Carbon and Other Emissions
We have continued to focus on climate change mitigation and footprint-conscious growth as an integral part of our sustainability strategy. We focus on low carbon growth, use of alternative fuels, renewable energy, biomass etc. We continue to progress on our renewable and clean energy roadmap. As a part of that, we installed a 330 KV solar power station at Bhatapara, Chhattisgarh in 2012, in addition to the existing 7.5 MW wind energy plant at Kutch, Gujarat, which was commissioned in 2011. A 6.5 MW waste heat recovery based power generation system is being installed, which is expected to be operational by 2015.

Partnership for Climate Mitigation
The Company is one of the Co-chairs of CSI India and has been part of the working group on ‘A Low Carbon
Technology Roadmap for Indian Cement Industry’. The
strategies mentioned in the roadmap are now being piloted
at our Ambujanagar unit with the help of CII. The focus is
on energy efficiency opportunities in the operations.

Carbon Disclosure Project

The Company is currently monitoring and reporting
CO2 emissions as per the WBCSD Cement Sustainability
Initiative (CSI) protocol. Ambuja proactively discloses
its carbon emissions and strategies to address climate
risks annually in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
The Company scored 92 out of 100 on the CDP 2014
cycle. The Company has been rated among the top 10
in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index 2014,
issued by CDP for India.
In 2014, Ambuja utilised over five million tonnes of fly ash which resulted in PPC constituting over 92% of its overall cement production. The carbon footprint of our product has reduced by over 28% from 1990 levels (for direct emissions). We continue to participate in the Global Programme of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Currently we are pursuing our CDM project on waste heat recovery based power generation in our integrated unit in Rabriyawas, Rajasthan.

Our cement production process does not emit ozonedepleting substances (ODS). We have ascertained that the offices within our plants are also free from ODS emitting equipment like air conditioning systems, fire suppression equipment, refrigerators etc.
NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions by type and weight emissions from the nine kiln/raw mill stacks are reported, excluding captive power plants and other stacks.