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Cairn To Maintain 20k Toilets As Part Of ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’

CAIRN India, the largest private crude oil producer in India, has strengthened its initiatives to promote sanitation in its areas of operation. The company has signed a MoU with the Government of Rajasthan to maintain 20,000 toilets at household level in the state. Since 2013, Cairn India has been engaged in improving the state of sanitation...

‘I suffered from TB in 2000’, Says Big B

THE Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has launched the ‘Mumbai Mission for TB Control’ awareness campaign, with Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador. At an event to launch the campaign, Bachchan made the revelation of having suffered from tuberculosis in 2000, saying, “I have been a victim of this disease in spite...

EDGE 2014: The True Spirit Of Collaboration

EdelGive Foundation, the strategic philanthropic arm of the Edelweiss Group recently concluded a successful edition of EDGE an engagement platform that attempts to understand the challenges faced by their partners and facilitate discussion, insights sharing in the true spirit of collaboration. EDGE is a journey of collaborative philanthropy with participation from exceptional grassroot organizations, corporate,...

Clean India : Need For Behaviour Change

To coincide with the World Economic Forum (WEF) held in New Delhi this week, Sanjiv Mehta, CEO & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Kajol Devgn, Lifebuoy’s ‘Help A Child Reach 5’ Handwashing Ambassador, Malini Mehra, CEO of Globe International and Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID joined Shri Saraswati Prasad, Joint Secretary – Drinking Water...

RBS : Earth Heroes Awards 2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has given ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards for 2014 to seven individuals/ institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on ground. An independent jury comprising of active wildlife enthusiasts, environmentalists and conservationists, chose the recipients. All the winners were awarded citations and a cash prize at...

KPMG’s GRI certified training course

KPMG has announced “KPMG’s GRI G4 Certified Training Course” that will help participants to understand and coordinate the GRI Sustainability reporting process as well as link it to the Indian National Voluntary Guidelines for Business Responsibility Reports. The training course has been designed on global methodologies adapted to Indian needs. Each attendee would be given a...

An Elephantine Crisis

Thousands of people marched in Africa and around the world a few weeks ago to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction. Elephants are often killed throughout Asia in retaliation for eating and damaging crops, and a bull’s...

Swach Himalayas!

Spiti, a remote valley tucked away in the Trans-Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh with a population of little over 11,000 inhabitants  has been attracting a large number of tourists. The region has also seen the obvious negatives of tourism, such as an increase in garbage, especially from plastic water bottles. And this, even inspite of...

ICICI & RBI orgenises ‘Electronics Banking Awareness & Training’ Programme

Rourkela, Odisha: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, in association with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) organised an Electronics Banking Awareness and Training ( e- BAAT) programme in the city. The programme aims to facilitate increased usage of electronic banking products and digital banking channels like internet and mobile banking by creating awareness among...

Tata Sustainability Group announces key appointments for ‘Tata STRIVE’

The Tata Sustainability Group today announced the appointment of Ms. Anita Rajan as the Chief Operating Officer to build out the group’s skill development initiative, Tata STRIVE. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Rajan has been with Tata Consultancy Services for over 12 years. Ms. Rajan is an MBA graduate from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies,...

Shreshth Bharat; National Seminar on wp

Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN), a forum for Corporate Social Responsibility is organising a national seminar on wp for ‘Shreshth Bharat’ on 8th of October, 2014 at Hotel Ashoka, New Delhi to facilitate relationship building between Corporate, NGOs and community towards positive development. The event will be inaugurated by Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State Commerce and Industry, Corporate Affairs and Finance as the chief guest and Shreepad Yesso Naik, Minister...

ASSOCHAM asks its members to build toilets under CSR

Rising up to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s game-changing programme for ensuring a clean India, apex industry body ASSOCHAM has asked its four lakh strong membership to join the Swachch Bharat initiative and will hold a series of programmes to involve profit making companies to spend on building and maintenance of toilets under their mandatory...

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