The DOC Research Institute chairs social audit committee of ACC Limited for the second successive year.”I have the honour of chairing the social audit committee of the company this year again, which will result in a report on community infrastructure and its imminent impact on socio-economic growth of the people and the local economy”, says Pooran Chandra Pandey, Managing Project Director, DOC Research Institute. “What I have personally been impressed with is the involvement of the senior officials of the company including its CEO & MD, plant heads and the CSR team in facilitating the process while keeping a respectful a distance to enable the social audit process to be transparent and credible.”
Through this social audit, ACC Limited monitors, measures, and appraises its social performance while looking at factors such as energy use, community infrastructure, social, and environmental impact in the various locations where it operates. As in previous years, the resultant report will be made available to over 500 CEOs around the company’s operating markets in over 90 countries.
ACC Limited is a large cement company operating in over 90 countries through its parent company- the Holcim Group. Established in 1936, ACC is among the first companies in India to include environment protection as one of its corporate objectives. The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute is pleased to collaborate on the report with ACC.