Hindustan Zinc, Inland EV Green Services for deployment of EV trucks
Date: 21 Nov 2023
Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in zinc, lead and silver business, has taken a
significant leap towards sustainable logistics by signing a contract with
Inland EV Green Services Pvt Ltd.
The agreement will mark the deployment of 10
Electric Vehicles (EV) trucks, each boasting a capacity of 55 metric tons.
Dedicated to the inter-operations transport of concentrates, these eco-friendly
trucks reaffirms Hindustan Zinc's commitment to green and sustainable
practices. The partnership signifies an important shift in the logistics
landscape, aligning with global efforts to reduce carbon emissions and promote
cleaner modes of transportation.
on this milestone, Arun Misra, CEO, Hindustan Zinc & Executive Director,
Vedanta, said, “Our collaboration with Inland EV Green Services Pvt Ltd
represents a significant step forward in our decarbonisation journey. By
integrating electric trucks into our fleet, we are moving forward in achieving
our approved SBTi commitment while demonstrating our unwavering commitment to
reducing our environmental impact. This initiative reflects our vision for
responsible and eco-conscious operations, placing us proudly at the forefront
of sustainable practices in our industry.”
to endure Indian conditions, these trusted EV trucks have demonstrated over 2
years of successful operations on Indian roads from IPLTech Electric Pvt Ltd., a
Murugappa group EV venture. These trucks have a remarkable charging capacity of
20% to 100% in just 90 minutes. At Inland EV Green Pvt. Ltd., we are dedicated
to long-term sustainable efforts.
Group, led by the Somani family, is dedicated to environmental and social
responsibility, as exemplified by their continuous CSR initiatives throughout
the year. Operating under the esteemed brand ‘Enviiiro Wheels,’ the company is
at the forefront of transforming environmentally conscious transportation. The
company’s core principles revolve around introducing innovative solutions for a
more eco-friendly planet. While the Somani family does provide logistics
services through HSD by Inland World Logistics Company, their commitment to
sustainability is further emphasised by offering eco-friendly transportation
alternatives through Inland EV Green Services Pvt. Ltd.
alignment with the same, Hindustan Zinc’s sustainable efforts, including the
deployment of EV trucks, underscore their approved SBTi commitment to reducing
50% of absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions and further reduction of 25% of
absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions by FY2030 from the base year FY2020 and
achieving Net-Zero emissions across the value chain by FY2050.