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CSR 2010 Details of Mindtree Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka
Mindtree Ltd. - Corporate Social Responsibility Activities are as follows
 Company Profile
 Company's Slogan -
 Company's Vision -
 Company's Mission Our mission statement reinforces that our two most important stakeholders are our customers and our people. There is also a correlation between all three elements as we believe that Happy People lead to Happy Customers and also Innovative Solutions are a means of contributing to the success of our customers. * Successful Customers * Happy People * Innovative Solutions
 Special Notes -
 Company Type Private Sector
 Industry Sector Information Technology, Software and ITES
 Products / Services 1. Computer software
 No. of employees 8297
 Other locations of factories / offices Offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi Also in USA, Uk, France, Germany, Sweden, UAE, Singapore, Japan and Australia, Belgium
 Financial result for time period April 2009 - March 2010
   - Sales Rs. 1296 Crores
   - Profit before tax Rs. 255 Crores
   - Net profit after tax Rs. 215 Crores
   - CSR Budget Not Disclosed
   - Remuneration of MD/CEO Rs. 0.6 Crore
 CSR Activities
 Trust / Foundation for CSR The Mindtree Foundation
 CSR Areas 1. Community Welfare
2. Disaster Relief
3. Education
4. Energy
5. Environment
6. Physically Challenged
7. Senior Citizens
8. Water
 Three main CSR activities 1. Environment
2. Environment
3. Community welfare
 Publish Sustainability Report No
 CSR activities in brief

About Mindtree
http://www.mindtree.com/about-us/mindtree/about-mindtree

 

MindTree Minds are guided by MindTree's CLASS values. CLASS stands for Caring, Learning, Achieving, Sharing and Socially responsible.


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The Mindtree Foundation

http://www.mindtreefoundation.org/mindtree-foundation-charter/

Introduction
MindTree is committed to the pursuit of better living for people with disabilities and enhancement in the quality of primary education. Working on the leading edge of technology innovation, MindTree firmly believes it can add significant value through assistive technologies in achieving these goals.

MindTree Foundation provides the platform to channelize these initiatives.

Formation and History
MindTree Foundation was officially incorporated on 20th November 2007 under section 25 of Companies Act.

MindTree Foundation Charter
The core mission of this non-profit organization is to ‘Support primary education and the cause of differently-abled people by leveraging MindTree’s leadership, values, and resources’.

Our Five-year Vision is to:
a) Be an acknowledged global leader in assistive technologies
b) Build sustained social sector engagements in 4 different parts of the world
c) Pioneer at least 3 innovative engagement models in the Social Sector

What this charter does
The charter is designed to empower and motivate MindTree minds to actively contribute to social causes through their understanding of best in class technology systems and solutions.

Our Initiatives
http://www.mindtreefoundation.org/our-initiatives/

MindTree Foundation’s charter supports 3 broad initiatives:

  • People with disabilities (with specific focus on Assistive Technologies)
  • Primary education
  • Mindshare

People with disabilities (with specific focus on Assistive Technologies)
As a company at the forefront of technology innovation, MindTree appreciates the benefits that technology can deliver to people with disabilities in any form. These assistive technologies are envisioned to support differently-abled people to interact better with their environment.

The foundation aims to support the development and dissemination of assistive technologies to address the needs of people with different types of disabilities – muscular, visual, hearing, mental and learning disabilities.

The initiative was launch last year with an engagement with Spastics Society of Karnataka (SSK). The foundation will also work closely with educational institutions like IITs, identify promising technologies available in their labs and help bring these technologies to the market by leveraging MindTree’s engineering capabilities and partner ecosystem.

Primary Education
By focusing on primary education, MindTree believes that a higher impact can be achieved in building a better foundation for future. The charter provides a formal platform to execute such an initiative. We’ve been supporting schools for their infrastructure, curriculum development, employment of additional teaching staff and training of teachers.

Mindshare
Mindshare is an initiative across MindTree’s global footprint. Wherever we are on the map, this initiative will help identify specific areas where MindTree Minds can contribute to the society.

