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CSR News – SBI adopts 15 tigers at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad

State Bank of India, as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, has adopted 15 tigers of the Nehru Zoological Park, under the zoo’s Animal Adoption Programme. At an event organised near the tiger enclosure at the zoo last month, SBI bank's Hyderbad Circle DGM K. V. Bangar Raju presented a cheque for ₹15 lakh...
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India at COP25: Developed countries that benefited from carbon emissions must repay debt

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Prakash Javadekar delivered India’s Statement at the 25th session of Conference of Parties under the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP25, in Madrid, Spain yesterday. Climate change is real, said Javadekar, observing that the world recognized it and adopted a comprehensive agreement in...
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CSR News – ‘Refuse to Ride Elephants: End the Abuse’ campaign in Jaipur

Riding elephants might appear to be innocent, but the industry is driven by money and greed, and can be very deceiving to tourists. What transpires before the elephant ride is animal cruelty and torture at its worst. Once stolen as babies from their families in the wild, they are beaten until they can’t take...

CSR News – Two Directors at Zee Resign Over Corporate Governance Concerns

Two of the three independent directors who resigned from the board of Zee last week have cited corporate governance concerns for their departure from the company. Subodh Kumar and Neharika Vohra, who tendered their resignations on November 22, listed out seven reasons for their resignations. One objection raised by the duo was regarding laxity...
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The World Participates in Orange The World Campaign

Orange the World campaigns have grabbed eyeballs of the millennials across the globe. Global citizens with their activism and firm stance against gender-based violence have compelled the governments of nations to participate in the campaign. Let us look at the participation of the world in the campaign. For 16 days, New Zealand has declared that...
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GRI, Ambuja Cement Foundation explore integral role women play in achieving all 17 SDGs

While SDG 5 is focused on gender equality, women are integral to each of the 17 proposed SDGs. However, few development initiatives lay focus on the participation of women as an initial effort towards inclusive development and this needs to be accelerated much more if SDGs are to be met within India. It is...

Gear up to fight Anaemia through Iron Deficiency awareness

Women’s health in India is grappling, as India is home to one of the largest numbers of iron-deficiency women in the world, and more than half (51%) of all women of reproductive age having Anaemia. According to a study published in the medical journal BMJ Global Health, Improving women’s education of iron deficiency can be...

CSR News – CredAble Brings Joy to the Cerebral Palsy Association of India

Just like every corporate feels the need to contribute to the society as a responsibility, CredAble spent time with the children, adults & elderly at the Cerebral Palsy Association of India (CPAI).  CredAble – a supply chain investment bank, partnered with the CPAI to contribute to the journey of differently abled. All the employees at...

‘TB Free Block Pataudi’ for a TB-Free Haryana

In continuation of its commitment to make India TB free, Mission TB free Haryana, a flagship initiative of Medanta in collaboration with the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Central TB Division of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and the Government of Haryana today launched ‘’TB Free Block Pataudi’’ to improve the...

CSR: Procter & Gamble India announces ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund’

Procter & Gamble (P&G) India today announced that it has set-up a ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund,’ to collaborate with external partners offering environmentally sustainable business solutions. With this announcement, P&G also launched the second edition of ‘P&G vGROW External Business Partner Summit.’ vGROW is P&G’s first-of-its-kind platform to identify and collaborate with businesses...

CSR: ZENCC offers FREE network security solution for schools

Today, when the internet has become an integral part of the curriculum and management, schools need to carefully consider network safety to protect their data and their students’ confidential information. If trends across the world are anything to go by, then Educational Institutes including K12 schools are extremely vulnerable to data hacks. According to some...

National Epilepsy Day – Cure with Compassion

On National Epilepsy Day, November 17, 2019, a consortium of 5 nationally renowned psychiatrists from the states of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, came on board for a campaign to bring awareness among the common people through Facebook for Epilepsy management. An initiative by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd which was spread across three days aggregated a total...

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