Sustainability Updates

Short takes on happenings around our campuses and new initiatives in Sustainability and CSR.

Rebuilding Anganwadis - Building Futures

17 June 2019

A few months ago, L&T Group Chairman Mr A.M. Naik, was approached by “Riddhi Siddhi Adarsh Gram Vikas Mandal-Village Chondha”, Taluka Vansada, District Navsari, Gujarat for support in making their village an ‘Adarsh Village’. During focussed Group Discussions with the community members one of the key needs that emerged was for repairing of four anganwadis in the village and setting up of Science and Computer Labs in the local high school.

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Protecting the eco-system with special lighting

07 May 2019

Among the many ‘marine ecosystem and migratory bird friendly’ measures adopted at the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project site is a special lighting system that causes minimal disturbance to birds & marine life, designed in consultation with an ornithologist.

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A mobile app for the hearing impaired

10 April 2019

L&T’s CSR team recently launched a unique app in association with the Deaf Enabled Foundation, the DEF-ISL - an Indian Sign Language app. A unique app that combines visual, action & word.

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India’s largest project to restore water bodies

27 March 2019

105 sites. 25 cities. 5000+ employee volunteers. As part of the World Water Day celebrations, L&T employees initiated a massive project to restore 105 water bodies across 25 cities in India and one site in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Engineering Futures – Innovate to Educate

04 February 2019

Among the several education related initiatives undertaken by L&T's CSR Department one of the most exciting is Engineering Futures Challenge - a part of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) education initiative among 6 , 7 and 8 standard students studying in selected government...

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Role model inspires community

18 April 2018

From giving, springs growth, and Shakti’s story is a case in point. Shakti lives in a low-income community in the vicinity of a tribal pocket in Mumbai’s sprawling suburb of Powai. She had limited access to education and exposure to the world in general. Yet, she managed to develop a sense of empowerment and self-confidence. Here’s how.

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All L&T Campuses Achieve Water Positive Status

17 August 2017

Water positive status is conferred upon a manufacturing location only when the amount of water withdrawn for industrial usage is less than the amount of water given back to society and nature. We at L&T have always recognized water stewardship as a key driver for a sustainable business, and have constructed water harvesting structures and water treatment and recycling facilities across our campuses in India.

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Helping Build a Greener Planet

26 July 2017

In the week from July 1 to July 7, 2017, L&Teers planted 36326 saplings across the state of Maharashtra. L&T’s Tree Plantation Drive is an ongoing response to the substantial climate change and sustainability challenges, like water supply and biodiversity loss. Through proactive advocacy by environmentally conscious employees, Ladies clubs (consisting of spouses of employees and women employees) and NGO partners, this drive catalysed tree planting action in 10 major districts of Maharashtra.

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Nritya Parichay – Instilling a love for the Arts in young ones

12 April 2017

One of the best things that we can do as people and as a society is encourage creativity, wherever it may be. It is especially important to encourage creativity among children since they are the future and it is there that our next great painter, dancer, singer, or writer is going to come from. To give wings to a child’s artistic skills and imagination is to preserve the essence of what it is to be human.

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