The award which was presented to Bill Clinton last year, was awarded to Ratan Tata this year by The Rockefeller Foundation. As part of its second annual Innovation Awards ceremony, The Rockefeller Foundation is celebrating 100 years of global innovation.
Gets Lifetime achievement award by The Rockefeller Foundation.
Ratan Tata is being facilitated for thoughtfully incorporating the public good into the business model of the Tata Group. Tata believes in giving back to the society and sixty-six percent of Tata Sons is owned by philanthropic trusts founded over 120 years ago.
"At the Rockefeller Foundation, we are constantly searching for innovative solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges, and we have admired Ratan Tata's work in both the corporate sector and in his personal philanthropy to find these types of solutions as well," said Dr Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation.