Sharp strongly believes that a company cannot succeed, if society fails around it. That is why, in addition to our mission to be a No 1 Quality Brand in India by providing Reliable, Durable and Efficient Office and Visual Products to have “simply better business” and Home Products to have “simply better life” for our customers. We strive to make it a reality for all sections of society, through a robust Corporate Social Responsibility program.
Focus areas and objectives of our CSR policy constitute actions against major developmental issues facing the nation and Sharp believes that with targeted action, we can create a more equitable society for all Indians, regardless of gender, caste, economic background or origin.
To achieve the goals of our CSR policy effectively, it is important to collaborate with those who share our vision. With fruitful collaboration with NGOs, collaboration with government entities and contribution to key government financial schemes such as the Clean Ganga Fund and Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, it is possible to increase the impact of our actions many fold.
Sharp supports to KAGAKURU Project an initiative towards teaching Science to Street Children. CHETNA a well-known child rights organization in India has joined hands for prestigious research on skill development and book publishing for primary and secondary level education in India. Chetna NGO committed to assess the pre and post knowledge base of Street Children and educate them as junior street educators. Junior Street Educators will share their knowledge to surrounded children and parents, thus spreading education in under privileged street communities.
Sharp contributes to and supports the Roti Foundation, a non-profit food rescue organization based in Mumbai. At the heart of their mission is the Mumbai Roti Bank, that collects excess food from households, hospitals, party venues and others, and distributes them in underprivileged communities at no cost. In addition, freshly made food is distributed in locations such as the Tata Cancer Hospital and Drona Foundation School in Dharavi. With a presence in many Mumbai slum areas such as Dharavi, Mankhurd, Trombay and Vikroli, the Roti Foundation is bridging the gap between hunger and excess food with the support of Sharp.
Sharp is proud to contribute to Ekal Abhiyan, by supporting Ekal Vidyalayas in rural areas through Bharat Lok Shiksha Parishad_The Ekal Vidyalaya movement has reached over 23.65,000 students in more than 88,000 villages throughout India. Aside from literacy, Ekal education focuses on health and hygiene, empowerment, vocational skill development on computer literacy, organic farming, tailoring and the moral and ethical values of Ekal Abhiyan.
Indian Institute of Technology– Madras (IIT-M)
In furtherance to our community development intervention for Environmental sustainability Sharp India is proud to contribute to set up High Altitude Cloud Physics Observatory Pollution Monitoring Laboratory at high altitude site of, Munnar, Kerala – a project by Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) is an Institution of National Importance set up by an Act of Parliament. Laboratory at high altitude site at Munnar, Kerala has will be established with an objective to access the implications of anthropogenic emissions on regional climate by means of episodic investigations. Ultimately the data collected from this observatory will benefit the society through the improvements in the modeling and forecasting of atmospheric natural hazards in tropics.
Sharp India announced contribution to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Trust (PM-CARES) Fund to support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Besides this, Sharp India supplied 24 units of its state-of-the-art air purifier (FP-F40E-W) to civil surgeon hospitals in Panchkula and Gurgaon in Haryana for providing safe and clean hospital wards for medical staff and patients. “With COVID-19 spreading throughout the world, Sharp assists and intends support to fellow citizens in this time of great need.
Clean Ganga Fund is an initiative towards Environmental Sustainability and maintaining quality of water. River Ganga has been the source of physical and spiritual sustenance of Indian civilization for millennia. To the Indian mind, River Ganga is living Goddess. Millions of Indian Citizens depend on River Ganga water but still there are critical concerns like untreated sewage, industrial waste, reduced flow and rampant underground water withdrawals affect millions of people who depend on the Ganga’s water. Sharp contributed to Clean Ganga Fund and took initiative for Nurturing Ganga back to life & creating a safe & better ecosystem.
Sharp Contributes to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. The resources of the PMNRF are utilized to render immediate relief to families of those killed in natural calamities like floods, cyclones and earthquakes, etc. and to the victims of the major accidents and riots. Assistance from PMNRF is also rendered, to partially defray the expenses for medical treatment like heart surgeries, kidney transplantation, cancer treatment and acid attack etc.