Cairn, Oil & Gas vertical of Vedanta Limited has been winning accolades for its unique innovations and contributions to the society. Such recognitions are a testimony to our growth, emphasis on being a safe operator and commitment towards delivering value to our people and stakeholders.
CSR Best Practices Award
Cairn Oil & Gas, has won a prestigious award titled ‘CSR Best Practices Award’ for the process and procedures followed in governing of CSR activities at 7th Asia CSR Best Practices Award on August 2, 2017.
The selection was based on evaluating the process followed by companies investing in CSR., Cairn has been recognised for setting up best in class processes which helps to conduct CSR activities in a transparent and effective manner.
Community Project of the Year
Cairn Oil & Gas, has won a prestigious award titled ‘Community Project of the Year’ for our Jeevan Amrit Project at 7th Asia CSR Best Practice Awards on August 2, 2017. Jeevan Amrit Project, a safe drinking water initiative of Cairn Oil and Gas, is currently impacting more than 1 lac community members of Barmer district. Through the Hub and Spoke’s model Cairn has been successfully addressing the issue of High TDS water through ~100 operational plants.
Apart from providing water to community at larger, the project also uses Innovative ideas like solar powered ATW’s and water coolers which have solved the pertaining issues of erratic power supply and high temperature in the region. Cairn has even partnered with a few local entrepreneurs to run a ‘water on wheels’ system (called Jal Rath) to provide safe drinking water at door step of the remotest Dhanis, which fosters a spirit of rural entrepreneurship.
Golden Peacock Awards
Cairn Oil & Gas, ‘Ravva Oil & Gas Asset’ in East Godavari Dist., Andhra Pradesh has been awarded the winner of the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award’ for the year 2017, by the awards jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India. The award was presented by the Honourable Supreme Court Judge Mr. Kurian Joseph, at the award ceremony held on July 7, 2017 at Hyderabad. On behalf of the company, the award was received by Asset Head- Mr. Pankaj Jain and team.
Cairn Oil & Gas holds a good safety record and is positioned in top quartile HSE performance in oil and gas sector. This award reaffirms our commitment to safety and encourages us to put continual efforts on effective implementation of Occupational Health & Safety and contribute towards sustainable growth of the organisation.
Responsible Business Award
Cairn Oil & Gas, has received prestigious Responsible Business Award under category of Best Community Program Leadership Award for our Jeevan Amrit Program. The award was presented by Dr. Sanjay Muthal, Executive Director, RGF Executive Search at an event held on July 7, 2017 at Taj Lands End Mumbai. On behalf of the company,the award was received by Avinash Rawal, Manager CSR.
Champion of Champions Trophy
Cairn India has won seven awards for communication collaterals at the Annual Communications Awards organised by Public Relation Council of India (PRCI).
The highlight being the recognition for winning the ‘Champion of Champions’ trophy for bagging maximum number of awards. The awards were given away at an event held as part of PRCI Global Communication Conclave 2017, on March 4.
The award was presented by Mr. H. Anjaneya, Minister of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Mr. Priyank Kharge, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Information Technology & Bio-Technology, Karnataka.
Below are the list of awards won for various communication collaterals:
|Cairn CSR Brochure||Gold Award|
|Cairn e-newsletter - e’finder||Silver Award|
|Cairn Annual Report 2015-16||Silver Award|
|Cairn CSR Film||Silver Award|
|Cairn Café Film||Bronze Award|
|Cairn Table Calendar 2017||Bronze Award|
|Cairn Social Media Campaign - 'Hamari Indian Family'||Appreciation Award|
|Special overall recognition (for bagging maximum number of awards)||Champion of Champions trophy|
Asia’s 100 Greatest Brands - 2016
Cairn India has been recognised as an ‘Iconic Brand’ and is included amongst the ‘Asia’s 100 Greatest Brands 2016’, under the ‘Oil & Gas – Energy’ category. The ceremony ‘India – Singapore Business & Social Forum 2017 - Awards and Business Summit’ held on January 24 , 2017 was organised by AsiaOne Magazine and URS Media Consulting P.L., with PricewaterhouseCoopers P.L. as the process reviewers. URS AsiaOne is an international business magazine present in nine countries across Asia and GCC.
The selection is based on primary and secondary research across 15 industries in Asia, with scores from jury members, United Research Services International and PwC. Some of the other significant winners include Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Spice Jet, IBM, Twitter, RIL and Cisco among others.
