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MyRight: Independence From Negligence Towards Sports

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, shuttler PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal; Sakshi Malik the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal (bronze), gymnast Dipa Karmarkar became the first Indian woman to feature in a gymnastics final, finishing fourth, and Lalita Babar became the first Indian woman...

Redefining CSR- The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

Mumbai: The CSR Journal established a platform to honour individual social contributions through SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards, 2016 on July 8 in Mumbai. The news portal will take a leap forward with the launch of ‘The CSR Journal TV’ and a bimonthly magazine by early 2017 on (Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). These initiatives are...

Meet The Winners Of The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

The CSR Journal celebrated its anniversary on 8th July, and organised its first SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards to felicitate initiatives in the social space. On the occasion, participants were assessed and honoured by an independent jury that included Rohit Misra, CEO, Starkey, Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOMM Foundation, Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA...

The Faith In Boxing – Mary Kom Boxing Foundation

Padma Bhushan winner Mary Kom hails from a small district of Churachandpur, Manipur. As a child, she spent time working in jhum fields as a child labourer. At a young age, she had to shoulder responsibilities after being the eldest of four siblings. The love for sports only grew during her tough times. By the...

Slum Soccer Partners with Tata Trusts and Footballers Players Association of India for Homeless World Cup 2016

Slum Soccer, an organization that uses Football as a tool for social upliftment of downtrodden demographics and at-risk youth, announced that it has partnered with Tata Trusts and Football Players Association of India (FPAI) for team India’s participation in the Homeless World Cup 2016. Homeless World Cup is an annual football tournament focusing on...

Corporates encouraged to spend more on sports

Dr. Andreas Lauermann, President & MD, Volkswagen India says, “There were a lot of uncertainties in the beginning as to, which activities qualify and come under CSR. The problem now is sometimes in the community itself. This is because the expectation is high and the question arises if this is a CSR activity or something the...

Changing The Narrative of Indian Sports: IndusInd Bank Launches Sports Vertical

IndusInd Bank has launched its non-banking sports vertical, ‘IndusInd For Sports’, to make sports an integral, intrinsic and strategic element for both internal and external stakeholders. It will entail year-long engagement activities for customers, employees and the community through its programmes. As a step forward in that direction, IndusInd for Sports has launched the Para...

Realising India’s Dream of a Great Sporting Nation

When I started playing squash in 1986, I hardly had an idea about what an attractive, mobilizing and inspiring force “Sport” could be. Sport has the power to rescue us from the daily grind of life. A heroic act, a sporting gesture, an impromptu quote, talking tough, looking mean, a brave decision and an...

Adidas, Nike and Puma’s 2015 For Sustainability

Amongst the leading multinational sportswear manufacturers are Adidas, Nike and Puma. Germany’s Adidas is ranked as the 5th most-sustainable corporate in the World (as per The Global 100, calculated by Solactive, January 2016), whereas both Nike and Puma are yet to introduce themselves to the list of top-100. Nike faced boycotts and public anger throughout...

Football: changing lives in rural India

YUWA India a Not for profit organization is changing lives of young girls in Jharkhand by empowering them to escape the age old evil of child marriage. Franz Gastler Co-founder of YUWA India is a well accomplished name in the field of sports in USA. He had trained at the US Olympic Training Centre in...

The Golf Jaunt

The game of golf is widely regarded as a great way to develop important business relationships since times immemorial. Isha Vidya, the rural educational arm of Isha Foundation, which is founded by Sadhguru, thus, organized a golf event where business leaders and professional golfers played a special game of golf with Sadhguru at Willingdon...

How wp Is Adding Punch To Mary Kom’s Knockouts

The crucial support Kom needed to pursue her dreams came from EdelGive, the wp arm of financial services group Edelweiss, that has partnered with Olympic Gold Quest, an organization that builds teams of athletes and sports persons who can be potential Olympic Gold winners
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