Sustainability Updates

Short takes on happenings around our campuses and new initiatives in Sustainability and CSR.
All L&T Campuses Achieve Water Positive Status

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Water positive status is conferred upon a manufacturing location only when the amount of water withdrawn for industrial usage is less than the amount of water given back to society and nature.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

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

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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L&T Power’s CSR Initiative Wins Project of the Year Award

L&T Power’s CSR Initiative Wins Project of the Year Award

31 January 2017

At a key L&T Power project site an award winning CSR programme is helping build skills and change lives. Providing training in 3 major areas - masonry, bar-bending and formwork - the Construction Skills Training Centre, established in Village Saathmohini, Dist. Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, is helping the local population get access to world class, certified construction skill training facilities which qualify them for employment.

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Mentoring at L&T

Mentoring at L&T

14 April 2016

L&T partners with the NGO Mentor Me India to help employees find opportunities for mentoring kids in the communities. L&T Mentors connect with underprivileged children as positive role models and help them find motivation. Here’s what L&T-ites have to say about Mentoring…

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Single Teacher School “A Second School”

Single Teacher School “A Second School”

11 January 2016

It is 5 ‘O’ clock in the evening and twilight spreads over Maduramanagalam –a rural village in the Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. You follow the beautiful voice reciting in union and they lead you to the Single Teacher School (STS) centre running in that village.

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Sustainability that wins!

13 October 2015

L&T has been featured among Asia’s Top 5 ‘Most Sustainable Companies’ in the Industrials Sector in Channel NewsAsia’s Sustainability Rankings 2015.

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Integrated Community Development Project for rural communities in Maharashtra

Integrated Community Development Project for rural communities in Maharashtra

15 September 2015

Through our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives we have constantly reinforced our vision of Building India’s Social Infrastructure. With the launch of a community based integrated project in Pathardi Tehsil of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, L&T is partnering with vulnerable communities to address key themes of water and sanitation, education, health and skill building that are critical for development.

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L&Teers – at the heart of L&T

L&Teers – at the heart of L&T

31 March 2015

What does one do when faced with issues of abject poverty or social deprivation? If you are an L&Teer you address the issues by working closely with those affected.

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