Transcending the conventional boundaries of business, the Aditya Birla Group is actively engaged in meaningful welfare driven initiatives. These make a qualitative difference to the lives of the weaker sections of society. The Group works in 3,000 villages. It reaches out to 7 million people annually through the Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, which is spearheaded by Mrs. Rajashree Birla.
In line with our parent Company, we at Birlacril™ reach out to the underserved communities in our own small way.
OUR CSR VISION
To actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities in which we operate. In so doing, build a better, sustainable way of life for the weaker sections of society and raise the country’s human development index.
We believe in harmonious co-existence and the social values of the country in which we operate are very important factors in success of our business.
Thai Acrylic Fibre is located in Kaengkhoi District where poor workers move their families from the north-eastern region to industrial surroundings. The kids follow their parents and study in schools at Kaengkhoi. School facilities and teaching materials are not enough and they need support from private sectors.
Birlacril™ works closely with schools near the plant through voluntarily teaching English to primary and secondary school students, donating computers to schools, repairing and re-constructing school buildings and community children day-care centre, providing scholarships to children, etc
2.Religious and Community Cultural Projects
Thailand is a Buddhist country. Ninety nine percent of the people surrounding our plant are Buddhists. The ways of life, community and cultural activities relate largely to Buddhism.
Birlacril™ regularly joins in all local, traditional and cultural activities – New Year celebrations, Makha Pooja, Visakha Pooja, and Asarha Pooja. We support the repair and renovation of temples, donate items for pooja and pay respect to Lord Buddha.
We also invite elderly people and senior leaders in our area to pray in our Birla Temple which spreads unity, joy and happiness.
The Company has a well-structured ‘Quality of Life’ program to fulfill its HR mission to develop people not only for the organisation but for the society as a whole. The Company arranges a three-day training by the professionals to improve the quality of life of its employees.
The persons who have participated in this programme have formed five quality of life clubs namely: Sacrifice Club, Health Club, Agriculture Club, Religion Club, Punctuality Club, and Gratitude Club: To express feeling of gratitude towards parents, teachers and elders.
The Thai Acrylic Fibre Co., Ltd (TAF) is the first acrylic fibre plant in Asia to attain the ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management Systems. Since its inception, the plant and its surroundings were designed to follow the highest standards of environmental excellence. The Company has state-of-the-art equipment for emission control and an on-line environmental monitoring system for controlling air, water and land pollutants. Our commitment to the environment is clearly visible in the lush green gardens with colourful blooms, landscaping and fountains surrounding the plant. Continuous R&D and vast environmental expertise make our plants clean, green, safe and environmental friendly. Our acrylic fibre business attaches great importance to environmental preservation and has integrated environmental concerns into every business decision.
Thai Acrylic Fibre Co., Ltd., as a leading Acrylic Fiber manufacturer is committed to continual improvement in its environmental performance through participation of employees at all levels and adherence to “ISO 14001 Requirements”.This is achieved by: