Tata Communications

Pursuant to the requirements of the Companies Act, 2013, Tata Communications Limited (Company) is hereby formalizing its policy relating to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs to be conducted in the geographies that they operate in.


‘Create empowered and connected societies for Sustainable Development through Next Practices’

Tata Communications believes that the spread of technology and global interconnections has great potential to accelerate human progress. The United Nations recognizes Information and Communications Technology as a ‘means of implementation’ for all the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In pursuit, Tata Communications’ focussed CSR programme shall seek to harness its expertise in digital enablement in the areas of healthcare, education and employability & sustainable livelihoods to address the fundamental concerns of the society and bring about development that is sustainable.

CSR at Tata Communications derives inspiration from Tata Group’s philosophy ‘to improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally through long term stakeholder value creation based on leadership with trust’. In line with the Tata Group’s philosophy, Tata Communications shall leverage its core expertise, partnerships, infrastructure and other resources to create long term shared value for the communities it serves, focussed primarily on underserved, socially and economically backward groups, especially women, children, youth, Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes.

All efforts at Tata Communications shall be aligned to complement the following 5SDGs in accordance with the organization’s vision and ambition:

  • SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 4 – Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
  • SDG 8 – Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • SDG 10 – Reduce inequality within and among countries and;
  • SDG 17 – Revitalize the global partnerships for sustainable development

Key Focus Areas and Driving Principles

Tata Communications identifies the Education, Employability & Sustainable Livelihoods and Healthcare as key focus areas, driving principles of which are summarized below:

  • Education: Transforming the education system in the geographies they operate through digital enablement, educators’ training and empowerment, and youth engagement to create exponential social, economic and environmental impact
  • Employability & Sustainable Livelihoods: Empowering youth with relevant skills and enabling them to be industry ready by equipping them with the right attitude and values to enhance their life conditions and contribute actively to the economy. Empowering rural communities, especially women, economically and socially through vocational and entrepreneurship training and enhance access to resources, new technology and financial services.
  • Healthcare: Ensuring access to healthcare to underserved communities especially adolescents, women, children and the elderly. Facilitating collaborative basic, translational and research in healthcare and promoting mobile health services.
Focus Area

Community Development,Corporate Social Responsibility,Economic Development,Education,Education & Literacy,Education and Education Technology,Employment and labor,financial Inclusion,Health & family Welfare,Health Care,Health Care and Health tech,Labour and Employment,Livelihood,Sustainable Development Goals