ITC Conferred World Business And Development Award 2012

In a prestigious development for India at the Rio+20 United Nations Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Indian multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited was presented the 2012 World Business and Development Award for its transformational rural initiatives in social and farm forestry programmes in India. The only Indian company to receive this honour at the ongoing historic Rio+20 Summit, this award has been instituted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Chamber of Commerce and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) in partnership with the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the UN Global Compact. ITC was among 5 large global companies to win this honour. Y C Deveshwar, Chairman, ITC received the Award at a Ceremony held at Rio which was presided over by Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP, Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact, Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development Co-operation, Sweden and the CEO of the IBLF, Clare Melford.

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