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Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR News – Bringing Transparency in CSR

CSR mandate in India has given space for new businesses to exist – the CSR consulting and implementing agencies. These agencies are responsible for coordinating with the corporates and non-profits. They also assist the corporates in selecting the best projects suitable for their brand and even implementing them. According to a report, CSR spending by...
End Violence Against Women

Preventive Measures to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Orange the World campaign launched by the UN, is a multi-year effort aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls, will focus on the issue of rape as a specific form of harm committed against women and girls in times of peace or war. Millions of Social Media posts have been made...

Orange The World – Indians Participating in Activism Against Gender Based Violence

The rapists and murderers of recently killed veterinarian doctor from Hyderabad were shot dead in a police encounter by the Telangana Police on December 6, 2019. While the city is celebrating the deaths of these criminals, the Unnao rape survivor is still fighting for her life in the hospital after being set ablaze, a...

International Volunteer Day – 8 Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering is seen as a philanthropic activity that is intended to benefit others. However, benefits of volunteering are not only limited to the immediate beneficiaries but also to volunteers, society and the nation as a whole. Let us understand how this is. Uplifting The Lives of Underprivileged This the most obvious direct benefit of volunteering. When...

Orange The World – Consequences of Violence Against Women

According to a report by Thomson Reuters Foundation, India is the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman in. It is a shame to recognize that even war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Syria are faring better than us. Gender-based violence is one of the biggest hurdles which is holding India back...

Orange The World – Women Need To Help Other Women

Women have always been portrayed as their own enemy. Owing to the patriarchal upbringing, they always had to fight for their rights, often against other women. Not only has this made the women cynical towards other women, but also competitive. Women empowerment is an important factor in the development of any nation. In order to...

Orange The World – Apps for Women’s Safety in India

Violence against women has become a grave cause of concern all around the world. From domestic violence to eve-teasing, women have been subjected to a lot of negative actions which has put their safety and peace of mind in jeopardy. In the era of digitalization, technology is often employed to solve problems in every arena,...

Orange The World – Understanding Consent

In a patriarchal society of India, consent is not often talked about. One of the two people in a consensual relationship, might not be in favour of sexual activity at a certain point of time. Without communicating this to their partner, not only are they subjecting themselves to the trauma of unwilling sex but...

No student should miss a career opportunity: Ketan Deshpande, Founder Chairman & CEO, FUEL

FUEL (Friends Union For Energising Lives) is a non-profit organisation focused on assisting students with education and career opportunities. In an exclusive interview for our print magazine, Ketan Deshpande, Pavate Research Fellow at University of Cambridge, UK Ashoka Fellow, Founder Chairman & CEO, FUEL, talked about gaps in the higher education system, working with...

Orange The World: Fighting Domestic Violence

“It has always been like this. Something ticks him off, and he would start to hit me. He would punch me in the face, use a belt or even choke me at times. I would yell and beg to let go of me. My children would get terrified. And then, after the debacle, he...

Five Things to Know About Emissions Gap Report 2019

The world is striving to fight climate change by making efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions in every sector. Various climate summits are inspiring the companies as well as the people who are willing to participate in the climate action movement. At such a time, it is crucial to track progress towards globally agreed...

Role of CFO to Ensure Business Sustainability

CFOs have historically been responsible for making financing and investment decisions based on ROI and NPV. In the next ten years, there will be increasing pressure on them to deliver valuation that incorporates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that shape the success of business in the long term. Currently, ESG investing has increased...

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