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Infosys-corporate social responsibility
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Infosys-corporate social responsibility

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  • 1. Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 2.  Along with wealth creation for the benefit of shareholders, social concern in the interest of not only the stakeholders but the society at large as well is highly important. Infosys wealth and welfare strategically. One of the core values of the company is a strong sense of social responsibility and helping the people & community.
  • 3. Philanthropy: The Infosys way Having founded the Infosys foundation, the company strengthened its commitment to social causes like aiding the destitute and the disadvantaged people. One percent of Infosys’ profit goes to the foundation annually(post taxation). The foundation emphasises on healthcare, education and promotion of arts & culture
  • 4. Philanthropy: The Infosys way contd. In 2003-04 Infosys initiated 3 social programmes to improve the computer literacy among rural people, including the teachers in those areas. Along with Microsoft, Infosys launched a programme, computer@classrooms, giving away old computers to educational institutions.
  • 5. Infosys Foundation The foundation was started as a support to the underprivileged in the society in Karnataka (1996). Today the operations extend to the sates of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Orissa & Punjab. The foundation focuses on improving healthcare, education and basic facilities in the society.
  • 6.  Health Care: constructed hospitals, donated expensive equipments and distributed medicines for free. Social Rehabilitation & Rural Upliftment: constructed orphanages, girls’ hostels, shelters and undertook various initiatives to help the needy. Learning & Education: undertook ‘A Library for Every School’, the largest education programme in India. Provided scholarships and even constructed schools in rural areas. Arts & Culture: donated cassettes & players in Karnataka, held puppet shows and encouraged artists to perform.
  • 7. Other Major Contributions Infosys Technologies donated ` 50 million to the Prime Ministers relief fund, to assist the tsunami victims. Instituted the Infosys Fellowship programme(1999) to foster excellence in education. Offered funds to 5 IITs and 3 IIMs for PhD programmes, granting ` 900,000 per fellowship.

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