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Cyclone Michaung response

HCLFoundation is tirelessly aiding 92,000 individuals, of which 3,500 families are severely affected

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Spreading smiles and transforming lives

Learn about our journey of impact through our programs over the years…

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Redefining rural development

Empowering women in rural India — here’s a glimpse of our Samuday program.

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Cleaning the seas:

Partnering with fishing communities and local stakeholders, our environmental program – Harit, is cleaning the seas by upcycling discarded nets and other marine debris.

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Our impact

Investing strategically since 2011, our interventions are designed to elevate people and planet. Partnering with our employees and key allies, we reach 20 states, 3 Union Territories and 91 districts in India.

5.5 million+

lives positively impacted

12,000+

Persons with Disabilities reached since FY 19-20 (37% female)

~58 billion

liters of water harvested

66,000+

acres of land greened and brought under community management

1.45+ million

tree saplings planted

Building an equitable society

by breaking the cycle of poverty in all its forms—socio-economic and environmental

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The results speak of the depth and strength of our programs co-created and co-implemented in convergence with NGO partners and government, they fill me with optimism that it is possible to break the cycle of poverty.

Dr. Nidhi Pundhir

Vice President, Global CSR and HCLFoundation

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Building an equitable society
mission mission

Our mission

We nurture clean, green and healthy communities where everyone is empowered and equipped to reach their full potential in partnership with our employees, communities and stakeholders, while promoting volunteerism and establishing international standards of strategic planning, implementation and measuring impact.

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The 10 commandments of CSR

Clarity | Choice | Catalyze | Co-create | Comprehensive | Continuous | Compassion | Convergence | Credibility | Capital (Human, Developmental, Environmental)

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Our investment imperatives

  • Early Childhood Care & Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Skill Development & Livelihoods
  • Environment
  • Disaster Risk Reduction & Response
  • Gender & Inclusion

Our contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

NO POVERTY
Our initiatives break the cycle of poverty
ZERO HUNGER
We combat
malnutrition
GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
We facilitate health and well-being initiatives
QUALITY EDUCATION
We support equitable access to education
GENDER EQUALITY
We support equity for genders
CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
We deliver WASH and waste management
AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
We deliver clean energy initiatives
DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
We build skill development and livelihood initiatives
INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
We deliver infrastructure projects
 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
We provide equal opportunities
SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
We develop urban communities
RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
We create agriculture and waste management initiatives
CLIMATE ACTION
We build climate action pilot projects
LIFE BELOW WATER
We conserve coastal ecosystems
 LIFE ON LAND
We conserve, restore and enhance land ecosystems
PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
Our governance and accountability is strong
PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS
We operate through convergence and partnership

Our programs & initiatives

 
 
Samuday

Enriching rural Lives.

Building resilient grassroot communities through an integrated rural development model

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HCLTech Grant

Celebrating and scaling powerful models of change

Transforming rural india through a financial grant to accelerate environmental improvement, holistic healthcare provisioning and equitable access to quality education.

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Uday

Breaking patterns of urban poverty.

Increasing access to quality services, entitlements and economic assets, Uday is raising the quality of life for the vulnerable urban poor, through an integrated, inclusive community development approach.

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cleancity

Driving pride and public ownership of cities.

An innovative initiative encouraging all citizens to clean their city, through intensive behaviour change campaigns and technological solutions.

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Harit

Greening our earth

Conserving, restoring and enhancing indigenous environmental systems through sustained engagement of local communities, Harit is our urgent response to climate change

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Sports for Change

Transforming outcomes through play

Promoting excellence and holistic development through a high-quality and inclusive sporting experience for marginalized children and youth

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My E-Haat

Bolstering the artisanal economy

Strengthening the handicrafts values chain, my E-haat is uplifting artisans and creating a digital marketplace.

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Power of one

Our employees ‘give back’.

A robust employee volunteering & payroll-giving program, this initiative enables employees to not only donate financially, but also meaningfully contribute their time and skills in community service to drive change.

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Academy

Enrich: Enable: Engage

A global digital platform, the academy offers quality training and an enhanced learning experience for development sector professionals and others for further contribution to national building goals.

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Awards and recognition

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs (GoI)

National CSR Awards, 2020

HCL Technologies felicitated with National CSR Awards 2020 in Category National Priority Area (Sub- Category: Slum Area Development)

Minitry of Jal Shakti (GoI)
Minitry of Jal Shakti (GoI)

National Water Awards, 2022

HCLTech awarded the Best Industry for CSR category by honorable Vice President of India Shri Jagdeep Dhankar for supporting sustainable, scalable and innovative solutions for effective water conservation through comprehensive programs in rural and urban areas.

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Minitry of Jal Shakti (GoI)

Ganga Utsav, 2022

HCLFoundation felicitated for its support for Ganga catchment rejuvenation in partnership with NMCG in the presence of Shri. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Hon'ble Minister of Jal Shakti, GoI, and Mr. G. Asok Kumar, Director General, NMCG

Minitry of Jal Shakti (GoI)
State Govt. of Uttar Pradesh

Kayakalp Award

HCLFoundation awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for its development of infrastructure facilities in government schools of Gautam Buddha Nagar and Hardoi district under the “Operation Kayakalp” program, which was launched by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh. The award was presented by the honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath at a ceremony held in Lucknow.

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