Suzlon receives the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award and the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2014
Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine maker has bagged two prestigious awards in the field of Innovation - Corporate High Tech category and for significant achievement in deploying policy and processes in Corporate Social Responsibility in 2014!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Suzlon receives the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability
Award and the Thomson Reuters India Innovation
Award for 2014
Suzlon Energy awarded with the Thomson Reuters India Innovation
Awards 2014 in the Hi-Tech Corporate Category
Suzlon awarded Commendation for Significant Achievement in
deploying policy and processes in Corporate Social Responsibility at
the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards
December Pune, India: Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine maker has bagged
two prestigious awards in the field of Innovation - Corporate High Tech category and for
significant achievement in deploying policy and processes in Corporate Social Responsibility
The Group was awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Awards 2014 in the Corporate Hi-
Tech category as recognition for its innovation and entrepreneurship In India. The awards honor the
most innovative academic institutions and commercial enterprises headquartered in India for their
spirit of innovation in R&D as it relates to Indian patent publications.
Thomson Reuters 2014 India Innovation Awards methodology is are based on research and analysis
done using the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI), the world’s most trusted and authoritative
value-added patent database. The DWPI database of recent inventions originating from India and
published from 2012-2013 were considered to identify the winners.
Suzlon was also awarded the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award as a recognition for it’s
commitment towards deploying CSR policies and processes within an organization. The Awards are a
part of the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development’s continued efforts to create
awareness, promote policy and practices, and create capacity to mainstream sustainability practices.
Not only do the Awards help reward exemplary enterprises for their pioneering efforts, but this
recognition also helps create beacons of inspiration for others to follow.
Over a period of six months participating companies undergo a rigorous evaluation process that is
based on a business excellence model and tailored for business in India. It was the first time that an
award included a field visit; assessment of integration of CSR & Sustainability as part of business;
assessment of CSR systems/processes and interview Business teams and top management.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group stated “The Thomson
Reuters India Innovation 2014 award in the category of Corporate-Hi Tech is indeed a prestigious
recognition for us as a company. Wind energy is championing the cause of sustainable growth
globally. At Suzlon we are driven by innovation and technology that helps in engineering new
generation products, breakthrough applications and best in class service in the field of wind energy.
Over two decades, we have invented robust, cost competitive and reliable wind turbines which has
been a catalyst in powering a green revolution. Our fleet of 25,000MW globally is currently harnessing
maximum power from wind, helping towards achieving our vision of Sustainable energy access for all.
Going forward, we will continue to raise this bar and successfully introduce next generation wind
technologies and applications across the globe."
Winning the prestigious CII-ITC award is testament to our commitment towards sustainability which is
deeply embedded in Suzlon’s thought and philosophy. We welcome this recognition and it is upon us
coming together that we can build a sustainable and inclusive society which will power a greener
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About Suzlon Group:
The Suzlon Group is ranked as the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine manufacturer, in terms of annual installed capacity and
market share in 2013. The company’s global spread extends across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South
America with 25,487 MW of wind energy capacity installed, operations across over 31 countries and a workforce of over
10,000. The Group offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios – ranging from submegawatt onshore turbines at
600 Kilowatts (kW), to the world’s largest commercially-available offshore turbine at 6.15 MW – with a vertically integrated, low-
cost, manufacturing base. The Group – headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India – comprises Suzlon Energy Limited
and its subsidiaries, including Senvion SE. Visit us at www.suzlon.com
Source: *MAKE Report: Global Wind Turbine OEM 2013 Market Share
Press Contact Suzlon Group Investor Relations Contact:
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Tel.: +91 (22) 6184 3776