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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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