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Indian handball team at Asian Games 2018

CSR: Corporate Sports Sponsorships For Asian Games 2018

Sports fans are counting down to the 18th edition of the Asian Games to be held from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. While some wrestlers have received sponsorship in individual capacities, the Wrestling Federation of India had been looking for corporate support for its athletes’ international training and exposure...
Parsi mother and child

CSR: Philanthropy Inherent In Parsis

As we celebrate Parsi New Year today, think about this. You cannot imagine modern India without the Parsis. The second president of the Indian National Congress was Dadabhai Naoroji. In 1971, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw liberated Bangladesh from Islamabad’s oppressive rule. Soli Sorabjee, a legendary lawyer was a torch bearer for freedom of expression...
Aadhar Kaushal inauguration

CSR programme aimed at skill development and employability for youth

Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd., a housing finance company in the affordable segment, today announced the launch of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme – ‘Aadhar Kaushal’ in association with Mahendra Skills, an NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) approved training partner. The skill development programme was launched by Chetan Chauhan, Former Test Cricketer & Hon’ble Minister...
Carbon emissions

CSR Stepping Up To Climate Change Action

India is home to one-sixth of the world’s people and is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. It is the second most populous country and is on course to becoming the most populous in less than a decade. While its per-capita emissions are amongst the lowest in the world, India...
organ donation

CSR: The Priceless Gift Of Organ Donation

Organ donation rates in India are very low and we are struggling with severe shortage of organs for transplantation. Every 10 minutes, a new name is added to the waiting list. More than 30,000 individuals are in need of liver transplants in the country. However, less than 5% of these receive a liver before...
First Indian female SWAT team

CSR: India’s First Female SWAT Team Is ‘Goals’

Nearly 4 million people insist they are Indian but who now must prove their nationality as the politics of citizenship — overlaid with questions of religion, ethnicity and illegal immigration — swirls in Assam where such questions have a long and bloody past. On Friday, some of the 3.9 million residents left off Assam's...
Gagan Rai, MD & CEO, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd.video

The Desire To Do CSR Has To Come From Within: Gagan Rai, MD & CEO, NSDL e-Governance

"The desire to fulfill CSR has to come from within. There are companies giving out a cheque bearing the mandatory sum to an NGO and saying that their obligation is over. That is not real CSR," Gagan Rai told The CSR Journal in an exclusive interview. Rai is the Managing Director and CEO of...
smart classrooms for government schools

CSR: Smart Classrooms For Government Schools

The ear-attacking sound of chalk on a blackboard. The woody scent of pencil-sharpener dust. The tattered pages of old schoolbooks. The arresting light of an overhead projector. These are just some of the classroom flukes that 21st-century students may never experience. Instead in Smart Classrooms, there will be the speed of the internet, the...
Film still from Kaala

CSR: The Dark Truths Of Slum Rehab

Superstar Rajinikanth’s latest film Kaala in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, exposes the darkness of slum redevelopment sweeping the country. Set in Dharavi — Asia’s largest slum in Mumbai — the film cheerfully exposes the anguish of the “urban-poor” migrants living in the slums of the city. It is their struggle against the land grabbers...
International Cat Day

CSR: 8 Tips For Cat People To Stay Safe

August 8 is International Cat Day. IFAW established this day as a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and cats, the internet’s current obsession. Founded in 1969, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare for the uninitiated) saves animals in crisis around the world. Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our...

Attitudes Towards Girls Still Need To Change: Mahindra Group

The CSR Journal spoke to Sheetal Mehta and Vivek Nayer from the Mahindra Group about education and the need for corporates to come together for effective CSR. Mehta is Chief – CSR Initiatives, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Executive Director, K. C. Mahindra Education Trust. Nayer is Chief Marketing Officer, Group Corporate Brand for...
Kids gifting painting to Dia Mirza at Save the children Aadhaar card camp

CSR: Identity & Equal Rights For Street Children

85,000 children are living and working on the streets in India representing 1.25% of the total child population, found a 2016 five-city survey titled ‘Life on the Streets’. This indicates that there are a staggering 2 million children on the streets of India living in abject deprivation of the most basic rights. The study...

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