MUMBAI(GNI): Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) has been recognized for its work in nation building and CSR, by taking home the Best Corporate (Large Category) Award at the 3rdICSI CSR Excellence Award.
Ambuja Cement Foundation has created a significant societal impact over the past 25 years. As a grassroots, pan India implementing organization, ACF harnesses the power of partnerships – between communities, Governments and like-minded corporates and NGOs, to help solve pressing community problems and to foster prosperity in rural communities.
Ms Pearl Tiwari, Director and CEO of Ambuja Cement Foundation was on hand to collect the prestigious award at a ceremony which featured the 18th ICSI National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance, and 3rd ICSI CSR Excellence Award, held in Mumbai recently.
The Institute of Company secretaries of India (ICSI) is a statutory body constituted under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 to regulate and develop the profession of Company Secretaries in India. ICSI recognizes not only the companies implementing the best practices in corporate governance, but also promote the spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility by acknowledging the unique and extraordinary contributions of corporates and awarding them with the ICSI CSR Excellence Awards.
On receiving the award Ms Pear Tiwari Said, “It is a great honour to win this award, and to have our grassroots work recognized on a national platform. We have seen significant impact and change on the ground in the communities in which we work – many transforming into thriving, prosperous communities with strong livelihoods to support them” , stated in the press release. ends