Huntsman Textile Effects Baroda Recognized for Best Education Project with IndiaCSR Award
Singapore - Huntsman Textile Effects Baroda, part of the Huntsman International (India) Pvt. Ltd., a leading specialty chemicals manufacturer and a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals was conferred with the “Best CSR Project in Education" by Annual IndiaCSR Community Initiative Awards 2014 on Monday, 6th April, in New Delhi.
IndiaCSR Community Initiative Awards’ is a milestone and an iconic event that acknowledges the unique and extraordinary contributions in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) domain. This is a premium honor that recognizes the most admired and outstanding CSR initiatives and ventures in India. The awards acknowledge the noble contributions in the CSR domain that are raising benchmarks by bringing radical and transformative change in the development arena through innovation and excellence.
The award was in recognition of Huntsman’s CSR initiative – Anandi for its exemplary contribution to the society in education. The award was received by Sanjay Soor, Site Manager and Sneha Roy, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility on behalf of Huntsman Textile Effects. Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General (DG) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Rusen Kumar, Managing Editor of IndiaCSR and CSR & COMPETITIVENESS conferred the awards to Huntsman.
The case study – Anandi – is featured in the Special Edition of CSR & COMPETITIVENESS Magazine, which was released at the event. Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General (DG) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Ministry of Corporate Affairs graced the awards ceremony with his insightful keynote as chief guest.
Speaking on the recognition, Sanjay Soor, Site Manager, Huntsman Baroda said, “Our dedication and commitment to giving back to the society meaningfully has now been
strengthened further, thanks to the IndiaCSR Award which has recognized our work and our sincere efforts. We are extremely honored that we are placed among industry stalwarts and demonstrated our role in raising the benchmark for tangible development improvements in local communities. I would also like to thank our team who has worked relentlessly to build a valuable society”.
Sneha Roy, Head of Huntsman’s CSR initiative– Anandi, added, “Education is an important tool – a tool which can lift communities out of poverty, illnesses and several other socially pertinent issues. In 2011, when we did a needs-assessment to understand the area of focus for CSR, we realized that education as a tool needed to be sharpened – especially for children and adolescents. Through Anandi, we want to go beyond CSR and lay the foundation for best practices and models in education that can be replicated nationally. This award has motivated us greatly to work towards the cause and I would like to thank IndiaCSR and our team who have been a huge support in tirelessly bringing Anandi to where it is today”.
From Right to Left: Ms Sneha Roy and Mr. Sanjay Soor from Huntsman Textile Effects receiving the award from Mr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director & CEO of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, New Delhi and the Indiacsr team.
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Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as built-in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption. All these go toward meeting the needs of our customers in supporting a more sustainable environment. Selling into more than 90 countries and with presence including eight primary manufacturing facilities in seven countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Switzerland) and 14 Formulation Distribution Centers spread across 12 countries, Huntsman Textile Effects is uniquely positioned to provide fast and expert technical service wherever our customers are based.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
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