Allcargo Logistics was awarded ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’ at India Sustainability Leadership Awards, 2016
Allcargo’s NGO, Avashya Foundation has received ‘Community Outreach Innovation Award’ for developing sustainable and innovative projects
Mumbai, December 15, 2016: Avvashya Group is celebrating a proud moment after being presented with two awards at the prestigious India Sustainability Leadership Awards 2016.
Allcargo Logistics Ltd, India’s leading integrated logistics provider was felicitated with the ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’ for achieving key benchmarks in best practices in the sector, for excellent business performance and impacting society through CSR initiatives. Whereas, Allcargo’s NGO, Avashya Foundation has been bestowed with ‘Community Outreach Innovation Award’ for endeavoring inclusive development and developing sustainable and innovative projects like Nipun and Maitree.
India Sustainability Leadership Awards attracted a large number of people from different walks of lives. The main objective of the award was to achieve sustainable development goals in India and turn them into reality. India Sustainability Leadership Awards aims to recognize the industry’s successes, setting a benchmark for excellence while rewarding innovative ideas and concepts that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty, Founder and Chairman, Allcargo Logistics Ltd said: “These awards are recognition for efforts of all our team members from Allcargo and Avashya Foundation. Winning an award at such a prestigious platform motivates us as an organization to not only sustain our performance but also enhance it in the years to come.”
About Allcargo Logistics Ltd:
Allcargo Logistics Ltd. is leading integrated logistics solutions provider in India. The company offers specialized logistics services across Multimodal Transport Operations, Container Freight Station Operations, Coastal Shipping services and Project & Engineering Solutions. Benchmarked quality standards, standardized processes and operation excellence across all the services and facilities, have enabled Allcargo Logistics Ltd. to emerge as the market leader in all these segments. Allcargo is today one of India’s largest publicly owned logistics companies, listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: ALLCARGO) and The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE: ALLCARGO).
About Avashya Foundation:
Avashya Foundation has been pioneering corporate social responsibility initiatives in collaboration with 19 NGOs in India. The primary focus areas are health care, education, environment, empowerment of women, disaster relief and sports. Through two key projects, Nipun and Maitree, the foundation has been doing a remarkable work and passing the benefits directly to communities. Nipun is an effort aimed at skill development for the youth from the drought-affected areas of Maharashtra. The training received from Nipun helps the youngsters build their careers, enabling them to lead a financially stable life. Maitree is a project that aims to improve the environment, by increasing the green cover in the country, while at the same time offering a fruitful source of livelihood to the tribal and economically backward communities of Maharashtra and Karnataka. Till date the foundation has planted 2,20,000 trees as part of environment sustainability.
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