Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Partnerships
Centum Foundation – Partnering for social impact
Organizations in the modern world, no longer work solely for profits. The focus on social responsibility has extended and it has shaped the organizational role and functioning towards the prevailing societal and environmental issues that require extended support. Centum Foundation* – the Corporate Social Responsibility company of Centum Learning, plays a pivotal role in helping design, monitor, and implement the CSR mandate of partner companies. Our CSR solutions are not merely aimed at delivering benefits but at creating a sustainable and self-running ecosystem that can bring meaningful change to lives and livelihoods.
Climate change is a real threat to our planet, and we need to start acting now. We are dedicated to create positive changes for future generations by addressing issues of biodiversity, climate change, and environmental governance.
Women Empowerment and Livelihood
Uplifting women is pivotal for an equal society. It is empowerment of the society in its truest sense. A lot of CSR implementation mandate or CSR program are centered around training women and empowering them as independent individuals, making them capable of earning their own livelihood in different ways.
Women empowerment initiatives are a core activity with the Centum Foundation and its partners. Over 15,000 women across various locations countrywide in sectors like IT/ ITeS, Telecom, Beauty and Wellness, Apparel, Construction, Retail, Hospitality, BFSI, and Healthcare among others have received employability related training.
Trained women in the healthcare sector for General Duty Assistant & Pharmacy positions
Skilling as a CSR program involves the inculcation of skills among underskilled individuals with limited means. The aim of the activity is to empower them- Making them capable to apply the learnt skills at the actual workplace environment, thereby converting them into independent earners of their livelihood, therefore, becoming the support systems for their families.
Our livelihood skilling programs focus on the underprivileged youth, equipping them with the required skills to earn their livelihoods. We have worked with various organizations like Essilor, Google, Bata, and more.
These skilling-based CSR initiatives ensure the consistent availability of proficient talent in the workforce, contributing to the process of nation-building in the long term- Calling organisations to forge CSR partnerships in the field of skill development!
Provided job related skills training to youth in Hyderabad under UDAY program
Up-skilling school and college students to ensure they are able to support their families in the future. It involves imparting vocational skills, technology skills (both current and emerging), along soft skills to enhance their employability.
Multiple ranges of upskilling initiatives for school and college students can be undertaken with the help of CSR partnerships, leading the way towards a smooth and vocational transition for these students from the academic to the professional world.
Microsoft Corporation (India)
Sensitization of government school students & teachers in future technologies such as AI & ML
Corporates are increasingly seeking a diverse range of social impact programs across domains that are often aligned with their corporate values with an aim to bring out a positive change in society. They seek reliable CSR partnerships with trusted agencies that can serve as the ultimate guide around the best CSR practices for serving society!
Centum aims to inspire collaborations among business leaders, community members, and a wide range of organizations to create a positive, significant and sustainable impact on society.
Health & Hygiene
Conducted various awareness programmes focused on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle
The effects of climate change are being felt all over the world, with a serious threat to our natural resources. The need for urgent action becomes more apparent as incidents involving extreme weather conditions increase and lead to an annual loss in ecosystems. Centum Foundation is working towards addressing issues of climate change, biodiversity and environmental governance. By supporting these projects, we tend to make positive changes for future generations through implementation and sharing knowledge on sustainable practices. The organization strives towards these goals by collaborating effectively within networks of like-minded organizations committed to not only providing assistance but moreover creating long-term value.
Businesses need to be aware of their impact on society and the environment to survive and thrive in the future
Implementation is the key to success. Any CSR implementation mandate or CSR program which Centum Foundation takes up follows our structured project management approach. The focus remains unwavering on the outcomes.
Project Pre Work
Ground connect activities: Mapping & identification of geographical areas and target segments as per the partner’s focus area
Mobilization of candidates using various mediums
Counselling of candidates along with the families
Finalization of centre
Setting up of skill labs, classrooms, and other required infrastructure
Selection of trainers with required skills
SSC ToT Certification of Trainers
Project progress reporting as per the formats and mutually agreed frequency
Post project Impact report
Certification and Placement
Assessments and Certification of the candidates
Tie-ups with corporates for placements
Joint counselling sessions