India: Environmental awards jury withholds award previously announced for Vedanta

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13 June 2009

Plea to protect environment [India]

Author: Lalit Mohan, Tribune [India]

The jury of Golden Peacock Awards has withheld the announcement of award of Vedanta Aluminium Limited and Vedanta Resources Plc...Dr Aditya N Saksena, director general of Golden Peacock Awards, said the facts regarding Vedanta that had been brought to fore were not known to them earlier. He said the jury would examine the facts but till then the award to Vedanta had been withheld.

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12 June 2009

Activist protest Golden Peacock award by WEF to Vedanta Alumina in Himachal [India]

Author: Ravinder Sood, MyHimachal.com [India]

Twenty activists representing environment and social action groups today barged into the ...opening ceremony of the ‘Global Convention for Climate Change‘... protesting against the WEF’s Golden Peacock award to the Vedanta Alumina Limited for its refinery in Lanjigarh Orissa...The activists briefed the Tibetan Prime Minister in exile...who was present as a Chief dignitary at the function about the national campaign that has built up against the company...He immediately walked out of the venue...hundreds of children from schools in Palamapur, present at the ceremony...also left the venue. [also refers to Satyam]

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1 June 2009

Vedanta to receive 'Golden Peacock Environment Management Award - 2009’ - India

Author: Orissa Diary [India]

Adding another feather to its cap, Vedanta Aluminium, Lanjigarh has been selected as the winner of the prestigious 'Golden Peacock Environment Management Award - 2009’, instituted by the World Environment Foundation (WEF)...The award recognizes...Vedanta’s...effective implementation of environment management.

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