WINNER of the Prestigious ‘VAJRA
We are pleased to inform you that Cairn India has won the ‘Vajra’ ENERTIA Award for ‘Best Performing National Asset’ in the Fuels & Resources category of Oil & Gas. The award was announced at 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016. On behalf of the company, the award was received by Mr. Sudhir Mathur, Acting CEO on January 13, 2017 at our office, given by Prof. A. G. Iyer – Editor-in-chief & Founder Publisher ENERTIA – Falcon Media.
The citation of the award recognised that ‘Cairn India’ is one of the largest independent ‘Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Companies in India’ with a market capitalization of more than USD 4 billion. Cairn India operates around 27% of India’s domestic crude oil production in FY 2015-16.
International Fire Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) Award
Cairn India has won the International Fire Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) Award towards our efforts in leveraging technology to protect our assets across locations. The award was presented at a function held at Hotel Taj Ambassador, New Delhi on December 08, 2016 by Dr.Karthikeyan, Chairperson Homeland Security ASSOCHAM & Mr. Yogesh Dahua, COO Dahua Technologies. On behalf of the company, the award was received by Ankush Aggarwal - Head HSSEQ&S along with the Cairn Security team.
The award was in recognition of the optimal and effective use of state-of-the-art Pipeline Intrusion Detection System (PIDS) installed for our midstream pipeline operations. PIDS has been instrumental in helping maintain the integrity of the pipeline and has also been appreciated by MoPNG among other Government of India departments.
Cairn India has won the prestigious Petrotech Award - `Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility` under the Special Technical Award (Corporate) category. The award was presented by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan in the presence of Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley on December 7, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. On behalf of the company, the award was received by Mr. Tom Albanese, Mr. Ananthakrishnan, Mr. Ankush Aggarwal, Mr. Manoj Aggarwal and Mr. Sidharth Balakrishna.
`Jeevan Amrit` – Safe Drinking Water Project will make safe drinking water available to more than a million people in Barmer through ~ 330 water purification units and will be one of the largest CSR community water initiative in India, perhaps the world at full scale implementation. This initiative will bring the benefits of clean drinking water to the community of a desert region, in an area plagued by very high TDS, fluorides and nitrates, which severely impact the quality of life in the region and have led to several health issues.
ABCI ‘Gold’ Award
Cairn India has won the prestigious ABCI ‘Gold’ Award in the Annual Report category for our ‘Annual Report 2015-16’ for its design, layout and content from amongst hundreds of corporates which participated in the contest. The award was presented at the 56th ABCI Awards function organised on October 28, 2016 in Mumbai. The award was given by Mr. Solly Moeng – MD, DonValley – Marketing & Brand Communication Consultancy, South Africa. On behalf of the company, the award was received by Arun Arora and Sachin Stephen from Corporate Communication team, in an event held as part of the Brand India Summit.
ABCI - Association of Business Communicators of India, recognised our in-house talent in bringing about the report from concept to print. Our annual report has been conceptualised, designed, collated and written by our internal cross functional teams.
Jeevan Amrit Project - A safe drinking water initiative
Cairn India has won the prestigious award for ‘Jeevan Amrit Project’ - A safe drinking water initiative. The award was presented by India CSR at the ‘3rd Annual CSR Awards Ceremony’ on August 27, 2016 in Bengaluru. The award was presented by Mr. Jayachandra, Hon’ble Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs & Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka and Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, India Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA).On behalf of the company, the award was received by Mr.Manoj Aggarwal, Head-CSR and Stakeholder Management and Mr.Sidharth Balakrishna, Senior Manager, CSR.
Our project will make safe drinking water available to more than a million people in Barmer through ~ 330 water purification units and will be the largest CSR community water initiative in India, perhaps the world at full scale implementation.
Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Practice award
Cairn India has won the Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Practice award at the 6th Asia Best CSR Practices Awards 2016 hosted by CMO Asia at Singapore. Manoj Aggarwal, Head – CSR & Stakeholder Management received the award on behalf of the company.
Best CSR Practices Awards is Asia’s highest recognition for corporate organisations that have a significant and positive impact on people, communities and the environment. This award endorses Cairn India’s philosophy of giving back. The award recognizes Cairn India’s innovative and progressive CSR practices including skill development of youth and providing safe drinking water to the community in Rajasthan and nearby states.
Game Changer Oil And Gas Company of the Year
Cairn India has been awarded the ‘Game Changer – Oil & Gas Company of the year’ by Petroleum Federation of India (PetroFed). The award has been conferred upon the company for our continuous outstanding work on Enhanced Oil Recovery project. This is a true testament for all the hard work and commitment contributing to the growth of the company.
