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Ms. Dipti Agrawal

Head - Corporate Communication

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, 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.