The Responsible Manufacturer

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Objective

  • Synchronise Excellence Initiatives with those of Resource Conservation and Sustainable practices
  • Subtly facilitate adoption of Risk Prioritisation and Mitigation activities.
  • Use a global platform to further the cause.
  • Emphasize that the only sustainable way of doing this is by rendering the process financially sustainable.
  • Partnering with relevant institutions, for eg, financial institutions, to provide benefit to Qualifiers
  • TO CREATE A CREDIBLY HEALTHY PLATFORM FOR MERITORIOUS RECOGNITION

Participation Stages

1
Application
2
Data Submission
3
Pre Assessment Dialogue
4
  1. On Site Assessment
  2. Dialogue with Corporate Roles
5

Merit Based Recognition

Opportunities for Improvement

Scoring Weightage

Environment Stewardship

50%

People & Communities

25%

Risk & Governance

25%

The Responsible Manufacturer Framework

Environment

  1. Green Awareness
    • Carbon Footprint Assessment
    • Communication & Reporting
  2. Green Operations
    • Energy Efficiency & Renewable Sources
    • Yield and Waste of Materials
    • Water Usage & Pollution
    • Air Pollution & Emissions
    • Ecological Damage
  3. Green Supply Chain
    • Involvement & Development of suppliers
    • Transport optimization
    • Freedom of Association
  4. Green Product
    • Reduction of Hazardous materials
    • 3R of Non Biodegradable material
    • Maximization of life cycle
    • Eco-design

Social

  • Social Indicator Reporting
  • Labour Practice Indicator
  • Diversity Indicator
  • Human Rights Consideration
  • Human Capital Development
  • Risk Culture Inculcation
  • Environment Impact Assessment
  • Customer Rights & Privileges

Governance

  • Materiality Aspects
  • Risk Management Responsibility
  • Emergent Risks Consideration
  • Code of Conduct Enforcement
  • Client Relationships
  • Brand Governance
  • Information Governance/ Cyber security
  • Governance Structure with Authority Checks and Balances

Recognition Categories

850 to 1000

TRM INDIA ICON

750 to 850

Level 3 : Platinum Rating

600 to 750

Level 2 : Golden Rating

450 to 600

Level 1 : Silver Rating

250 to 450

Certificate of Appreciation

Total Environment Management : TEM

The Green Factory framework and model is based on the popular Total Environment Management of Kaizen Institute.

Green Awareness

Know, monetize and communicate your impacts

Green Operations

Increase resources efficiency and reduce gate-to-gate impacts

Green Supply Chain

Work towards/ choose sustainable suppliers

Green Product

Implement Circular Economy

Timelines

August 2022
Application
October 2022
Data Submission
December 2022
Pre Assessment Dialogue
February 2023
Site Visits/ Dialogue with Corporate Roles
April 2023
Feedback Reports with OFIs
June 2023
Conference & Prize Ceremony
Application
Data Submission
Pre Assessment Dialogue
Site Visits/ Dialogue with Corporate Roles
Feedback Reports with OFIs
Conference & Prize Ceremony

Benefits of Participation

Investor Oriented (ESG)
  • ESG becoming a key criteria for supplier selection.
  • Reduction in cost of energy, reduction in waste and enhancement in water security measures
  • Enhanced productivity
Benchmarking (Limited)
  • Non-Confidential Information sharing by Assessors.
  • Comparison of achieved scored with Industry level averages of metrics.
  • Suggestions on superior alternatives in processes and practices (as and when relevant)
Learning
(through Sharing)
  • Highly Experienced Assessors
  • Learning from Industry best practices
  • Reduced cost fo Non Compliance
  • Better Human capital and social indicator creation.
Recognition
(In Media)
  • Credible recognition in OTT/Daily backed by the globally renowned Kaizen Institute
  • Recognition amongst Media partners
  • Optional Promotion into PE firms ad Investment banks

Advisory Panel

Namita Vikas

Founder & Managing Director, auctusESG

Dr. Arvind Bodhankar

Executive Director & Chief Risk Officer, Dalmia Bharat

Naresh Patil

Former Deputy CSO, Mahindra & Mahindra

Jayanth Murthy

Joint Managing Director, Kaizen Institute, SAIN

Y S Shashidhar

Advisor, Dubal Holdings, UAE

Application Form – 2023 Edition

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Participant Qualifiers in the Introductory Year(2022)