Certifications, Honours And Awards
ITC: Major Awards over the years
Chairman Y C Deveshwar was conferred the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India (2011).
Chairman Y C Deveshwar was conferred the Global Leadership Award by the US India Business Council of the US Chamber of Commerce (2010).
The FICCI Outstanding Vision Corporate Triple Impact Award, presented by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh (2008).
The FICCI Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rural and Community Development, presented by the then Finance Minister, Shri Pranab Mukherjee (2010).
Chairman Y C Deveshwar received the Business Person of the Year Award from UK Trade & Investment (2006).
Chairman Y C Deveshwar was awarded the SAM/SPG Sustainability Leadership Award in Zurich (2007).
The National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (2007).
ITC was ranked 2nd among top Indian companies in the first of its kind Standard & Poor Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance ratings (2008).
ITC ranked 2nd among top companies in India and 7th in Asia in the first of its kind Asian Sustainability Rating released by CSR Asia (2010).
ITC became the first Indian Company to gain Membership with WWF-GFTN for Responsible Forestry (2010).
ITC was ranked the world’s 6th largest sustainable value creator among consumer goods companies according to a Report by Boston Consulting Group (2010).
ITC won the top UNIDO Award at the International Conference on Sharing Innovative Agri Business Solutions at Cairo (2008).
ITC was conferred the Corporate Social Responsibility Crown Award for Water Practices from UNESCO and Water Digest (2008).
The Asian CSR Award for Environmental Excellence, given by the Asian Institute of Management (2007).
ITC was the 1st Indian Company and 2nd in the world to win the Development Gateway Award for its trail-blazing e-Choupal initiative (2005).
Inaugural World Business Award by UNDP for ITC’s e-Choupal initiative (2004).
ITC e-Choupal won the Stockholm Challenge Award (2006).
ITC was rated amongst Asia-Pacific’s 50 biggest listed companies in ‘Asia Fab 50’ by Forbes in 2010.
All ITC’s super premium luxury hotels accorded LEED Platinum status making ITC Hotels the ‘Greenest Luxury Hotel Chain in the World’.
ITC’s Paperboards Units at Bhadrachalam, Bollaram, Kovai and Tribeni are FSC Chain of Custody certified.
ITC’s Unit in Bhadrachalam has been awarded the Forest Stewardship Council Forest Management certification by the Smart Wood Programme of the Rainforest Alliance.