Sustainability is the investment for the future.
Sustainability is at the core of our business. We understand that long term sustainability can be achieved by reducing environmental footprint and increasing economic as well as community development footprint.
At Jubilant Life Sciences, we uncompromisingly adopt an approach which defines sustainability as ’Business as usual‘ Our promise of Caring, Sharing, Growing along with our stakeholders, is the essence of all our activities that are directed towards sustainable growth. To further augment our Promise, the following policies have been framed and implemented:
- Sustainability Policy
- Climate Change Mitigation Policy
- Environment, Occupational Health & Safety Policy
- Green Supply Chain Policy
- Business Code of Conduct
- Whistle-blower Policy
- Quality Policy
- Responsible Care Policy
Jubilant Life Sciences has also constituted a Sustainability & CSR committee at board level.
This committee is responsible for monitoring the progress on triple bottom line parameters (Economic, Environment, and Social parameters). We have deployed dedicated sustainability teams, at our corporate office as well as our manufacturing facilities, for continuous review, monitoring and communication regarding Jubilant’s sustainability performance.
At Jubilant Life Sciences, we aim to manufacture products for our customers through optimized utilisation of resources to minimise effect on environment. We also have state-of-the-art environment protection equipment at all our manufacturing facilities, as we are aware of the threats of changing climate. We strive to reduce our carbon footprint through several energy consumption reduction initiatives and by the use of different renewable energy sources.
As a responsible and employee friendly organisation, we ensure workplace safety of our employees and it is of prime importance to us to continuously harness to adopt best available safety systems at our manufacturing facilities. We practice strict compliance to statutory requirement related to employee safety concerns and there are policies and systems devised with an objective of protecting human rights at workplace for all our employees. Majority of the units at Jubilant Life Sciences are ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified.
We believe that without a sustainable supply chain base, our vision towards acquiring and maintaining global leadership can never be achieved. With this in mind, Jubilant Life Sciences formulated
Green Supply Chain Policy in 2010.
At Jubilant Life Science, our people are our assets and their welfare is our responsibility. We
respect & encourage talent and in our endeavour to bring out the best in our employees, we adopt policies that are formulated to meet their needs. Our Human Resource department and Ombudsman’s office takes care of the employee/labour relationship issues while the EHS department ensures safe and healthy work environment.
Jubilant Life Sciences aims at the protection of human rights through implementation of ethical policies and compliance to country regulation on human rights. We have adopted policies covering key aspects of human rights like Child Labour, Forced & Compulsory Labour, Non Discrimination and others. Jubilant Life Sciences is a signatory to UN Global Compact (UNGC), and recognises United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We practice to procure material from trustworthy vendors who do not violate human rights and standards as stipulated.
Jubilant Life Sciences is a signatory to the CII Code of Conduct on Affirmative Action that reconfirms our commitment to equal employment opportunity for all sections of society.
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining is respected.
We respect the right of our employees to form an association in accordance with the local laws applicable.
Child Labour is strictly against our company policy.
We have a well-defined grievance identification and redressal mechanism in place for human rights violation cases. Ombudsman office and whistle blower policy sets the basis of employee grievance redressal system.
As per Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines
At Jubilant Life Science, we ensure transparency and accountability of our practices. We present our values and disclose our economic, environmental & social performance through our Sustainability Report. Jubilant is a
Member of GRI Gold Community of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). We published our first Corporate Sustainability Report in the year 2003 in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines and are externally assured by Ernst & Young. Jubilant Life Sciences also ensures to report community & social initiatives in line with United National Millennium Development Goals.
Our Sustainability Reports are as per GRI G3.1 A+ level & GRI Check, since 2007
From FY 2016 the company publishes this report in line with latest GRI G4 guidelines
Carbon Disclosure Project
Reporting Greenhouse Gas emissions with world’s largest climate change database representing Financial Institutions Investor Signatories
Jubilant Life Science is one of the few companies in India disclosing GHG emissions in CDP and taking voluntary reduction initiatives. CDP today holds the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world.
UN Global Compact
Signatory to United Nations Global Compact
In the year 2010, Jubilant became a member of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) with the aim of internalising the ten Global Compact Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption within the Company’s strategies, policies and operations. Since 2010, we are submitting our communication on Progress (COP) every year and our communications are available at UNGC website.
Signatory to Responsible Care initiative of Indian Chemical Council
Jubilant Life Science, is a signatory to Responsible Care®, an initiative of global chemical industry that drives continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental (HSE) performance. We submit annual report against Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to Indian Chemical Council (ICC) including our key sustainability performance data.
Continuing its commitment to deliver value through safe and sustainable practices, Jubilant Life Sciences (JLL) has received Responsible Care® 14001:2013 certification under the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care® program for its Corporate Office in Noida and Gajraula Manufacturing Unit.
Millennium Development Goals
Signatory to United Nations Millennium Development Goals
Our community initiatives are aligned to focus on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
- Goal 1: Eradicate Poverty and Hunger
- Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
- Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
- Goal 4 &5: Reduce Child Mortality & Improve Maternal Health
- Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
- Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
- Goal 8: Global Partnership for Development