Awards & Accolades

Over the years, ACC has been the proud recipient of some of the country's honours. ACC became the first recipient of India's first ever CSR award which was the National Award for outstanding performance in promoting rural and agricultural development activities instituted by ASSOCHAM in 1976.

Over the years, there have been many felicitations for achievements in Rural and community development, Safety, Health, Tree plantation, afforestation, Clean mining, Environment awareness and protection.

Awards received by us this year and in preceding years may be seen via links provided alongside. Here is a sample of some distinguished and coveted awards won by us over the years conferred by organisations of repute.

ACC and Ambuja Cements' 'ChangeTheStory Campaign' won Bronze at the ABBY Awards 2022
ACC ranked #16 amongst India’s Most Sustainable Companies in 2021 by BW Business World
ACC ranked #2 in the 'Best Places to Work for in Construction and Infrastructure Sector' by Business Today
ACC received 'A’ rating for Climate Change by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
ACC's Waste Management arm Geocycle received the CII 3R Award for 'Excellence in Municipal Solid Waste Management'
ACC Gold Water Shield Cement received the ‘Efficient Solution’ Label by Solar Impulse Foundation
ACC Trust's DISHA Skill Development Programme received the 19th FICCI CSR Awards 2021
ACC's five mines received the 5 Star rating at the National Conclave on Mines & Minerals 2021
ACC ranked among the 'Top 25 Coolest Workplaces in India' by Business Today
ACC Bargarh was adjudged as Excellent Energy Efficient by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)
ACC Wadi won the award for ‘Energy Efficient Unit’
ACC Won CII’s – Climate Action Programme (CAP) award 2019 – Orient category in EMHM Sector
ACC Jamul achieved 4.5 star rating in the largescale category of Energy conservation award (ENCON) 2020 in CII Eastern region
SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards 2019: Second Runner Up in the manufacturing sector for the Best Presented Annual Report
ACC’s Sustainability Development Report 2018 won the Gold trophy in Environmental Communications category
ACC Won the Bronze Award in the External Magazines category for Indian Concrete Journal (ICJ)
ACC’s ‘Together For Communities’ initiative won a Bronze trophy in the Social Responsibility Communication category
ACC achieved the highest recognition of ‘Outstanding Accomplishment’, under Corporate Excellence category at CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2019. This Award recognizes comprehensive efforts made by ACC at excelling at sustainable business, in the way it integrates sustainability into governance, strategy, business processes and demonstrates through results that it is making a sustainable impact on business and stakeholders.
CII-ITC conferred ACC Chanda with the "Commendation for Significant Achievement in Environment Management" award for its innovative approaches, policies and practices in reducing environmental impact and achieving exemplary results.
ACC was awarded with a 'Certificate of Recognition' for Corporate Governance by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) at the 18th ICSI National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance.
ACC won an award for CSR Excellence in disease prevention and treatment at the Rotary Karnataka CSR Awards 2019 for its efforts in providing awareness and treatment of HIV/AIDS through its Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre (ICTC) at ACC Wadi.
ACC was named runner-up in the Torch Bearers of Safety Award category at the Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards 2018.
ACC Bargarh’s sustainability efforts were recognised at the 15th Green Cementech Awards 2019 with the Gold Category Award by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and Cement Manufacturers’ Association.
ACC RMX Poonamallee was awarded the Sarvashreshtha Suraksha Puraskar Golden trophy under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector by the National Safety Council of India (NSCI). The award was conferred upon the RMX unit in Chennai for the assessment period 2016-17.
ACC Gagal won the first prize for ‘Excellence in Promotion of Environment Conservation and Sustainable Development’ at the Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Award in the Large Scale Industry sector.
ACC was declared the winner in the Large Enterprises category at the first FICCI Indian Circular Economy Awards 2019.
ACC Drona, an initiative by ACC Trust, was adjudged the second-runner up under the Sports category at the Third Edition of the CSR Journal Excellence Awards.
ACC received the 2 Good rating at the Economic Times 2Good4Good CSR ratings scheme for 2019.
ACC Jamul and ACC Bargarh were awarded in the ‘Energy Efficient Unit’ category by CII (Confederation of Indian Indsutries) at the 20th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2019.
ACC Trust was named the recipient of the Gold CSR Excellence for the Best Edcuation/Scholarship Programme in the 8th edition of ACEF Asian Leaders Forum and Awards for efforts undertaken in its ‘ACC Gyan Setu’ programme to promote quality education.
ACC was named the Most Preferred Brand in Cement at the National Real Estate Leadership Congress and Awards.
ACC was named the winner of the Climate Action Programme (CAP) 2.0 Resilient Award in the Energy, Mining & Heavy Manufacturing Sector by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
ACC was declared winner in the GHG Mitigation in Large Enterprises category by the JSW Foundation and The Times of India at the 9th Earth Care Awards.
ACC Concrete has been conferred a GreenPro certification by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) at the Green Building Conference 2019.
