HCLTech implements its Corporate Social Responsibility agenda through its CSR arm, the HCL Foundation. Various flagship programmes and special initiatives of the Foundation endeavor to contribute toward national and international development goals, bringing about lasting positive impact on people and the planet through long-term sustainable programmes with thematic focus on Education, Health & Sanitation, Skill Development & Livelihood, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction & Response. Child protective strategies, inclusion, and gender transformative approaches remain central in all initiatives of the HCL Foundation, thus ensuring equitable development and opportunities for all.
Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD)
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Skill Development & Livelihoods
Disaster Risk Reduction, Response
Gender & Inclusion
Tonnes Solid Waste Managed
Kgs Carbon Sequestered
Volunteering Hours Clocked
Athletes Positively Impacted
Para Athletes Empowered
A patch of land near Singanallur Railway Station in Coimbatore, was a dump yard where the residents disposed their garbage. In April 2019, HCL Foundation partnered with an NGO - Siruthuli and Indian Railways to transform this 2.5-acre dump yard into a vibrant lush mini-forest. A dedicated intensive outreach programme was initiated to ensure community participation and campaigns were launched to…
Priyanka and her husband lost their jobs to the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown. With no income coming in and a child to feed, the young family was desperate. It was at this challenging time, that Priyanka encountered the Clean Noida project in September 2020. One year later, a confident Priyanka is a respected sanitation worker in her area, collecting around 60 – 70 kg of waste per day from…
The Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry awarded the prestigious MCCI TAFE CSR AWARDS 2022 to HCL Foundation and Thuvakkam NGO on 31, January 2023. The award was given in recognition of the innovation, collaboration and social impact created in the Field of Environmental Sustainability & Ecological Balance through the “Greenery – Urban Forest” project. Thuvakkam, in collaboration with the HCL Foundation, under the HCL Harit greenery initiative, created a stretch of forest between the Indra Nagar MRTS and Kasturba Nagar MRTS stations. The first sapling was planted on August 11th, 2021, with the help of volunteers and the general public. Nearly 0.85 acre of land now houses 7,050+ grown saplings. Having over 40 species, the plants are all indigenous to the soil, and are of different varieties, such as flowering, shrubbery, and shade-giving plants. The Greater Chennai Corporation has lain a bicycle path along the forest, which has proven to be a great attraction for the general public.