Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (RECL), under its Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Teach to Lead for supporting 10 classrooms in Municipal Schools in the Northern and Eastern parts of Delhi for the academic year 2014-15. Through the partnership we are working to improve the learning levels of students in the identified MCD schools with an overall objective to fundamentally transform the life-paths of our the children. The project called RECL Super Classrooms caters to some of the poorest communities that Teach For India works within the city. It is our first PSU CSR partnership in the city. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (RECL), incorporated on July 25, 1969 under the Companies Act 1956, is a listed NAVRATNA Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power, with a net worth of engaged in financing and promoting power generation, transmission, distribution and renewable energy projects all over the country. It provides financial assistance to State Utilities, State Government Departments and Companies in the Public, Joint and Private sector. www.recindia.in
Bank of America Corporation is a multinational banking and financial services corporation. Bank of America serves clients in more than 150 countries and has a relationship with 99% of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83% of the Fortune Global 500. Bank of America has pledged to spend billions on commercial lending and investment banking for green projects. www.bankofamerica.com
Mumbai Indians is a franchise cricket team of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team is closely followed by millions of fans across the globe. It is the largest social sport brand in India with a fan base of more than 2.8 million on Facebook alone. One of the main reasons for such a strong fan-base can be well ascribed to the strong team values - both on and off the field. The franchise promotes togetherness, team spirit and cohesiveness within diversity much akin to the values that are seen and felt in the enigmatic city of Mumbai. Mumbai Indians has supported Teach For India for 2 years as a part of their Education For All initiative. Each year, 160 children from Teach For India classrooms get an opportunity to watch the Mumbai Indians play in the Indian Premier League. www.mumbaiindians.com
JPMorgan Chase is one of the oldest financial institutions with a history dating back over 200 years. They are a leading global financial services firm and operate in more than 60 countries. They serve millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. JP Morgan Chase is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. www.jpmorganchase.com
LANXESS is a leader in specialty chemicals and operates in all important global markets. Its core business comprises the development, manufacture and sale of plastics, rubber, specialty chemicals and intermediates. In addition, it supports its customers in developing and implementing made-to-measure system solutions. In these areas, which are at the very heart of the chemical industry, LANXESS has core expertise in the form of chemical and application-related know-how, flexible asset management and customer proximity. www.lanxess.in
Thermax Limited provides a range of engineering solutions to the energy and environment sectors. Tuning to the needs of the day, all their solutions are innovative, energy-efficient, environment-friendly and easy to operate. Thermax believes that corporate organisations should think beyond profit and reach out for the wellbeing of the larger society. Guided by the vision of its founder Chairman Rohinton Aga - 'profit is not just a set of figure but of values' - over the years, The CSR programme of the company got a formal structure and a governing body when the Thermax Social Initiative Foundation (TSIF) was formed in March, 2007 as a not-for-profit body. Convinced that education can be the best enabler to come up in life, the Foundation has decided to primarily focus on initiatives in this crucial area. www.thermaxindia.com
Bharat Petroleum is a leading energy company with global presence. BPCL’s growth post nationalisation in 1976 has been phenomenal. One of the single digit Indian representative in the Fortune 500 & Forbes 2000 listings, BPCL is often referred to as an “MNC in PSU garb”. A pioneer in marketing initiatives employing “Best in Class” practices. www.bharatpetroleum.com
Omidyar Network is an investment firm established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre. To date, Omidyar Network has committed more than $290 million to for-profit companies and non-profit organizations that foster economic advancement and encourage individual participation across multiple investment areas, including microfinance, property rights, government transparency and social media. www.omidyar.com
DHL is Part of the World's Leading Logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL. DHL offers integrated services and tailored, customer-focused solutions for managing and transporting letters, goods and information. As a part of the DHL’s Corporate Responsibility Strategy, DHL launched a partnership with Teach For India in November 2010. Besides financial donations to support the program’s implementation and expansion, DHL’s employees are engaged in local volunteering activities. As part of Global Volunteer Day 2011, DHL & Blue Dart employees in India have also volunteered their time for Teach For India schools across Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. Volunteers organized drawing competitions for about 2500 children in 3 schools in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. www.dhl.co.in
Reliance Foundation, envisaged to become one of the foremost professional philanthropic organizations, was incorporated in 2010. Reliance Foundation focuses on five core areas: Rural Transformation, Education, Health, Urban Renewal and Arts, Culture & Heritage. It seeks to bring corporate systems and processes to social sector with an overall aim to create and support meaningful and innovative initiatives that address some of India’s most pressing developmental challenges. Reliance Foundation is one of the key partners of Teach For India. Mrs. Nita M. Ambani is the Chairperson of the Reliance Foundation and serves on the Board of the Teach For India. Her direction and support had led to the launch of Delhi chapter of Teach For India. www.reliancefoundation.org
One of India’s most trusted brand, Godrej enjoys the patronage and trust of around 500 million Indians every single day. With 7 major companies with interests in real estate, FMCG, industrial engineering, appliances, furniture, security and agri care – to name a few –Godrej is such an integral part of India. Godrej has one of Teach For India’s oldest and key partners. Godrej funds part of our operational costs and also provides Teach For India with essential infrastructure resources. Employees of Godrej regularly volunteer in our classrooms and play their part in ensuring that each child in India gets an excellent education. www.godrej.com
GiveIndia is a donation platform that allows people to support a cause of their choice from about 200 NGOs that have been scrutinised for transparency & credibility. They do not raise funds for themselves. GiveIndia help donors donate to these NGOs which work for causes ranging from child welfare and education to disability, poverty, and women's empowerment to name a few. GiveIndia has been a fund raising partner of Teach For India for the past two years. Teach For India has been the NGO Champion for GiveIndia’s India Giving Challenge in two successive years with the maximum donations raised by the maximum number of unique donors. www.giveindia.org
FLAME was founded in 2007 with the concept of liberal education as its cornerstone. Being pioneers of liberal education in India, FLAME strives to deliver an academic experience that fosters intellectual curiosity, a critical thought process, self-reflection, leadership and teamwork skills, a sense of commitment and professionalism and a heightened sensitivity to one's socio-cultural environment. FLAME aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform of education that doesn't just teach, it enlightens, by propagating different models and paradigms through, history, philosophy, political sciences, psychology, business, economics, creative arts, sports, media, mathematics and finance. FLAME comprises of four schools – FLAME School of Liberal Education, FLAME School of Business, FLAME School of Communication and FLAME School of Performing Arts.
