April 22, 2015

Suzlon marks ‘Earth Day’ with green initiatives focused on protecting the EARTH

- Tree plantation of 1.21 million trees and will continue to plant more trees every year-
- Over 44 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions reduced every year owing to Suzlon’s global wind energy   installations –
- Distributes manure prepared from recycled garden waste generated at the Suzlon Group headquarters in Pune-
- Employees urged to use bicycles & car pooling to travel to work –
- Screening of an educational documentary on environment to enhance awareness on protecting our planet

Pune, India: Suzlon Group, world’s sixth largest wind turbine manufacturer and pioneer of Green Energy
in India, in continuation of its vision of ‘Powering a greener tomorrow’ celebrates the ‘Earth Day’ at it’s
group headquarters- One Earth Campus in Pune, India. Suzlon distributed 300 kgs of free manure to
employees, prepared from recycled garden waste generated within Suzlon’s One Earth Campus. The
objective of the initiative was to encourage employees to use the manure for plantation at their
residence. Further, Suzlon also urged it’s employees in Pune to use bicycles & car pooling to commute to
work on 22nd April which is Earth Day. An educational documentary on environment titled ‘An
Inconvenient Truth’ was screened for employees at Suzlon’s headquarters. Suzlon marked the
International Earth Day to increase awareness on protecting the planet and appreciating Earth’s natural
environment. Additionally, Suzlon Group with over 26,000 MW of wind energy installations across 30
countries reduces over 44 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group said: “We believe that
environment sustainability is the only way to shape and protect our future. The initiatives on the
occasion of International Earth Day are small steps to encourage our employees to come together,
towards building a sustainable and favourable ecosystem to provide better world to our children.”

Apart from being a technology leader, Suzlon endeavors to protect the environment, strengthen
communities and propel responsible growth. The Suzlon Foundation, as one of the goals works towards
ensuring minimal impact on the environment. The initiatives have had the following positive impact so
far:

  • 65,749 CuM water conserved
  • 1.21 million trees planted
  • 170 tonnes grass grown
  • Over 3,627 ha land treated for conservation
  • 83,803 kg solid waste recycled

Suzlon group’s vision to preserve as well as expand the green blanket cover through its 26,000 MW
wind energy installation globally and CSR initiatives, is testimony of Suzlon Group’s commitment to
contribute towards a sustainable ecosystem for the future. 

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