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CSR: World Alzheimer’s Day 2018 – How To Reduce Risk Of Dementia

In India, there are about 4 million people who suffer from some form of Dementia. Of them about 1.6 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s making it most common amongst them all. Every year, 21st September is celebrated as World Alzheimer’s day, in order to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Some of the most common...
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CSR: Indian Women In Extreme Adventure Sports

Women have always had to fight gender stereotypes. The girls are brought up to believe that they are not meant to do certain jobs. That they are too weak to take up extreme adventure. In fact, because of this conditioning when we think of adventure, we often visualise a man going off the track...
MNCs participating in CSR India

Non-Indian Brands That Contribute Heavily Towards CSR In India

India is a country with second largest population. It has most number of young population in the world. This has attracted several international companies to enter the Indian market for business purposes. Over time, these multinational companies have made a home in the country by investing huge capitals to build their headquarters in India,...
Indian brands

CSR: Indian Brands That Are Thought To Be Foreign

Make in India has taken the population of India with a bang. There is a huge uproar in the country about using local products. People are giving up on using the brands that they been loyal to for years, just to participate in ‘Make in India’ movement. In all this, several indian brands are...

CSR: Brands That Are Not Made In India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Make in India’ movement on 25 September 2014. The goal was to encourage the corporate houses to set up production in India and for the citizens to use the products that are made in India. The movement has paid off with improving the state of economic affairs significantly. With...
Alcohol

CSR: Alcohol And Its Health Effects

Consumption of alcohol is becoming more popular with the youth. An activity that was associated with the negative sentiment of being destructive is now associated with celebration. Getting drunk and partying hard is a habit with the protagonists of many Bollywood films. Various bloggers and publications have published articles about the "health benefits" of alcohol....
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We are attempting to measure the development of our leaders: John Kolmer, Global High Potential Program Leader, Dow Chemical

The companies best positioned to succeed in the world of today and tomorrow are the ones that innovate new products, and leverage expertise to advance human progress. Bearing this in mind, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd., a leading materials science company, has taken active interest in investing for resilient, inclusive and innovative leaders to...
Suicide

CSR: Student Suicides in India

According to latest data submitted to the ministry of home affairs by all the gates and union territories of India, over 26,000 students committed suicide in three years from 2014. There were 9474 student suicide cases reported in 2016, which accounts to almost one suicide every hour. The situation is alarming because there are no...
Social media influencers

Social Media Influencers In CSR

Social media plays a significant role in today's lifestyle. According to a study by influencer marketing agency Mediakix, an average person spends about 2 hours on social media sites today, which accounts to about 5 years of their lives. Whether they have more power to actually influence people into choosing the products they use, or...
India and section 377

CSR: Section 377 Ruled Out By Supreme Court of India

Homosexuals in India have always had a tough time living under constant fear of being punished for being what they are. When the world is not only legalising homosexuality but also celebrating same sex marriages in public, India is losing a lot of talented people by criminalising love. In 2013, the Supreme Court of India...
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CSR: Rising Monkey – Human Conflict

The conflict with the monkeys coexisting around the human habitats has been unresolved after several attempts.
films driving social change

CSR: Role Of Films In Driving Social Change

Films have evolved over time from being just an art form to being a medium that has a potential to influence others. In 2009, across major territories and cities, there were over 6.8 billion cinema admissions worldwide. In India, there were 2000 multiplexes as of 2015 and 2.2 billion movie tickets were sold as...
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