The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is Indias largestprivate sector enterprise, with businesses in the energy and materials valuechain. Reliance Industries Limited, is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largestprivate sector company in India.The Groups activities span exploration and production of oil and gas, petroleum refiningand marketing, petrochemicals (polyester, fibre intermediates, plastics and chemicals),textiles, retail, infotel and special economic zones.Reliance enjoys global leadership in its businesses, being the largest polyester yarn andfibre producer in the world and among the top five to ten producers in the world in majorpetrochemical products.O. n 5 September 2007, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Indian PetrochemicalsCorporation Limited (IPCL) merged together. The merger proposal between RIL andIPCL was first announced on 10 March 2009. Reliance Industries (RIL) claims to beIndias largest private sector enterprise. It is a major player in the Indian petrochemicalssector.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY :Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a conceptwhereby organizations consider the interests of society,based on the impact of their activities on customers,employees, shareholders, communities and theenvironment, for all aspects of their operations.Corporate Social responsibility is best defined bythe World Business Council as “The continuingcommitment by business to behave ethically andcontribute to economic development, while improvingthe quality of life of the workforce and their families aswell as of the local community and society at large”.
HEALTHHealth and safety are of universal concern across the spectrum ofcommunities. As a company, company are not only committed tocompliance with legal norms but its is our endeavour to voluntarilygo beyond that and provide quality healthcare facilities in theregions around our site.At its various project sites , Reliance industries sites runs medicalfacility center, physiotherapy center, and mobile medical vans thatdispenses free medicines and provide free health check-ups. Alsoperiodically company come up with health camps like generalhealth check up camps, gynaecology camps, eye check up campsand corrective surgery camps for disabled children.
EDUCATION Educationis a basic tool to bring development to an area and itspeople. company aim to create an awareness and pool ofhuman resource both within and across company area ofoperations. company are committed to bridging the digitaldivide between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ in educationalinfrastructure and facilities. Exposure to technology alongwith a sustainable education model could be strengthenedthrough partnership with government and quasi-government agencies.
EMPLOYMENT Community isan integral part of the business environment and thebasic commitment lies towards the overall economic andsocial development of local communities by dischargingour social responsibilities in a sustainable manner.The trained manpower available for construction willensure quality and accident free working. The employeeswill become perfect train through some camp andseminars•English speaking classes•Personality development classes•Physiotherapy training center•Training by NAC (National Academy of Construction)anduse them for future requirement of the construction.For the women folk of the villages, in an effort toempower them the company trains them in soft skills liketailoring and poultry farming etc. Reliance industriesprovides assistance to women keen on starting their ownbusinesses.
DRISHTIProject Drishti, a nation-widegrafting drive to bring lightinto the lives of visuallychallenged from theunderprivileged segment ofsociety, has restored the giftof sight to over 5,500 Indians.A unique joint initiative ofReliance Industries Limitedand National Association ofBlind (NAB), Project Drishtihas undertaken over 5,500keroptoplasty surgeries inless than 4 years since it wasstarted - all free of cost. It isnow the largest corneal
ENVIRONMENTReliance further integrated its safety and environmentperformance in the overall business plan and strategy. Amanagement system approach, consisting of gap analysis,planning, implementation, and review has percolated to allbusiness plans through ISO 14001:2004 at all manufacturinglocations. Through its annual environment plan and business targets,the Company identifies projects and takes action to achieve thesetargets with the ultimate goal of becoming water positive, carbonneutral, with maximum possible recycling and reuse of hazardousand other wastes.RELIANCE KARGILSCHOLARSHIP SCHEMEThe Scheme to support educational needs of the children ofdefence personnel who sacrificed their lives or were disabledduring Kargil war, instituted with the generous contribution fromReliance employees. During the year 87 children receivedfinancial support for their education from standard IV to XII underthe scheme.
TRAINING AND AUDITS:During the year, Reliance has accorded highest priority to the training,awareness and learning mechanism at all levels. During the year, variousinternal and advanced training programs and inter-site meets wereconducted involving experts.COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVES:Various environment programs, such as tree plantation, waterconservation & harvesting and energy saving initiatives were conductedby all sites within the complex and in the nearby community. All sites,as part of the ‘World Environment Day’ celebrations created awarenesson Global Warming and melting of ice.INITIATIVES TO COMBAT HIV / AIDS AND TBThe Company provides Community Medical Centres near most of itsmanufacturing divisions. These centres cater to the Governmentalhealth care programmes like maternal and child health, TB, malaria,HIV / AIDS etc., besides providing curative treatment.
DHIRUBHAI AMBANI HOSPITAL, LODHIVALIReliance also operates the Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Lodhivaliand renders quality medical services to the rural population andhighway accident victims.MOBILE DISPENSARIESReliance also operates free medical diagnostic and therapeutic servicesat neighbouring villages of several of its manufacturing locations.BLOOD DONATION DRIVES The Company’s employees organize and participate in blood donationcampaigns every year across its manufacturing divisions and offices.SPORTS FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGEDReliance has joined hands with the organising team of Special OlympicsGujarat (Bharat) for the physically challenged children of Gujarat. Severalhundred children participated in the events that were organised at theReliance Sports Complex, at Vadodara.