Director General of IBEC.
"To contemplate undertaking
a project of such magnitude is a tribute
to Marianne's vision and single-mindedness
not to mention her generosity and courage.
It is the sort of life altering
project that will put her in a very special
category of people who have not been limited
by the usual boundaries that we confront
in our lives. I have absolutely no doubt
but that her dream will be fulfilled and
I wish her every success.
I am delighted to be associated
with the TATA Challenge as a Patron and IBEC will
be very happy to support her in whatever way we
IBEC believes that it is
right that business should have an interest in
the overall welfare of society because what is
good for business is good for society, and vice
versa. For too long, business ploughed a lone
furrow pursuing its objectives without thinking
too much about issues like disability and the
obstacles faced on a daily basis by those affected