KARACHI – Indus Motor Company (IMC) has once again been recognized and honored for its humanitarian efforts and noteworthy contributions towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the National Forum for Environment & Health’s (NFEH) 11th Annual CSR Awards 2019, held recently in Islamabad.
The category for which IMC was commended was ‘Sustainability Initiatives.’ Recipients of the awards were some leading local and multinational firms of Pakistan, who are at the helm of CSR efforts in the country.
The accolade won by IMC is yet another milestone for the Company and is a testament of IMC’s endeavors to improve the lives of the people in its community and beyond.
IMC plays an active part in the socio-economic development within the country. This is reflected in its efforts focused on improving access to education and health services, partnering in clean-drives for ‘sustainable city,’ implementing its Million Tree Plantation Program and running the Toyota-Technical Education Program that helps create employment opportunities for many youngsters. The Company regularly gives generous financial grants to various educational and health institutions in addition to scholarships.
Apart from this, Global Compact Network Pakistan has also conferred Business Sustainability Award to IMC in recognition of integrating the ten principles of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and for embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mr. Ali Asghar Jamali, Chief Executive Officer of IMC, said, “CSR is at the heart of IMC’s business operations. We are truly thrilled with this accomplishment which reaffirms our passion to touch the lives of the community we operate in. This award fortifies our ambition to build on our existing CSR efforts and serve as a model for others to emulate.”
As an active signatory of UNGC, IMC is committed to uphold and advance the SDGs via a dynamic range of activities and projects. The company has a dedicated policy that allocates 1% of the profit before tax of the previous year for CSR spending.