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CSR: Promoting Leadership Potential Among Young Girls

This Cricket Season Burger King partnered with the current reigning champions of IPL, Mumbai Indians for its summer brand campaign ‘Great Burgers at Amazing Prices’. In an endeavour to further strengthen the ongoing partnership and take it forward to a noble cause, Burger King took a step towards fulfilling its “Sixes for Kings” programme....
Income Inequality

Asia-Pacific Countries Adopt Regional Actions To Tackle Inequality

At the close of a high-level UN policy forum in Bangkok, political leaders and senior government officials recommitted themselves to tackling rising inequality across Asia and the Pacific region. Over 540 delegates from 44 Member States and Associate Members attended the 74th UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) session held...
Reading for blind

CSR: Simply Reading Without Seeing

Dependence on others for reading and writing is one of the biggest hurdle in the way of education, employment and leading an independent life, especially in case of people living with visual disabilities and low vision.  To empower persons with visual disabilities, the DAISY Consortium has developed the "Simply Reading” app as part of...

Political Leaders Gather To Address Widening Inequalities In Asia-Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) called for strengthening multilateralism and regional integration to tackle rising inequalities in the region. UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Dr. Shamshad Akhtar underscored that anti-globalisation and protectionism are increasing global uncertainty. “With the gap between rich and poor widening, the...
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

SDG Evaluation Tool Launched by Trucost

Trucost, a leader in carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, has launched SDG Evaluation Tool to help enable companies to identify business risks and opportunities aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On September 25th 2015, countries adopted the goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable...
Sustainable Development

Closing Gaps In Economic Statistics For Sustainable Development

The 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week (APES) closed in Bangkok with a strong focus on strengthening the capability of Member States to produce core economic statistics and improve monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Senior economic statisticians from statistical offices and central banks of countries in the region, as well as international development experts...
Financial Inclusion for farming community

CSR: Financial Inclusion For Farming Community

Center for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI) will be collaborating with Bihar Agriculture Growth and Reform Initiative (BAGRI) to implement the KANCHI platform in eleven districts of Bihar. The project was officially inaugurated by Mr. Gavin McGillivray, Head, DFID India today with the implementation of KANCHI in the Dumraon Farm Producer Company Ltd (DFPCL) FPO...
Kolkata Calamity

CSR: Humanity In Calamity

93.5 RED FM has come to the rescue of storm affected people in Kolkata, through their inimitable initiative called Umeedon Ka Repair. Piloted by RJ Praveen on his Morning No.1 Show, Umeedon Ka Repair aims to help people in re-building their lives. Last week a massive storm had hit the city leaving behind a...
Financing policy

CSR: Mobilising Financing For Development Needed

Mobilizing financing for development remains a fundamental priority in the Asia-Pacific region. The robust growth registered by the region in 2017 and promising prospects for this year provides the opportunity to meet this objective, according to a major United Nations report launched in Bangkok. Taking advantage of the current favorable economic conditions, economies need to address...
Shell Truck Drivers Health Camp

CSR: Health Camps For Truck Drivers

Truck drivers in India lead a very unhealthy lifestyle. They are mentally and physically unhealthy many times for being away from family, working long hours and surviving in unhygienic conditions. Truck drivers control 65% of freight traffic in India which is based on road transportation. It is worth an effort to improve their lifestyles...

Delhi Remains Most Polluted City In World: WHO Report

7 million people across the globe are dying each year from exposure to ambient and household air pollution, says a WHO report. While Delhi remains the most polluted city in the world, an estimated 7 million people across the globe are dying each year from exposure to ambient and household air pollution, World Health Organization...

CSR: FSSAI Selects An Indian Company To Address Inborn Errors Of Metabolism Issue

Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM) is a rare genetic (inherited or congenital) disorder, in which the human body cannot properly turn the food into energy for the body consumption. This type of a disorder is usually caused by defects in specific proteins or enzymes that helps breakdown or metabolize the parts of food. Children...

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