The Company, recently announced its ambitious journey of being a net zero energy company by 2040
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company has been ranked India’s top oil and gas company for its sustainability performance in the 2021 edition of the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). The Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index comprises global sustainability leaders as identified by S&P Global through the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). It represents the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global BMI based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
Shri Arun Kumar Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, BPCL said, “The continued recognition by DJSI validates BPCL’s efforts of moving towards a Net Zero company in scope 1 and scope 2 emissions by 2040 and reinforces our commitment to invest in people, planet and prosperity.”
BPCL’s commitment to Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and responsible growth has again been recognized by DJSI. This is the second consecutive year that BPCL is at the top of the DJSI Indices in India having achieved a score of 59, against an industry average score of 39. Sustainability is the top priority at BPCL. The Company, recently announced its ambitious journey of being a net zero energy company by 2040. It is working on a three-pronged strategy of Green Hydrogen, Green Power and Green Innovations to achieve this objective.