The Company’s models of sustainable development and value chains generate sustainable livelihoods for around 6 million people, many of whom represent the weakest in society.
ITC has sustained its position of being the only Company in the world of comparable dimensions to have achieved the global environmental distinction of being carbon positive (for 10 consecutive years), water positive (for 13 years in a row) and solid waste recycling positive (for 8 years in succession).
ITC's renewable energy portfolio ensures that over 43% of its total energy requirements are met from renewable energy sources - a remarkable achievement given the large manufacturing base of the Company.
ITC's premium luxury hotels, several office complexes and factories of are LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified at the highest level by the US Green Building Council/Indian Green Building Council and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under its star rating scheme.
The footprint of ITC’s CSR programmes reach out to over 6, 70,000 households in more than 10,600 villages ITC’s Social Investments Programme is spread to 71 districts across 14 states in the country and can be viewed at a glance in the following chart: