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2.
Have you advocated/lobbied through above associations for the advancement or improvement of public good?
Yes/No. If yes specify the broad areas.
Yes. The broad areas were:
Governance and Administration
Economic Reforms
Inclusive Development Policies
Energy security
Water
Sustainable Business Principles
Principle 8 - Businesses should support inclusive growth and equitable development
1.
Does the Company have specified programmes/initiatives/projects in pursuit of the policy related to Principle 8? If yes
details thereof.
Tata Steel focuses on responsible business practices with community-centric interventions. The thrust areas for Tata Steel
are sustainable livelihood - especially skill development and employability training, education and health care, all of which
constitute the Human Development Index - a quality of life indicator.
2.
Are the programmes/projects undertaken through in-house team/own foundation/external NGO/government
structures/any other organisation?
Tata Steel partners with NGOs, Governments and funding agencies to implement its CSR interventions in the thematic areas
of health, education, livelihoods and ethnicity. Through employee volunteerism it also utilises in-house resource persons.
The CSR activities are implemented through the following delivery arms:
1.
Corporate Sustainability Services comprising:
i.
Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS)
ii.
Tribal Cultural Society (TCS)
iii.
Tata Steel Family Initiatives Foundation (TSFIF)
iv.
Tata Steel Skill Development Society (TSSDS)
v.
Urban Services
vi.
Education
2.
Medical Services
3.
Sports Department
4.
Tata Steel Adventure Foundation
5.
Jamshedpur Utilities & Services Company Limited
6.
Other societies such as Ardeshir Dalal Memorial Hospital, Blood Banks, Kanti Lal Gandhi Memorial Hospital, etc.
7.
Tata Relief Committee
3.
Have you done any impact assessment of your initiative?
Yes. The impact assessment is done through:
Social Audit:
As a socially responsible corporate citizen,Tata Steel commissions social audits through independent professionals
to get an authentic and comprehensive review of its social activities.The Social Audit is conducted once in ten years.
Aspiration Surveys:
Conducted among communities residing in operational areas of Tata Steel in Odisha.
Village-level study of Human Development Index (HDI):
Conducted by a team of researchers from Xavier Labour Research
Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur.
XISS JRD Tata Chair:
The ‘JRD Tata Chair’ has been instituted at Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi with the objective of
conducting a study on ‘Contributions of Tata Steel towards Sustainable Development’.
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