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Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head - Corporate Communication

30th September 2021

Hindustan Zinc receives honorary mention in Skillsoft Perspective 2021 India Awards under category Digital Dexterity Award

  • Sets high standards and upskills its people with the help of digital learning and development programs
  • A future-ready company that leverages technology and transforms learning programs for employees

Udaipur, 30th September: As a firm believer in the people-first aspect, Hindustan Zinc has successfully built a learning organization where every employee in the company aspires to move to the next level and is provided support by the organization in this endeavour. For its efforts, the company has received honorary mention in ‘Skillsoft Perspective 2021 India Awards’ under the category of Digital Dexterity Award – Digital or Building Organizational Resilience & Agility Award. The organization has always been curating various initiatives to serve its employees and believes in motivating them to build the organisation.

Hindustan Zinc received honourable mention for their implemented Skillsoft perspective. It witnessed the measurable impact, and unlocked desired outcomes with regards to their talent pool and the organization. The company understands the needs of their employees, encompassing technical, functional as well as behavioural, managerial and leadership aspects, for their all-round development. In addition to the existing practices, the company had set high standards and paved a clear path for those willing to embark on an organization-wide initiative to incorporate talent and learning management solutions.

In January 2020, Hindustan Zinc (HZL) partnered with Skillsoft and launched an eLearning portal before the pandemic began. When the first wave of COVID pandemic hit the nation and there was a global standstill for most industries and companies, Hindustan Zinc, leveraged its digital learning platform to help employees further upskill and groom themselves. Being a digital first company, they were able to easily transition onto a virtual learning mode and reach a global benchmarking ROI of 550 percent across manufacturing industries.

Fostering a culture of constant learning, innovation and improvement, Hindustan Zinc has always been at the forefront of developing its people and providing structures learning opportunities to them. The company especially tends to align talent with shifting realities, and technology plays a key role of significance to enable this paradigm shift in people practices.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’ rating by CDP for climate change.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the People First HR Excellence Award.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.