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UN Peacekeeping Force India

International Day of Peace: Role of UN’s Peacekeeping Force in Maintaining World Peace

The International Day of Peace, observed annually on September 21st, is a momentous occasion to reflect on the importance of peace and its significance in a world fraught with conflicts, tensions, and unrest. Established by the United Nations (UN) in 1981, this day serves as a global reminder of the imperative to strive for...
Shifting Cultivation

Indigenous Environmental Wisdom: Nurturing Sustainability in India

India, a land steeped in diverse cultures and traditions, has long been home to indigenous communities that have coexisted harmoniously with the environment for centuries. These ancient cultures possess a wealth of wisdom when it comes to environmental stewardship, emphasizing a holistic approach to sustainability that resonates strongly with contemporary corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

Navigating India’s ESG Regulations: A Comprehensive Guide for Corporations

In recent years, the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) landscape in India has undergone significant transformation. ESG principles have moved from being mere buzzwords to becoming integral components of corporate strategy and governance. As the world grapples with pressing environmental and social issues, India is no exception, and the government has taken steps to...
Engineers Day

Engineering Heritage: Restoring India’s Architectural Marvels

India is a land of rich cultural heritage, boasting a myriad of architectural marvels that stand as testaments to the country's glorious past. From ancient temples adorned with intricate carvings to grand forts that once guarded kingdoms, these structures have captivated the world with their beauty and historical significance. Yet, the passage of time,...
Social Innovation

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Catalyst for Social Innovation in India

In the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India, a transformation of monumental proportions is underway. What was once a mere philanthropic gesture, CSR has now evolved into a potent catalyst for social innovation. Through various CSR initiatives, Indian companies are not only addressing pressing social issues but also igniting innovative solutions to...
Teachers Day 2023

Teachers Day 2023: Innovative Teaching Practices for Navigating Modern Challenges in Indian Education

Education is a dynamic field, constantly evolving to meet the demands of an ever-changing world. In the digital age, where information is readily accessible and the ways we communicate and learn are transforming rapidly, educators in India are facing unique challenges. However, they are rising to the occasion with innovative teaching practices that promise...
Air Pollution

Google’s Latest Sustainability APIs: Estimating Solar Potential, Pollutant Levels, and Pollen Production

In a transformative leap towards a more sustainable future, Google has unveiled a suite of groundbreaking sustainability APIs at its recent Google Cloud Next event. These APIs, born from the success of initiatives like Project Sunroof, tap into the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to provide developers with real-time data on solar energy potential,...
Neeraj Chopra

The Neglected Arena: Insufficient Allocation of CSR Funds to Sports Development in India

In a country where cricket is almost a religion and athletes like Milkha Singh, Mary Kom, and Sachin Tendulkar are celebrated as national heroes, the role of sports in India's socio-economic development cannot be undermined. Neeraj Chopra's recent triumph in securing the gold medal at the Javelin throw event during the World Athletics Championships...
Wet Bulb Temperature

Decoding Wet Bulb Temperature: Unraveling Its Impact on Health, Climate, and Agriculture

As our planet undergoes rapid climate changes, new terms and measurements are emerging to help us grasp the complex interplay between weather, temperature, and humidity. One such critical concept is the "wet bulb temperature." While air temperature alone often dictates our understanding of hot days, the wet bulb temperature offers a more comprehensive view,...
Volunteering India Inc

Unlocking a Rs 7,500 Crore Opportunity: Empowering India Inc Through Volunteering Initiatives

In a groundbreaking revelation, the India Welfare Trust's recent report has illuminated a significant untapped potential for employee involvement in volunteering initiatives across India. This revelation showcases a remarkable opportunity for India Inc to make a socio-economic impact, far beyond the realms of conventional Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funding. The report unveils insights into...
Water Stress

Global Water Crisis: 25 Nations Grapple with Unprecedented Water Stress as Economic Impact Mounts

Water scarcity has evolved into a critical global concern, casting its shadow over numerous regions worldwide. A convergence of factors, including rapid population growth, escalating urbanization, unchecked industrialization, the looming spectre of climate change, and ineffective water management practices, has coalesced to give rise to the widespread spectre of water scarcity. The ramifications of...

Environmental Concerns Derail Trade Deal: The Clash of Interests in the Indo-Pacific Framework

In the intricate world of international trade agreements, where economic interests often take centre stage, a surprising twist has occurred that underscores the growing influence of environmental concerns. The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), a groundbreaking trade pact involving thirteen nations, has encountered an unexpected obstacle—an anti-whaling provision that has thrown the entire agreement into...

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