social Impact’
  • Hindustan Zinc has been certified as a Great Place to Work organization in India by Great Place to Work® Institute
  • CEO – Mr Arun Misra was awarded as ‘CEO of the Year’ and Hindustan Zinc as ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ by Business Leader of the Year awards.


  • Hindustan Zinc wins at ESG India Leadership Awards – Leadership in Environment and Green House Gas Emissions Reduction Categories organised by, India’s first ESG rating company
  • Hindustan Zinc wins “International Safety Award – Merit 2021” for ensuring World-class safety standards by the British Safety Council
  • Hindustan Zinc has won the ‘Most Innovative Environmental Project Award’ for its Chanderiya Lead Zinc Smelter (CLZS) – Restoration of Jarofix Yard and ‘Innovative Environmental Project Award’ for Biodiversity Park at Rajpura Dariba Mine in the CII National Award for Environmental Best Practices 2021
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Captive Power Plants at Chanderiya, Dariba, and Zawar were felicitated with the Gold Award at the SEEM National Energy Management Awards 2020
  • Hindustan Zinc’s innovative solar plant wins CII’s ‘Best Application & Uses of Renewable Energy’ award
  • Hindustan Zinc has been awarded the ‘Most Sustainable Company in the Mining Industry – 2021’ by World finance at their Sustainability Awards 2021
  • Hindustan Zinc has bagged the top award as ‘Winner’ in ‘People First HR Excellence Award 2020’ under the category – “Leading Practices in Technology Deployment in HR”
  • HZL’s Pantnagar metal plant received ‘GreenCo Bronze’ rating by the CII- Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre for demonstrating great initiatives towards environmental conservation.
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Debari Smelter wins the prestigious “14th ICC Environment Excellence Award (2020)” from the Indian Chamber of Commerce in the Large Enterprise category at the 14th Environment Partnership E-Summit
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar metal plant has won the “Par Excellence Award” and “Excellence Award” at the 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020 organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI).
  • Hindustan Zinc ranked 1st in Asia – Pacific region, 2nd in the environment dimension and globally overall 7th in Metal and Mining Sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020
  • Hindustan Zinc recognized with the prestigious ‘A’ score for climate change and leadership in environment transparency by global environmental non-profit CDP
  • Hindustan Zinc wins CII-ITC Corporate Excellence Sustainability Award 2020
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Zawar Mines awarded ‘Gold’ in the ‘Energy Efficiency’ category at the flagship Apex India Green Leaf Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc’s SK Mine received “CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020”
  • Hindustan Zinc recognized as “Company with Great Managers 2020” awarded by People Business in association with Economic Times
  • Hindustan Zinc recognized as “Responsible Business of the Year” at GT SABERA Awards 2020 by Grand Thornton Bharat
  • Hindustan Zinc’s – EVOLVE awarded “Best eCommerce Technology Innovation” under e-Commerce category
  • HZL has won an award “Most Innovative Practice” for its Project Evolve, from CII Tata Communication – Centre for Digital Transformation
  • Hindustan Zinc’s integrated Annual Report – “Smart Mining for a Sustainable Future” has received inspiring recognitions in the prestigious LACP Awards along with formally being part of the top 100 list globally
  • Dariba CPP and Chanderiya CPP awarded First & Second in “Water Optimization 2020 Awards” under the category of Best Water Efficient Plant <= 500 MW & Best Zero Liquid Discharge Plant


