CII-SR Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Award aims to inspire the processes to evolve towards excellence in EHS Management & to recognize companies that successfully achieve EHS excellence. Over the last decade, several large, medium and small scale companies have participated in CII-SR EHS Awards. This has not only motivated the companies which won the awards, but also instilled a spark to all participating companies to aim higher & higher. Along with awards, many assessors were also been developed, who have been active in assessing various participating companies, which is giving them an excellent exposure to best practices of participating companies of varied sectors, which in the end, help the organization they are working in.
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It is evident that the benefits of EHS practices goes above and beyond merely preventing incidents such as injuries, Illnesses, and harmful environmental releases. New technology and regulations, intense competition and changes in consumer attitudes have made EHS a vital and valuable initiative.
EHS makes employees feel safer and more valued, leading to a positive effect on employee morale, retention, productivity. When EHS is implemented with a focus on the best industry standards, environmental leadership, and providing their employees with a safe and healthy workplace, EHS initiative actually benefits the bottom line. The customer and society are more aware and conscious of sustainability and EHS-related issues, which presents an opportunity to promote your company's EHS efforts, protect and enhance reputation as well as mitigating risks.
All places of work - industries, offices, universities, medical institutions, government and social organisations adhere to very strong Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) standards meticulously. In India, an estimated 82% workplaces do not comply with the EHS norms. Given its importance, companies are giving high priority to their EHS practices and to excel in it. Understanding the importance of developing consciousness and adoption of EHS practices in every organisation is the need of the hour. CII has been continuously working towards it for over decades.
For more than a decade, CII Southern Region has been awarding the prestigious “Excellence Award in Environment, Health & Safety” to companies that excel in EHS practices and its implementation. For the past three years, the awards had been taking different growth directions and continuously improvised to meet the evolving requirements and norms.
Companies can apply if they are:
The assessment has been made more comprehensive to include aspects such as:
Specific area assessment
Legal compliance and industry specific issues
The assessment is conducted over a period of two months by a pool of CII-EHS Excellence Awards Certified Assessors from diverse professional backgrounds that spend approximately 350 man-days. The results of each assessment is reviewed by a preeminent Jury, and at the final decision.