- Best CSR Practices Awards
- Innovative CSR Practices
- Rama Iyer, Director General, WPP Foundation won the “CSR Leadership Award”
WPP Foundation, the CSR entity of WPP India won multiple awards at the Asia's Best CSR Practices Awards in Singapore. The accolades include – “Best CSR Practices Award” and “Innovative CSR Practices Awards”. In addition, Rama Iyer, Director General, WPP Foundation, was awarded “CSR Leadership Award”.
The awards recognise WPP Foundation’s contribution towards the Indian society via its Education to Livelihood (E2L) Program and the winners were chosen based on several key factors, which included the quality of their CSR projects, their approach and impact on society.
On winning the award, Rama Iyer, Director General, WPP Foundation, said,
WPP India CSR Foundation’s Education to Livelihood programme (E2L) takes on an evidence-based approach in developing frameworks to facilitate successful implementation. The Foundation’s key initiatives include improving educational outcomes in literacy and numeracy, with a focus on opening young minds to the world of digital innovation. The Foundation also inculcates in youth a sense of confidence and gender equality as well as train their mindsets and habits for future livelihoods, through counselling, sport, dance and music.