  • Hindustan Zinc received Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM by Great Place to Work Institute
  • Hindustan Zinc received Express Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave Award for Outstanding Digital Transformation in Supply Chain
  • Hindustan Zinc has been ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and fifth globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in Metals & Mining sector.
  • Featured in The Sustainability Yearbook 2020 by S&P Global and RobecoSAM as Sustainability Leaders
  • Member of FTSE4Good Emerging Index across – Environment, Social and Governance
  • Zinc Football awarded as the ‘Best Grassroots Football Programme of the Year’ at the Football Delhi Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc received IEI (Institution of Engineers India) Centenary Industry Excellence Award 2019.
  • Hindustan Zinc received ‘Outstanding Digital Transformation in Supply Chain’ award at the Express Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave, the Asia’s largest end-to-end supply chain management
  • Vedanta Limited and Hindustan Zinc conferred with the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2019 under the Mining – Metals & Minerals category and Non-Ferrous Metals category respectively
  • Hindustan Zinc received CSR Health Impact Award under Women & Child Health Initiative and was conferred with title of ‘Game Changer’ for its Khushi Anganwadi Program during the 3rd CSR Health Impact Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc bagged the state level 25th Bhamashah Award for its continued efforts in the field of education
  • SAKHI awarded ‘Best CSR Initiative for Women’ during ASSOCHAM Women Achievers Awards 2019
  • Hindustan Zinc’s project ‘Zero Solid Waste Discharge’ from Zinc Smelter Debari secured the runner up position under ‘Green Breakthrough Initiative’ category at 31st QualTech Prize
  • Rajinder Singh Ahuja – HSE Head conferred with the “Most Influential Sustainability Leaders of India” at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit & Awards
  • Nairuti Sanghavi – CSR, Zawar Mines received Grant Thornton SABERA 2019 Awards – Promising Social Leader (under-30) Category for her contribution in Hindustan Zinc’s Women Empowerment program – ‘Sakhi’
  • Hindustan Zinc felicitated by News 18 for Road Safety Awareness
  • Hindustan Zinc’s DSC CPP received 1st prize in ‘Water Optimization Conference and Award 2019’ under category of ‘Best water efficient plant<=500MW’ in CPP
  • Hindustan Zinc’s CLZS CPP received award in ‘Gold Category’ in ‘Golden Bird Awards – 2019’ for ‘Safety Excellence’ & ‘Energy Efficiency’
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Zawar CPP received award in ‘Gold Category’ in ‘Golden Bird Awards – 2019’ for ‘Safety Excellence’ & ‘Energy Efficiency’
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Dariba CPP received award in ‘Platinum Category’ in ‘Golden Bird Awards – 2019’ for ‘Safety Excellence’ & ‘Energy Efficiency’
  • Chanderiya Smelting Complex received 1st Water Conservation Award 2019 for Contribution in Green Building under Office Category for Environment Office and Central Laboratory (EOCL)
  • Hindustan Zinc received Best Environmental Sustainability Award in the category of National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability by Zee Business and World CSR Day
  • Hindustan Zinc receives “Excellent Renewable Initiative under Platinum Category” for 22 MW Solar Power Project at Rampura Agucha Mine


  • Champions in terms of Voluntary Disclosure Index by scoring 10/10 and securing position in Top 5 Indian Companies
  • Chanderiya Smelting Complex received PAR Excellence Award 2019 during 6th National Conclave on ‘5S’ by Quality Circle Forum of India
  • Hindustan Zinc being Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM by Great Place to Work Institute
  • Women Leadership & Result Orientation at the Great Managers Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc received the grant of the first European Patent – EP 3192882
  • Bagged the 10th CII National HR Excellence Award 2019-2
  • Shivani Sharma – Team Lead Geophysics, HZL-Vedanta Exploration awarded with the Author certificate during 1st International Near Surface Geophysics Conference & Exhibition
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Legal Department received ‘Legal Team of the Year 2019’ award at the 2nd Edition of Future of Legal Summit and Awards 2019


