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MUMBAI: UPL Limited in July 2016 released its 2nd annual report on corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the year 2015-16. It is the 5th largest generic agrochemical company globally.
UPL Limited and its subsidiaries (together constituting the UPL Group), take initiative
to contribute to harmonious and sustainable development of the society through
business activities that carry out in various countries across the globe.
“We recognize that business enterprises are economic organs of society that draw on various societal resources for its functioning and growth, It is our core belief therefore that a company’s performance must be measured not only by its bottom line but also with respect to the social contributions made by the company while achieving its financial goals.”, UPL CSR policy says.
UPL Limited believes in contributing to harmonious and sustainable development of society and that a company’s performance must be measured not only by its bottom line but also with respect to the social contribution made by the company while achieving its financial goals.
To be a catalyst for a more equitable and inclusive society by supporting long term sutainable transformation and social integration.
CSR Value: Care, Excellence and Sustainability
CSR focus area
UPL Limited CSR initiative is called as UPL Pragati which means Progress and is aligned with its stated CSR Vision. Its CSR activities has not just focus around Factory and offices, but also in other geographies based on the needs of the communities.
The Six CSR focus areas for community to progress are:
1. Education and Empowerment
2. Employability and Entrepreneurship
3. Agriculture Development
4. Environment and Nature conservation
5. Health and Sanitation
6. National / Local area need