NTPC joins UN’s CEO Water Mandate

India’s largest power utility, NTPC Ltd,  has become a signatory of UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate.

Highlights

  • CEO Water Mandate is a coveted league of companies focusing on efficient water management.
  • Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC, Shri Gurdeep Singh, has joined a select group of business leaders who recognize importance of water stewardship and is working to conserve water.

NTPC’s measure for water conservation

  • NTPC has taken several measures across its plant locations for water management.
  • Now, it will follow the policy of 3 R’s that is; reduce, reuse, recycle for water conservation and management while generating power.

CEO Water Mandate

It is a UN Global Compact initiative which demonstrate commitment and efforts of companies to enhance their water and sanitation agendas in line with Sustainable Development Goals. It has been designed to assist companies in developing, implementing and disclosing comprehensive water strategies and policies. It provides a platform for companies to link with like-minded businesses, public authorities, UN agencies, civil society organizations etc.

NTPC Limited

This Indian government owned electricity board was formerly called as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited. It is engaged in business of generation of electricity and allied activities. NTPC was incorporated under Companies Act 1956 and is working under Ministry of Power. Headquarters of NTPC is located at New Delhi. Apart from electricity generation, it also undertakes consultancy & turnkey project contracts involving engineering, construction management, project management and operation & management of power plants.

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