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VisionSpring

Affordable Access To Eyeglasses Everywhere

For those who work in the textile industry, tailors, rug makers, bike mechanics, weavers, artisans, and anyone who needs to see up close for their profession, the loss of near vision during prime working years can affect their ability to earn a living and support a family. VisionSpring was founded on a very basic...
Bridgestone India and FICCI

Bridgestone India Joins Hands with FICCI FLO Pune to Advance the Cause of Women’s Empowerment

Bridgestone India announced a new partnership with FICCI FLO Pune to introduce initiatives focused on Women’s Empowerment. The initiatives will provide opportunities for financial independence to the women of Pune. Another reason for Bridgestone to emphasize on this issue is to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 of ‘Achieving Gender Equality...
Users have to pay just 35 paise per litre of pure drinking water and just Rs 2 per litre for chilled water_Maruti Suzuki inaugurates Water ATM at Bas Hariya village, Manesar

Maruti Suzuki inaugurates 11th Water ATM in Haryana

Clean drinking water being a critical need identified by Maruti Suzuki India Limited in its adopted villages in Haryana, the Company has designed a self-sustaining partnership model that provides clean drinking water to villagers at an affordable price. The Company on August 7 inaugurated its 2nd water ATM in the Kasan village of Manesar. The...
1 Crore Steps For Safer Roads

Man Walking Across 20 Cities For Safer Roads

Project ‘1 Crore Steps for Safer Roads’ entails a record walk from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, a distance of 3,600 kilometres, to be covered in just 60 days. Subramanian ‘Subu’ Narayanan will cover about 20 cities across South, West and North India. The road safety project envisages participation and engagement from the general public in...

Weatherseal pledges to plant 365 trees as a legacy to Bangalore city

At present, the pollution levels in Bangalore are increasing at such a rapid rate, that it ranks second in the list of cities with the highest air pollution in India. As per records, 14% school going children are suffering from the adverse effects of air pollution which has led to a decrease in the...

CSR fund investment in India to cross INR 50,000 crore mark by March 2019

The total Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending is expected to cross INR 50,000 Cr. mark by 31st March 2019. The CSR compliance is also likely to improve and fall in the range of 97% to 98% by the Financial Year 2019-20, according to research done by CSRBOX and NGOBOX. The research has looked into the...
Girls fear facing harassment

78% girls fear being shunned by society after harassment

A new study reveals the extent of daily harassment feared by girls in India in public spaces, including being subjected to lewd comments, inappropriate touching and other forms of sexual assault. This lack of safety in public spaces not only violates the girls’ right to security and mobility, but also leads to violation of...
Sachin Tendulkar with Anna University Students at BMW Group Plant Chennai

SKILL NEXT» technical skilling initiative launched

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and students from the College of Engineering of Anna University, launched ‘SKILL NEXT»’, a technical skilling initiative. Together, they assembled a BMW engine and transmission at the main assembly line of BMW Group Plant Chennai to commemorate the beginning of the project. Through the initiative, 365 BMW engine and transmission units...

Treating Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report 2017 revealed that an estimated 10.4 million people fell ill with TB in 2016: 56% of these were in five countries - India, Indonesia, China, the Philippines and Pakistan. In 2016, there were 600,000 new cases with resistance to Rifampicin (RR- TB), the most effective first-line...

Mahindra Group presents fresh take on girl child education

Mahindra Group, along with Project Nanhi Kali, aims to dispel the misconceptions around girl child education, by taking on a fresh view for the phrase with the campaign #LadkiHaathSeNikalJaayegi. With the objective to demonstrate the opportunities that result from educating every girl child, this campaign went live across all digital channels of Mahindra Rise. A...
DPLI Behtar India Go Green City Summit

First Behtar India Go Green City Summit Kicks Off

‘Behtar India’ is a Collaborative Social Responsibility campaign that rallies to get different segments of the society together to work towards making their cities cleaner, greener and healthier. The format not only supplements the government's efforts to provide preventive as well as preventive healthcare to the community, but also ensures quality curative healthcare and...

RBS India Sets Up a Forum to Mainstream Disability Inclusion

RBS India, the innovation & operation hub of The Royal Bank of Scotland, has set up an industry forum titled ‘Disability Smart’, to mainstream the disability inclusion agenda in organizations. The forum came together to discuss how organizations and persons with disabilities, can work together to create an environment, that engages, enables and empowers...
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