Progility Technologies Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Progility" or "The Company") was incorporated on 11th January 2007 as a private limited company in the name of Siemens Enterprise Communications Private Limited. The Company commenced its operations on 1st August 2007 by purchasing the Information and Communications (Com EN) Division of Siemens Limited. On 18th October 2013, the Company's name was changed to Unify Enterprise Communications Private Limited.
Further, on 10th February 2015, the Company's name was changed to Progility Technologies Private Limited. The Company is a subsidiary of Progility (Mauritius) Limited which in-turn is wholly held by Progility PLC. The Company is an integrated communications solutions provider that develops, deploys and manages unified communications solutions, network infrastructure and security solutions. It also provides comprehensive services for large enterprises, small and medium enterprises (SME), both directly as well as through a partner network. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the Company consistently operate in a manner that minimises detrimental impacts to society and the environment.
The Company's continual aspirations to achieve and surpass the highest standards of conduct and corporate social responsibility are essential components of how we measure our success. Through the Progility Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, standards of social behaviour have been established that seek to meet and exceed minimum legal standards. This represents the criteria by which Progility aims to be judged, both by our colleagues and by our stakeholders. To have such standards - and to live up to them - is something that includes all our employees, from the most junior to our most senior executives. This policy clearly sets forth Progility's social responsibility objectives and provides guidance on the social responsibilities of all individuals associated with the Company. The Company continues to develop, implement and manage a wide range of corporate social responsibility programmes covering a broad spectrum of complex issues. These programmes are often associated with high technology in the rapidly-changing society in which we operate. The Company also participates in multiple philanthropic activities, supports educational initiatives and promotes environmental best practices in our day to day operations.
This Policy covers current as well as proposed CSR activities to be undertaken by the Company and examining their alignment with Schedule VII of the Act as amended from time to time. It covers the CSR activities which are being carried out in India only and includes strategy that defines plans for future CSR activities.
The main objective of this Progility's Corporate Social Responsibility policy ("The Policy") is
The scope of the CSR activities of the Company will cover the areas hereunder but not limited to the same and may be extended to other specific projects / programs / activities as permitted under the law from time to time:
CSR Committee shall be formed as per the applicable laws and the committee shall be responsible for the implementation / monitoring and review of the policy and various projects / programs / activities undertaken under the policy.
The CSR Committee will be responsible for the monitoring of the activities and report to the Board from time to time. A Joint Working Committee comprising of employees of the Company and representatives of entities with which the Company decides to collaborate for fulfilling its CSR obligations, will be created to ensure effective implementation and monitoring of the projects / programs / activities approved by the CSR Committee.
In line with Schedule VII of the Act and the CSR Rules, the Company shall undertake CSR activities included in its Annual CSR Plan, as recommended by the CSR Committee at the beginning of each year. The Committee is authorized to approve any modification to the existing annual CSR Plan or to propose any new program during the Financial Year under review.
The Act mandates companies meeting the qualification criteria to allocate certain portion of its annual net profits (before tax) during the three immediately preceding financial years to be spent on CSR Activities that fall under purview of Schedule VII of the Act.
In case the Company fails to spend the targeted amount in that particular financial year, the Committee shall submit a report in writing to the Board of Directors, specifying the reasons for not spending the amount which in turn shall be reported by the Board of Directors in their Directors' Report for that particular Financial Year.
The following activities shall not form part of the CSR activities of the Company:
As per the CSR Rules, the contents of the CSR Policy shall be included in the Directors' Report.
The Committee shall review its CSR Policy from time to time and make suitable changes as may be required and submit the same for the approval of the Board. Any changes to the policy documents and / or their associated documents will be communicated via publication on the Progility website. The versions published on the Progility website at the time of reference will be the authoritative version of these documents and will supersede any previously published versions of the same documents.