transforming elements – the story of Vedanta Resources




Vedanta at a glance

Vedanta Resources Limited is a globally diversified natural resources company. We operate primarily in India and Southern Africa – in particular, South Africa, Namibia and Zambia.

Founded in 1976 by our current chairman, Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist Anil Agarwal – we have significant interests in zinc, lead and silver; copper; iron ore and steel; aluminium; oil and gas; and power.

  • $35bn contributed in taxes in the last seven years
  • 3.4m lives improved through community projects
  • 71,350 employees and contractors
  • 37% reduction in LTIFR over five years
  • 82% of high-volume lower effect waste recycled in sustainable applications

  • #1 Hindustan Zinc ranked top of mining industry by Dow Jones for environmental performance
  • #5 Hindustan Zinc ranked 5th overall in the mining sector by Dow Jones

What you will find on this microsite

This micro site provides users with quick access, in brief, to the following information:

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