Roma Balwani is president, group sustainability, corporate social responsibility and communications at Vedanta Resources. She is responsible for driving sustainability, corporate social responsibility and communications as a strategic function at Vedanta. Prior to joining Vedanta in 2014, she headed communications at leading Indian companies such as Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, and global firms such as UK-based travel portal ebookers.com. In a career spanning more than 30 years, she has received several prestigious communications awards and was the first Indian to receive the Holmes Report’s SABRE Award for outstanding individual achievement. This year, she also has the distinction of being included in the 50 Most Talented Sustainability Leaders list by World CSR Congress.