Uflex Limited, one of the leading flexible packaging companies in India has been conferred with the ABP News , CSR Leadership Award 2016. The award acknowledges its outstanding contribution in promoting the noble cause for the benefit of underprivileged children and youth of the country through the intervention “Sports for Growth”.
The company firmly believes in serving the best to society and ensuring its welfare. It has been supporting the integrated and multifaceted intervention “Sports for Growth” to promote rural, nationally recognised, paralympic and olympic sports for the under privileged children and youth upholding the Universal Right of every child to play freely and get equal opportunities to grow irrespective of gender, caste, creed, religion or socio-economic status, even before it became mandatory to carry out CSR activities and the enforcement of Companies Act 2013.
Uflex ltd. has partnered with a non-profit organization Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports (STAIRS) in order to ensure a systematic roll out of its CSR activities in various geographies. It supports STAIRS to create multiple platforms for children across India to play with best possible equipment in best possible fields and grounds, without having to pay for any of those.
In an official statement released soon after the Company was conferred with the ABP News CSR Leadership Award, Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and Managing Director, Uflex Limited said, “This award is a big win for each and every child who regularly plays at the STAIRS centres supported by Uflex. It is a truly gratifying moment for us to have been acknowledged for the “Sports for Growth” initiative and gives us the enthusiasm to further progress towards bringing a meaningful difference in the lives of many more children who deserve to play and shape their personalities. Nothing bonds people better than sports – is what I have always believed in, and my conviction has only grown stronger by the days. Sports serve as an effective vehicle to promote national integration for a physically fit and mentally alert India and Uflex that has come a long way to become ‘A part of your daily life’ remains committed to the cause.”