Azure is committed to sustainable development and is accountable toward our environmental and social responsibilities. Our goal is to enhance sustainability of our ecosystem and to improve or restore the environment. To achieve this, we work closely with local communities to understand their concerns and identify ways to address them to support long-term economic growth.
Azure Power discloses its climate change impact through CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform. CDP drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 9,600 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2020. This is in addition to the over 920 cities, states and regions who disclosed in 2019, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change.
- All projects are governed by International Finance Corporation (IFC) performance principle
- Environment Impact Assessment conducted before project implementation
- Specialized studies conducted at sites, such as Ecological Management Plan and Biodiversity Assessment to mitigate impact on biodiversity
- Tree plantation drives conducted at sites
- ISO 14001 certified for Environmental Management system
- Water Conservation through inhouse plant cleaning technology (PCT)