Gifting4Good is a modern-day bake sale re-imagined for the web. It's an online bakery that will donate 5% of every box sold to the "Cause of the Quarter". Gifting4good is a customised gifting platform that allows people to support a cause by gifting handmade gift boxes and delicious gourmet goodies to their loved ones. Gifting4good is a new fund raising partner of Teach For India and will raise maximum donations by the help of our unique customers as we believe in “doing charity while trade, not by trade”. To know more visit www.gifting4good.com
Aspiring Minds is India’s largest employability evaluation and certification company that works with over 2500 institutions, 450 corporations and evaluates over half a million individuals every year. AMCAT's flagship evaluation is India’s largest Employability Test. The assessment tools developed by Aspiring Minds have been used across industry verticals to help recruit the right people, develop profile-wise employability benchmarks and assess workforce health. Aspiring Minds’ intelligent adaptive assessments span across language, cognitive skills, domain knowledge and personality tests. It sets a new benchmark of scientific, technology driven, highly credible vocational assessments and certifications. With an array of audio visual, simulation and situational evaluations, Aspiring Minds works across sectors to develop assessments for knowledge and skill evaluation. Headquartered in Gurgaon, with offices in Mumbai and Bangalore, Aspiring Minds is powered by a highly dedicated management team from the IITs and IIMs, over 225 full-time employees, and a pan-India operational presence.
Sunhil Sippy was born in London in 1971. He went to Harrow School and received a BA in English Literature from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. in 1994. He moved to Bombay in 1995 to pursue a career in film-making. He joined Highlight Films as a director in 2000 where he has been directing commercials for brands as diverse as Asian Paints, BlueStar, Vaseline, Pepsi, Garnier, and Lux. In 2011 he published his first collection of black & white photographs in the Mumbai Diary (Pictor Publishing). His first exhibition,“Into The Crowd” was a part of the 2013 Focus Festival held in Bombay. He continues to shoot commercials, usually in studios, but it is perhaps ironically the streets of Bombay that keep him sane.
The STAR India network comprises of close to forty channels in eight languages to more than 400 million viewers every week across India and 100 other countries. Its channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel [V], Star Jalsha, Star Pravah, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1, General Entertainment Channel. STAR India has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well through a bouquet of joint venture channels i.e., Asianet channels and Star Vijay.
The network also owns the rights to BCCI cricket matches through March 2018 and through the recent acquisition of the ESPN stake in ESPN Star Sports now operates popular sports channels STAR Sports, STAR Cricket, ESPN, ESPN HD and STAR Cricket HD.
MTV act is an initiative by MTV to raise a toast to all the young people determined to bring about change in this world, to make it a better place to live. It is a platform that lives 365 days and strives to create awareness on various social causes that need the youth’s attention. MTV act is for those who don’t want to sit and watch anymore, for those who want to take action. Finally for those who believe that every action counts! To create awareness on issues that matter to you and to become future friendly contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Out-of-Home Media (India) Pvt. Ltd., established in 2007, is a leading media company specializing in out-of-home television. We leverage our network of screens to display audio-visual advertisements and engage consumers while they are out-of-home.
Out-of-Home Media has over 3500 screens in 12 cities across India reaching out to 70 million people monthly with more than 350 advertisers. OOH Media reaches out to decision makers, influential customers, high net worth individuals and wealth creators thus providing the quality audience to the advertisers.
Teach For All is a global network of national organizations working to expand educational opportunity in their countries through enlisting their nations’ most promising future leaders in the effort. These organizations recruit leaders of all academic disciplines to commit two years to teach in high-need areas and to work throughout their lives, both within and outside of education, to address the root causes of educational need. To know more visit www.teachforall.org
The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission to impact the lives of less privileged children, primarily in the field of education. Teach For India collaborates closely with Akanksha and the two organizations share best practices and resources in order to fulfill our common mission of ending educational inequity in the country. Teach For India Fellows have been trained by school leaders and teachers from Akanksha centers and schools and benefit immensely from their experience. To know more visit www.akanksha.org