COVID-19 CSR Initiatives

As India was hit by the devastating second wave of COVID-19, many corporates and organizations stepped up by contributing to Covid-relief funds, providing medical equipment and other forms of support to protect their employees. Following is a compiled list of initiatives by various companies to fight the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Wipro: Wipro expects to have access to a total of 100,000 doses of three vaccines – Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V for its employees and their dependents. For more details, click here
  • Amazon: US-based web place has donated as many as 10000 oxygen concentrators and and BiPAP machines to hospitals and public institutions for increasing their capacity to help Covid 19 patients. For more details, click here
  • HCL: HCL Technologies is offering a Rs 30 lakh insurance cover and an additional Rs. 7 lakh employee deposit linked insurance cover to employees for Covid-19. For more details, click here
  • Infosys: Infosys has set up employee Covid-care centers in Pune and Bengaluru. For more information, click here
  • Accenture: They have built several resources including 24/7 telemedical services, care-at -home services, virtual childcare, mental health support, vaccination to supports its employees & their families in India. For more details, click here
  • Cognizant: Cognizant is providing vaccine for all its employees and their dependents and emergency financial support for junior staff in dire cases to help cover medical expenses. For more details, click here
  • Capgemini: Capgemini India has created a command centre that addresses the needs related to availability of hospital beds, ICU, ventilators, etc. For more details, click here
  • IBM: IBM is supplementing medical coverage to ensure Covid-19 care for their employees. They have created a dedicated health line where IBMers in India who are isolating at home can receive medical care and consultations from medical professionals. For more details, click here
  • STAR India: STAR India pledged financial support of Rs 50 crores. The proceeds will be utilized to aid relief efforts and towards the procurement of critical healthcare equipment, including oxygen concentrators, BiPAP, and ventilators along with setting up oxygen plants across hospitals. For more details, click here
  • Samsung: Samsung has extended its support to the healthcare system over the last few weeks, providing $2 million worth of medical supplies, including 100 Oxygen Concentrators, 3,000 Oxygen Cylinders and one million LDS syringes. For more details, click here
  • Reliance: Reliance Foundation has set up 1,000-bed Covid Care facilities with oxygen supply in Jamnagar. For more details, click here
  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) : SAIL has been meeting the challenge of making Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) available in the country. For more information, click here
  • boAt: It is an Indian audio player and has donated Rs 50 lakh in order to procure high-grade oxygen concentrators and essential medical supplies for hospitals to boost their life-saving capacity and help Covid-19, infected patients. For more details, click here
  • CRED: It has launched a cause campaign where members can spend CRED Coins towards oxygen for those who need it most. Every 10,000 CRED Coins will go towards 1,000 litres of oxygen. For more information, click here
  • L’Oreal: L’Oréal is working with a network of NGO’s across India, including GiveIndia, United Way Mumbai, Hemkunt Foundation, ActionAid Association, the Akshay Patra Foundation etc. to provide critical oxygen equipment, medical supplies, food, education and hygiene kits across the country. For more information, click here
  • TATA Group: The Tata group imported 24 cryogenic containers to transport liquid oxygen to help ease the oxygen shortage in the country. for more details, click here
  • Paytm: Paytm Foundation will acquire and import over 3,000 Oxygen Concentrators (OCs) to fight Covid-19 and the ongoing oxygen shortage in the country. For more information, click here
  • Procter & Gamble: The company contributed towards the vaccination of over 5 lakh Indian citizens by pledging Rs 50 crore in partnership with government and local authorities in India. For more details, click here
  • Ambuja Cement: Ambuja Cements and ACC, have collectively contributed ₹3.3 crore to three NGOs to support daily-wagers, migrant labour, slum-dwellers and homeless stranded across the country on account of the lockdown. For more information, click here
  • State Bank of India: SBI Foundation, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of State Bank of India (SBI) committed Rs 30 crore to implement various COVID-19 relief measures across the country. For more details, click here
  • Coca Cola: Coca-Cola in India committed an initial support of INR 100 + crores towards helping the healthcare system and communities to combat the crisis and contain the spread of the pandemic. The relief programs initiated by Coca-Cola in India aims at benefitting and positively impacting over 10 lakh lives across the country. For more details, click here
  • Walmart and Flipkart: Walmart, Flipkart and the Walmart Foundation had announced to provide Rs 46 crore worth help that will focus on personal protective equipment (PPEs) including N95 masks and medical gowns for medical staff, and other necessities for vulnerable communities. For more information, click here
  • Infosys Foundation: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys and Narayana Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in the country, announced the launch of a 100-room quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients, in the vicinity of Narayana Health City in Bengaluru, Karnataka. For more details, click here
  • Wipro and Azim Premji foundation: Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation, have together committed ₹1125 crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. For more details, click here
