Sustainability

With our state-of-the-art technology and innovative thinking, our focus is to multiply our environmental commitments threefold, each concentrating and bringing change for a sustainable future. After all, the environment is essential to us and we have taken calculated steps for its restoration.

Environment Social Governance
  • Total share of Renewable energy in existing energy portfolio is more than 15%. Completed installation of solar rooftop panel of 2,164 kWp at four manufacturing locations.

  • All our existing operating manufacturing locations are Zero Liquid Discharge facilities.

  • Astral Pipes will phase out lead from all its produced pipes by 2023.

  • Our Santej and Dholka units are using wind energy through open access.

  • Cuttack plant will be operating wholly under a green initiative which will include complete dependency on consumption of biofuels, renewable energy, zero water discharge, water neutral status, waste heat recovery, water recycling etc.

  • Solar water heaters provided to old age homes

  • Wildlife Initiatives
  • Pipeline project using solar-powered water pumps was setup to facilitate rainwater and maintain water holes in wildlife habitat.

  • Solar pumps installation to provide water to wildlife in various unreachable areas.

  • Facilitated with patrolling vehicles for the forest guards and electrification of camps for anti-poaching guards.

  • Contributed to Last Wilderness Foundation for the Village Watchers Program, Panna Tiger Reserve and Earth Brigade Foundation for wildlife conservation.

  • Increased the training hours in a year by 131% as compared to the previous year.

  • There is a total increase of 11.54% in headcount of women employees and a 4.67% increase in the total headcount of permanent employees.

  • Provided water pipeline at Hiwali Village in Nashik District Maharashtra. This village undergoes acute water scarcity every summer. Astral Foundation facilitated Well deepening, pumps, storage and installation of 2.7kms of pipeline to fetch water to the village.

  • Have shown a 17% growth in CSR expenditure.

  • Through our CSR initiatives, more than 1.3 Lakhs beneficiaries were positively impacted.

  • A unique loyalty program for the plumbers and dealers, based on their accumulated points they can redeem those points with attractive rewards.

  • Financial aid during the Covid 19 situation has been provided to support the plumber community. We have also launched Sanitizer Resi Shield to help curb the Covid 19 pandemic.

  • Facilitated Samved, Shalby and Global Hospital with BIPAP, Ventilators and Patient Monitoring Systems so that more patients can be treated and more lives can be saved

  • Distributed PayTM vouchers to needy plumbers during the pandemic.

  • Provided PPE kits to CIMS foundation.

  • COVID 19 vaccination camps organized at Astral Pipes and Adhesives manufacturing units.

  • Arogyam project - Facilitated an ambulance to District Health Department.

  • Arogyam project - Provided nutrition biscuits to pregnant women.

  • Healthy Mother Healthy Baby Project - Provided health aid to pregnant women.

  • Organized consultation camp for children suffering from Type-1 Diabetes in Rajkot.

  • Smart Class setup provided for education and training purpose to various institutions.

  • Supported 123 students with scholarship and further studies.

  • Smart Class setup for differently-abled.

  • Vehicle and health care facilities provided to orphan children living in Shishu Gruh.

  • Contributed to the Brihanmumbai licensed plumber association for medical and educational aid to the ones in need.

  • Provided day-to-day essentials to the home of mentally challenged girls.

  • Contributed to the Rotary Club Ahmedabad Metro Charitable Trust.

  • Have established libraries in tribal areas in Maharashtra.

  • Investment in energy conservation has increased 30 times as compared to the previous year.

  • The CSR committee is now in place and is headed by the Executive Director of the company.

  • There is a separate Code of Conduct for Board Members and senior management personnel.

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