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Global Health Community Urges Swift Climate and Health Initiatives at COP28

As COP28 approaches, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the global health community are amplifying their voices, emphasising the need for climate change's impact on health to be at the forefront of negotiations. The imperative is clear: global discussions must expand their focus to encompass human health, leaving no room for excuses. Negotiators bear...

How India Earned Praise from Ex-UNEP Chief Erik Solheim for Its Dual Commitment to Prosperity and the Planet

Former UN Environment Program executive director, Erik Solheim, recently commended India's unique position as a trailblazer in demonstrating that environmental sustainability and robust economic growth can coexist. In a telephonic interview with IANS, Solheim underscored India's proactive stance against climate change and its unwavering commitment to environmental protection under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership. Solheim...
CSR Responsible business

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy in India – Achievements, Challenges and Alternatives

Origin of CSR India is one of the first countries in the world to formulate a legal framework on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The concept of CSR emanated in India from the Gandhian principles of “Trusteeship” and “Giving back to Society”. The leading industrial legend of global repute, and India’s economic pride Shri Ratan Tata...

Tamil Nadu’s Trailblazing Green Initiatives to Take Center Stage at COP28 in Dubai

The upcoming United Nations Conference of Parties (COP28), scheduled to be held in Dubai from November 30 to December 12, will showcase the environmental strides made by Tamil Nadu, with three pioneering projects chosen by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for global discussion. The recognition of these initiatives underscores the state's...

Climate Momentum: Anticipating Transformative Agreements at COP28

As the global community prepares for the upcoming UN climate summit, COP28, in Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023, the stakes are higher than ever. Against the backdrop of a year marred by unprecedented climate events, leaders from around the world are set to convene to reevaluate their commitments to reducing carbon...
Human Brain

The Impact of Climate Change on the Human Brain: New Research Unveils Disturbing Findings

In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Climate Change, an international team of researchers, spearheaded by the University of Vienna, is delving into an overlooked aspect of climate change—the potential impact on the human brain. Collaborators from prestigious institutions worldwide, including Geneva, New York, Chicago, Washington, Stanford, Exeter in the United Kingdom, and the...

CSR Support Extended to Mark National Myopia Week Initiative

Building on the success of last year's Myopia Awareness Week, ENTOD Pharmaceuticals is set to proudly partner with Matanand Foundation for this year's National Myopia Week. NATIONAL MYOPIA WEEK will be an initiative by MATANAND Foundation in association with the Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmological Society of India (SPOSI) to raise awareness of MYOPIA as...
Plastic Pollution

Global Push: Eliminating Plastic Pollution by 2040

In a major development, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has unveiled its interim report titled "Towards Eliminating Plastic Pollution by 2040: A Policy Scenario Analysis." Timed just ahead of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC3) set for November 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya, this report follows discussions from the recent...

Sustainability Stumbling: 60% of Businesses Hit Roadblocks on the Path to Green Goals

In a recent Bain & Company survey, a resounding 60% of businesses find themselves grappling with formidable challenges on the path to achieving their sustainability goals. This disconcerting revelation not only casts shadows on the corporate world's dedication to environmental stewardship but also serves as a clarion call for an immediate and comprehensive reevaluation...

Top CSR Projects in Chennai

Chennai, also known as Madras, is one of the major cities of India in the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is nicknamed the ‘Detroit of India’ as it houses more than one-third of India's automobile industry. The city is also home to the Tamil film industry, making it a major film production centre....
Happy Diwali

India Inc Celebrating Diwali 2023 with CSR

At the heart of this festive season of Diwali, corporations are embracing a commitment that goes beyond the usual merriment—a dedication to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). As the season unfolds with its unique charm, businesses are weaving threads of social impact into the very fabric of their celebrations. Let us look at the top CSR...
Road Accidents India

Road Accidents in India 2022: A Call for Greater Social Responsibility and Road Safety Initiatives

In a recently published report, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has shed light on a growing concern in India - the alarming rise in road accidents and fatalities. The "Road Accidents in India-2022" report paints a grim picture of the state of road safety in the country. As we delve into the...

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