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Our Good Corporate Citizenship Policy incorporates Economic, Social and Environmental Responsibilities.

Wienerberger views the economy as an integral part of society. Our duty is to serve people and create value for all. We take our role as a responsible member of society seriously. Wienerberger India has always been focused in providing quality healthcare to people in it's direct impact zone.

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CSR

Center for Rural Health Care

Strengthen primary health care; which includes preventive, Promotive, curative and rehabilitative services ensuring that these services are accessible, physically, financially and are culturally sensitive, as well as ensuring availability of these services in a timely manner to the local community.

The main objective of the above cited project is to full fill of our company Good corporate citizenship aims. It is focused on socio economic, health, education and environmental issues of our direct involvement Zone. 

The CSR initiative aimed to focus on strengthening the Community Health Care Centre in the concerned area, which includes preventive, curative and rehabilitative services ensuring that these services are physically and financially accessible and culturally sensitive to the people.

Wienerberger’s Free Eye Camp & Center for Community Health, 18th January, 2009

One of our first initiative towards CRS was setting up of a Community Health Care Centre, formally known as “Center for Community Health” as well as a one day eye check-up camp, “Effective Health Screening” in Kunigal together with Karuna Trust led by Dr. H. Sudarshan on 18th January 2009.

Various local NGO delegates, people representatives, government officials and Wienerberger employees participated on this occasion. Around 300 people from the nearby villages attended the eye camp. With the help of Bangalore West Lions Superspeciality Eye Hospital who were the implementation partners for this social cause along with Karuna Trust; the villagers were provided with free eye check ups and spectacles through out the day.

Also the eye surgery costs for those who cannot afford these medical facilities were provided and treated at the hospitals in Bangalore.

Regular Health screening includes:

  • General health check up and free medicine distribution
  • Free Eye check up with modern technology
  • Free Distribution of spectacles for Poor people
  • Free Ultra Modern High Quality Micro surgery for poorest poor
  • Creating awareness on need of eye donation

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 6th October, 2013

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp (From May 2013 to August 2013, The Wienerberger Medical camps have treated over 1033 patients...)

Wienerberger India in collaboration with Karuna Trust, organized a Pediatric health camp on 30/06/13 in Gottikere rural health clinic. Before conducting this health camp we conducted an IEC programme, wherein parents were explained  about  frequently occurring diseases in children and awareness about how to prevent such disease with proper care & hygiene. The programme also focused on the importance of breast feeding and immunization.

A total of 47 children have received medical care at the camp, 25 of them being girls.

 

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 29th September, 2013

On 29th September of 2013, a special medical camp focussed on Women's Health had been jointly organized by Wienerberger & Karuna Trust. Dr.Shamalamma, a practising gynecologist, treated over 58 patients from in and around the gottikere village.

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Yeliyur, May 22nd, 2011

A Mega Health Camp was held at Yeliyur village in Kunigal Taluk on 22nd of May 2011. The camp was conducted by Karuna Trust in association with and Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur. The camp began with a formal function inaugurated by the Management of Weinerberger and Karuna Trust along with doctors of Siddhartha Medical College. The representatives of Yeliyur village and the people also participated in the inaugural function.

 

A 15 member specialist team included OBG surgeons, Ophthalmologists, General Physicians, Dermatologists and Dentists. Paramedical staff included nurses, ANMs, pharmacists, lab technicians and Ophthalmic Assistants. The camp was held in the High School premises of Yeliyur PHC. Over 170 villagers got benefited from this activity.

 

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Magadi, December 19th, 2012

Wienerberger annually conducts a medical camp at different locations. So far Wienerberger has reached out to over 1500 people in these camps. The company strives to take up causes that need to be addressed regularly and works for numerous CSR causes.

In 2012, we conducted a Free medical camp in Thippasandra village (Magadi Taluk) and around 411 patients from the village benefited from this activity.

The free medical camp which was held at the Government High School in Thippasandra village, was conducted under the supervision of 16 doctors from various disciplines of medicine in association with the Siddhartha Medical College funded by the Karuna Trust.

The full day camp saw patients of various age groups with ailments ranging from diabetes, heart ailments, gynecological disorders to skin diseases, ENT, ophthalmologic and even dental problems. Patients were examined for each ailment by respective doctors and provided free prescription drugs.

Special attention was also given to children in the pediatrics section of the medical camp.

CSR activitites towards Society & Environment

Wienerberger facilitates Labour Welfare Card for Construction Workers, 18th June, 2012 

Wienerberger India facilitated Labour Welfare Cards for several Brick Masons and construction workers as part of their corporate social responsibility initiative. We facilitate through CSR initiative to the members of Wienerberger Brick Club to avail Labour Welfare card from the Government.