ACC’s Annual Report for the year 2018 was named the first runner-up (second place) in the manufacturing sector in the best-presented annual report category at the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Best Published Accounts Awards.
ACC won a Plaque for Commended Annual Report in Category VII – Manufacturing and Trading Sector (Turnover equal to Rs. 3000 crore or more) for its Annual Report 2017 at the Institution of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
ACC was awarded the title of the ‘Third Fastest Growing Company – Large Category 2017-18’ (Cement Category) at the Third Indian Cement Review Awards, held at the 10th Cement EXPO.
ACC was felicitated with three awards at the 58th ABCI (Association of Business Communicators of India) Annual Awards with the Silver Award in Environmental Communication and Bronze Awards in External Magazines and in Social Responsibility Communication categories.
ACC was conferred with the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ at the 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) held in Bengaluru.
ACC Thondebhavi received the prestigious Greentech Safety Award 2018 in the ‘Gold Category,’ in the Cement sector for ‘Outstanding Achievements in Safety Management,’ at the 17th Annual Greentech Safety Award.
ACC Limited won the prestigious Indywood CSR Excellence Award 2018 in the category of Best CSR practices in Promoting Biodiversity.
ACC achieved the highest recognition of 'Outstanding Accomplishment', under Corporate Excellence category at the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2018.
ACC was adjudged winner of ‘Innovation in OSH–Safety implementation–Proactive’ for its implementation of In-Cab camera in truck - a tool used to identify behavioural aspects of truck drivers in response to highly dynamic traffic conditions at the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) India Awards 2018.
ACC Lakheri won the award for ‘OSH Innovation Award–Employee Awareness–Proactive’ for the implementation of Proactive analysis of GPS data and counselling through Driver Management Centres, which resulted in a lower incidence of road accidents and an increase in the percentage of safe kilometres at the Occu
ACC Chaibasa won the award for ‘OSH Innovation Award–Employee Awareness–Reactive’ for the implementation of In-Cab assessment for drivers and counselling on critical driving behaviours during an assessment on harsh acceleration, harsh brakes, over speeding and harsh manoeuvres.
ACC Wadi won the First Prize in Alternate Fuels and Raw Materials Excellence and Second Prize in Environment Excellence at the Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI), Hyderabad Chapter awards, in collaboration with Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA), National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and Cement Sustainability Initiative.
ACC Thondebhavi won the First Prize in Energy Excellence in Grinding Unit category at the Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI), Hyderabad Chapter awards, in collaboration with Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA), National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and Cement Sustainability Initiative.
ACC Jamul won the First Prize in Energy Excellence in Integrated Unit category at the Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI), Hyderabad Chapter awards, in collaboration with Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA), National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) and Cement Sustainability Initiative.
The Government of Odisha awarded ACC the ‘Most Innovative CSR Project’ for Vidya Utkarsh, at the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 in Bhubaneswar, in recognition towards creating a social, environmental and economic value for its host communities in Odisha. The award was presented by Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha.
ACC won the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance for the year 2018 at India's 18th Annual London Global Convention on Corporate Governance & Sustainability and Global Business Meet in London.
ACC Jamul was awarded 1st Runner-Up in Large Scale Category at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Energy Conservation (encon) Awards 2018.
ACC Kymore, Jamul and Wadi were recognised 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' by the Confederation of India Industry (CII) at the 19th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2018.
ACC Thondebhavi was recognised Energy Efficient Unit by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at the 19th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2018.
ACC Lakheri was awarded the CSR Health Impact Award - Bronze, for the Women and Child Health Initiative category.
ACC was conferred with the prestigious 'Yes Bank Natural Capital Award-2018' in the ‘Eco-Corporate category under Manufacturing Sector’ for its sustainability initiatives.
ACC Jamul Cement Works won the 'Rio Tinto Health & Safety Award – for Opencast Mines' (2017-2018) for their exemplary performance in implementation of safety management systems and safe work culture.
ACC won the GreenPro certification for ACC Suraksha Power, ACC Concrete+ Xtra Strong, ACC HPC Long Life, ACC Gold Water Shield and ACC F2R Superfast awarded by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) at the 14th Green Cementech conference held at Hyderabad on 17th May, 2018.
ACC Gagal won the Leaders Awards – Large Business, Process Sector at the Sustainability 4.0 2018 for continual improvement in the field of Sustainable Development by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
ACC was conferred with the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ for the year 2017 at the 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) held in Bengaluru.
5 Star rating by the Ministry of Mines for Sustainable Development to Govari Limestone Mines in Chanda, Mehgaon and Bamangawan Mines in Kymore and Jamul Limestone Mines.
