Herman Miller India was honoured with the Stars of the Industry Awards 2019 organised by ET Now, for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility in the category of ‘Innovations in Corporate Social Responsibility’. ET Now is the most sought-after business and finance news channel owned by Times of India group that covers the domains of Politics, Technology, Governance and Environment. Stars of the Industry Group is an independent and not-for-profit organisation, under the guidance of the Advisory Council. Their aim revolves around making “work and working lives better”.
Awdhesh Verma, Sales Director – SAARC Region and Subramanya Kustagi, Herman Miller Cares Asia Pacific Chair and Plant Manager Herman Miller India were thrilled to accept the trophy on behalf of the entire company. “Getting recognised by ET Now in the Innovations in Corporate Social Responsibility category is important to us. At Herman Miller, we are committed to designing a Better World for our people, planet and community, and this award both strengthens and affirms our efforts. We have been very active in our Better World initiatives with some innovative engagements, sponsorships and partnerships,” said Awdhesh Verma after receiving the award.
Herman Miller India has prioritised the areas of community impact, environmental sustainability and inclusiveness and diversity. Some of the initiatives from Herman Miller India focused on community partnerships, employee engagement, philanthropic support and social impact including:
- National Association of the Blind (NAB)
- Deepika School
- Trash to Treasure
- Akshaya Patra Herman Miller Cares Scholarship
- Community Fridge
- Self-Defence for young disabled girls
- Employee Team fundraising for Motivation India
- Employee Team fundraising for flood victims
About Herman Miller
Herman Miller is a globally recognised provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Since its inception in 1905, the company has relied on innovative design to help people do great things. The global design leader has evolved into the Herman Miller Group, a family of brands that collectively offers a variety of products for environments where people live, learn, work and heal. The family of brands includes Colebrook Bosson Saunders, Design Within Reach, Geiger, HAY, Maars Living Walls, Maharam, naughtone, Nemschoff and Herman Miller. For more information visit www.hermanmiller.com/about-us