Through this initiative, Sterlite will oversee two plants located at Tuticorin and Silvassa in setting up energy efficiency measures and ensuring compliance wth ISO 50001.
During the launch, ASSIST Projects and Grants Management Director Sathappan Sathappan presented the project overview. Afterwards, ASSIST and Sterlite engaged in a detailed project planning session.
Sterlite was represented by the business excellence team led by Mr. G. Ramakrishna Nayak, and Ms. Kalyani and Ms. Geetha. Meanwhile, the ASSIST team was composed of Sathappan and Consultants Venkataraman and Mithoon.
ASSIST is an international non-profit organization focused on capacity-building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa. It takes pride in its process-oriented approach to capacity building towards social improvement and sustainable transformation. Its goal is to empower its target groups to make them resilient to the social, economic and environmental challenges.
It is presently based in Makati City, but also has operations in India and Vietnam and manages projects in over 10 countries. Through its Partner to Progress philosophy, it has successfully implemented such projects in collaboration with the European Union, United Nation Environment Program (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), USAID, International Finance Corporation (IFC), GIZ, and DEG/ KFW amongst other organizations.#
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Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international non-profit focused on capacity building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa.