Tata Motors ties up with UN-backed Lead IT initiative

Tata Motors ties up with UN-backed Lead IT initiative

Mumbai: Auto major Tata Motor said it has partnered with the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT), a global alliance launched by the governments of Sweden and India at the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019.

As a member of LeadIT, Tata Motors will be able to harness the power of global best practices, influence policy-making, and, together with other members, strengthen its climate action plans, thereby accelerating its transition towards net-zero emissions.

Speaking on the development, SJR Kutty, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Tata Motors, said, “Our pledge to attain net-zero emissions across our passenger vehicle (PV) business by 2040 and our commercial vehicle (CV) business by 2045 is a testament to our commitment to a greener future. Joining forces LeadIT propels us closer to these ambitious goals, facilitating our journey towards sustainable transformation.

Expressing the group’s enthusiasm at welcoming Tata Motors into the group, Romina Pourmokhtari, Minister for Climate and the Environment, Sweden, and Co-Chair of LeadIT, said, “This membership signals an important commitment to net zero from a leading global manufacturer in the supply chain. Demand signals are crucial for the transformation of our industry.’

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