At Sterling and Wilson, we take pride in being socially and environmentally responsible. Every precious resource utilized by us is accounted for and used optimally keeping in mind the greater good of society.
For us, business is as much about integrating
economic, and environmental
obligations as it is about
creating value for our customers. In our own humble way,
we strive to be the change we want to see.
S&W partnered with The Healing Touch Foundation, for the upliftment of the Zila Parishad Central Primary School in Chilwadi, and helped in the construction of school toilets, ground well, and levelling of the school ground.
Impact: 300 school children now have access to toilets and a playground.
Sterling & Wilson has adopted Kalsumpada tribal village for overall development of the population, and especially the children. We donated educational material and provided safe drinking water solutions.
Impact: 62 tribal students have access to safe drinking water, which has reduced absenteeism ratio due to water borne diseases.
In association with an NGO — Indian Development Foundation (IDF) — Sterling & Wilson participated in a school donation drive as part of the i-Care initiative in July 2019 by contributing Rs. 3.37 lakh as financial aid.
Impact: We supported 979 tribal students belonging to 6 schools in Dahanu (Maharashtra), including ZP Dhamangaon and ZP Ambesari School.
S&W carried out an Annual Health Check-up Camp in Almasole and Lagadori villages near Kolkata.
Impact: 250 villagers got an assessment of their health, with a complete body check-up including ENT and blood check-up. In case of identification of any disease, preliminary medicines were provided.
Since 2015, S&W has been providing financial support to Vinoba Bhave Civil Hospital for conducting periodic medical health check-up camps for nearby villages and has made medicines available for Leprosy patients and dialysis facility for kidney patients.
Impact: Over 250 underprivileged dialysis patients received free treatment. Periodical medical check-up & free medicine distribution camps organised for the villagers.
S&W contributed towards the installation of a 44kW solar roof panel and diesel generator set at Masina Hospital, Byculla. Existing aluminium cables were replaced with copper cables. SWPL also provided maintenance-free chemical earthing and connection to the existing earth-grid for the strengthening of the cables.
Impact: The solar plant now helps the hospital in both saving energy costs, as well as providing uninterrupted power supply, especially in the summer.
Terna River is the main source of water required for irrigation to the Osmanabad, Ter, and Ausa areas of Maharashtra. S&W has helped in desilting 700m of the Terna river bed.
Impact: The mud and silt collected were used by the farmers to increase the productivity of the farmland. The desilting increased the level of the water table and the river’s capacity to store water. This solved for the availability of drinking water for 2 villages and increased farmland productivity from 3 to 4 per quintal to 8 to 9 per quintal.
In partnership with Eureka Forbes, we provided 2 RO plant at Chilwadi, Maharashtra. This Plants provide safe drinking water to the local community.
Impact: Control over waterborne diseases like diarrhoea, malaria, cholera and typhoid, especially during the monsoons; with 1500 families benefited and an increase in employment for 3-4 villages.
WASH is a project by Aakar Charitable Trust. The trust has constructed many water harvesting structures popularly known as check-dams. S&W has helped the trust in making 4 check-dams in rural areas of Alwar, Rajasthan.
Impact: This project has proved to be of great ecological importance, meeting the daily water needs of 600 villagers.
S&W has been working on the Silvassa Kalsumpada Tribal Village Development Project since 2015. We have completed the building of 40 houses, along with drainage and sanitation. We have also conducted periodic health surveys and provided technical training to students in various trades.
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Impact: S&W has adopted the Silvassa Kalsumpada village for creating a long and sustained impact on the local community. Our projects this year have benefitted the health, education, and quality of life of 1.5L villagers.