Acuity Knowledge Partners Honoured with “Best CSR Project of the Year – 2024” Award for its Digital Education Initiative

India, March 20, 2024 - Acuity Knowledge Partners, a leading provider of bespoke research in the financial consulting industry, was presented with the Best CSR Project Award of the year in the Digital Education Category by Indian Social impact Awards 2024.

Acuity Knowledge Partners received the recognition for the Digital Education initiative called "Digital Shaala” implemented by their NGO Partner Muskaan Dreams. This flagship initiative is aimed at improving access to education by providing academic, STEM, and digital literacy content to government school classrooms.

Since its inception in 2021, this corporate social responsibility (CSR) program has transformed the learning experience of over 10,000 students and trained 112 teachers in 50 government schools, focusing on empowering girl child’s education. The program has been successful in building teacher confidence and technology proficiency, which has resulted in improving student learning through blended learning approaches. Overall, the program has empowered teachers to leverage technology effectively, resulting in a positive impact on student learning.

"While we pave the way forward, we remain determined about our commitment to minimizing the existing digital education gap. Through innovative technology initiatives for literacy, we are dedicated to revolutionising learning in rural schools, that transcends the limitations of the traditional classroom. Winning the Indian Social Impact Awards 2024 serves as a testament to our dedication, towards the transformative power of digital transformation in education. We are thrilled to announce that our efforts are making a tangible difference in the lives of underprivileged communities in technologically inaccessible areas of India," Avadhesh Dixit, Chief Human Resource Officer, Acuity Knowledge Partners.

Our CSR program focuses on three E’s- Education, Employability, and Environment, with a focus on gender equality. We aim to promote inclusivity and empower marginalised population by expanding access to technology for students in remote areas, Acuity seeks to enhance their learning experiences, foster equality, and empower them with the skills they need to succeed in the modern world.

The Indian Social Impact Awards 2024 is an initiative by Indian CSR Awards designed and curated to recognise and felicitate visionary leaders, leading organisations and individuals involved in the act of social welfare by creating a positive impact in the lives of underprivileged sections of society.

About Acuity Knowledge Partners: Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity) is a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services sector, including asset managers, corporate and investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms, hedge funds and consulting firms. Its global network of over 6,000 analysts and industry experts, combined with proprietary technology, supports more than 500 financial institutions and consulting companies to operate more efficiently and unlock their human capital, driving revenue higher and transforming operations. Acuity is headquartered in London and operates from 10 locations worldwide.

The company fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, nurturing talent, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Acuity was established as a separate business from Moody’s Corporation in 2019, following its acquisition by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone). In January 2023, funds advised by global private equity firm Permira acquired a majority stake in the business from Equistone, which remains invested as a minority shareholder.For more information, visit www.acuitykp.com

Media contact:
Stuti Das
Global Head of Communications and PR
Acuity Knowledge Partners
stuti.das@acuitykp.com

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