Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company is committed to more than just giving back to the society or community within which it operates and focuses on doing well by doing good.

The business of Life Insurance is all about social security and protection i.e. aimed at the well being of human beings and the society as a whole. One of the five core values of the Company is Corporate Citizenship which stresses the fact that businesses and markets are essentially aimed at the welfare of society and thus complement each other.

As a part of its commitment to CSR, the presentation of life insurance policies to 8 underprivileged children at launch was the first step towards this initiative.

Our initiatives in 2008 | 2009 | 2010


  • Four CSR themes

    The Company focuses its efforts in two areas: financial inclusion (child education, women empowerment, skill development, capacity building for youth, women etc) and environment (biodiversity/wildlife, natural resources and livelihoods).

    A child education programme that aims at mentoring underprivileged children, children with disabilities or who are differently abled.

    Green Cover Programme
    An initiative aimed at protecting and conserving the environment by planting trees.

    A skill development/capacity building programme that focuses on an inclusive growth.

    Let's Change, Let's Save
    A programme aimed at using all resources responsibly/optimally through focus on reducing, reusing and recycling; respond to the challenge of global warming and climate change by promoting efficient use of energy and environment friendly processes and technologies and focus on changing/adopting ways of conserving the local biodiversity, thus protecting ecosystems and the environment.

    All initiatives have an in-built employee volunteering component and form a part of the above-mentioned themes.

  • CSR Policy
  • Our CSR Partners

    NGOs/Organizations we work with

    Navjyoti India Foundation
    Navjyoti India Foundation Founded by Dr Kiran Bedi, it focuses on self reliance and crime prevention through education & empowerment of marginalized section of the society.

    India is one of India's foremost conservation organisations and is a part of the global network spread across 100 countries. WWF-India's works across a diverse spectrum spanning biodiversity conservation, climate change and energy, river basin and wetland management, sustainable livelihood and on environmental education

    SOS Children Villages of India
    SOS Children's Villages of India, the Indian arm of SOS Children's Villages, is committed to caring for parentless & disadvantaged children through 32 in 21 states.

    Aide et Action
    Aide et Action works globally to make "Education for all" a reality by focusing on basic education for the underprivileged; works in 22 states in India.

    Amba Foundation
    Amba Foundation based in East Delhi, it works in the fields of education, health & community development, with a special focus women and children from economically weaker sections of the society.

    Smile Foundation
    Smile Foundation has over 160 welfare projects pan-India which covers initiatives in education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment for the underprivileged communities.

    Krishi Avam Paristhitki Vikas Sansthan
    Krishi Avam Paristhitki Vikas Sansthan (KRAPAVIS) works for conservation of the environment and upliftment of women to ensure sustainable livelihoods for rural, pastoral communities of Rajasthan.

  • CSR Partners and Projects
    FY 2016 - 2017
    • WWF India (Trust): Project Madhuvan
    • Aide Et Action (Company) : Project Saakaar
    • Amba Foundation (Society): Project Ujjwal Bhawishya
    • Navjyoti India Foundation (Society) : Project Unnati
    • Smile Foundation (Trust) : Project Saksham
    • KRAPAVIS (Society) : Project Mahila Ajivika
    • SOS Children’s Villages of India (Society): Project Utkarsh
    • Canara RSETI (Trust): Project Pragati
    • OBC RSETI (Trust): Project Shakti
    • Advit Foundation (Trust): Project Jal Jeevan - Aarohan
    • Butterflies (Society): Project Asha
    • Implemented by Company: Project Samarth
    • Nehru Foundation Development-Centre for Enviornnment Education: Project Jal Dhara
    FY 2015 - 2016
    FY 2014 - 2015