Winners For 2014
  • Outstanding Philanthropist

    Shiv Nadar

    Why he won

    Shiv Nadar committed a billion dollars to his foundation which focuses on providing high quality education to children from economically poor backgrounds. He also kick-started a developmental venture, Samudhay, to accelerate change in rural India

  • Corporate Catalyst

    Anand Mahindra

    Why he won

    For seeking to inculcate an early and widespread habit of giving among Indians and Indian companies

  • The Crossover Leader

    Neera Nundy & Deval Sanghavi

    Why they won

    For being catalysts for NGOs and philanthropists for 15 years, helping them focus on social problems

  • Distinguished Non-Resident philanthropist

    Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande

    Why he won

    For creating an enabling environment to help entrepreneurship focussed on innovations for the bottom of the pyramid to prosper

  • Distinguished Family of the year

    The Ajay Piramal Family

    Why they won

    For dedicating their personal wealth towards social good

  • Outstanding Corporate Foundation

    Axis Bank Foundation

    Why they won

    For their work in the area of sustainable livelihood, especially in 75 of the most backward areas

  • Emerging leader in Philanthropy

    TV Mohandas Pai

    Why he won

    His experience in the corporate world has ensured that his social projects are institutionalised and that they scale up

  • The Good Samaritan Award

    Bijal Damani

    Why she won

    For galvanising a group of school students into doing tangible social good through Galaxy Bazaar