Godrej Sustainability Report

The Company follows an integrated approach towards sustainable community development around its areas of operation. The four focus areas of community development are: • Education: Improving the infrastructure in government schools, enhancing the quality of education and reducing drop-out rates by 10 per cent, and ensuring all children between 3-6 years are enrolled in aanganwadis. • Environment: Conducting regular awareness camps on energy, water and biodiversity, integrated watershed development, facilitating need-based community drinking water projects, waste water recycling, and enhancing biodiversity through afforestation. • Health & Sanitation: Initiatives include conducting regular health camps for women, ensuring 100 per cent immunisation, improving infrastructure in primary health centres, reducing water-borne diseases from polluted potable water and development of community-based solid waste management systems. • Livelihood: Disha centres have been set up across locations to provide skill training for youngsters, self-help groups (SHGs) that focus on women have been formed, and assistance has been provided to set up agriculture and non-agriculture-based businesses. To transform its CSR into action, the Company has in place a robust CSR value chain that designs and implements effective strategies with the objective of creating sustainable positive outcomes. The Company has collaborated with social enterprise partners on holistic programmes in five states and 23 villages across India. Some of the notable initiatives undertaken by the Company around its manufacturing facilities are: LOCATION GEOGRAPHICAL SPREAD NEED OF THE REGION PROJECTS NUMBER OF THE BENEFICIARIES IN FY19 • Drinking water intervention • Check dam repair • Improving quality of education • Women empowerment • Children health and hygiene • Youth skill development • Livelihood opportunities for women • Farmers income enhancement • Improving quality of education • Children health and hygiene • Women empowerment • Tourism development • Waste water management • Livelihood opportunities for women • Women empowerment through health sanitation and drinking water intervention • Skill development Disha centre • E-learning facility • Creating model school • Afforestation project • Enterprise development for women • Women empowerment through health sanitation and drinking water intervention • Skill development Disha centre • Farmers income enhancement • Rural tourism development • Rain water harvesting • Model school, ISO certification of school • Enterprise development for women • Children health and hygiene Waste water management Sanitation facility Livelihood opportunities Improving quality of education • Women empowerment • Women empowerment • Toilet construction • WASH program • Improving quality of education • Enterprise development for women  Families: 1500  Women: 1200  Men: 500  Children: 656  Adolescents: 2182  Youth: 264  Rain water harvested: 120 lakh litres  Drinking water available: 1,10,000 litre  Trees planted: 6500  Families: 100  Women: 150  Men: 100  Children:250  Families: 1700  Women: 1020  Men: 600  Children: 587  Adolescents: 2793  Youth: 289  Rain water harvested: 100 lakh litres  Trees planted: 500 Khalapur Bhagwanpur Shirwal COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 10 villages consisting of 13 hamlets 3 villages consisting of 14 hamlets 2 Villages 70