MUMBAI: Tata Motors’ one of India’s leading automobile companies, recently released its FY 2017-18 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting its commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Tata Motors have already addressed fifteen of the seventeen SDGs, and have demonstrated remarkable progress with some of their latest achievement being the nutrition initiatives undertaken at Jamshedpur, earning them the ‘Industry Champion’ award (instituted jointly by the Government of Jharkhand and UNICEF), a press release informed on Tuesday.
The Company has made conscious efforts to involve and promote SC/ST communities through their affirmative action programme called ‘Aadhar’. Around 40% of their CSR efforts are earmarked towards Aadhar initiatives.
Guenter Butschek, MD & CEO, Tata Motors said, “The name ‘Tata’ is an inspiration for all of us, resonating our extraordinary commitment to the larger community.Tata Motors works with the philosophy of ‘More from Less for More’ which implies striving to achieve scale by judicious utilization of resources, to achieve greater impact.”
During FY 2017-18, the company has reinforced its initiatives on topics related to health initiative ‘Aarogya’, education initiative ‘Vidyadhanam’, employability initiative ‘Kaushalya’ and the environment initiative ‘Vasundhara’ with concrete achievements measured through different KPIs. Tata Motors positively touched lives of 6,44,000 people across these identified thrust areas.