Aspire Systems has received the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award 2021 under the Social Empowerment category. Aspire Systems’ CSR wing Pearltri Foundation conducted a sewing machine operator training program for underprivileged women from the rural areas of Tamil Nadu. The goal of the program is to empower women through vocational training, enhance their skills sets and enable them to secure employment thereby leading to economic empowerment. A total of 280 candidates were enrolled for the program in the financial year 2019-20, with a 95% employment rate.
Commenting on this accomplishment, Sathappan S, General Manager CSR, Aspire Systems said, “In keeping with our core philosophy of serving our society with attention, we strive to support the community in achieving economic stability. This program is delivered through a simple framework – engage, educate, evaluate, and excel, where the objective is to improve the quality of life of women through skill development. Local trainers are developed through this project and expertise is made available within the local community to ensure the sustainability of the project. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our partners RM Educational Trust and ACE Skill Development Pvt Ltd. We appreciate the support they have extended towards our initiatives.”
Enterprise Asia’s Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards program (AREA) acknowledges and honors deserving Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible business practices in several categories like Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, Corporate Governance, Circular Economy Leadership, and Responsible Business Leadership.