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CNH Industrial India Honored at Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards

The Company’s CSR project is in alignment with the Government’s initiative to prevent stubble burning.

Published 04-12-22

Submitted by CNH Industrial

Raunak Varma, Country Manager CNH Industrial India with Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Award
Raunak Varma, Country Manager CNH Industrial India with Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Award

April 12, 2022 /CSRwire/ - CNH Industrial, a global leader in agriculture and construction equipment, has received top honours at the 11th Edition of the Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards under the Best Environment Friendly Project category for its “Prevention of Crop Stubble Burning/Straw Management” CSR Project in India.

The prestigious award was presented by S. K. DUTT, Senior Advisor, UN's UNCTAD - Empretec India and Managing Director - First Equals Global with a jury of experienced professionals from different backgrounds such as journalism, Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility.

“We are delighted to receive this honour and are thankful to our partners for their immense support throughout this project. CNH Industrial has always worked towards providing accessible solutions for numerous issues tied to agriculture. Through this project, we are addressing the national concern related to stubble burning which is hazardous for both people and the earth. With our global agriculture brand New Holland Agriculture, a leader in crop residue management, CNH Industrial is able to provide a relevant solution to farmers and contribute towards the protection of natural resources and the environment,” said Raunak Varma, Country Manager, CNH Industrial India and SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation).

First instated in 2017 at Kallar Majri, Patiala, the project is currently in its fifth year of operations, having extended to Fatehabad and Panipat in Haryana as well as eight locations covering the states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. In collaboration with India’s department of Agriculture and different State Governments, Krishi Vigyan Kendras & ICAR - IARI, CNH Industrial India has donated advanced solutions including New Holland Gyro Rakes and Balers to support farmers to run the project that aligns with the Government’s initiatives to create awareness and prevent further environmental hazards.

The Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Award recognises remarkable achievements in economic, environmental, and social dimensions by acknowledging and honouring organisations for superior performance in different categories of Corporate Social Responsibility.

CNH Industrial India serves the country through its Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment brands, delivering on the promise of globally engineered excellence, ‘Made in India’ for over 30 years. They are supported by a dedicated financial arm, CNH Industrial Capital India, which was launched in 2018.

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About CNH Industrial

CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. The Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its five core Brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, supplying 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment delivering a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 35,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.

Sustainability at CNH Industrial

CNH Industrial has a proactive approach to sustainability, which is in tune with global changes. We have set long-term targets to align with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and we are driven to ensure that our footprint is sustainable, and one that leaves a positive and lasting impression. Furthermore, CNH Industrial is a recognized as a sustainability leader in its field, having maintained a top position in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment segment of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for eleven consecutive years, as well as being admitted to range of sustainability indices.

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