Who We Are

Transforming Lives, Spreading Smiles

HCL Foundation (HCLF) was established in 2011 as the Corporate Social responsibility arm of HCL Technologies in India. It is a value-driven, not-for-profit organization that thrives in contributing toward national and international development goals, impacting the lives of people and communities through long-term sustainable programs.

The Foundation aims to alleviate poverty and achieve inclusive growth and development through a life cycle-based integrated community development approach, with thematic focus on Education, Health, Livelihoods & Skilling,  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 comprehensive development.

Vision

Our vision is to be the source code for sustainable socio-economic development.

Mission

We endeavor to nurture clean, green, and healthy communities where everyone is empowered and equipped to reach their full potential, in full engagement with our employees and partners, showcasing and establishing the best standards of planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in community development.

Our Value Proposition

Invest in people, the planet, partnerships, and the prosperity and peace agenda to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Work with urgency and passion to break the cycle of poverty in all its forms, be it social, economic, or environmental.
  • Leverage the Integrated Community Development Approach (ICDA) impacting every stage of life.
  • Blend the wisdom of communities with a scientific rigor to seed and propel transformative change.
  • Partner and co-create actively to establish true convergence of thought, commitment, experience, and expertise.
  • Hold ourselves accountable to exacting standards of governance leading to credibility.

 

What we do

Building inclusive models that sustain across geographies and sectors, rural and urban.

  • ECCD & Education - LEARNING THAT EMPOWERS
  • Skill Development & Livelihood -EARNING WITH DIGNITY
  • Environment - THE WAY OF LIFE
  •  Health - HEALTHCARE AND WELLBEING
  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) - HEALTHCARE AND WELLBEING
  • Humanitarian Action (Disaster Risk Reduction & Response) - STANDING WITH COMMUNITIES IN NEED

 

Rural Programs

HCL Samuday HCL Grant

A Rural integrated development program in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh

Reach: 3 blocks of Hardoi, 6,00,000+ people

A recognition of the community-led  ecosystems, NGOs – The Fifth Estate

Reach: 5,75,000+ people, 18 States & 2 UTs

 

Urban programs

HCL Uday Power of One Clean NOIDA

A holistic CSR initiative in HCL cities,  innovatively addressing all forms of urban poverty

Reach: 4,44,000+ people, 11 HCL cities

Platform instilling the value of 'giving  back' led by HCL employees

Reach: 4,80,000+ volunteering hours clocked & 450 scholarships supported through Po1 contribution of HCLites

Aims to transform Noida into a litter and  waste free region

Reach: 65 urban villages & 30 sectors of NOIDA

 

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized by the Basic Directorate of Education, Govt of Uttar Pradesh for creating a pathway to new education and changing the horizon of education ecosystem of UP - - March 2020
  • Felicitated by Save the Children with the ‘Change Maker Award’ at the Right Start National Summit  - September 2019
  • Award for ‘Best Innovation in CSR’ at the ‘National Award for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability’, by the National CSR Leadership Congress & Award, endorsed by the World CSR Day - 2018
  • Award for ‘Excellence in Sustainable Social Development’ for HCLF’s role in promoting a more sustainable and equitable society at the Indywood CSR Excellence Awards - 2017
  • Honoured with “Best Corporate Foundation” Award by World CSR Day for outstanding contribution to Social Causes and CSR Efforts – 2016-17
  • Honoured with the CMO Asia Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices - 2016
  • Honoured with Aerospace and Defence Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of CSR – 2015
  • HCL ranked 9th among 100 companies by e Channel News Asia for Sustainability and community development – 2014
  • Recipient of the CRY Child Rights Award for HCLF’s  Power of One for being the most impactful employee engagement program to address Child Rights issue - 2013

OUR CORE VALUES

credebility

CREDIBILITY

ACCOUNTABILITY

ACCOUNTABILITY

OUTREACH TO THE UNREACHED

OUTREACH TO THE UNREACHED

SUSTAINABILITY & SCALABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY & SCALABILITY

TRANSPARENCY

TRANSPARENCY

OUR PRESENCE

  • HCL Technologies
  • Samuday
  • HCL Grant
  • Uday
  • Other Initatives
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