Toyota Kirloskar recognized by MNRE for energy compact goals submission
The energy compact submitted by TKM served as an input to present India’s energy transition at UN high level dialogue on energy and at COP26.
Hyderabad Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) was recently felicitated with the certificate of recognition for the submission of energy compact (EC) goals and continued commitment to enhance its energy efficiency initiatives, by The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) in collaboration with CEEW- Council on Energy, Environment and Water, as a part of the ongoing celebration for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on the eve of India's 75th year of Independence in Delhi.
The energy compact submitted by TKM served as an input to present India's energy transition at UN High level dialogue on energy and at COP26.
This recognition, which stands as a testament to the efforts of the company to embrace sustainability in all Toyota initiatives towards achieving a net positive impact on society, was presented to Raju B Ketkale, Executive Vice President (EVP) – Manufacturing and Vikram Gulati, Country Head & Executive Vice President (EVP) – Corporate Affairs & Governance at TKM by Shri RK Singh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.
Climate change is one of the environmental risks before us. TKM has adopted various risk mitigating measures through Toyota Environment Challenge 2050 towards creating a net positive impact on the planet and society.
Raju B Ketkale, EVP, Manufacturing, TKM, said: "We are extremely honored and pleased that our endeavors in reducing energy consumption towards CO2 reduction are well acknowledged. TKM has invested enormous efforts to significantly improve energy efficiency, by reducing and monitoring daily energy consumption in all its operational processes. Through various energy initiatives, TKM has successfully achieved 100 per cent renewable energy in grid electricity from June 2021, which includes TKM manufacturing plant at Bidadi and onsite supplier companies, resulting in a carbon offset of over 2.7 lakh tons".