Our mission is to be a world-class metals and mining group and generate superior financial returns.
We foster an entrepreneurial spirit throughout our businesses and value the ability to foresee business opportunities early in the cycle and act on them swiftly. Whether it be developing organic growth projects, making strategic acquisitions or creating entrepreneurs from within, we ensure an entrepreneurial spirit at the heart of our workplace. Our ability to translate an idea into reality within the shortest possible timeframe is critical to our rapid growth and diversification into new areas and commodities.
People are our most important asset we actively encourage them to seek new opportunities and pursue their goals. We have fostered this entrepreneurial spirit amongst the individuals and communities who form a part of our entire value chain.
We continue to deliver industry-leading growth and generate significant value for our shareholders. Moreover, our organic growth pipeline is unrivalled and we are confident that we will continue to deliver significant growth for shareholders in the future. We have pursued growth across all our businesses and into new areas, always on the basis that value must be delivered. We do not believe that we are the only beneficiary of our growth as we see growth as a means to increase the wealth and prosperity of our society at large.
We clearly recognise the benefits that our growth brings to our key stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Our growth and the products we supply has enabled us to significantly enhance the lives of and helped to raise living standards significantly.
Achieving excellence in all that we do is our way of life. We consistently deliver projects ahead of time at industry-leading costs of construction and within budget. We are constantly focused on achieving a top decile cost of production in each of our businesses. To achieve this, we follow a culture of best practice benchmarking. Equally important to us is achieving excellence in health, safety and environmental standards and practices.
It is our people who make all this possible, we would not have been able to achieve our growth and expansion without their commitment & zeal for excellence.
The trust that our stakeholders place in us is key to our success. We recognise that we must responsibly deliver on the promises we make to earn that trust. We constantly strive to meet stakeholder expectations . We always behave in a manner that is consistent and upholds our code of conduct. We continuously work to improve ourselves and enhance our ability to perform at all times.
We actively foster a culture of mutual trust in our interactions with our stakeholders and encourage an open dialogue which ensures mutual respect. We believe that this is part of being a good corporate citizen.
We practice sustainability within the framework of well defined governance structures and policies and with the demonstrated commitment of our management and employees.
We aim to contribute to the social and economic welfare of the communities where we work and to protect and conserve the environment. We aim to minimise damage to the environment from our projects. We fully recognise the importance of including local communities and other key stakeholders in our development strategy to ensure that our impact is positive. Rather than simply providing aid, we aim to create sustainable livelihood opportunities – improving the quality of life for society and contributing to the basics of life.
We believe that the principles of sustainable development are a key component of conducting business in a responsible manner and it is a primary aim of Vedanta to operate as a good corporate citizen.