HCL Technologies Foundation

HCL Foundation

Transforming lives, spreading smiles

HCL Technologies implements its Corporate Social Responsibility agenda through its CSR arm, the HCL Foundation. Various flagship programmes 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 programmes with 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.

2.14 Mn

Lives Impacted


Saplings Planted


Water Bodies Rejuvenated


Animals Protected & Treated


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


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)



Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Skill Development & Livelihoods


Disaster Risk Reduction, Response & Management (DRRM)

Gender & Inclusion

Child Protection

HCL Samuday

HCL Samuday

A Rural integrated development program in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh

Reach: 1,300 habitations ; 1,100,000 people

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HCL Grant

HCL Grant

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

Reach: 840,271 people ; 9,464 villages

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HCL Uday

HCL Uday

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

Reach: 550,000+ people ; 11 HCL cities

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

Reach: 120,000 households; 6,495 tonnes waste collected

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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.

444,241 Human Lives, 540,000+ Saplings, 52,150+ Acres Common Land, 200 Tonnes CO2 Sequestered, 5,240 Mn litres Increase in Water Holding Capacity, 18,140 Animal Lives Impacted

Power of One

Power of One

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

Reach: 656,000+ volunteering hours, 600 scholars

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Sports for Change (SFC)

Sports For Change

SFC nurtures and promotes sporting talent at the grassroots

Reach: 21,000+ athletes positively impacted, 67 para athletes empowered

HCL Foundation Academy

HCL Foundation Academy

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

Reach: 36,800+ reach, 150 certified learners

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/

Reach: 800+ products, 200 artisans



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


  • Daddy Cool workshop for HCL Employees
    Aug 5, 2022
  • Rakhi stalls for HCL Employees at Café 2
    Aug 10 &11, 2022
  • Plantation drive at various locations
    August 11, 2022
  • Inspire session V - Scholarships: An Investment Towards A Bright Future
    August 23, 2022

Awards & Recognition


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


HCL Samuday was Knowledge Partner for Smart Village Conclave


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


Excellence in Sustainable Social Development by Indywood CSR Excellence Awards


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


CMO Asia Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices


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


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


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


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


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


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


Asia-Pacific Enterprise Leadership Award for CSR


Social Innovator Award presented by Youth Exnora International


Asian Sustainability Award