Blue Dart to Present Global CSR Awards on 18 Feb in Mumbai

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Blue Dart Global CSR Awards aim to recognise & reward various corporate and individual CSR Practices thereby spreading the message of sustainable CSR

MUMBAI: Mumbai, February 15, 2012: Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia’s premier courier and integrated express package distribution Company, and part of the DHL Group is presenting the Global CSR Awards, part of the 1st World CSR Day at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 18th February 2012. The Hon’ble Union Minister of Corporate Affairs, Dr. M. Veerappa Moily will be the Chief Guest for the day-long event which will be guided by Leaders who believe in the value of sustainable CSR.

With the theme of CSR – A Way forward & Public- Private Partnership for a Greener Planet, the day will comprise of two panel discussions (11.15am – 1.15pm) – chaired by Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. The panel members includes: Malcolm Monteiro, SVP & Area Director – South Asia, DHL Express, Elaine Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Business Ltd., Louise van Rhyn, CEO & Founder, Symphonia for South Africa, Michael Heng, President and CEO, Energycorp Global Pte Ltd, Anirban Roy, Managing Director, SEED, Mohini Daljeet Singh, Chief Executive, Max India Foundation, Sudhir K Sinha, Country Head – CSR and R&R, Arcelor Mittal India Limited, Deepak Jolly, VP-Public Affairs & Communication, Coca-Cola India.

The day will culminate with the presentation of the Blue Dart Global CSR Awards across various categories – Best corporate social responsibility practices, Support and improvement in quality of education, Diversity and Human Resource, Concern for Health, Poverty Alleviation, Accounting for climate change, Carbon footprint accounting, Community development, Regulation of Corporate Social and Environmental Behaviour, Social Entrepreneurship etc.

Understanding society’s expectation is quite simply enlightened and Blue Dart salutes the corporate and individual’s contribution to make the environment a better place for future generations.

As part of the DP DHL Group, Blue Dart is committed to the 3 pillars of Living Responsibility – GoTeach, GoGreen and GoHelp. In doing so Blue Dart have won numerous accolades some of which are ‘Best CSR Practice’ – 6th Social and Corporate Governance Award 2010 (held at Bombay Stock Exchange), ‘Best Community Development’ programme award – Blue Edge: Empowering Lives – Asia’s Best CSR Practice Awards and ‘Best Environmental Excellence – Smart Truck’ – CSR Awards 2011 – Subir Raha Centre for Corporate Governance etc.

Event Details-

Date – 18th February,

Venue – Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Two Panel Discussions, from 11.15pm to 12.15 pm and from 12.15pm to 01.15pm,

Blue Dart CSR Awards – 07.00 pm onwards

For further information, please contact:

Shyam Shivadas

9820831834, Email: shyam@image-publicrelations.com

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