HCLFoundation, which delivers the corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda of HCLTech in India, announced it planted 47,000+ saplings of different native species across India to mark the 47th anniversary of the HCL Group.
The mega plantation drive was organized in Chennai, Madurai, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Vijayawada, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Hardoi, Thoothukudi, North and South 24 Paraganas and Noida. HCLTech employees, their family members, NGO partners, community volunteers, school students and women’s groups participated in the planting activities at government schools, forested areas, HCLTech campuses and designated lands dedicated to mass afforestation.
HCLFoundation has planted over 1.45 million saplings to date across the country in collaboration with various stakeholders and local communities. This is in line with HCLTech’s overall CSR objectives of contributing to socio-economic and environmental advancement while adhering to the eight National Missions of the Government of India’s National Action Plan for Climate Change and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
“We are committed to supercharging progress towards climate action. We are proud of the active participation from our employees, partners, women groups, students and community members, whose support has been instrumental in making this plantation drive a grand success,” said Dr. Nidhi Pundhir, Vice President, Global CSR, HCLFoundation.
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HCLFoundation delivers the corporate social responsibility agenda of HCLTech in India. The Foundation contributes to national and international development goals by investing in long-term sustainable programs and special initiatives with thematic focus on education, nurturing grassroots sports, health and sanitation, skill development and livelihood, environment and disaster risk reduction and response management. To ensure equitable development, child protective strategies, inclusion and gender transformative approaches are at the core of all the programs of the Foundation. Till date, the HCLFoundation has positively impacted over 5.5 million lives. To learn more visit www.hclfoundation.org
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