Essar Foundation and Essar Oil have long ensured that the business and related communities in the vicinity prosper together. While corporate social responsibility remains the focus of the business, the creation of significant impact is a reward in itself. In a recent survey conducted by The Economic Times and Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur, Essar Oil has been featured among the top 20 companies for its CSR efforts, which are carried out by Essar Foundation.
Essar Oil was placed in the category of ‘Smart Utilisers’ - these are companies that have managed to create a significant CSR impact by making intelligent use of CSR funds. Essar Foundation, alongside Essar Oil has worked in areas related to infrastructure, development, healthcare, water conservation and environment, and education. Efforts in all these different areas, aligned with the sustainability development goals have ensured that Essar emerges amongst the top companies in India for its CSR efforts.