“Corporate Responsibility at Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group is embedded in our core business and this is a value driven concept since inception of the Organization. We believe in contributing to the sustainable and integrated development of society over the medium to long term. In continuation of this legacy as a responsible Corporate Citizenship, the CSR activities being undertaken at the Group level are derived from the tripple bottom line model of People, Planet and Profit. At Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group; we run CSR projects for over 20 project locations across the country.
Ensuring environment sustainability with community care are the thematic divisions, surrounding which the CSR activities are planned and executed across the Group. Guided from Millennium Development Goal and CSR under Companies Act, Education; Livelihood; Health and Sanitation; support to differently abled; Environment Sustainability and Women Empowerment are current broader heads of interventions in the Group.
Providing access to education to the children in rural area is a nationwide identified need. Our education programs in different locations of the country are able to mainstream children and help them in formal system of education.
Trainings are important but they are valuable if it has an outcome. We have imparted Vocational Training to more than 1000 children and youth this year and we could see that these trainings are helping them in Income Generating Activities.
Our Healthcare projects mostly for women are able to improve their health status. More than 500 women were given health awareness and facilities through medical and specialized camps in rural areas.
Our projects for person with disability are making many lives sustainable and dignified. In a framework differently abled are trained and employed across the Group. We try to give them skill sets, which will help them for rest of their lives. Also to ensure sustainability of life we have organised Artificial Limb Fitment Camp in Indonesia, where Artificial Limb Fitment was executed to 515 people with 529 limbs.
The projects under Public Private Partnership approach through business integration has impacted many lives and has proven to be a model for ethical business.
Our sustainability projects at business level are able to accomplish good outcomes in environment conservation, waste management and energy conservation verticals. We see increasing opportunities to contribute to economic growth through social development.
We at the Group strive to shape lives of people and protect the planet for sustainable future.