  • Licious: Licious, meats & seafood brands in India, made an announcement regarding their pledge to cover vaccination cost for all their employees including delivery partners and other associates. For more details, click here
  • Mankind Pharma: They announced Rs. 100 Crores for those who lost their lives fighting this battle. For more details, click here
  • ITC: They helped in the setting up of a 200-bed medical facility in Kolkata by Medica Superspeciality Hospital for the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients and for administering vaccines. For more information, click here
  • Tik Tok: Tik Tok has donated ₹100 crore towards medical equipment in India in its fight against the spread of Covid-19.  For more information, click here
  • Axis Bank: Axis Bank has set aside Rs 100 crore to support customers, employees, vendors, government agencies and the community at large towards curbing the spread of coronavirus. For more details, click here
  • Anita Dongre: Fashion designer Anita Dongre announced the donation of Rs 1.5 crore as a medical fund to support the small vendors and self-employed artisans working with her amid the coronavirus outbreak. For more details, click here
  • Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL): HUL pledged Rs.100 crore towards fighting Coronavirus in India and it announced plans to slash prices of its personal care and home hygiene brands. for more details, click here
  • Goldman Sachs: It had offered ten days of Covid-19 family leave to take care of pandemic related disruptions. For more details, click here
  • JSW Steel: The company is supplying 1000 tonne of oxygen per day and plans to ramp it up. To know more, click here
  • Vistara: The airline company has offered to fly healthcare workers from government organizations, free of cost, across its domestic network. For more details, click here
  • ICICI: ICICI Group had announced its commitment of Rs. 100 crore to support the nation in its fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. For more details, click here
  • Larsen & Toubro: L&T commits to donate Rs. 150 Crore to the PM-CARES Fund. For more information, click here
  • Tata Sons: Tata Sons, the parent company of Tata Motors, announced a huge contribution of ₹ 1000 crore in the fight against COVID-19 or novel coronavirus, and related activities. For more details, click here
  • Tata Trusts: It has separately pledged ₹ 500 crore, to protect and empower all affected communities. For more details, click here
  • Godrej Group: The Godrej Group has launched a slew of initiatives and earmarked ₹50-crore fund for support and relief. For more details, click here
  • Adani Foundation: The Adani Foundation donated Rs 100 crore to the new relief fund set up by the government to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak. For more details, click here
  • Bajaj Group: Bajaj Group made a commitment of Rs 200 Crore as donation for Covid relief steps. For more details, click here
  • Ola: Ola committed INR 20 Cr fund for COVID19. For more details, click here
  • Honda: Honda committed Rs 11 crore for fight against COVID-19. For more details, click here
  • Kotak bank: Kotak Bank committed INR 60 crore for Covid-19. For more details, click here
  • Dalmia Bharat Group: Dalmia Bharat Group Commits INR 25 Crore for COVID19. For more details, click here
  • Vedanta: Vedanta doubled contribution to Rs 201 crore to fight coronavirus pandemic. For more details, click here
  • Asian Paints: Asian Paints announced contribution of Rs. 35 crores towards Covid19 Relief Fund. For more details, click here
  • Facebook: The company has given $10 million to emergency response efforts. For more details, click here
  • Google: Google & Googlers are providing Rs135 crore in funding to Give India, UNICEF for medical supplies, organizations supporting high-risk communities, and grants to help spread critical information. For more details, click here
  • ReNew Power: ReNew Power Private Limited, India’s leading renewable energy company handed over 50 Oxygen concentrators to Shri K. Vijayendra Pandian, IAS, the District Magistrate of Gorakhpur. For more details, click here
  • SAP Private Limited: SAP doubled their commitment by adding another €3 million for a total of €6 million to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund. For more information, click here
  • UPL Ltd.: UPL engaged women SHGs to manufacture cotton masks and distribute them to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The company is providing mask (approx. 15,000) to surrounding villages/ community, to local administration and local police. For more details, click here
  • Mahindra Group: The Mahindra Group has donated Rs. 50 crore to the PM-Cares Fund. The Mahindra & Mahindra Workers Union has donated Rs 50 lakh to the Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund. For more details, click here
  • Zensar Technology Ltd.: Digitally enabled Associate Health Monitoring and Communication, meal distribution as part of community service, ensuring employee wellness sessions. For more details, click here
  • Hetero Drugs: They donated Rs. 10 crore and 8 crore to CM Relief Funds of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. For more details, click here
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories: They partnered with several organisations and launched Sputnik V vaccine and are working on new Covid treatments. For more details, click here
  • FM Logistics Pvt. Ltd.: FM Logistic India is responsible for the handling, re-packing and storage of approximately 2 Lakh vaccines at a temperature-controlled facility. For more information, click here
  • HeroMoto Corp: Hero MotoCorp partnered with the Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Kankhal (RMSK) at Haridwar in Uttarakhand for strengthening their healthcare system and response to Covid-19. For more information, click here
  • PVR Limited: Provision of Oxygen concentrators, free vaccine for employees and their dependants, food delivery, etc. For more details, click here

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