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Water Management in Tata Companies India Water Week, New Delhi 9 April’13


Tata Cleantech Capital We foster sustainable economic growth in India by providing financial, technical and managerial resources to businesses and governments Respected parentage - 80 % and 20 % equity ownership by Tata Capital and IFC respectively

Investment Services • Loans • Other forms of financing

Advisory Services

• Water / Resource Efficiency • Waste Management • Renewable Energy

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WATER - what is Tata doing?

‌through creating Tata water champions and rolling out WFA in top 50 Tata companies with their help starting with 4 largest cos. 3


Water Foot Print Assessment Coverage

Partner Organizations and Roles and Responsibilities

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Scope of Water Footprint Project

WF is a multi-dimensional indicator focused on fresh water consumption Components Company Coverage

Tata Steel

Jamshedpur

Water Footprint Assessment (WFA) Stages Calculation of operational water footprint

Components Volume of surface or groundwater evaporated or incorporated into product

Tata Power

Trombay Jojobera

Tata Motors

Sanand Pune Jamshedpur Lucknow Pantnagar

Tata Chemicals Babrala Haldia Mithapur 5

Blue WF

Estimation of supply chain water footprint

local watershed sustainability and best practices for efficiency Identification of response strategies for reducing water footprint/ enhancing sustainability

Green WF Volume of rainwater evaporated or incorporated into product

Grey WF

Volume of polluted water (assimilation volume)


Product Blue WFP

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Cost Curve 29

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Cost of abatement, Rs/m3

25 20 15 9

10

7

5 0 0.05 -5 -10

0.10-1 0.15 -10.20

0.25

0.30

0.35

0.40

0.45

0.50

-4 -7

Water saving opportunities, Million m3/annum 7

0.55

0.60

0.65


Local Water Shed for Jamshedpur

Chandi l Dam Dimna Lake Rivers meet River intake point Kharkai river Subarnarekh a river 8

•Tata Steel Jamshedpur is located in between Subarnarekha and Kharkai River. Upstream of Subarnarekha river Chandil Dam (Capacity 1963 MCM) is located which releases water continuously to maintain the flow of the river. •The river intake is located at Subarnarekha river to caters the need of entire township as well as other associated companies including Tata Steel. • Dimna Lake constructed by Tata Steel for Emergency water supply • Capacity – 28.6 MCM •.Can cater 40 days in emergency


Summary Results – Within Fence Name of Company

Comparative water consumption (m3 per unit)

Specific water consumption (m3 per unit)

Abatement opportunity % of current consumption

Tata Power

1.8

3.0

Tata Steel

3.0

5.84

33%

Tata Motors

1.7

4.7

50%

Soda Ash

2.5-3.6

0.15-0.5*

1.0%

Urea

4.0-4.5

4.85

10%

0.2-1

0.33

20%

15%

Tata Chemicals

SPS

* Considers only fresh water 9


Water Footprint Assessment: Highlights

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Project Activities and Next Steps Process focuses on transferring skills to facility managers

Kick-off Event

Publication for external communication

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Technical Training for 25 facility water champions

Outside-thefence water management around Babrala

Scope definition, overview of facilities

4 company reports by WFN

Training/ clarification Technical sessions on response on water footprint formulation accounting

First-level engagement with Tata Motors SME

Presentations by facility champions Completed


Tata Chemicals – Babrala Watershed Program components at four levels, dialogue on water and climate change adaptation Scope

Components

Spatial Coverage

Watershed Hydrological mapping/ establishment of safe groundwater abstraction levels District/ Block Mapping of multiple competing water users

Program Management/ KM/ Communications 1

Community/ Village Empowerment of community-level water user groups through shared information Farmer Information to farmers on how to manage their own plot, including technology support and advice on good practices

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3 National/ Policy Dialogue

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Tata Motors – Vendor Engagement Overview

Awareness building on facility water usage through workshop on water footprint methodology Calculation of facility blue and grey water footprint according to WFN methodology Capturing of lessons learned from engagement with 6 suppliers for replication to other suppliers Briefs on engagement process (including role of lead corporate, supply chain actors, technical partners etc)

Challenge

Blue & Technical Grey Assessmen Water Company t Footprint Action Opportunity

Knowledge User Managem Group ent Formation

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Technical assessment on utilities and wastewater management Baseline of current water practices and wastewater discharge, and opportunities for conservation/ optimization of water usage and wastewater

Facilitation of knowledge sharing among supplier base through formation of user groups for discussion on response strategies/ new technologies/ methodologies and tools


Water Sustainability – Way Forward PHASE 1

PHASE 2

Completed

In Progress

1. 1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4.

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Chemicals Chemicals Steel Steel Motors Motors Power Power

60 Water Champions CEOs Water Stewardship Program


Comprehensive Environmental Sustainability

2008

2012


Thank You arunavo.mukerjee@tatacapital.com


Water Management in Tata Companies India Water Week