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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in India

CSR: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs In India

Gender equality is still a dream for future in our country. Many powerful women have managed to rise in the patriarchal society we live in, however it is still long way to go before we manage to bring equality for women in every aspect personally and professionally. Working towards the cause, Procter & Gamble (P&G)...
Drought in Karnataka

CSR: Increasing Safe Water Access For At-Risk Communities

Massive droughts have hit the southern India with huge drop in rainfalls and ground water levels constantly depleting due to improper use. In Midst of the river wars going on between the states, many communities are suffering without access to fresh water for day to day use. In Karnataka, the water shortage has worsened with...

CSR: The Nation’s Truck Drivers Are Burning Out

Forming the backbone of India’s thriving economy, the trucking industry plays an integral role in driving the growth of our nation. However, the stressful and demanding nature of the work done by the truckers, who drive this industry, impacts their physical and mental well-being.  A month long research study, covering over 1000 truckers has been...
Sanitary Pads

CSR: Sanitary Pads Hazardous To Environment

Menstrual Hygiene is a subject that is not openly spoken of in India. This communication gap has caused hazardous implications not only to the health of several women in the country but also to the environment. With release of the Bollywood movie ‘Padman’, use of sanitary pads and its importance has come into light. Many...
Clean Ganga

CSR: Efforts To Clean Ganga

YES BANK and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has launched the ‘Say YES to Clean Ganga’ campaign and unveiled a charter to support the Government’s mission to rejuvenate Ganga’s ecosystem in the presence of Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga...
Castor bean plant

CSR: Introducing Sustainable Castor Bean Program

Leading chemical companies have empowered 1,019 Indian farmers in their journey to create a framework for sustainable castor bean production. Arkema, a global leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials; BASF, the world's leading chemical company; Jayant Agro-Organics Ltd., a pioneer in castor oil based chemicals in India, and Solidaridad, an international civil society...
Training Women in Paramedic skills

CSR: Empowering Women With Paramedic Skills

According to Union Ministry of Health and Welfare Data, Healthcare sector in India is facing acute shortage of trained professionals. There has been a shortage of 2 lakh paramedics in the country till 2015. Addressing the national concern, while working towards social issues such as women empowerment and healthcare in rural India, Apollo Munich Health...

CSR: Solar Power All The Way

Sustainable methods are the need of the hour and in India, solar drying is one of the most preferred choices and a promising technology owing to its vantage on utilisation of renewable energy. This initiative has helped the farming communities to build more sustainable business and also contribute to the development of agricultural sector...
Bamboo Craftsmen

CSR: Enabling Empowerment Of Bamboo Craftsmen

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) in association with the Bamboo and Cane Development Institute (BCDI) organised a design development and technical training workshop for bamboo and cane craftsmen in the Barpeta district of Assam. The month-long workshop was organised in a remote village, located around 100 kms from Dispur and Guwahati, to train 25...

CSR: Cleaning Up The Blues For Survival

It is believed that in the last decade, the world has produced more plastic than it has in the whole century. India alone generates 60% of the world’s plastic waste, which has adverse impacts on the health of our oceans, rivers and marine life.  Over the past few weeks, several events and campaigns across the...
Maruti Suzuki Cars reducing emission

CSR: Innovations To Reduce Emissions And Water Usage

Climate change has become a global concern today. There is a huge pressure on the automobile industry to focus on reducing the carbon footprint. Globalisation and liberalisation policies in India have increased the number of road vehicles by almost 92.6% from 1980-81 to 2003-04. These vehicles mainly consume non renewable fossil fuels, and are a major contributor...
Collecting vaporised water.

CSR: Innovations To Combat Water Crisis

Global water crisis is deepening with each passing day. Even a developed city like Cape Town in South Africa is enduring one of the worst water crisis and it may allegedly run out of water next year, if not sooner. Closer to home, Kerala has declared 9 districts as drought hit due to shortage...
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