Alok Receives Social Responsibility Award

Alok IndustriesDALLAS-The union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in India has bestowed an award on Alok International for corporate social responsibility.

The textiles manufacturer was cited for its work in the field of development of infrastructure and the improvement of living conditions of the people who live in the union territory. Alok has spinning and weaving operations in Silvassa, the territory's capital. The company's efforts include sustainability programs such as interventions in the prevention of environmental degradation, the promotion of energy conservation and an emphasis on community development, according to an Alok statement.

The company has also started a school in Silvassa, in partnership with the local Central Board of Secondary Education. It also employs tribal women on its weaving looms and garment/made-up stitching machines after "intensive training and orientation," Alok said. It also has a private/public partnership with the administration of Silvassa for converting the government-owned Industrial Training Institute into a center of excellence.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.


Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue


    May 2017

    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money