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Safe Motherhood

National Safe Motherhood Day 2021 – Government Interventions for Safe Motherhood in India

India is one of the most high-risk places in the world to give birth, accounting for 12% of total maternal deaths worldwide. Most of these maternal deaths are preventable provided that the pregnant women have access to healthcare solutions to prevent or manage complications. In order to address the issues around safe motherhood, April...
CSR Law

MCA’s CSR-1 Form Mandatory for All Entities Implementing CSR Projects

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has made available CSR-1 form on its website and made it mandatory for all the social organisations seeking CSR funds or CSR implementing agencies to file it. What is CSR-1 Form? The CSR-1 form is aimed at efficient monitoring of CSR spendings in the country. It is to be filed by...
Daddy Cool Campaign - HCL Foundation and Sesame Workshop

CSR Campaign To Improve a Father’s Role in a Child’s Early Learning & Overall Development

Historically women have taken up the responsibility of child rear and care. The role of mothers in a child’s upbringing is considered to be of utmost importance. However, the role of fathers is not given due significance. Recently as the BCCI granted a paternity leave to the captain of the Indian Cricket Team, it...

State Bank of India CSR Report: Providing Service Beyond Banking

State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest commercial bank in India in terms of assets, deposits, branches, customers, and employees. It is also the largest mortgage lender in India. With a legacy of over 200 years, SBI is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body. For SBI, the interests...

On World Water Day, Anjana Ghosh From Bisleri International Talks About Water Conservation and CSR

Bisleri, the leading water bottle brand, firmly believes in responsible business practices. Owing to its contribution to water stress and plastic waste in the environment, it has endeavoured to not only optimise its operations but to do its best to conduct its business in a sustainable manner. Additionally, it has launched several initiatives with...

World Water Day 2021: DS Group’s CSR Initiatives for Water Conservation

March 22nd is celebrated as World Water Day across the globe to raise awareness about the global water crisis and support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. The theme of World Water Day 2021 is valuing water. The value of water is about much more than...
Primary Health Centre

Karnataka to use CSR for Upgradation of State Healthcare Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about an awareness about the state of healthcare infrastructure in the country. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that what we experienced with COVID-19 was certainly not great, but the worst is yet to come. It has warned that it is time for the world to make healthcare a...

The Corona Quilt Project: An Artistic Expression of Life during the Pandemic

Whenever humans go through some new experiences, they rely on art forms to express it. Art has always served as an outlet of human emotions, thoughts and perceptions. Last year, entire humanity experience something was very unique. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact in the way we lead our lives. Man, who...

CSR News: Delhi Government Appeals to Corporates to Set up EV Charging Stations in the Capital

As part of the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign by the Delhi government, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has asked corporate players in the national capital to take up the cause by adopting electric vehicles in their fleets and use CSR funds for setting up charging stations in the city. In fact, according to the transport department, the...

Cognizant Commits to Spend $250 Million for its CSR Initiatives

The COVID-19 pandemic has rendered many jobless, homeless and without any protection of social services. The governments of the world are struggling to tackle the crisis and are doing their best to help pick up the economy which will help in the improvement of lives of the people. However, the governments cannot afford to look...

No Smoking Day 2021 – A Number Story

No Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March, to encourage people over the world to quit smoking. No Smoking Day, 2021 is being celebrated on March 10. The main purpose of this day is to spread awareness about the harmful health effects of tobacco consumption through the cigarette and...

Indian Companies See ₹7,138 Billion Financial Impact Due To Climate Risks In The Next Five Years

India inc. is facing the financial impacts of climate change which may limit its ambitious growth plans. 42 of the companies responding to investors through CDP’s environmental disclosure system reported a staggering ₹714000 crores at risk from climate change. The growing ESG disclosure requirements are prompting an increasing number of Indian businesses to wake up...

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