  • Hindustan Zinc receives 1st Edition of CNBC- Awaaz Rajasthan Ratna Award
  • Hindustan Zinc receives Best Award for Risk Management-Sustainability
  • Hindustan Zinc receives Transformance Procurement Leadership Awards 2019
  • Hindustan Zinc adjudged as ‘Significant Achievement in HR Excellence’
  • Hindustan Zinc receives Project Development Innovation of the Year Award
  • CSC receives Fly Ash Utilization Award 2019
  • Hindustan Zinc received the ‘Non‐Ferrous Best Performance Award 2018’ by Indian Institute of Metals, under the category of Non‐Ferrous Large Integrated Manufacturing Plants
  • Hindustan Zinc was awarded at Indywood Built in India Excellence Awards 2018 under the Metals and Minerals category by Indywood and Govt. of Telangana State as part of Project Indywood
  • HZL secured 1st position in 49th All India Mines Rescue Competition 2018 by Director General Mines Safety (DGMS)
  • Hindustan Zinc received ‘Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award 2018’ in ‘Non Ferrous & Precious Metals’ category for their role as ‘Champions of Change’ in transformation of the Country
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Smelting Complex won Gold in ‘SEEM National Energy Management Award 2017’ under the category ‘Industries Captive Power Plant’ for improving Energy Efficiency
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Smelting Complex has been awarded with ‘Leaders Award in Mega Large Business – Metals Sector’ by ‘Frost & Sullivan TERI – Sustainability 4.0’ for its Sustainable Business Practices
  • Dariba Smelting Complex won Gold award in Fame Excellence Award 2018, under the category ‘Energy Efficient Power Plant’.
  • Hindustan Zinc awarded for Best Performance in GST at district level by Government of Rajasthan.

Sustainable Development & CSR

  • Hindustan Zinc Tops Metal & Mining Sector Globally in the ‘Environment Category’ in Dow Jones Sustainability Index – 2018
  • Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi confers National Awards to Anganwadi Workers for Exceptional Achievements under ICDS Scheme
  • Hindustan Zinc featured in Sustainability Year Book 2019
  • Vedanta receives CSR Leadership Awards
  • Hindustan Zinc receives Golden Peacock Award
  • Rajasthan Government recognizes Hindustan Zinc as Best Organization working for Persons with Disabilities
  • Hindustan Zinc receives Dainik Jagaran CSR Award 2019
  • Hindustan Zinc received CII‐ITC Sustainability Awards 2018 for Corporate Excellence – Outstanding Accomplishment Award, Commendation for Significant Achievement in CSR and Excellence in Environment Management Award
  • Hindustan Zinc received ‘National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2018’ at the 4th Water Innovation Summit 2018 by CII – Triveni Water Institute
  • Hindustan Zinc awarded with 5-S JUSE (Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers) Certificate during 32nd National Convention on Quality Concepts – 2018
  • Hindustan Zinc Included in FTSE4Good Emerging Index Series for sectorial leadership in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance
  • Hindustan Zinc received India Sustainability Leadership Award 2018 in two categories ‐ Sustainable Business of the Year Award & Sustainability Disclosure Leadership Award
  • India CSR Leadership Summit awarded Hindustan Zinc with ‘Best CSR Collective Action Leadership Award’ during ‘India CSR – Leadership Summit & Awards’ for its contribution in the field of Community Development Programs
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Chanderiya Smelting Complex received ‘Safety Excellence Award 2018’ by ‘Frost & Sullivan TERI – Sustainability 4.0’ for its Safety Initiatives
  • Hindustan Zinc’s Central Research & Development Laboratory (CRDL) received ‘5th CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2018’ for Best Environmental Practices 2018 under category ‘Innovative Environmental Project’
  • Hindustan Zinc’s 4 Units – Rampura Agucha Mine, Rajpura Dariba Mine, Zawar Mines and Zinc Smelter Debari received ‘24th Bhamashah Award’ for their contribution in the field of Education under its Community Development Programs 2017-18
  • Hindustan Zinc as 1st Indian company registered with CII IGBC for Net Zero Green Building Initiativ.
  • Chanderiya Smelting Complex receives 5S Certification Award from Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI).
  • Sindesar Khurd Mine received Bala Gulshan Tandon Excellence Award from Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) for ‘Best Overall Performance in Sustainable Development’.
  • Rajpura Dariba Complex received Responsible Business Award – 2018 in ‘Best CSR Practices’ Category by World CSR Day and World Federation of CSR Professionals.