The award – instituted in 2007 and part of the annual PetroFed Oil & Gas Industry Awards – was presented by Shri K. D. Tripathi, Secretary, MoPNG, at an event organized as part of the PetroFed Awards 2015 function held on August 8, 2016 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. Mr Suniti Bhat, Director RJ Oil and Member ExCo received the award on behalf of the company.
The award recognizes Cairn India’s game-changing leadership in adopting a suite of new technologies used for improving oil recovery in older and declining oil wells and reservoirs – namely, Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR).
Bureaucracy Today - CSR Excellence Award
Cairn India has won the ‘Bureaucracy Today - CSR Excellence Award’ in the Skill Development category at an event held in Delhi on July 14, 2016. This recognition is one of the true testament for our efforts in creating a shared value and making a difference in the lives of people where we operate. The award was given by Shri Anant G Geete Hon'ble Minister Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises. On behalf of the company, Manoj Aggarwal, Head CSR and Stakeholder Management, and Sameer Devgan, DGM, Land Acquisition received the award.
The awards witnessed a tough competition with over 350 companies pitching for the prestigious honour. Cairn India was conferred with the award for its outstanding CSR initiatives including skill development of youth of Rajasthan and nearby states. With a view to train local youth and provide them with employment opportunities, we established the Cairn Enterprise Centre (CEC) in Barmer in 2007 and also our also set-up our flagship training center, Cairn Centre Of Excellence (CCOE) at Jodhpur in 2014. Over 12,000 youth have been trained at the centre, in Barmer. This award also reflects the endearing spirit of our CSR colleagues at field locations who strive each day to make a positive difference and help develop a relationship of mutual trust and interdependence with the local community.
CII (WR) Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Excellence Award 2015-16
Cairn India Limited, Suvali onshore terminal has been awarded third prize in Manufacturing Category during 12th edition of “The Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Western Region - Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Excellence Award 2015-16”. Award felicitation ceremony was organised at Nasik on June 22, 2016. Team from CB/OS – 2, Suvali including Manoj S. Bhandari - Field Manager, Paresh Lad - Manager Maintenance and Vishu Sawhney - HSE Engineer received the award on behalf of the company. The CII Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Awards were constituted towards acknowledging the Vision and Exemplary Commitment of the Company and its team for environmental responsibility, their concerns for occupational Health and Safety of employees and society as a whole. Team from CII consist of Safety experts from different manufacturing sectors had visited and audited the site in Suvali. The team had appreciated our initiatives & level of execution to bring “ High Level of commitment towards SHE Awareness programs”
Cairn India conferred with three certificates in a row. The Bhogat Marine facility was awarded IMS (ISO 9001; ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001) certification at the Head Office in Gurgaon on April 6, 2016.The certificate was presented by Mr Shashinath Mishra, Head IRQS to Cairn India MD & CEO Mayank Ashar.
This certification is given for compliance to the requirements of Quality Management System (ISO 9001); Environment Management System (ISO 14001) and Occupational Health safety management system (OHSAS 18001) for the business. These certificates to Bhogat Marine facility shows our commitments towards ensuring the quality, environment and safety simultaneously.
Our best in class safety practices at Mangala Oil & Gas fields in Barmer and midstream operations have been conferred with 5 prestigious awards at the 5th FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Awards ceremony. This includes the First (Gold) Prize under the large size hazardous category. These recognitions further motivates us to continue to work towards building a safe working environment.
FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Award in Manufacturing is a dedicated award recognising the best safety and occupation health systems. The award was presented by Dr V K Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog, at the Conference on ‘Safety for Sustainable Manufacturing Growth’, organised by FICCI. Cairn India was represented by Suniti Bhat – Director, SBU-Oil, MBA & Enhanced Oil Recovery, Balasubramaniasamy S. - Field General Manager, Mangala Processing Terminal Upstream Operations, and other Cairn India officials during the award ceremony. Cairn India also received four Certificates of Appreciation for its Bhagyam, Aishwariya, Raageshwari and Saraswati oil and gas fields in Barmer and pipeline operations in Ahmedabad.
Golden Peacock Award
Cairn India was also felicitated with the Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2015, during "National Convention on Risk Management" in Bengaluru last Friday, 18th December, 2015. Sourav Gupta, Senior Manager Risk Assurance, received the award on behalf of the company .
The awards jury under the Chairmanship of Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India, declared Cairn India a winner under Oil Production category. This award is a testimony and recognition of our commitment to promote a risk- aware culture in Cairn’s journey across the Risk Maturity Curve to evolve as a Risk Intelligent enterprise.
