Continuing its relentless efforts tomotivate and encourage employees to partake in social causes, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, conducted its ICARE activities in Bangalore, spreading the message of love and equality for all human beings.
This time around, TKM associated with NGO – ‘Sandesh’ that works for the differently abled. More than 100 ICARE Champions (TKM employees) came together to build an inventory of products to raise funds for the NGO, benefitting the differently abled children associated with Sandesh.
As part of this activity, TKM volunteers participated in a workshop making products including: lampshades, books, photo frames, paper Mache bowls, clay pots, paper bags and many more under the guidance of the differently abled children from the NGO.
‘ICARE’– an employee voluntary initiative, is an effort aligned with the company’s commitment to sustained community development. This drive actively involves the employees and strives to enhance their understanding on various societal issues, contributing to address vital needs within TKM’s CSR framework.
The volunteers have addressed various societal issues under thematic areas like Education, Environment, Road Safety, and Health thereby impacting lives. Currently, around 700 employees have been registered under TKM’s ICARE initiative.
Vikram Gulati, Country Head & Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “Through ICARE, we inspire our employees to get actively involved in noble causes and empower them to be the change creators in the society, helping them grow as a responsible citizen.”
Under ICARE, Toyota employees have earlier restored a Government School, facilitated specialized health camps, conducted recreational day with orphan children, initiated eco-campaign amongst school children through eco-painting of school premises, built playground with recycled material, installed road safety structures for smooth traffic flow, took part in the restoration and maintenance of Bannerghatta National Park and extended support to families affected by cyclone in Odisha, company informed.