The Akshaya Patra Foundation strongly believes in creating valuable relations and partnerships as they help in knowledge interaction, improving expertise, and increasing resources to reach a wider audience. We understand that the right business partnerships enhance the ethos of our organisation and our corporate partners are consistent with their contributions to the mid-day meal programme. We look forward to striking more partnerships and creating lasting relationships with several corporate partners to seamlessly achieve our goals while establishing trust and guardianships.
3i is an investment company with two complementary businesses, Private Equity and Infrastructure, specialising in core investment markets in northern Europe and North America. They have a diverse investment portfolio and disciplined investment processes. This, together with their clear and consistent strategy, underpins their competitive advantage. They have operations in eight offices across Europe, Asia and North America. 3i is partnered with Akshaya Patra since FY 16-17. 3i sponsored Akshaya Patra mid day meals for government school children there by uplifting the noble cause.
42Gears is a leading Unified Endpoint Management solution provider, offering SaaS and on premise solutions to secure, monitor and manage all business endpoints, such as tablets, phones, desktops, and wearables. 42Gears products support company-owned as well as employee-owned devices built on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Wear OS, VR and Linux platforms. 42Gears products are used in various verticals, such as healthcare, manufacturing, logistics, education, and retail. 42Gears products are trusted by over 10000 customers in more than 115 countries. They have supported our foundation since June 2012 and have helped us serve mid-day meals to 2683 government school children in FY 19-20.
A leading bank in the UAE, ADCB stands out for its excellent service and innovation. Whether individuals or corporates, their customers reward them for this — with fierce loyalty and enduring trust, which translates into growing business volumes. In 2017, these characteristics increased the resilience of ADCB. Despite facing years of challenges, their underlying performance remained robust. Importantly, their values played a part in their success. Abu Dhabi is one of the leading partners of The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The company is sponsoring mid-day meals for 2000 plus children across various locations in Bengaluru.
Alimak Group is a world-leading provider of Rack & Pinion based vertical access solutions for professional use and has been a pioneer and industry leader for over 70 years. Founded in Sweden 1948, the Group has its headquarters in Stockholm, 12 production and assembly facilities in 8 countries and 2,300 employees around the world. With a global reach spanning over more than 100 countries, the Group has an installed base of over 70,000 elevators, hoists, platforms, service lifts and building maintenance units around the world sold under the brands Alimak, CoxGomyl, Manntech, Avanti and Alimak Service with strong market recognition and known for their strong safety record, high quality and durability.Alimak Group partnered with Akshaya Patra during year 2020-21 and supported us with a customized food delivery vehicle which is being used by the Hyderabad kitchen for meals delivery to over 3000 children every day.
Aramco is a global integrated energy and chemicals company. They are driven by their core belief that energy is opportunity. From producing approximately one in every eight barrels of the world’s oil supply to developing new energy technologies, their global team is dedicated to creating impact in all that they do. They focus on making their resources more dependable, sustainable and useful. This helps promote stability and long-term growth around the world.
Aramco has partnered with Akshaya Patra to provide freshly cooked, nutritious and hygienic meals to vulnerable sections of society, adversely impacted by the COVID–19 pandemic in India.
AUMA has been developing and building electric actuators and valve gearboxes for over 50 years. It is one of the leading manufacturers in the industry. It provides technologically sophisticated products to energy sector, water industry, petro-chemical industry and users from the most diverse industries worldwide. Auma India has been partnering with The Akshaya Patra Foundation from the year 2008 where it sponsored 14 food distribution vans and mid-day meals to about 500 children.
Advent International is one of the largest and longest serving independent private equity partnerships. Since their founding in 1984, they have invested $58 billion in over 380 private equity investments across 42 countries. While every company is different, Advents hands-on approach to helping these businesses flourish has remained a constant. Theirs is a long-term business built on trust, and they take great care to protect and enhance the open, honest and inclusive culture that will always define Advent International. Sector specialization has been at the center of Advent International’s strategy since the inception. They invest in five core industry sectors where they have substantial experience and deep local and international knowledge: Business & Financial Services; Healthcare; Industrial; Retail, Consumer & Leisure; and Technology. Advent International have been investing in each of these sectors an average of 30 years and have made at least 50 and in most cases over 80 investments worldwide in each sector.
Airport Authority of India
Airport Authority of India (AAI), a statutory body working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing the civil aviation infrastructure. It provides Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas. AAI currently manages 137 Airports, including 23 International Airports, 10 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 23 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields. Airport Authority of India supports Akshaya Patra in construction of three Centralized Mid-Day Meal Kitchens (currently under construction) in Mangalgiri, Guwahati, and Hazaribagh along with sponsoring kitchen equipment, vessels and food delivery vehicles.
Apotex Inc. was founded in 1974, and is the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. From 2 employees, 5,000 square foot beginning, the company has grown to employ over 6,500 people in research, development, manufacturing and distribution facilities world-wide. Although the company’s business is developing and manufacturing generic pharmaceuticals, the success of Apotex has enabled it to diversify into a number of health areas. Apotex chooses to support organizations that increase access to health and wellness, with focus on local hospitals, community centres and hubs that provide support to underserved neighborhoods. Apotex Inc, partnered with Akshaya Patra and has reached out to 635 government school children with Happiness Kits, along with aiding the procurement of distribution vessels.