Epsilon Carbon bags 'Best CSR Project of the Year 2024' award
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Epsilon Carbon bags 'Best CSR Project of the Year 2024' award

The project also helped enhance market linkages and enabled socio-economic development of its members

  • By ICN Bureau | July 03, 2024

Epsilon Carbon Private Limited, a leading global manufacturer in the carbon industry, has been awarded with “Best CSR Project of the Year 2024” for Women Empowerment Project at the Indian Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, by The Marketing and Brand Honchos.

With the objective of empowering women through sustainable economic business activities, Epsilon Carbon's CSR project, "Sustainable Livelihood Interventions for Women of Sripura Village, Jharsuguda District," involved 5 Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and 80 women.

These initiatives motivated women to work in groups, thereby enhancing productivity, enabling community building, grassroots empowerment, and fostering self-reliance. The project also helped enhance market linkages and enabled socio-economic development of its members. This award recognizes Epsilon Carbon's dedicated efforts in community sustenance, improving the lives of over 200 women in Sripura village, Jharsuguda district.

Pratish Koparkar, Chief Human Resource Officer of Epsilon Group, said, “We are proud to win the ‘Best CSR Project of the Year’ for Women Empowerment Project". As leaders in the chemical industry, we recognize the importance of integrating ESG and sustainability practices. We believe in the power of women to transform communities and this recognition showcases our commitment for the welfare of people at grassroot levels even in Tier 3 and Tier 4 cities. This award demonstrates our commitment to proactive community engagement, reflecting our continuous efforts to make a positive impact. We will continue our efforts and expand our reach to more women across the country to further this positive impact."

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