Joint Secretary and CEO, Labour Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Mr.Vasanth Kumar Hitangi and Member of Labour Welfare, Mr. K. L.Mohan Rao, issued the Labour Welfare cards to several masons in this occasion.

The Labour Welfare card facilitates workers to avail easily of the benefits offered by the Government of Karnataka for addressing the health and hospitalization of construction workers. Apart from medical and hospitalization expenses, accidents on sites, disability and death are also dealt with, where adequate compensation is given to the immediate family in the latter two cases.

The Wienerberger Brick Club offers the opportunity for Masons and other construction workers to interact in an informal forum, providing them opportunities for training, on the best construction practices besides addressing their concerns. All masons who attended the seminar received training on safety at construction sites by experts.

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 6th October, 2013

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp (From May 2013 to August 2013, The Wienerberger Medical camps have treated over 1033 patients...)

Wienerberger India in collaboration with Karuna Trust, organized a Pediatric health camp on 30/06/13 in Gottikere rural health clinic. Before conducting this health camp we conducted an IEC programme, wherein parents were explained  about  frequently occurring diseases in children and awareness about how to prevent such disease with proper care & hygiene. The programme also focused on the importance of breast feeding and immunization.

A total of 47 children have received medical care at the camp, 25 of them being girls.

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Gottikere Village, Tumkur Dist. Karnataka on 29th September, 2013

On 29th September of 2013, a special medical camp focussed on Women's Health had been jointly organized by Wienerberger & Karuna Trust. Dr.Shamalamma, a practising gynecologist, treated over 58 patients from in and around the gottikere village.

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Yeliyur, May 22nd, 2011

A Mega Health Camp was held at Yeliyur village in Kunigal Taluk on 22nd of May 2011. The camp was conducted by Karuna Trust in association with and Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur. The camp began with a formal function inaugurated by the Management of Weinerberger and Karuna Trust along with doctors of Siddhartha Medical College. The representatives of Yeliyur village and the people also participated in the inaugural function.

A 15 member specialist team included OBG surgeons, Ophthalmologists, General Physicians, Dermatologists and Dentists. Paramedical staff included nurses, ANMs, pharmacists, lab technicians and Ophthalmic Assistants. The camp was held in the High School premises of Yeliyur PHC. Over 170 villagers got benefited from this activity.

Wienerberger’s free Medical camp at Magadi, December 19th, 2012

Wienerberger annually conducts a medical camp at different locations. So far Wienerberger has reached out to over 1500 people in these camps. The company strives to take up causes that need to be addressed regularly and works for numerous CSR causes.

In 2012, we conducted a Free medical camp in Thippasandra village (Magadi Taluk) and around 411 patients from the village benefited from this activity.

The free medical camp which was held at the Government High School in Thippasandra village, was conducted under the supervision of 16 doctors from various disciplines of medicine in association with the Siddhartha Medical College funded by the Karuna Trust.

The full day camp saw patients of various age groups with ailments ranging from diabetes, heart ailments, gynecological disorders to skin diseases, ENT, ophthalmologic and even dental problems. Patients were examined for each ailment by respective doctors and provided free prescription drugs.

Special attention was also given to children in the pediatrics section of the medical camp.

CSR activitites towards Society & Environment

Wienerberger facilitates Labour Welfare Card for Construction Workers, 18th June, 2012 

Wienerberger India facilitated Labour Welfare Cards for several Brick Masons and construction workers as part of their corporate social responsibility initiative. We facilitate through CSR initiative to the members of Wienerberger Brick Club to avail Labour Welfare card from the Government.

Joint Secretary and CEO, Labour Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Mr.Vasanth Kumar Hitangi and Member of Labour Welfare, Mr. K. L.Mohan Rao, issued the Labour Welfare cards to several masons in this occasion.

The Labour Welfare card facilitates workers to avail easily of the benefits offered by the Government of Karnataka for addressing the health and hospitalization of construction workers. Apart from medical and hospitalization expenses, accidents on sites, disability and death are also dealt with, where adequate compensation is given to the immediate family in the latter two cases.

The Wienerberger Brick Club offers the opportunity for Masons and other construction workers to interact in an informal forum, providing them opportunities for training, on the best construction practices besides addressing their concerns. All masons who attended the seminar received training on safety at construction sites by experts.

Environment Initiatives

In keeping with our goal of adopting good corporate citizenship policies, Wienerberger India is very conscious of the environment in and around our production unit at Kunigal. Being in the business of clay, we understand the importance of maintaining ecological balance and not get myopic in our zeal to achieve profits.

Every year, 5th of June - World Environment Day is celebrated in our plant. The day is marked by planting trees within our facility. The celebration is joined by the entire Wienerberger India team from top management to the junior most staff.