Sula, Wines, Vineyards, Nashik

SUSTAINABILITY

 

At Sula we know that business and society do not only survive but also thrive together. We believe in results with a purpose, and are guided by principles that respect both our community and planet. 

We aim to produce world-renowned wines and be known for the highest standards in quality and production while integrating sustainability into our business strategy and leaving a net positive footprint by judicious use of natural resources and paving the way for eco-friendly practices in the wine industry in India.

  Sula Sustainability Report 2018

 
 

SUSTAINABLE SULA

Sula, Vineyards, Nashik, Wines, India
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Solar Power

Nearly 50% of our energy requirement is supplied through solar panels at our winery, including water heating and water pumps resulting in tremendous savings on diesel fuel.

Rainwater Harvesting

25% of our annual water requirement is met through rainwater that is collected annually at four reservoirs totalling almost 30 million litres!

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Conservation

Water Conservation and Recycling

All waste water generated in our winery and hospitality operations is completely reused after being processed in Effluent Treatment Plants, resulting in a 45% reduction of water consumption.

Vermicomposting

40% of our fertilizer needs are met by our homemade organic compost through vermiculture. Our ultimate aim is to replace all traditional fertilizer requirements with a mix of vermicompost and farmyard manure.

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Sustainable Vineyard Management

Reduction in chemical input, drip irrigation to reduce water consumption by 40% in our vineyards, and biological control of predators on the vines.

GHG

Approximately 50% of energy consumed at our wineries is supplied via solar panels at our winery. This helps us reduce thousands of tons of GHG emissions every year.

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WATER - OPERATIONS

We recycle and reuse 100% of the wastewater generated in our wineries. Our inhouse Effluent Treatment Plants make this possible. These treatment plants enable us to reduce groundwater intake and eliminate water pollution .

WATER - AGRO

Our efficient management of water resources at vineyards is made possible by installation of drip irrigation systems and careful monitoring of any irrigation activities. This helps us optimize our water consumption by as much as 50 %.

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WASTE

We strive to recycle all our plastic waste and eliminate any waste sent to landfill. We actively compost our wet waste to maximize replacement of synthetic fertilizers.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Our company actively engages with local communities, especially women and children, to have a positive impact on the places where we operate.

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

We have made numerous efforts to provide our employees with positive workplace which is conducive for productivity through creation of recreation areas and engagement activities at all our wineries

HUMAN RIGHTS

At Sula it is our utmost priority to ensure that each and every employee enjoys Business and Human Rights as defined by the UN.

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CSR

Sula, Vineyards, Nashik, Wines, India

As India's largest wine company and a leading job creator in rural Maharashtra, we are committed to investing in our people, our communities and the environment in order to create new pathways to opportunity and improve the lives and livelihoods of our neighbours. We focus on the following initiatives to develop and strengthen our local communities:

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