-- GACL was honoured for 'Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices' during the BSE(Bombay Stock Exchange) presents 7th Social and Corporate Governance Awards celebration on World CSR Day at Mumbai. The ceremony was held on 18th February, 2013 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. On behalf of GACL Mr. Y K Shishode, Public Relations Officer presented various CSR initiatives and received the coveted honour from Dr. Alok Bhardwaj, Executive Vice President, Canon India.
GACL has always worked to strengthen the society. Apart from various CSR initiatives, as a responsible corporation, during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, 2013, GACL signed MOUs with Education Department of Government of Gujarat for modernization of 5 schools and with the Health Department, Government of Gujarat for establishment of 5 Medical Diagnostic centers.
The Social and Corporate Governance Awards was instituted Six Years back to recognize the Best Practices in Corporate and Social Responsibility and to spread the knowledge about Corporate and Social Responsibility.
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) was established in the year 1973 to manufacture Caustic Soda and allied products. Over the years, it has grown into one of the largest producer of Caustic Soda in India with two operational complexes at Vadodara and Dahej in Gujarat. GACL is today one of the most dynamic companies of Gujarat. Apart from the chemical offerings, the organization is committed to integrate business activities with the need to preserve environment and thereby contribute to the development of society at large.