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Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head - Corporate Communication
HZLcorpcomm@vedanta.co.in

18th February 2021

Hindustan Zinc wins ‘People First HR Excellence Award 2020’

Udaipur, 18th February:  Hindustan Zinc (HZL) the leading producer of Zinc, Lead, and Silver in India, has won ‘PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award 2020′. HZL won the highest ‘Winner’ award under the category – “Leading Practices in Technology Deployment in HR”. The award was presented to the company for its overall journey in changing and implementing HR Processes by leveraging technology and automation to eliminate manual intervention and errors.

At HZL, innovation and technology form a core for any operations. In Human Resources, the digitalization approach is based on 3 pillars, Platform – streamlining and integrating HR processes by bringing them under common platforms like SAP, SuccessFactors and Mobility SAP Fiori; People –  encouraging a culture of innovation and sharing among the workforce and activating a digital mindset through a robust change initiative; Work – leveraging digital tools, and apps to deliver solutions to change the way we work and support continuous experimentation and innovation.

Hindustan Zinc has always been at the forefront when it comes to adopting, innovating and creating solutions for a superior and technologically efficient workforce. 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.

The PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award recognizes the finest initiatives in Human Resources by organizations across geographies and provides opportunity for experts in the profession to appreciate and share world class practices adopted and implemented by them. Nominations were reviewed for usage of technology to move HR forward, either by implementing HR software and analytical systems, online recruitment, e-Learning programs, Talent Management & Development, MDP or Leadership Development.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc (NSE & BSE: HINDZINC), a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company is headquartered in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India where it also has its mines and smelting complexes. It is self-sufficient in power with installed captive thermal power plants and green energy plants including wind and solar power.

Sustainability & innovation is at the core of Hindustan Zinc’s operations. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and 7th globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 in the metal & mining sector, is certified as water positive, is a member of the FTSE4Good Index and a part of the prestigious ‘A’ List by CDP for climate change.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc is committed to enhancing the lives of local communities through its social programs. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and is currently reaching out to 500,000 people across 189 core villages in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.