Bharat Aluminium Co. Ltd. (BALCO) is committed to reduce the impact of its activities on the environment through responsible use of natural resources and continuous improvement of processes. The Company effectively manages its Aluminium and Power Business whilst carrying out its activities in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. BALCO has always been a pioneer in the field of environmental protection. It endeavours to use technologies that are energy and water efficient, and also has adequate residue management systems in place. The focus has always been towards zero effluent discharge and reduction of pollution hazards. These efforts are being pursued on an increasingly greater scale, facilitated by extending targets in Business Plan and earmarking resources.
BALCO operations are approved by concerned authorities. Applicable statutory regulations are properly complied within BALCO units. There is a full-fledged Environment Team that works in co-ordination with operations for conducting environmental monitoring and control operations.