ReNew, a green energy firm, announced on Wednesday that its activities in areas such as climate education, school electrification, and water conservation have reached around 10 lakh people. According to a statement, ReNew's corporate social responsibility programmes are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for providing inclusive and equitable quality education (SDG 4), achieving gender equality (SDG 5), ensuring community access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy (SDG 7), and taking urgent steps to combat climate change and its impacts (SDG 13).
"ReNew has achieved a significant milestone through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, transforming 1 million lives across India over the past decade across 10 states, 114 project sites, and 500+ villages," the company stated in a statement.
According to the program's website, it has covered Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Haryana.
ReNew has developed a number of initiatives centered on three broad categories of development during the previous decade, including climate, education, school electrification, women in energy, and water conservation.
"We are immensely proud to have crossed this important milestone of 1 million in our journey towards a just, equitable, and greener future," stated Vaishali Nigam Sinha, CO-Founder and Chairperson of ReNew. The accomplishment reaffirms our commitment to sustainability and serves as a light of hope for a brighter future in which clean energy and social responsibility coexist. Our outreach programmes seek to assist by utilizing a combination of employee volunteers, government involvement, and climate change activism."
ReNew has a clean portfolio of about 13.7 (gigawatt) as of June 30, 2023 which includes solar and wind capacities.