NEW DELHI, INDIA: The PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry conferred the PHD Chamber Good Corporate Citizen Award 2013 on HCL at the PHD Chamber Annual Awards for Excellence 2013. Kamal Nath, Hon'ble Minister of Urban Development, Government of India graced the event as the Chief Guest and presented the awards at a Delhi-based award ceremony.
PHD Chamber Annual Awards for Excellence were instituted in 1997 to recognize Indian businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals for their outstanding achievements and contributions in their fields and to promote corporate and individual initiatives in economic, social and educational areas.
Shiv Nadar, founder and chairman, HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation, said: "It is a privilege for HCL to be recognized as Good Corporate Citizen 2013 by an apex industry body like the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. I believe that what we have achieved is only the beginning. HCL has a long way to go in enabling meaningful change to transform the lives of Indian citizens and establish a future devoid of any socio-economic divide.
"We are committed to the creation of a more equitable society through the power of technology touching and transforming lives and our efforts in education, community giving and development and advocacy to build a more empowered future. This award belongs to every single HCLite who has played a key role in making HCL become a truly deserving corporate citizen."