Applications are invited for FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award – 2012-13


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ficci csr awardNEW DELHI: Applications are invited for FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award – 2012-2013. FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award’, which until 2012 was known as ‘Businessworld FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ was instituted in 1999. This award aims at identifying and recognising the efforts of companies in integrating and internalising Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into their core business operations. The award recognises efforts of the companies which engage in CSR in a strategic and systematic manner and integrate it with their overall corporate strategy. Over the years, a number of companies including ITC Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, SAIL, Tata Tea, Infosys, Tata Chemicals, HINDALCO, TISCO, TELCO, Lupin, Gujarat Ambuja Cement, etc. have been recognised for their exemplary work in the area of CSR.

The FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ has the following three categories:
Category I – CSR Award for

a. Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
b. Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
c.  Private sector Companies with turnover between   201 Crores – 3000 Crores per annum

Category II – CSR Award for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with turnover
Upto 200 Crores per annum

Category III – Award for Exemplary Innovation promoting CSR (irrespective of turnover of the company)

Last Date for receipt of filled Application form: August 30, 2013

Award Assessment Partners:
Stage I Assessment Partner: Grant Thornton, India,
Stage II Assessment Partner (onsite Partners): Birla Institute of Management Technology, India

Application Forms can be downloaded from

Guidelines for Participation:
The information should pertain to the activities during the period April 2012 to March 2013.

These activities may be initiated/ongoing/completed projects in the said duration.

All applications to be made in the enclosed form, which may be supported by relevant documents. The form must be complete in all respects. Incomplete or unsigned forms will not be considered.

All applicants may be asked at any time during the period of evaluation to substantiate the claims made in the application form.

Kindly note that the application form should be sent on behalf of the Company and not from the Company initiated foundation.

The organisers accept no liability for any loss resulting from the disclosure of information concerning an entry, though all reasonable precautions will be taken to maintain secrecy.

Grant Thornton, India and Birla Institute of Management Technology, India and the Jury will have the sole right and discretion to reject entries which in their view do not meet the basic specified criteria. The decision shall be final and binding on all parties concerned.

The First Award Winner and the Jury Special Commendation Award Winner in each of the three categories will not be eligible to apply again for the Award for 3 years from the year in which they receive the award.

One hard copy and one CD of the application form, along with the relevant supporting documents must reach us one or before August 30, 2013 at the following address:

Dr. KK Upadhyay
Head CSR

For inquiries about the CSR award and the application, please contact:
Nomenita Chetia or Usha Bhagchandani
FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence
T: +91 11 23487475/23753118/23357243
F: +91 11 23320714

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