NEWSWEEK Green Score: 79.1%
Environmental Impact: 73.3%
Environmental Management: 81.8%
Transparency & Disclosure: 93.2%
All new buildings (PDF) are being designed to national and international standards, like LEED Green Buildings (three of its buildings are already LEED-certified). In order to dispose of waste, 16 of Tata’s facilities have started composting, while others have bio-digesters, which can turn waste into methane fuel for the kitchens. In 2010, Tata reduced its carbon footprint by 14 percent, reduced paper consumption by 34 percent, and increased waste conversion to manure by 60 percent. The company also places a heavy emphasis on employee participation in environmental initiatives, and between 2009 and 2010, 100,000 employees participated in sustainability training.