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Sterlite Copper wins ASSOCHAM Appreciation Award
Sterlite Industries India Limited (SIIL) is the principal subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, a diversified and integrated FTSE 100 metals and mining company, with principal operations located in India and Australia.
Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Former President of India presented the appreciation plaque to Mr.R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – CSR and Mrs.Suganthi Chelladurai, Associate Manager – CSR in the CSR Summit-cum-Excellence Awards 2012-13 held at New Delhi.
The award is a recognition of Sterlite’s community welfare programmes which takes ownership of several aspects like Health, Education, Women Empowerment, Livelihood and Rural Infrastructure in Thoothukudi.
The theme of the ASSOCHAM CSR Summit cum Excellence Awards was "Empowering Sustainability - Promoting Responsibility"
“Sterlite Copper has woven social responsibility into its business fabric right from its inception in 1996-97. The company believes that business objectives should include overall development of communities around its surrounding areas. The aim has always been to go beyond mere 'corporate social responsibility' to understand the real needs and genuine concerns of the people and provide the necessary stimulus to not only address these issues but ensure social involvement, acceptability and sustainability,”
Mr.Sanjay Karn, Associate Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Sterlite Copper and Mr.Rajkumar Dhoot, MP & President, ASSOCHAM were also present during the event.
Photo Cut Line : Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Former President of India presenting the appreciation plaque to Sterlite Copper during the ASSOCHAM CSR Summit cum Excellence Awards 2012-13 at New Delhi.
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