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October 8, 2010Issue 10
Chairman Ratan N. Tata Participates on Panel at the Clinton Global Initiative
Mr. Tata at CGI
Ratan N. Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons, participated in a panel discussion titled "Enhancing Access to Modern Technology," at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New York, September 23, 2010.
Mr. Tata discussed the greatest benefits of technology for human potential and the obstacles to its access. Listen here. (Panelists introduced at 13:13.)
New Tata Technologies North American HQ is LEED-Certified Facility

Move Is Commitment to Environment, Quality of Work Life and to North America 

Tata Technologies New HQ

Tata Technologies has moved its North American Headquarters to a LEEDŽ Silver Certified building in Novi, Michigan. The new facility is set on a 2.3-acre wooded site and is the first LEED Silver Certified building in Novi. Featuring an open two-story work space, the facility is enhanced by a maximum amount of natural light. The emphasis on sustainability is supported by on-site recycling programs, the use of sustainable materials and water conservation methods, all designed to minimize environmental impact. Read more.

Tata Technologies, along with Tata Consultancy Services, plan to hire hundreds of employees in Michigan. Read more.
Other News
Tata Consultancy Services Wins Ohio's Investing in People Award. TCS' goIT initiative aims to ignite interest in IT careers among local high school students. Read More.
Tata Study Grant recepient, Brian Orland from Johns Hopkins University/ SAIS featured in the Times of Trenton piece,"Battling a river far from home." 
Land Rover Joins the Gumpthon for a Great Cause. Inspired by the 1994 box office hit, Forrest Gump, the 8-week race from New York to California raises funds for service charities.  Read More.
Visit this photo-gallery commemorating Jaguar's 75th anniversary.
Tata Sons sponsors the Dakshina 2010 Festival in October including Alif Laila's Art of Peace concert and performances by Mallika Sarabhai and Anita Ratnam.
A number of Tata brands have featured in The Economic Times' 2010 Brand Equity survey, the  largest of its kind in India. To see these rankings, visit 100 Most Trusted Brands and Top 50 Service Brands.
Charity is Part of Tata Sons' Bottom Line
Top executives from Tata Global Beverages, Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Communications,  and Tata Sons interviewed by the NJ Star Ledger on Tata's unique corporate structure and committment to society. Read more
Tata Motors: Hybrid Buses Used for Public Transporation on Indian Roads for the First Time
Tata Motors has presented the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) with four Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Electric Hybrid Low-floor Starbuses. This is the first time in India that hybrid buses will be used for public transportation. The buses are expected to be used during the Commonwealth Games in October.
Meant for intra-city transportation, the Hybrid Tata Starbus is powered with a parallel hybrid engine that offers substantial improvement in fuel economy compared to 
a conventional bus.  
During the Commonwealth Games, the DTC will also operate a fleet of 600 Tata low floor air-conditioned CNG buses for the exclusive use of athletes and delegates. Tata Motors is providing round-the-clock upkeep and maintenance of these buses, with a dedicated team of over 500 engineers, mechanics and other staff.