Alstom will support six high impact CSR projects in India for 2020 cycle
Alstom will support six high impact CSR projects in India for 2020 cycle – The Alstom Corporate Foundation has announced its final selection of projects towards extending its CSR support to local communities, from across the world for the 2020 cycle. With a budget of €1.9 million, Alstom Foundation received 167 project submissions from across the planet and decided to fund 29 projects from its 2020-21 budget.
Six CSR projects are selected from India by the inspiration, to be supported especially during the unprecedented period of the pandemic. These projects specialize in a good range of community services – including empowering rural enterprises, water management, and supporting education.
Indian projects selected for the 2020/21 cycle are –
– Alstom India’s Kushal Madhepura programme together with CARE India which is now in Phase 3. This project is devoted to skill development and providing healthcare facilities to seven villages in Madhepura, Bihar.
– United Way Bangalore’s Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting & Percolation Pits: This initiative focuses on rainwater harvesting techniques to satisfy growing water needs around Bengaluru, Karnataka.
– Strengthening of rural micro & nano enterprises program by Technology Informatics Design Endeavour’s (TIDE): The initiative is devoted to helping rural women develop businesses and micro enterprises around Bengaluru, Karnataka.
– The TARA outreach by ONYVA takes care of nurturing children living within the streets around the city of Delhi.
– Objectif France Inde’s Water for all times II – integrated water management programme is in its Phase 3. This project is functioning on developing sustainable strategies to deal with rural water needs in India.
Over the last three years, the inspiration has been funding several projects in India that were dedicated to skill development, improving education and healthcare among others, which are now being extended. Through consistent efforts, Alstom was instrumental in providing better infrastructural amenities to colleges, training programs for youngsters, and spreading awareness on sanitation and hygiene.
In the Madhepura area, healthcare CSR initiatives have benefited quite 10,000 people by helping improve maternal health by 40% and decreasing malnutrition cases by 50%. Also, Alstom CSR had engaged in providing flood rehabilitation support to over 30,000 people from areas in Kochi, Coorg, and Bihar. the corporate recently supported around 25,000 people whose livelihoods were disrupted thanks to COVID-19.
Alstom Foundation has been partnering with NGOs and non-profit organizations from across the planet, funding projects, since its inception in 2007, to improving living conditions in communities located near the Group’s facilities and project sites around the world. Projects funded specialize in four axes: Mobility, Environmental Protection, Energy & Water, & Socio-Economic Development.
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