CII – ITC Susutainability Awards
Cairn India was awarded the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2015 for Excellence in CSR. ITC chairman YC Deveshwar, CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee, and R. A. Mashelkar former Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) presented the trophy and the certificate to Cairn India MD & CEO Mayank Ashar in the award function held at New Delhi on 15 December, 2015. The CII-ITC Sustainability Awards are a symbol of credibility for businesses and have been recognizing sustainable businesses for over a decade now.
Cairn India was conferred with prestigious awards at the 9th Global Communication Conclave 2015 held in New Delhi by PRCI (Public Relations Council of India).
The following awards were received by Cairn India :
- Crystal Award for the In House Magazine
- Crystal Award for the Creative Logo of the year
- Bronze Award for Corporate Publication
- Bronze Award for Corporate Advertisement
National Safety Awards (Mines)
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India had instituted National Safety Awards(Mines) in 1983.
Cairn India’s Ravva and CB/OS-2 assets were conferred with National Safety Awards 2011 & 2012 (Mines category). CB/OS-2 Block was announced as a winner for ‘Lowest Injury Frequency Rate for Oil Mines’ for the year 2011 and 2012, while Ravva Offshore & Onshore facility was announced as Runners up for the ‘Longest Accident-Free Period for Oil Mines’ for the year 2011.
The Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the prestigious awards upon Cairn India for Outstanding Safety Performance at a ceremony held on 20th March 2015.
Cairn India Ltd. was felicitated with an award for the customer with “Highest export volumes” out of Adani Hazira Port Pvt Ltd (AHPPL). The event "Partners in Progress" was hosted by AHPPL at Hazira, in Surat
Safety Awards at the Mines Safety Week
Cairn India was conferred with 17 Safety awards in various categories at the Mines Safety Week 2014, held under the aegis of Director General of Mine Safety for its site installations in Rajasthan.
Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence 2014
Cairn India has been felicitated with the Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence 2014. Ms. Neerja Sharma, Director- Assurance, Communications & Company Secretary, received the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony held in Chennai on August 22, 2014.
The awards jury, under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India & former Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal of India & Authority for Advance Ruling (Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax), adjudged Cairn India the winner under Oil Industry category.
Cairn India ranked as India’s Fastest Growing Company
Cairn India was felicitated with BusinessWorld Award for India’s Fastest Growing Company in middleweight category. Cairn India was ranked as India’s fastest growing company in Middleweight category (revenues in the range of Rs 5,000 crore to Rs 9,999 crore) for FY2014. The Company was recognized for its consistent growth and strong financial and operational performance despite a suppressed economic environment.
CII Excellence Award 2013 for Environment, Health and Safety Management
Cairn India’s Ravva asset was awarded the prestigious CII Southern Region “Excellence Award in EHS 2013”awards. These awards were given in recognition for best practices in Environment, Health and Safety Management at Ravva. Cairn India received three awards- First place under the sector category of "Chemical/ Pharma/ Refinery"; 5 Star Rating Award certificate; Second place in the “Large Scale Industry” category- at an award ceremony held in Chennai on March 07, 2014.
Safety Awards at the Mines Safety Week
Cairn India was conferred with 14 Safety awards in various categories at the Mines Safety Week 2013, held under the aegis of Director General of Mine Safety for its site installations in Rajasthan.
FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award, 2013
Cairn India was awarded the prestigious ‘FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award – 2013’ under ‘Category : Private Sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above turnover’. The award was presented by Mr. Arun Maira, Member Planning Commission, Government of India and Mrs. Rajshree Birla, Board member of Aditya Birla Group of Companies at a ceremony in FICCI, New Delhi on Friday 7 March 2014, in presence of other key dignitaries of Corporate India.
The award was chosen by an illustrious jury headed by Mr. Damodaran, former Chairman SEBI. The unique aspect of this award was that it is based on the direct feedback received from the community at large and an independent assessment of the passion displayed by our CSR team.
The industry wide acknowledgement conferred through this prestigious award recognizes the outstanding CSR performance of Cairn India in 2012 – 2013.
Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD)' Safety Award
Cairn India’s Midstream Operations was awarded the prestigious 'Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD)' Safety Award for the Year 2011-12 under 'Cross Country - Crude Oil Pipeline' category.
The Hon'ble Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dr. Veerappa Moily presented this prestigious award which recognizes the outstanding safety standards and performance of the Midstream Operations team. This team has the distinct achievement of completing three years of safe operations and over 8 million LTI free man hours.
World’s Fastest Growing Energy Company in Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings
With a three-year CAGR of 121%, Cairn India Ltd was named as the world’s fastest growing energy company, for the second year in a row, in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings 2013. The rankings recognize outstanding financial performance in four key areas: asset value, revenues, profits and return on invested capital (ROIC) in the fiscal year 2012.
