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FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards 2016-17

The application period for FICCI CSR Awards 2017 is now CLOSED.

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FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award is India’s first CSR award was instituted in 1999 by FICCI. The aim of the award is to identify and recognise the efforts of companies in integrating and internalising Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Over the years, a number of companies including HPCL, ITC Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Cairn India, SAIL, Tata Tea, Infosys, Tata Chemicals, HINDALCO, TISCO, TELCO, Lupin, Gujarat Ambuja Cement, etc. have been recognised by the FICCI CSR Award for their exemplary work in the area of CSR.

This year is the 16th edition of the FICCI CSR Awards. The selection process for the FICCI CSR Awards is extremely competitive, and is assessed by an eminent Jury through a 3 tier assessment process. With the enactment of the Companies Act 2013, Companies in India are mandated to spend 2% of their three-year average annual net profit on CSR activities in each financial year as per Schedule VII; the FICCI CSR Award has also re-aligned with the changing paradigm by introducing new categories and assessment process.

The ‘FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards’ has the following categories:

  • Category 1: FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment
  • Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
  • Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
  • Private sector Companies with turnover between INR 201 Crores – INR 3000 Crores per annum
  • Category 2: FICCI CSR Award for Education, Skill Development and Livelihood
  • Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
  • Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
  • Private sector Companies with turnover between INR 201 Crores – INR 3000 Crores per annum
  • Category 3: FICCI CSR Award for Environment Sustainability
  • Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
  • Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
  • Private sector Companies with turnover between INR 201 Crores – INR 3000 Crores per annum
  • Category 4: FICCI CSR Award for Health, Water and Sanitation
  • Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
  • Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
  • Private sector Companies with turnover between INR 201 Crores – INR 3000 Crores per annum
  • Category 5: Any other ( for domains other then the above four categories)
  • Public Sector Companies (PSUs)
  • Private sector Companies with INR 3001 Crores per annum and above
  • Private sector Companies with turnover between INR 201 Crores – INR 3000 Crores per annum
  • Category 6: FICCI CSR Award for Exemplary Innovation ( irrespective of the turnover of the company)
  • Category 7 : FICCI CSR – NGO Excellence Award (recommendation from companies)
  • Category 8: FICCI CSR Award for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – companies having turnover upto INR 200 Crores per annum

Guidelines for Participation:

  • The information should pertain to the activities from April 2013 till present date.
  • These activities may be initiated/ongoing/completed projects in the said duration.
  • All applications are requested to apply online, which may be supported by relevant documents. The form must be complete in all respects. Incomplete or unsigned forms will not be considered.
  • Word Limit for each question in Part A has 1000 words expect for Project/Program Background which is 500 words.
  • All applicants may be asked at any time during the period of evaluation to substantiate the claims made in the application form.
  • IF one wishes to share any printed/ hard copy of supporting documents, they can send it through mail on the office address.
  • Kindly note that the application form should be sent on behalf of the Company and not from the Company initiated foundation.
  • NGOs applying under the Category 7: FICCI CSR – NGO Excellence Award, the application has to be recommended by their Corporate Partners.
  • The organisers accept no liability for any loss resulting from the disclosure of information concerning an entry, though all reasonable precautions will be taken to maintain secrecy.
  • The organizer, independent assessors and the Jury will have the sole right and discretion to reject entries which in their view do not meet the basic specified criteria. The decision shall be final and binding on all parties concerned.
  • The First Award Winner and the Jury Special Commendation Award Winner in each of the three categories will not be eligible to apply again for the Award for 3 years from the year in which they receive the award.
  • Wherever applicable, copies of relevant reports, certificates, citation, news clippings and photographs should be uploaded.

Instructions for Applying Online:

  1. For CSR AWARDS 2017 Online Application and Submission, click on http://ficci-thtc.com/csrawards/index.html
  1. As a new User, Register yourself. Please make one user id for your organization. This will help you in, multiple access to the Questionnaire. Kindly save your credentials and do not hand it over to any third party.
  2. The Company needs to create one User Id per application/category.
  3. Once the Id has been created, please save your User Id and Password on your desktop.
  4. Depending on the category you wish to apply, Click on the questionnaire pertaining to the Category
  5. Supporting documents or Pictures/ diagrams can be uploaded under ‘Upload any communication material
  6. For your convenience you can fill the forms in two ways:
  • Fill the Application Form Single Time (SUBMIT)
  • Filling the form at Multiple Intervals (SAVE)
  1. By Clicking on the SAVE button you can save your work for further work as well.
  2. Once the form is SUBMITTED, you are allowed to see the form in read-only mode, with no editing option.
  3. Kindly upload one file at a time under each upload section.
  4. While uploading has been done, make it sure that file has been uploaded by clicking check button.
  5. You can change your password from the dashboard easily through change password link.
  6. Besides the online form, IF one wishes to share any printed/ hard copy of supporting documents, they can send it through mail on the office address.

 If you have any questions, please direct them to csrcfe@ficci.com

 For inquiries about the CSR award and the application, please contact:

 Nomenita Chetia or Usha Bhagchandani

FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence

T: +91 11 23487475/23753118/23357243

F: +91 11 23320714

E: csrcfe@ficci.com

W: www.ficci.com, www.csrcfe.org

 

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FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence
Federation House
Tansen Marg, New Delhi 110001
Tel: 011-23357243, 23738760-70
Fax: 91-11-23320714, 23721504
csrcfe@ficci.com

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