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CSR: Drought Hit Villagers Of Odisha Await Solutions And Relief

Water is one of the most critical elements for all living beings on earth and its absence has adverse effect on the overall environment, well-being and the economic stability of the affected region. India is facing one of the worst drought conditions ever seen over the past century with the water tables dropping to...
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Working Towards Sustainable Future In India: Accelerating New Opportunities

In 2018, India emerged as the fastest growing major economy in the World. With support from the aggressive service sector, which roughly accounts for 60% of the GDP, India is now the 6th largest economy in the World as per nominal GDP. A tick in all the right boxes from an economic standpoint, but...

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देश में शायद ही कोई शख्स होगा जिसका सीधे सरोकार डीजल पेट्रोल से नहीं होगा, दिन की शुरवात से रात के बिस्तर पर जाने तक हम प्रत्यक्ष अप्रत्यक्ष रूप से पेट्रोलियम पदार्थों का इस्तेमाल करते है, जीवन का अभिंग अंग बन चुके डीजल पेट्रोल बीते 15 दिनों से ऐसी आग पकड़ी है जिसकी तपिश...
Classrooms made from waste

CSR: Waste Generators Become The Recyclers

Waste Management is a pressing problem faced by the metro cities in India. The urban citizens of India are used to consuming all kinds of branded products available in the city, making them a large percentage of waste generators. Lacking awareness about the importance of its management, or being plain ignorant towards it, the...
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CSR: Leading Sustainability In The Hospitality Industry

Sustainability is a major concern today with the deteriorating state our planet is turning into. While it is important to raise awareness among every individual the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle and repercussions of not following through with it, the major damage is done by the commercial entities. The hospitality industry with its constant use...

CSR: Garbage Generation At Sport Stadiums During Matches

When a cricket team is playing against a rival, the only priority for the entire country is the team’s victory. The spectators in the stadium are too nervous to pay attention to anything else. How does it matter where you throw the plastic water bottle or the biscuit packet, as long as the batsmen...
Circus Animals

CSR: Cruelty Behind The Amusement At Circus

The circus animals are not as amused as they appear to be while they try and entertain the audience. In fact, they are far from feeling anything positive. The circus animals perform the tricks that they do after going through rigorous training that they receive which includes abuse and cruelty. Animals in wilderness generally spend...
Milk Cows

CSR: Hypocrite Indians Say Yes To Milk, No To Beef

“Milk is very good for you,” said my mother while growing up. “It is important to have milk everyday to have strong body,” she said. Milk and its products have been associated with calcium and protein supplements. In a country where beef is officially banned in 24 of its states, siting it to be inhumane...

CSR: Joining Hands To Work Towards Water Abundance

Today city folks have come out in large to work shoulder-to-shoulder with villagers for a few hours. Aamir Khan, Founder of Paani Foundation, recently appealed to students and urban citizens to become ‘Jalmitras’ to join this effort against drought. People have signed up on work in villages with villagers on 1st May which is Maharashtra Day. “I...

CSR: Think Twice Before You Print, To Help Reach Sustainability Goals

Xerox managed print services (MPS) customers will have the opportunity to contribute to the reforestation of global forests through Xerox’s new partnership with PrintReleaf. Based on a theme of “you print one, we’ll plant one,” PrintReleaf leverages paper usage reporting and equates the number of trees needed to reforest that usage on an equivalent basis...
Drip irrigation

CSR: Efficient Irrigation Methods

India is one of the world’s largest food producers. This makes the sustainability of the country’s agriculture system of global importance. Groundwater irrigation has been respite to India’s agriculture sector, especially for places with low, or uneven rainfall. However, this has led to overexploitation of groundwater. According to the World Bank data, since 1980, groundwater...
Coffee

CSR: Paying Price For Coffee

A cup of coffee is what it takes to be able to wake up and start the day for many of us. But what is the cost of that one cup of our beloved bitter concoction? Coffee is world’s second largest tradable commodity after oil. It is a multimillion dollar global industry and is constantly...
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