As a Group, we constantly make efforts to contribute meaningfully to the communities that we are a part of. Twenty-four percent of the shares of our Group's holding company are held in trusts that include the Pirojsha Godrej Foundation, the Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Foundation and the Godrej Memorial Trust. Through these trusts we support healthcare, education and environmental sustainability.

Some of our key philanthropic initiatives include:

 

Godrej owns and takes care of the largest privately managed belt of Mangroves in Mumbai

Mangroves

We are proud to own and care for the largest privately managed belt of Mangroves in Mumbai. This is supported by the Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Foundation. It is the first such area in India to formally adopt ISO 14001 standards for Environment Management Systems.

www.mangroves.godrej.com

Godrej Memorial Hospital provides quality healthcare services at affordable cost

Godrej Memorial Hospital

The Godrej Memorial Hospital was set up in September 2004 with the purpose of providing quality healthcare services at affordable cost. It is a state-of-the-art hospital that offers specialty and super-specialty services.

www.godrejhospital.com

Godrej Udayachal schools offer quality education and care for children

Udayachal Schools

The Godrej Udayachal schools (pre-primary, primary and secondary) have been offering quality education and care for children since 1955.

www.udayachal.com

Godrej is associated with India's largest conservation NGO, WWF - India

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

We continue to be associated with India's largest conservation NGO, WWF - India. Over the years, WWF - India's perspective has broadened to encompass conservation of habitats and ecosystems.

www.wwfindia.org

Godrej supports Teach For India, an NGO that brings together young graduates and volunteers to work with low income schools across India

Teach For India

We strongly support Teach For India, an arm of Teach For America, that brings together young graduates and volunteers to work with low income schools across India to improve the quality of teaching that they offer.

www.teachforindia.org

Godrej Memorial Hospital, along with the American based NGO 'Smile Train' conducts a programme to help children from low income families who are born with cleft lip

Smile Train

Millions of children in India are born with a deformity commonly known as a cleft lip. Godrej Memorial Hospital, along with the American based NGO 'Smile Train' conducts a programme to help children from low income families who are born with this.

www.smiletrain.org