At the Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation Week (MEMCW) celebrated in Dehradun, ACC Gagal won the First Prize in Overall Performance, Mineral Conservation, Scientific Development of Mines, Sustainable Development and Afforestation and the Second prize in Air and Water Monitoring.
ACC Jamul was awarded the Greentech Safety Gold Award by Greentech Foundation on 14th December, 2017 for its safety excellence for year 2015-16 among the large and medium scale cement manufacturing Units.
ACC received dual recognition for "Best Practice in Supply Chain Safety" and "Innovative Supply Chain Management – Warehouse Mechanization" at the 3rd Logistics and Supply Chain Awards 2017.
ACC was awarded the Silver Prize for the Sustainable Development Report 2016 in the environmental communication category and the Bronze Prize for ACC Community Counts 2016 in the Social Responsibility Communication category.
ACC Sindri Cement Works won the Industry Champions for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)| Awards, the first Jharkhand Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
ACC won the "Industry Excellence in Supply Chain - Manufacturing" and "Warehouse Innovation/ Initiative of the Year" at the 11th Express Logistics and Supply Chain Leadership Awards 2017.
ACC’s VidyaSaarathi awarded 1st runner-up prize at the 4th National Human Resources Development Network – Birla Institute of Management Technology (NHRDN-BIMTECH) Corporate Social Responsibility Summit.
ACC Jamul has bagged the 18th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2017 conferred by the Confederation of Indian Industries.
ACC’s Wadi Limestone Mine Works was conferred the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) Social Awareness Award 2016-17 by the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI).
ACC was conferred '2 Good' rating by media house The Economic Times and global consultancy KPMG for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance, integrated processes and CSR expenditure over and above the 2-4% of the net profits for the year 2015-16.
ACC Chanda wins Golden Peacock Environment Management Award at Hyderabad during the Institute of Directors (IOD) 19th World Congress on Environmental Management.
ACC is conferred with "Demand Planning and Forecasting Award 2017", category 'Best Use of Analytics in Demand planning and Forecasting' - Manufacturing Sector - organised by the Institute of Supply Chain Management.
ACC wins ISC-FICCI first-ever Sanitation award for "Best Corporate Initiative in Sanitation" conferred by India Sanitation Coalition (ISC) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry for ACC's dedicated efforts to meet the country's Sanitation objectives.
ACC was adjudged Second Runner-Up in the Manufacturing Sector for the Best Presented Annual Annual Report Award 2015 by South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).
'Silver Award' for excellence in financial reporting for its Annual Report 2015 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
'5 Star Rating' by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India awarded to Kymore limestone mines.
‘First ICSI CSR Excellence Awards 2016’ instituted by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India in the Award Category ‘Best Corporate – Medium’
CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2016 for Corporate Excellence - Outstanding Accomplishment in category A Large Companies by the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development
Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) - Gold award to ACC Community Counts- A Collection of Case Studies, Silver to Together for Communities, ACC's CSR newsletter and Silver to ACC's Sustainable Development Report 2015 at the 56th ABCI Awards
‘FIMI - Health & Safety Award 2015-16’ received by ACC’s Wadi Limestone Mine instituted by the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI)
‘FIMI - Sita Ram Rungta Social Awareness Award’ to ACC Jamul Limestone Mine conferred by the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI)
National Institute of Industrial Engineering’s ‘Lakshya Avartan - On the Job Achiever’s Contest’ Award to ACC Concrete-Sales and Marketing
CII National Award in the category ‘Energy Efficient Unit’ for Excellence in Energy Management 2016 conferred on ACC Chanda, Kymore Thondebhavi and Wadi Cement Works at the 17th CII National Award
‘BT-CSR Excellence Award 2016’ awarded to CII ACC Jamul plant as ‘CSR Company of the Year’ for its CSR initiatives particularly DISHA
GreenCo Best Practices Award 2016 for the best practices in waste management to ACC Kymore
‘4 Star Rating’ by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India awarded to Jamul Limestone Mines
13th National award for Excellence in Cost Management conferred by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
ACC awarded for logistics excellence in "Supply Chain Technology Advancement/Solution Implementation” category at the Manufacturing Supply Chain Awards 2016
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) awarded the Silver Award to ACC for its Annual Report 2015
NSCI Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar awarded to ACC Sindri by the National Safety Council
Clean & Green India 2016 Award for solid waste management initiatives of the company awarded to ACC Madukkarai
ACC featured in CII's list of ten Sustainable Plus Platinum 2015 companies and rated "India's Most Sustainable"
Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) - Gold award to ACC Logistics Safety Excellence programme, Silver to ACC Parivar (Hindi) and Bronze to Sustainable Development Report 2014 at the 55th ABCI Awards
State level Safety award for Plant safety performance & State level Best Safe Worker award from Dept. of Factories, Boilers, Industrial Safety & Health, Govt. of Karnataka presented to ACC Kudithini


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