Various initiatives including tree plantation, poster competition, environment quiz taken across the company
India CSR News Network
AHMEDABAD: With an aim to increase awareness on environmental issues and the citizen’s responsibilities towards it, Ahmedabad based Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd is going to celebrate ‘World Environment Day’ in a unique way. This year United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has devised a theme on ‘Go Wild For Life’.
The company will launch number of activities to conserve natural resources that are fast depleting. Other activities like poster competition, essay contest, quiz and slogan contest will also be organised at company’s various facilities.
World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
On this day, a tree plantation drive at Senior citizen home at Kasindra village near Cadila Pharmaceuticals’s Bhat campus will also be organised. About 20 senior citizens from ‘Matrudham’ institution will plant saplings in their campus and give message to society to protect environment and creating green cover for their children and coming generations.
The company has planned many activities on this day which includes plants/sapling plantation by employees, banners and posters on saving environment, small label tags for employees giving message to save environment, slogan competitions to name a few.
Employees will also express their enthusiasm by wearing green dress on this day. They will also take an oath to commit themselves to save the environment through conscious and careful consumption in their day today lives. Such activities will be done at Cadila Pharmaceuticals’ Jammu, Bhat, Kadi, Hirpur, Dholka and Ankleshwar facilities.
Through such activities, the company intends to drive home the point and motivate its employees to be a responsible citizen. Just a simple conscious act by each individual at Cadila Pharmaceuticals, will contribute in doing their bit for the environment and thereby saving on trees, water and reducing CO2 emissions.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest privately held pharmaceuticals companies in India, headquartered at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Established in 1951, the company develops and manufactures pharmaceutical products and sells and distributes these in all major markets across the globe. It is an integrated healthcare solutions provider with a comprehensive therapeutic basket including oncology, pulmonology, neurology and cardiovascular.
In line with the vision of its Founder Chairman, I. A. Modi, who believed in nurturing innovations and bringing them to Indian patients at an affordable cost, Cadila Pharmaceuticals has a track record of making available, many first-in-the-world innovative products like Polycap (5 in 1 pill for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases), Risorine (Innovative solution for treatment of Tuberculosis) and most recently introduced Mycidac-C, which is the world’s first active immunotherapy in lung cancer.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals has collaborations with premier academic and research-based organizations across the world.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals was the first Indian company to get IND approval by USFDA for clinical trials to be conducted in India. Subsequently, the company has filed 5 INDs with the USFDA.