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Sterlite's approach towards empowering lives

Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate conscience, corporate citizenship or responsible business) is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. At Sterlite, we look at holistically integrating the organisation's core business with the social and environmental concerns of our communities. This in turn helps us give an impetus to economic development and improves the living standards of community members and society at large.

Sterlite's CSR Initiatives

  • Virtual Classroom

    Sterlite believes that technology can change the education landscape of our country. Through 'viable technology' we aim to mitigate the effects of unavailability of teachers as well as of their dismal quality.
    Sterlite believes that technology can change the education landscape of our country. Through 'viable technology' we aim to mitigate the effects of unavailability of teachers as well as of their dismal quality.
    Keeping in mind the vision of reaching out to children and communities through technology, Sterlite Tech Foundation works in 400 Municipal schools in Mumbai. The aim of the project is to improve the quality of learning of English language of children through virtual, but live interaction between a subject matter expert and the students.
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  • Jeewan Jyoti Women's Empowerment Programme

    India is a country of myriad contradictions. On one hand, it has grown to become an increasingly important player in the emerging global order and one of the largest economies in the world, while on the other hand it still remains home to the largest number of people living in poverty and gender inequality. A large part of the country still remains in villages and the girl child still remains deprived of basic educational facilities. Inequality is rampant and upliftment of underprivileged women is the need of the hour. Jeewan Jyoti - Sterlite’s flagship initiative aims to address these issues by empowering the under privileged sections of society, especially rural women with equal learning opportunities and with professional training courses in their formative years; thereby providing them with sustainable income opportunities.
    To learn how Jeewan Jyoti is impacting lives, click here

  • Sterlite's initiatives towards women empowerment

    The economic empowerment of women has become a major development priority. Giving women more opportunities to earn an income has been shown to make a significant contribution to the achievement of development outcomes. Yet amidst the push to get more women into work and stimulate women's income earning capacities, less attention has been focused on what would make working more empowering for women.
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  • Women Empowerment: Vocational Training in Tailoring

    The company has a strong belief that communities can develop and sustain, if their citizens are adequately empowered with knowledge and skill sets. In line with this, Sterlite is now engaged in several women empowerment initiatives one of them is vocational training generating sustainable livelihoods.
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  • CSR initiatives at Aurangabad (2014-2015)

    Sanitation & Health initiatives were prioritised in 3rd year. As a part of Health & Sanitation initiative, building toilets for each family is discussed in the village Gram Sabha. The obstacle in building toilets & villagers not convinced of using them was problem of absorption pits (being hard rocky land).
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  • Mobile Dispensary

    Sterlite’s Mobile Dispensary celebrates its 6th year in operation. It has impacted over 100,000 lives in 27 villages by providing reliable, easily accessible and free primary medical care.
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  • Water Conservation

    Construction of 18 check-dams/weirs in 14 villages, conserving over 130 thousand cubic meters (TCM) of water.
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  • Sourcing with Human Dignity

    This initiative outlines a set of standards based on the international guidelines are largely based on United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Labor Organisation Conventions.
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  • Initiatives in Hygiene and Sanitation

    Sterlite partnered with Garbage Concern, a Mumbai-based non-profit organisation, to create a compost generation facility at the Waghchipa agricultural farm. This facility is capable of handling about 3 tonnes of organic waste per day.
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  • Women's Empowerment

    Sterlite supported a vocational training course in nursing and tailoring to promote self-sufficiency amongst underprivileged women.
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  • Child Welfare and Education

    Sterlite’s initiatives have provided 1040 underprivileged children with the opportunity of a better life and equip them with the relevant education and skills for a better future.
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