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YES Bank Retains it’s Leadership in Climate Change Disclosure

YES BANK, India’s 4th largest private sector bank, has been announced as a Climate Disclosure Leader for the fourth consecutive year. In recognition of the Banks’ efforts in the responsible and sustainable space, YES BANK has been adjudged the first among financial institutions on the India leader-board at the CDP India 200 Climate Change...

Sesa Sterlite Bags National Award for Excellence in Energy Management

Efficient management of available energy resources has been one of the major thrust areas of Sesa Sterlite Limited’s operations across the world. The Aluminium smelter and Captive Power Plant (CPP) unit of Sesa Sterlite Ltd, Jharsuguda (Earlier Vedanta Aluminium Ltd.) have been bestowed the coveted ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ award in the ‘15th National...

DIESL organizes Tree Plantation drive

Drive India Enterprise Solutions (DIESL), a Tata company organized a tree plantation drive across India. This initiative called ‘Plant A Sapling Program’ (PASP) has been a part of company’s annual wp program for many years. This year, PASP was conducted on 15thand 16th September 2014 in which 65 warehouses located in various Tier I...

Last day to register for HAIYYA’s Citizen Leadership Programme

Are you tired of everyone blaming each other for the problems in India?  Do you want to make a small difference in your community? Do you get annoyed when people hold the system responsible and say nothing can be done for our country? Apply to be a Haiyya Fellow and join a group of citizens across...

Indis Foundation releases its wp report

INDIS FOUNDATION (PBEL –wp Division) in association with LIONS CLUB OF HYDERABAD, KUKATPALLY  jointly organized a   FREE EYE CHECK UP CAMP at Khanapur village of Rajendranagar mandal  on 12-9-2014  . Ophthalmologists from the SADHURAM EYE HOSPITAL and PEACE FOUNDATION  participated   in the camp and extend their professional services. In the camp about  300 people mostly aged women...

B for Bank : YES BANK’s financial literacy initiative

Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana is on full swing and the Finance Ministry will also initiate a survey to review the effectiveness of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and analyze how many accounts have been opened. But what is important for this drive is basic knowledge of banking. Considering this YES BANK has flagged...

Financial & Cyber Crime : ICICI Bank trained 100 police officials

ICICI Bank trained 100 police officials on prevention and investigation of banking frauds Ranchi, Jharkhand:ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, in association with Jharkhand Police organised a training workshop for the police officials to enhance their knowledge and understanding in investigating cybercrimes and banking frauds. The Bank has conducted over 600 similar trainings to law...

Govt: Will Monitor wp Activities From Next Year

THE government today said it would start monitoring wp activities of corporates under the new Companies Act from next year. “This being the first year of implementation of the provisions, it will be possible to initiate monitoring of the wp activities under the above provision from next year only,” Minister of State for Corporate Affairs...

GAIL CSR Creates History

GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED GAIL CSR Creates History – 39 underprivileged students make it to the coveted IITs Kanpur, June 20, 2014: A whopping 39 students from economically marginalised backgrounds, sponsored by GAIL’s flagship education programme Utkarsh, have made it to the most coveted and prestigious engineering institutions of the country – the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). In what...

India Inc likely to spend Rs 22,000 cr on social sector

INDIA INC. will be investing around Rs 22,000 crore towards corporate social responsibility (wp) activities once the provisions of the recently amended Companies Act making it mandatory for such allocations get implemented, according to consultancy firm Ernst & Young.  “Given the mandate it is estimated that nearly 16,500 companies will invest Rs 22,000 crore...

A Development Thinking

thewpjournal is committed to assimilate and bring together the best of thinkers and advocates in the wp & Sustainability community across the world. Under this initiative we have invited our Linkedin connections & followers from all around the globe to participate and share their knowledge with one another. This week's article is by Dr. Gopi Ghosh

Fighting to Preserve the Seed

A global activist who opposes genetically modified organism (GMO) foods and Big Agriculture, Dr. Vandana Shiva addressed an enthusiastic crowd of youngsters at Arizona State University in the US and labors on with her message in spite of staunch criticism from different quarters.
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