Individual Awards


  • Featured in Forbes India List of ‘India’s Super 50 Companies – 2017’
  • Ranked 14th in Top 25 Metals & Mining companies by S&P Marketing Intelligence
  • Ranked 3rd amongst Emerging Market Mining Companies, Globally by Frontera
  • Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award – 2017
  • Mr. Laxman Shekhawat – COO Mines honoured by H/E President of India during National Geoscience Award – 2016
  • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Award to Mr. Laxman Shekhawat – COO Mines
  • Certificate of Commendation of IEI Industry Excellence Award – 2017
  • Hindustan Zinc received Exporter with Best Risk Management Practices Award – 2017 by ECGC
  • Hindustan Zinc receives ICICI Lombard and CNBC TV 18 – India Risk Management Award 2018


  • India Today Safaigiri – 2017 Award for Best PPP Model-the Sewage Treatment Plant at Udaipur
  • Ranked 11th Globally by Dow Jones Sustainability Index
  • CII-IGBC Green Existing Building Platinum Award – 2017
  • Sustainable Plus Platinum Label – 2016 by CII
  • Safety Innovation Award by Institution of Engineers (India), Delhi State Chapter
  • SEEM National Energy Management Award – 2016 to Dariba Smelting Complex and Chanderiya Smelting Complex
  • Won three awards – Best Sustainable Practices, Best Sustainability Report and Best Carbon Foot Printing in Sustainability dimension during National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability
  • HZL included as a Member in Sustainability Year Book determined by their score in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) assessment by RobecoSAM
  • 8th Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award 2017 by Government of Rajasthan to 4 Units of Hindustan Zinc – Sindesar Khurd Mine, Rampura Agucha Mine, Zawar Mines and Head Office, Udaipur
  • Solar Power projects at Dariba (4.8 MWp) and Debari (14.4 MWp) received Gold Award in the Rising Category as Best Performing Project of the Year (Technical Performance) on Utility Scale Solar Energy at the RE ASSETS Excellence Awards Summit

Human Resources

  • Certified as ‘Great Place to Work’ by Great Place to Work Institute
  • Hind Zinc School, Chittorgarh received School Stakeholders Award 2017 during India Education Leadership Summit & Awards

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Ranked 20th under Responsible Business Rankings – 2017 by Economic Times and IIM, Udaipur
  • Bhamashah Award 2016-17 for exceptional contribution in the field of Education
  • ET Now CSR Leadership Awards – 2018 in Best CSR Practices Category organized by World CSR Day

Rampura Agucha Mines

  • Rampura Agucha Open-cast Mine won overall first prize in 31st Mines Safety Week of Ajmer region
  • Five Star Rating Award to Rampura Agucha Mine organized by Ministry of Mines, Government of India

Rajpura Dariba Complex

  • Water Digest Water Awards (WDWA) 2016-17 to DSC
  • 2nd prize in the Fertilizer (Phosphate) Sector during National Energy Conservation Award – 2017 to SKM
  • Five Star Rating Award to Rajpura Dariba Mine organized by Ministry of Mines, Government of India

Pantnagar Metal Plant

  • 2nd CII National 5S Excellence Award – 2017
  • Par Excellence Award in 5S & Kaizen during the 5th National Enclave on 5S organized by Quality Circle Forum of India

Zawar Mines

  • Runner-up of Chairman Business Award
  • Awarded under the theme ‘Energy Efficient Plant for Business Sustainability’ in 3rd International Conference of Society of Power & Energy Professionals.

Zinc Smelter Debari

  • Solar Innovation & Excellence Award during 2nd Annual Conference-Expo-Awards

Kayad Mine

  • Global Sustainability Award under Gold Category
  • Environment Excellence Award – 2017 by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)