New funding partner: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Women on Wings and Maharatna Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited have entered into a small employment generation pilot program in Assam. The program involves manufacturing of all-natural disposable plates and bowls made from arecanut (palm) tree leaves through Women on Wings’ business partner Tamul Plates.

CSR is ONGC’s vital tool for social impact

Maharatna Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is India’s largest producer of crude oil and natural gas, contributing around 70% of Indian domestic production. ONGC is India’s top energy company and ranks 17th among global energy majors (Platts). It is most valued public enterprise in India, and one of the highest profit-making and dividend-paying. Corporate Social Responsibility has emerged in ONGC as a vital tool for social value creation with Triple Bottom Line Approach – People, Planet & Profit.

Enhancing livelihood through bio-degradable plates

Tamul Plates Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd. is a green, social enterprise producing bio-degradable dinner-ware using the leaf (sheath) of the areca-nut palm tree which is found in abundance in in Assam and other North Eastern States and hence providing livelihoods for rural families in the region. The supply chain and production is local and women-centric, allowing the women to engage in livelihood within their context.