Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) – the corporate social responsibility arm of Ambuja Cement – has been pivotal in advancing the company’s objective to be a socially responsible corporate citizen.
Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) aims to ‘Energise, Involve and Enable Communities to Realise their Potential’ through its initiatives. These development initiatives address the needs of the people by working with the beneficiaries, NGOs and the government. ACF is functional across 12 states covering 22 locations in India and has succeeded in bringing about change in the lives of 1.5 million people.
A full-fledged Research and Monitoring Unit, along with numerous external, independent studies show significant change – in income levels, health indicators and overall harmony and happiness. Ambuja Cement Foundation plans to spend Rs 125 crore, including Rs 40 crore in Rajasthan, towards corporate social responsibility in the current fiscal. Pearl Tiwari, Director and CEO, ACF also informed that the annual increase in the CSR budget was around 10-15 per cent!