Greensole Recycles Old shoes to Comfortable Footwear and Donates it to the People in Need, thus contributing to Social and Environment Good!
- Nearly 1.2 billion people wake up everyday without any kind of footware and on the other hand, more than 350 million pairs of shoes are discarded each year.
- At Greensole, we give discarded shoes a second life by refurbishing them to comfortable footware and providing them to the people in need.
- APART FROM REFURBISHING THE OLD SHOES WE CONTRIBUTE TO
Environment good, byy keeping non-biodegradable shoes out of landfils.
Social good, by giving basic necessity of footwear to the people in need.
Economics good, by giving employment through refurbishing shoes.
The effort have brought a smile to 72,000 beneficiaries so far.
WAYS TO PARTNER
- DONATION DRIVE
The sponsoring company organizes a ‘Discarded Shoe Collection Drive’ and sponsor the refurbishment of shoes at Rs. 199 per pair.
Greensole can customize its trndy & environment friendly retail range of footwear for your employees wherein the footwear can also have your organization’s logo on its as a part of branding.
- EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION & BENEFIT PROGRAM
Your employees can contribute, donate and create significant impact in one of the following ways:
- Donate on your Birthday / Anniversaries: Employees can voluntarily signup for fonating the refurbished footwear on special occasions. (Min Number of employees 100)
- Employee contribution from Salary: Employees can contribute on monthly/quarterly basis from their salaries for refurbishment of footwear.
- Employee/Organisation would get tax deducible 80 G certificate from Greensole Foundation.
- Employee/Organisation can get a certificate from Greensole regarding the approximate carbon emission saved, however that would be a non-gradable certificate and for use only in your annual report.
- Your staff/volunteer can see the refurbishing process and learn more about the cause.
- You would get a chance to select and/or visit donation site.
- Promotion of the donation drive on social media, our website and print media.
- A video story of the beneficiary about the journey. This will provide branding for the sponsoring company.
WHAT TO DONATE?
As per the recent study in 2013, by the World Bank and WHO , more than 1.5 billion people are infected and million of people are dying each year due to parasitic diseases like Hookworm, Schistosomiasis and Tungiasis that could be prevented by wearing proper footwear. While, every year more than 350 million pairs of non-biodegradable shoes are throw away as they are no longer fit to use.
GREENSOLE REFURBISHES OLD SHOES INTO SLIPPERS FOR DONATIONS TO CHILDREN IN NEED.
This article was shared by LetzGain Pro+ member “Lalitkumar Tayade of SINPRA Business Ventures Pvt Ltd”. They are into producing steels, cements, aggregates and textiles. Inspired by this and encouraged by the economic environment, after almost three decades, SBVPL started to engage in other businesses like: Textiles, Pharmaceutical Distribution, Tours & Travels, Holidays, Events & Exhibition, Infrastructure, EduTech & Business Consulting Services.