At the Ramky Group, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an integral, self-regulating mechanism through which the business monitors and safeguards its active compliance with global norms and ethical standards. The goal of Ramky Group is to embrace responsibility for its actions and do all that it takes to make a positive impact on the environment, communities, employees, consumers, stakeholders and the public at large.
Since its inception in 2006, Ramky Foundation has been proactively promoting public interest by encouraging community growth and development and voluntarily eliminating practices that are not in harmony with the environment and the public sphere. With emphasis on four thrust areas - Natural Resource Management, Women Empowerment, Education and Health, the Foundation is growing rapidly with clear-cut strategies including successful collaborations with various government and non-government agencies and mobilization of additional resources to widen the scope of engagement.
Ramky Foundation is present in 16 States and its impact has been felt far and wide and appreciated in different fora throughout the Indian subcontinent. It has moved beyond the 'gap-filling' initiatives into capacity building activities.
Apart from its expertise in creating awareness on Municipal Solid Waste Management throughout major cities in India covering thousands of households, it has provided:
- Vocational Training and improved livelihood opportunities for more than 1,200 women and 800 youth
- Provided scholarships to hundreds of needy children
- Supporting around 14,000 rural families through Watershed Management
- Facilitated livelihood promotion for 1,000 Primitive Tribal families
- Identified over 1,000 High Risk Group women and offered interventions on prevention of HIV to halt and reverse the AIDS epidemic in India
With a continual growth - through a steadily expanding base and improved outcomes - Ramky Foundation is now adapting and improving systems, transforming itself on par with international organizations. Certain policies have been incorporated in line with UN norms - workplace policy, transparency and accountability in the system, gender policy, HIV/AIDS policy, etc. Ramky Foundation aims to remain at the forefront as a partner in providing value-added services and a key stakeholder in developmental processes.