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LegalOctober 14, 2020

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions provides renewable energy to charitable organization Sevalaya in India

Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, the market-leading provider of enterprise legal spend and matter management, contract lifecycle management, and legal analytics solutions today announced it partnered with Sevalaya to provide low cost, renewable energy to the Sevalaya community near Chennai, India. This effort is part of ELM Solutions’ ongoing commitment to positively impact local communities where the firm has a presence.

Sevalaya is a 32-year-old non-governmental organization that serves the rural poor in the Chennai area. The organization runs an orphanage, a free school for the children at the orphanage and the surrounding village, a free medical center, a library, and a residential facility for senior citizens. ELM Solutions has donated 33 solar panels for the 2,200-student school as well as two solar-powered water heaters for the senior citizen home. On Wednesday, September 23, Jonah Paransky, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions, and Raju Vaidyanathan, Managing Director Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Chennai, held a virtual inauguration ceremony for the project, see a video here. In 2019, Wolters Kluwer sponsored a new pharmacy building for Sevalaya. 

“We are grateful to ELM Solutions for providing renewable energy to our school and senior citizen facility, these resources will help our students in their educational pursuits and ensure our elderly have a dependable source of hot water. We are thrilled by our ongoing partnership with ELM Solutions, a company that shares our dedication to the local community,” said Muralidharan V, Founder and Managing Trustee Sevalaya.

“At Wolters Kluwer, we are committed to improving the local communities around the globe where we live and work, especially given the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable populations,” said Jonah Paransky, General Manager and Executive Vice President of ELM Solutions. “We are proud that we can provide electricity to students and hot water to senior citizens using renewable energy. Wolters Kluwer is honored to continue to partner with Sevalaya and we look forward to seeing how the community continues to grow and improve with these investments.”

ELM Solutions’ Chennai location is in Ramanujan IT City in Taramani, one of the biggest Integrated IT cities in India. Nearly 300 ELM Solutions’ employees in product development, product implementation, technical operations, law firm operations, and global business services departments hold leadership and operational positions there.

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