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Dr. Santanu Basu
                                     Alok Varma                                                                                                                                         Project  Director, HCL  Harit

                                     Project  Director,  HCL  Samuday  and  Clean  NOIDA
                                                                                                                                                                                        Climate action focuses on local and regional
                                                                                                                                                                                        projects to meet national targets. Our environment
                                     I am thrilled our programmes are scaling rapidly.
                                                                                                                                                                                        flagship programme HCL Harit, is creating multiple
                                     This year HCL Samuday impacted 2.1 million people
                                                                                                                                                                                        local mitigation and adaptation models to address
                                     in rural Uttar Pradesh against just 0.7 million in
                                                                                                                                                                                        climate change with special emphasis on
                                     2018-19. NOIDA was adjudged Cleanest Medium
                                                                                                                                                                                        indigenous biodiversity, local ecosystems and
                                     City of the country in 2021 Swachh Survekshan.
                                                                                                                                                                                        positive human-animal interaction.
                                     A stupendous achievement by any means, for just
                                     three years ago, it was ranked 324 in the 1-10 lakh

                                     population category.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Simi Suri
                                     At the heart of this success, lies community
                                                                                                                                                                                        Deputy  General Manager,  HCL  Foundation
                                     leadership and ownership. Seeding sustainability of

                                     the change process, local communities identify
                                                                                                                                                                                        The ethos of giving back is deeply embedded in
                                     problems, co-create solutions, and implement them
                                                                                                                                                                                        HCL’s culture. It is humbling and inspirational to
                                     with professional support from the HCL Samuday
                                                                                                                                                                                        see HCLites stretch themselves and engage with
                                     and Clean NOIDA teams.
                                                                                                                                                                                        social causes. I have personally witnessed the
                                     Unlocking the potential of millions, both HCL                                                                                                      impact of volunteerism on HCLites. Their true
                                     Samuday and Clean NOIDA are sterling examples                                                                                                      potential shines, bringing out their compassion

                                     of our ‘source codes in action’.                                                                                                                   and sensitivity towards people and planet.

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