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JK TYRE SECURES ‘BEST-IN-CLASS’ ESG GRADING FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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JK TYRE SECURES ‘BEST-IN-CLASS’ ESG GRADING FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

India, October 13, 2023: JK Tyre & Industries, a leading tyre manufacturer and the pioneer of radial technology in India, has been graded “Very Good” yet again for the second consecutive year by CareEdge Research as a part of their ESG assessment study. According to the study, the company has been consistently demonstrating exemplary performance across all themes of environment, social and governance. With an overall ESG score of 78 out of 100, JK Tyre has been regarded as the best among peers.

Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre & Industries, said, “It’s a matter of great pride that JK Tyre’s strong commitment to become an environmental conscious organisation has resulted in a noteworthy recognition, which is driven by strong ESG performance across all metrics.

This endorses our utmost intent and reinforces our vision of being the “Green and Trusted Mobility Partners”. Our philosophy of adopting and advocating green manufacturing is paving path towards achieving excellence in the era of sustainable development. Our continuous efforts and investments on ESG front are fostering environment and societal development as a whole”.

“We are committed to ensure that our processes, products and caring for people as key drivers for ESG performance,” he added.

About JK Tyre & Industries Ltd.

The flagship company of JK Organisation, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd is amongst the top

20 manufacturers in the world with 12 globally benchmarked ‘sustainable’ manufacturing facilities – 9 in India and 3 in Mexico – that collectively produce around 33 million tyres annually. Pioneers of radial technology, the Company produced the first radial tyre in 1977 and is currently the market leader in Truck Bus Radial segment.

JK Tyre’s unwavering commitment towards innovation is reflected through its state-of- the-art global research and technology centre the “Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence” in Mysore, which houses some of the world’s finest technologies and techniques.

JK Tyre recently was awarded the most coveted Safety award in the world -the Sword of Honour for Safety across its plants by the British Safety Council, UK. JK Tyre also received award to be among the India’s top 30 Most Sustainable companies, organized by Business World. For more information, visit www.jktyre.com

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