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Author Snigdha Parupudi discusses the social impact of SST, the CSR arm of TVS Motor Company

Snigdha Parupudi was born and raised in Canada, then transplanted into a small town in south India. She is a gold medallist from Madras University and has experience working in the social sector. Her work has been published in Parabola, National Geographic Traveller, Open, The Indian Express, and The Hindu BusinessLine. Her book, A Silent...

Energy Conservation at Major Corporations in India

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) of India implemented the Energy Conservation Act in 2001, on this very same day, deeming December 14 as National Energy Conservation Day. Energy conservation refers to the prudent use of available resources and the prevention of energy wastage through efficient methods. The objective of the Energy Conservation Act in...

CSR Concerning International Day of Persons with Disabilities

An analysis of disclosures by listed companies reveals that the share of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) is a negligible 0.46% of their employee base. Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Over the years, the Indian Government has created several policies to support differently-abled people. Unfortunately, families and institutions remain in the dark...

Prashasti Rastogi, CSR & Diversity lead, Wiley India talks gender-inclusive workforces

For our ongoing series where we acquaint you with the #csrleaders of today, we spoke to Prashasti Rastogi who is currently the Director, Communications & Business Strategy at Wiley India and leads CSR for the company. This young achiever was recognised as DivHERsity Champion 2021 by Jobs For Her Diversity Awards 2021. She has...

Atul Satija, CEO and Founder 2.0, GiveIndia on raising ₹700 crore for India’s fight against Covid-19

Atul Satija quit a high-flying corporate career to dedicate his time and energy towards alleviating poverty. After 17 years of corporate success in some of the largest global organisations, he decided to start The/Nudge Foundation to fulfill his passion of working on inequality and social issues facing India. Another compassionate act was signing the...

Santanu Ghoshal, CSR Head, Schaeffler India: Our CSR projects are well aligned with seven SDGs

Heading the pan India corporate social responsibility for a globally respected international company calls for a special set of leadership skills. With his versatile exposure in organizational development, talent management, Human Resource transformation and employee engagement, Mr. Santanu Ghoshal is equipped to lead confidently in multiple roles. Not only is he the CSR Head...

Puneet Anand, Asst. VP & Group Head – Corp Affairs & Comm, Hyundai Motors India Ltd. Talks CSR, Road Safety and Electric Cars

Apart from bringing the Korean aesthetic and attention to detail, Hyundai has become synonymous with road safety because of its long-running Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives that revolve around making drives safer. ‘Safe Move’ is one of the key pillars of Hyundai Motor Group’s long-term road-safety CSR initiative across the globe. During the sixth edition...

CSR: CybageKhushboo scholarship will annually provide financial aid to economically challenged meritorious students

CybageKhushboo, the CSR and philanthropic arm of Cybage Software and a self-sustaining NGO, recently announced its Annual Scholarship Program for 2021-22 in Pune. The announcement aligns with the organizational aim of making quality education accessible to all deserving students. The program helps students from economically weaker backgrounds pursue higher education. Registrations for the Scholarship Program...

World Mental Health Day 2021: In Conversation with Sushree Sahu, Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Humanising Lives

On World Mental Health Day 2021 today, the world will showcase the efforts made in mental health in an unequal world. We spoke to Sushree Sahu from the non-profit organisation Humanising Lives. The NPO believes mental illness favours no colour, no gender – whether biological or preferred, no socio-economic class, no educational background, and...

This visually challenged citizen is making thousands of PwD financially literate via free tutorials

"If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime." Chandrapur-born Mumbai resident Rahul Kelapure arrived at the same conclusion when he was thinking about what to do to help other Persons with Disabilities (PwD). Having been diagnosed with...

Naghma Mulla, CEO, EdelGive Foundation on raising Rs. 100 crores for grassroots NGOs

We had the pleasure of interacting with a young social impact leader who is not only breaking the glass ceiling but also nurturing various philanthropic collaboratives at the national and international level. Naghma Mulla is the CEO of EdelGive Foundation, the philanthropic initiative of diversified financial services group, Edelweiss. She has developed and fostered...

Sharda Gautam from Tata Trusts talks handloom revival

“Handloom is not only the second-largest sector after agriculture in providing livelihood but also the largest unorganized sector in India. However, handloom weavers are drifting away from the sector at an alarming pace. Precious skills of centuries could soon be lost with weavers in rural areas having abandoned the craft for want of proper...

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