Dalmia Bharat Limited is a dynamic and forward-looking cement manufacturing company focused on delivering green growth through a strong people-led and passion-driven business approach. Anticipating future trends in construction, and simultaneously pre-empting global environmental concerns, they operate on a growth model that is designed to deliver higher efficiencies across every facet of their business.
With their strict adherence to industry-best practices, they have attained the distinction of having one of the lowest per tonne manufacturing cost in Indian cement sector, as well as the lowest carbon footprint in the world. Amongst the fastest-growing cement groups in India, the company has a large expanse of manufacturing facilities, spread across 11 strategic locations with market presence in 21 Indian states, and equipped with the best-in-class machinery and systems.
Their CSR Foundation, the Dalmia Bharat Foundation was set up in 2009 to expand the programmes and projects of the company’s CSR division. With this independent entity, Dalmia re-affirm their determination to be an aware and effective corporate citizen. They believe in the limitless potential of the human being and focus on community driven, beneficiary centric development programmes.
For more information, please visit www.dalmiabharatfoundation.org
Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft non-profit organization with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide 100% free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children in their own communities. They advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive. The organisation vision is to create a world where everyone has access to safe, high-quality comprehensive cleft care and is able to live a full and healthy life.
Smile Train has an expansive pan India program with 150+ hospitals in 100+ towns and cities and 300+ cleft medical professionals. Since the year 2000, Smile Train has supported more than 625,000 life-changing cleft surgeries in India.
To learn more about how Smile Train's India’s sustainable approach, please visit smiletrainindia.org.
IBM India has established itself as one of the leaders in the Indian Information Technology Industry.
As a leading cognitive solutions and cloud platform company, innovation is at the core of the IBM company strategy. This is reflected in the end-to-end solutions delivered to clients, which span from software and systems hardware to a broad range of infrastructure, cognitive, cloud and consulting services.IBM helps clients solve complex business and technical issues by delivering deep business process and industry expertise. This is enhanced with advanced analytics, research capabilities, comprehensive IT infrastructure knowledge and the proven ability to implement enterprise solutions to deliver bottom line value to businesses and governments worldwide.
For more information on IBM India log on to www.ibm.com/in
Learning Links Foundation (LLF) is a Not-for-Profit Trust, established in 2002, with a vision to foster a future where education is optimally delivered and learning is truly inspired. We inspire true learning from an early age and create links to enable learning across different stages of life.
Oxfam India is a movement of people working to end discrimination and create a free and just society.
We work to ensure that Adivasis, Dalits, Muslims, and Women & Girls have violence free lives with freedom to speak their mind, equal opportunities to realize their rights, and a discrimination free future. We research to find lasting solutions to end rising inequalities and exclusion of marginalized communities from getting decent jobs, quality free education and healthcare. We campaign with the public to demand policy changes from governments for creating a just and inclusive country as envisioned in the Indian Constitution. We mobilize support to save, protect and rebuild lives of the poorest of poor affected by crisis and humanitarian disasters.
By putting the rights of marginalized at the heart of everything we do, we work to create a discrimination free India where everyone lives a life of dignity, free from injustice and inequality. Over the last year, we have changed the lives of over one million people in our six focus states—Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Assam. We are also part of the Oxfam global confederation with affiliates in 20 countries fighting together build a better world.
Oxfam has been in India since 1951. It first came to India to respond to Bihar famine. In 2008, Oxfam India became an independent affiliate and an Indian NGO. Oxfam India is an autonomous Indian organization and has staff and board members from within India. Oxfam India is a member of the global confederation of 20 Oxfams across the world
a. CIIE.CO - The Innovation Continuum - This continuum spreads from incubation, acceleration, seed and growth funding to research. Founded at IIM Ahmedabad in 2002, as an academic centre, CIIE.COhas grown and pivoted to include acceleration, incubation, investment, research and publication. Overall, we have aimed at filling the multiple, ever-evolving gaps in the Indian innovation-driven entrepreneurship space in many ways. Among various initiatives, CIIE.CO has conceptualised and hosted India's first accelerator, created India's first and so far the only cleantech-focused fund, accelerated over 600 entrepreneurs, funded over 150 startups, inspired over 7,00,000 with our publication - Stay Hungry Stay Foolish.
b. BII - The Initiative focuses on incubating and backing startups that work in areas such as financial inclusion, livelihood, skilling, and health. All startups supported by the Initiative are expected to be using technology as leverage to increase reach and build products that serve the underserved. For ambitious entrepreneurs working on problems of the Bharat market, the Bharat Inclusion Initiative provides domain knowledge, training, financial support, mentorship and market access they need to bring inclusive, for-profit businesses to life. It supports businesses serving the Indian mass market through programs, fellowships and funding where possible.
Orion Educational Society is a National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) partnered and an ISO 9001:2015 certified company established in the year 2006, a non-profit organization registered under 12A, 80G, FCRA. The organization was founded with the vision of impacting inclusive development across all sections of the society. At Orion, they impart mass skill training to marginalised sections which were relegated to neglect, poverty and unskilled occupations. Their objective is to create diverse employment opportunities to enable a sustainable livelihood for all. They primarily focus on skilling marginalised youth and vulnerable sections like differently abled candidates/ Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), and secluded women. They empower youth towards viable livelihood choices in diverse sectors such as Information Technology, Electronics, Travel & Tourism, Retail, Networking, Hospitality, Agriculture, Mobile Laptop Repairing, Healthcare, Apparel Manufacturing and Designing, Hospitality and more.Enthused by the vision of building India as the skill capital of the world, they believe in working towards democratising skill development for all. They have a strong presence in 27+ states, 192 districts and 250+ training centres in India and abroad, they have successfully trained more than 5,40,000 underprivileged and marginalised youth and provided sustainable livelihood to more than 4,50,000 underprivileged youth in various top MNCs and corporate houses. They are affiliated with 19 sector skill council with more than 91 job roles. They are working with more than 40 leading corporates and PSUs.