ETNow - Talent Leadership Conference and Awards 2013
Cairn India was conferred the the ETNow - Talent Leadership Conference and Awards 2013 under two categories for the most “Innovative HR practices” and for “Best Talent Management Strategy”.
Project Shrishti - Government of Gujarat’s recognition
Government of Gujarat awarded the certificate of recognition in honour of Project Shrishti (Green initiative by plantation, gardening and park for public) at Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ramsar Site in the year 2013.
FICCI Excellence Awards for Manufacturing, 2013
Cairn India’s Mangala Oil & Gas Field unit won the Second prize in the large scale manufacturer category at the 3rd FICCI Safety Systems Excellence Awards for Manufacturing, 2013.
The award recognises large scale manufacturing / production facilities that have achieved the highest level of safety excellence and act as a role model for others. This award is a result of contribution and commitment of Cairn employees towards maintaining a high standard of safety culture at all facilities and offices.
Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility
Cairn India won the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ for the year 2011 & 2012. The Golden Peacock Awards are recognised worldwide as the hallmark of corporate excellence because of their independence, integrity, transparency and through evaluation of application; provides opportunity for self-assessment and helps companies accelerate the performance and competition.
Global CSR Award
The Global CSR award aims at assessing the extent of integration of CSR concerns with corporate functioning; responsiveness to the needs of different stakeholders and development of innovative models to fulfill social responsibilities.
PetroFed Oil & Gas Pipeline Transportation – Company of the Year 2012
PertroFed, an association representing companies from public & private sector which are operating in Indian oil & gas sector, conferred “Oil & Gas Pipeline Transportation – Company of the Year 2012” award to Cairn India.
Essar Infrastructure Excellence Awards
Essar Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2012 were awarded to Cairn in the category of ‘Engineering Company of The Year’
Cairn India was adjudged winner of the Essar Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2012 for best infrastructure project in Oil & Gas.
Institutional Investor magazine Awards
Cairn India was adjudged winner for Best Investor Relations by the Institutional Investor Magazine Awards in the year 2012 (Nominated by the Sell Side).
FICCI Safety Excellence award for Manufacturing 2012
Ravva Asset was awarded the platinum award for achieving 'exceptional safety performance' throughout the year.
Golden Peacock Award for excellence in Corporate Governance 2012
Cairn India was honoured with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance’ in 2012. The company was adjudged the winner by an eminent jury under the Chairmanship of Justice P. N. Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India and Member, UN Human Rights Commission.
The prestigious Golden Peacock Global Awards are known for their independence, integrity, transparency and are considered a benchmark for extraordinary industry performance. For Cairn, this award is a recognition of Cairn’s commitments & practice of Corporate Governance Principles.
Cairn’s corporate governance philosophy has been structured to institutionalise policies and procedures enhancing the efficacy of the Board to inculcate a culture of accountability, transparency and integrity in all its activities across India.
Blue Dart Global CSR Award
Cairn India was awarded the Blue Dart Global CSR Award for 'Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Overall'. The award was presented by the Corporate Affairs Minister, M. Veerappa Moily at the Global CSR awards in Mumbai on 18 February, 2012.
The Global CSR award aims at assessing the extent of integration of CSR concerns with corporate functioning; responsiveness to the needs of different stakeholders; and development of innovative models to fulfil social responsibilities.
Cairn India, dedicated to the highest standards of Corporate Social Responsibility, bagged the award for its sustained contribution in India towards community development initiatives across its operations in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, ; that has impacted lives of thousands of people.
PetroFed Pipeline Transportation Award
Cairn India, to realise the value of the Rajasthan crude, decided to build a crude oil pipeline. Known for many firsts and innovations in the country – Cairn India embarked on a journey of turning vision into reality. Foundations for the Mangala Development Pipeline Project was laid. Grit and passion helped build the World’s longest continuously heated and insulated pipeline. It continues to bring laurels to Cairn India.
PertroFed, an association representing companies from public & private sector which are operating in the Indian Oil & Gas sector, conferred ’Oil & Gas Pipeline Transportation – Company of the Year, 2012‘ award to Cairn India. The award was presented by the Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri. S. Jaipal Reddy to Mr. Rahul Dhir.
The objective of the PetroFed Oil & Gas Awards is to celebrate the Industry’s most outstanding achievements. The federation has institutionalised awards in recognition of contribution made by corporate and individuals in the Indian Oil & Gas Industry. It is a platform which is used to recognize and celebrate the leaders, innovators and pioneers in the oil and gas industry.