30-08-2013 … As a part of its corporate social responsibilities and to create sustainable role model schools in the state of goa dempo group of companies on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Energy and Resource Institute for a period of three years
The Dempo Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Energy and Resource Institute for three years to launch project of Sustainability Tracking, Action and Reporting in School on intensive education cum action programme for sustainable development of schools in Goa.
The project STARS will start from September 2013 and conclude on August 2016 with the participation of 10 schools with over 10000 students across the state and reach out to teachers, non teaching staff and surrounding community.
The main outcome of the project would be to create sustainable role model schools wherein other schools can draw inspiration to achieve sustainable development.
The inaugural ceremony was presided over by chairman of Dempo Group of Companies Srinivas Dempo in the presence of Vishwasrao Dempo, director, V S Dempo Holdings Pvt Ltd, B T Boke, senior general manager-HR, Dempo Group of Companies and other dignitaries,
The main ingredient of STARS project is education for sustainable development, for which young generation form a best group to achieve the change along with local participating stakeholder,” he added, pointing out that “despite economic crisis we still believed in supporting safer, cleaner and more sustainable development, while the indispensable requirement was corporate commitment and a good partner, which fell in place in the form of TERI.
Meanwhile director of teri Ranjana Saikia also spoke on the occasion.