SanDisk India has won the Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in recognition of a broad set of practices in philanthropy and environmental leadership.
The awards committee recognised SanDisk for a range of initiatives undertaken at the global scale and also at the regional level. For India, SanDisk received the honour for its major philanthropic support to the three ‘Signature Partners’ named by the company in 2011. Through cash donations and employee volunteers SanDisk India provides ongoing support to its partners which include: SOS Children’s Village – India, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled and One School at a Time. SanDisk India sponsors a ‘Village Home’ managed by SOS Children’s Villages that serves the needs of 10 children for one year.
Manisha Sood, Country Manager & Director, India & SAARC, SanDisk Corporation and Tareq Husseini, Director of Sales in United Arab Emirates, SanDisk Corporation accepted the award on behalf of SanDisk employees worldwide at the International Conference on Social Responsibility, held in Dubai.