Tata Steel was conferred the prestigious ‘Innovative Practices Award’ on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for its Thousand Schools Programme by UN Global Compact Network India (GCNI), during the 13th National Convention, held in Bengaluru. Received by Tata Steel, CSR Chief, Sourav Roy, presented by UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Yuri Afanasiev, a total of 65 organisations across India, including public and private sector enterprises, multinationals, MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), NGOs, entrepreneurs and B-schools had submitted entries for the awards in the form of case studies to showcase their efforts in implementing CSR and sustainability initiative, aligned with one or more of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tata Steel was the recipient of the award in the Corporate Private category for its work towards SDG 4 i.e. ensuring inclusive and quality education for all and promoting lifelong learning.
Courtesy: The Pioneer