The Union Minister of Corporate Affairs, Dr. M Veerappa Moily presenting the Blue Dart Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Social Entrepreneurship to Louise van Rhyn of SymphoniaWe are delighted to let you know that Symphonia for South Africa received the Blue Dart Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Social Entrepreneurship at a glittering ceremony on 18 February 2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The Union Minister of Corporate Affairs, Dr. M Veerappa Moily presented the global CSR awards, which was part of the first World CSR Day.

The Global CSR Awards recognised Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) champions across various industries. The awards aim at assessing the extent to which CSR projects have succeeded in integrating with corporate functioning; the responsiveness of these projects to the needs of different stakeholders and the development of innovative models to fulfil social responsibilities.

Louise van Rhyn of Symphonia accepting the Blue Dart Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Social EntrepreneurshipThe Social Entrepreneurship award recognised Symphonia for South Africa for their innovative leadership development programme where business leaders are partnered with school principals in a co-learning and co-action partnership.

Louise van Rhyn was in Mumbai to receive the award on behalf of the team. The 2 gentlemen in the picture are Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, The Indian Union Minister of Corporate Affairs and Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs.

We are proud of the Symphonia for South Africa team, all our Partners for Possibility and Learning Process Facilitators working tirelessly to improve education outcomes for our children.

 Please don’t hesitate to contact James (our national project manager) if you are interested to know more about the project or if you are interested to spark change in education through being a Partner for Possibility for a principal near you! James’s email address: Mailto://schools@symphonia.net.

Kerrie-Lee Brand

Events Manager

Symphonia

Our goal is Quality Education for all children in South Africa by 2022. Join us in our quest and join the conversation on Twitter: #QE4SA2022

Find out about Community Workshops run bt Symphonia and partners:

 http://scenicsouth.co.za//wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Community-Building-Press-Release-March.doc.pdf

http://scenicsouth.co.za//2012/02/community-building-workshops-in-cape-town-with-symphonia/

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