HCL Technologies Foundation

HCL Foundation

HCLTech implements its Corporate Social Responsibility agenda through its CSR arm, the HCL Foundation. Various flagship programs and special initiatives of the Foundation endeavor to contribute toward national and international development goals, bringing about lasting positive impact on people and the planet through long-term sustainable programs with a thematic focus on Education, Health and Sanitation, Skill Development and Livelihood, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction and Response. Child protective strategies, inclusion, and gender transformative approaches remain central in all initiatives of the HCL Foundation, thus ensuring equitable development and opportunities for all.

5.13 million+

Lives Impacted

1.35+ million+

Tree Saplings Planted

85

Water Bodies Rejuvenated

58,343

Animals Protected & Treated
Vision

Vision

To be the source code for sustainable socio-economic & environmental development

Mission

Nurture clean, green, and healthy communities where everyone is empowered and equipped to reach their full potential in full engagement with our employees and partners, showcasing and establishing international standards of planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in community development

Our Value Proposition

Our Value Proposition

Invest in people, the planet, partnerships, and the prosperity and peace agenda to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Work with urgency and passion to break the cycle of poverty in all its forms, be it social, economic, or environmental.
  • Leverage the Integrated Community Development Approach (ICDA) impacting every stage of life.
  • Blend the wisdom of communities with a scientific rigor to seed and propel transformative change.
  • Partner and co-create actively to establish true convergence of thought, commitment, experience, and expertise.
  • Hold ourselves accountable to exacting standards of governance leading to credibility.

What we do

Focus work areas

Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD)

Education

Health

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
(WASH)

Skill Development & Livelihoods

Environment

Disaster Risk Reduction, Response & Management (DRRM)

Gender & Inclusion

Child Protection

HCL Samuday

HCL Samuday

A Rural integrated development program in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh

Reach: 284 Gram Panchayats; 2.1 million+ people

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HCL Grant

HCL Grant

A recognition of the community-led ecosystems, NGOs – The Fifth Estate

Reach: 1.7 million people; 25,102 villages

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HCL Uday

HCL Uday

A holistic CSR initiative in HCL cities, innovatively addressing all forms of urban poverty

Reach: 784,123 people; 11 Cities 127 Slums

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Clean NOIDA

Clean NOIDA

Aims to transform Noida into a litter-and waste-free region

Reach: 2,00,000+ households; 10,711 tonnes solid waste managed

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Environment Action

HCL Harit

HCL Harit

‘The Green Initiative' of HCL Foundation, its latest flagship program aims to conserve restore and enhance indigenous environmental systems and respond to climate change in a sustainable manner.

66,000+ acres of land greened and brought under community management; 1.35+ million tree saplings planted; 36 bn Litres water harvested; 58,343 animals treated and protected; ~230,000 kgs Carbon Sequestered

Power of One

Power of One

Platform instilling the value of 'giving back' led by HCL employees

Reach: 665,000+ volunteering hours clocked; 38,000+ HCLites contributing Rs 1/2/5 per day; 600+ Scholarships disbursed

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Sports for Change (SFC)

Sports For Change

SFC nurtures and promotes sporting talent at the grassroots

Reach: 27,000+ athletes across 35 districts of India; 85 Para Athletes supported

HCL Foundation Academy

HCL Foundation Academy

E-learning platform 'for and of practitioners' in the development sector

Reach: 18,000 participants; 420 learners certified

My E-Haat

My E-Haat

Showcasing our country's rich heritage and finest handicrafts through online portal enables thousands of artisans, especially women.

Portal - https://www.myehaat.in/en/

3000+ Artisans Reached; 900+ Products listed; Rs 38,00,000 Business Generated

DRRM

DRR

Disaster Risk Reduction & Response Management

HCL Foundation is committed to stand with communities in times of disasters and humanitarian crisis

Reach: 265,000+ people

  • Covid-19 Response: 130,031 people
  • Other DRR Efforts: 135,000 people

Knowledge Center

Events

  • Nature Walk - explore the biodiversity at Harit Upvan, Sorkha.
    12th Nov 2022
  • Engaging workshop on Insect hotel and learn their benefit
    12th Nov 2022
  • And learn the technique on how to grow micro greens at your home
    13th Nov 2022
  • Natural Color Painting workshop
    13th Nov 2022
  • Nest making workshop
    18th Nov 2022
  • Workshop on Field Technique
    19th Nov 2022
  • Nursery Management Workshop
    19th Nov 2022
  • Butterfly Gardening workshop
    20th Nov 2022
  • Comic Workshop
    25th Nov 2022
  • Clay Art Green workshop
    26th Nov 2022
  • Composting Workshop
    26th Nov 2022
  • Seed Ball Workshop
    27th Nov 2022
  • Herbal Gardening Workshop
    27th Nov 2022

Awards & Recognition

2022

HCL Foundation was felicitated and recognized by CMO, Lucknow, Dr. Manoj Agarwal for the quality enhancement of Community Health Centre in Lucknow which enabled it to secure the ‘Kayakalp Award’ under the Swachh Bharat Mission by MoHFW, India.

2022

HCL Foundation felicitated by Shri Mangal Pandey, Hon’ble Health Minister, Government of Bihar, recognizing the Foundation’s effort and support to the State of Bihar towards creating viable health services to combat the humanitarian crisis caused due to COVID-19 pandemic.

2021

HCLTech Foundation received the Kayakalp Award under National Health Mission. Dr Manoj Agarwal, Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow District, felicitated the Foundation’s efforts for supporting 5 Community Health Centres in Lucknow.

2021

HCL Technologies was honored as ‘Citizen of the Year’ 2021 by the prestigious Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence

2021

HCL Foundation felicitated at the Indian CSR Awards, organized on October 29

2021

HCL Foundation felicitated by Honorable Governor of UP, Smt. Anandiben Patel and District Administration, Gautam Buddh Nagar for the transformational work done across 76 Anganwadis of Gautam Buddh Nagar

2020

HCL Technologies Limited won the National CSR Award 2020 in Slum Area Development under sub-category 3.9 announced by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India

2020

HCL Samuday and Project Clean NOIDA awarded Fabulous Global Smart Cities Leaders at the 9th edition of the World CSR Day Congress and Awards

2020

Recognized for changing the horizon of education ecosystem in UP by Basic Directorate of Education, Govt of UP

2019

Change Maker Award by Save the Children at the Right Start National Summit

2019

HCL Foundation supported Arumbu HCL Youth Club Project selected as the First Runner Up of the MCCI TAFE CSR Awards

2019

HCL Samuday was Knowledge Partner for Smart Village Conclave

2018

Best Innovation in CSR by National CSR Leadership Congress & Award, endorsed by World CSR Day

2017

Excellence in Sustainable Social Development by Indywood CSR Excellence Awards

2016-17

Best Corporate Foundation Award by World CSR Day for Outstanding contribution to Social Causes and CSR Efforts

2016

CMO Asia Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices

2015

Aerospace and Defense Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of CSR

2014

Ranked 9 out of 100 for Sustainability and Community Development by Channel News Asia

2014

NHRDN Award for 'National CSR Case Contest 2014 - CSR Initiatives - A key Differentiator’ in recognition of HCL Foundation’s work in the field of education

2014

Honored by the Tamil Nadu Udavikkaram Association for the Welfare of Differently-abled

2013

Most impactful employee engagement program in Child Rights by CRY Child Rights Award for HCLF’s Power of One

2013

Amity CSR Awards 2013 – Exemplary Contribution to the field of CSR

2013

Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Award for CSR

2012-13

Social Innovator Award presented by Youth Exnora International

2011-12

Asian Sustainability Award