Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate Social Responsibility @ HCL

To give back to the society what we received from it has been the constant endeavor at HCL Technologies. We take pride in being a company with a strong social conscience, and this ideology stems out of the fact that we are closely linked to the communities we operate in.

We believe that every drop counts and every step aimed at helping the community is an important step. Our commitment to make a positive difference to the environment or the underprivileged is not about a one off initiative but is a sustained effort to make a visible change to people's lives.


Every initiative at HCL is conducted or organized with the environment in mind. We believe every organization can play a major role in reducing hazards to the environment, and which is why HCL has joined the national movement of businesses and organizations that are leading the fight against global warming by aligning with, one of country's leading carbon offset organization.

The result was that HCL's Global Customer Meet 'Unstructure', organized in November 2008, was a carbon-neutral event as we compensated for the emissions by purchasing carbon credits, which were split equally into carbon offsets of Reforestation, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Advancing further into our Go Green initiative, the event was taken as an incentive to plant more than 650 oak trees in 2.8 acres of land in Champawat district of Uttarakhand. The scarves presented to the guests at the GCM were made from “Peace silk”, which is called so because it is drawn only after the oak silk worm moth has emerged, with no harm befalling the silk worm itself.

Our employees walk hand in hand with us in making the organization green friendly by organizing plantation drives across the country, and working with organizations like Green Peace to create awareness on green issues. It is a conscious decision taken by...