CMAI Association of India celebrates CSR initiatives taken up by companies in India by recognizing their excellent work done by them. We seek to recognize the companies that have positively impacted both business and society by taking a strategic approach.
There are many companies in India which contributes uniquely to sustainable development by delivering economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders and citizens of India.
CMAI Association of India will also recognize CSR Projects undertaken by companies /industries throw up innovative solutions to specific problems in the domains of social, economic and environmental challenges.
As we all know CSR is a concept with many definitions and practices. The way it is understood and implemented differs greatly for each company and country. Moreover, CSR is a very broad concept that addresses many and various topics such as human rights, corporate governance, health and safety, environmental effects, working conditions and contribution to economic development. Whatever the definition is, the purpose of CSR is to drive change towards sustainability.
CSR helps industries & companies to enhance it reputation, builds positivity in the communities, which benefits customers and the public at large.
The Awards shall encourage and celebrate the responsible business movement not only in India but across the globe.
With the enactment of Companies Act, 2013 containing the CSR provision under Section 135, the mandate for CSR has now become a part of corporate functioning in the country.
Nowadays the contributions of companies in this direction have become more streamlined.
The Awards have been instituted subsequent to the recommendations of the High Level Committee on CSR and approval of the same by GOI.