Each location is anchored by a Catalyst who will identify and connect MindTree Minds to volunteer with social sector organizations. The significant aspect of this program is that this will ensure each MindTree Mind who volunteers for this program personally interacts with the beneficiary. The objective is to share time, attention, and affection with these people to make them feel special.

The mindshare program provides MindTree minds the opportunity to interact with people who are different from those with whom we normally interact in our work life, for example, differently-abled, senior citizens and destitutes, terminally ill patients, primary school children, orphaned children, prison inmates, and children living in economically weaker localities. These people face challenges of a far greater magnitude in their real life and the program helps MindTree Minds to appreciate these challenges with their personal interaction. Along with helping the beneficiary, this experience will also contribute to the personal evolution of the MindTree Mind.

MindTree has also contributed to address the impact of various calamities across the world including the Katrina, the Indonesian Tsunami, floods in Bihar, etc.

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CSR Efforts
Pg 14, Annual Report

In this financial year, your Company has invested significant efforts
and funds in its aspirations to be a socially relevant organization.
Some of the highlights are:

a) Appointment of a senior industry professional as a full time CEO to run the MindTree Foundation, with specific focus on Differently Abled people and Primary Education.

b) Funding of internship and training of differently-abled people to help them integrate into a world class IT company operations. One of them is 100% visually impaired, one a wheel chair user and another a person with partial vision due to lobectomy.

c) Provision of motorized wheel chairs to employees to help them acquire much higher mobility and independence than manual wheelchairs, thereby increasing their morale.

d) Formation of MindTree Forest, a 8000 tree sapling plantation with native trees, as part of our 10th Anniversary Celebrations.

e) Funding the operating expenses of children operated for severe orthopedic deformities through the SPARSH Vachana program.

f) Donation of used computers to schools and organizations supporting the needs of underprivileged children.

g) Launch and successful implementation of the Company wide volunteering program called MindShare in multiple locations in India and abroad.

h) The MindShare program has encouraged direct involvement of Minds different beneficiaries such as destitute men and women, orphans through monthly visits and infrastructure support, schools that cater for children from socially disadvantaged background etc.

i) Our volunteers conducted a life skills program over 16 weekends in a Government school in Bangalore, wrote exams for students with visual impairment and created audio books for these students.

j) During the year we productized our first assistive technology initiative in collaboration with two Chennai based NGOs and transferred the technology to a vendor. The product was successfully launched and orders placed by an NGO directly on the vendor.

k) MindTree contributed to industry wide efforts to improve inclusion and diversity through active involvement in CM and NASSCOM initiatives dedicated to these goals.

I) Many MindTree Minds contributed a days salary towards the Flood Relief Funds during the devastating floods last year in North Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

 Additional CSR Information -

 CSR Contact Person
 Name of contact person -
 Designation -
 Company Name -
 Contact Address -
 Phone -
 Fax -
 Email Id info@mindtreefoundation.org   
 CSR Website / Section http://www.mindtreefoundation.org/
 Company Contact Information
 Company Name Mindtree Ltd.
 Registered Address Global Village, RVCE Post, Mysore Rd
Karnataka, Bangalore - 560 059
 Phone 080 6706 4000 / 4868
 Fax 080 6706 4100
 Email id info@mindtree.com    investors@mindtree.com
 Website http://www.mindtree.com
 Year of Establishment 1999
 Name of the Chairman / CEO Mr. Ashok Soota
 Designation Executive Chairman
 Karmayog CSR 2010 Rating 3 / 5
 Link http://www.karmayog.org/csr2010/csrall/csrdetails.aspx?id=459
 Karmayog CSR 2009 Rating 3 / 5
 Link http://www.karmayog.org/csr2009/csrdetails.aspx?id=835
 Karmayog CSR 2008 Rating 2 / 5
 Link http://www.karmayog.org/csr501to1000/csr501to1000_21066.htm
 Karmayog CSR 2007 Rating Not rated
 
 
 Posted on : 31 Jan, 2011