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Financial Impacts of Climate Change

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...
ABB scholarship

ABB CSR programme sponsors engineering degree and skilling of girls

Robotics and tech company ABB India has partnered with Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF) on a holistic merit-cum-need based scholarship programme for meritorious girls from economically challenged backgrounds, to give them an opportunity to realise their dreams in the field of technology. Through this holistic CSR programme, the company will support higher education and skill development...
Water Harvesting Rotary Foundation

Rotary Foundation in Association with Tata Technologies Averted Water Crises in Marathwada

Several districts in the ­Marathwada and North Maharashtra region have always suffered from deficient rainfall and been afflicted with frequent and severe drought. With water storage facilities being near-nil in several villages, which had received barely 50 per cent of the annual monsoon rainfall in 2018, a high-magnitude drought resulted in several villages near...

CSR: mPokket pledges at least 4,000 scholarships

Instant loan approval app mPokket has announced the launch of a special CSR initiative for college students. mPokket has launched the scholarship to bridge the financial gap for many students in meeting academic or related expenses. The Company announced its CSR initiative as part of the campaign to boost financial inclusion. As the COVID-19 pandemic has...

Capgemini, YuWaah, GCNI and UNICEF collaborating for India’s youth

YuWaah, UNICEF, Capgemini and United Nations Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI) have entered into a collaboration to work together on providing India’s young people with skillsets that will help empower them for creating their career pathways and enabling them as active changemakers. This new initiative will offer a range of opportunities like local demand-based skilling...
Karur Vysya Bank school

CSR: Karur Vysya Bank Donates Rs. 2.25 crore for Classroom Block

The newly constructed class room block of the Municipal Higher Secondary School, Karur funded by Karur Vysya Bank under its CSR initiatives, was inaugurated by Tmt. S. Malarvizhi, I.A.S., Karur District Collector on 26 February 2021. Karur Vysya Bank has donated a sum of Rs. 2.25 crores from its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds towards...
data centres

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres embrace renewable energy in India

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (India) (STT GDC India) announced today a partnership with Avaada MHKhamgaon Private Limited, a subsidiary of Avaada Energy to procure 99MUs/ annum (99 Million kWh) of renewable energy under a captive structure. The 99MUs would cater to the company’s facilities in the state of Maharashtra. Today, as part of its...
World Wildlife Day 2021

World Wildlife Day 2021 – CSR in India

World Wildlife Day is observed annually on March 3 to raise awareness about wildlife and educate people about the diversity and importance of flora and fauna across the world. On the occasion of World Wildlife Day 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended people working for the protection of wildlife. He tweeted, 'I salute all those...

OOHA – New Solution-based Animal Welfare Movement

On World NGO Day, CWATY (digital animal influencer) in association with Nargis Dutt Foundation, Sparsh Trust, Make Earth Green Again MEGA Foundation and Cowin launched the animal welfare movement – OOHA (Out Of Home Adoption) a solution based animal welfare movement for human beings and Indian street animals to coexist with love and care. In...
hearing-impaired children with Devangi Dalal

World Hearing Day 2021 – Hearing Care for All

Hearing is very important for our communication. Our sense of hearing and fully functional ears are crucial in our lives. World Hearing Day WHO celebrates World Hearing Day every year on 3rd March. This year’s theme is hearing care for all. A new report on hearing being published today is concerned with people having hearing problems...
Exide Life Insurance CSR

CSR: Exide Life Insurance launches new film, #YouNeverRideAlone to Spread Awareness on Road Safety

Exide Life Insurance launched a new film, #YouNeverRideAlone, as a part of their on-going CSR campaign, Helmet Saves. The film is aimed to act as a wake-up call for people to take Road safety seriously. The film opens to a man riding his motorbike enjoying the bright and sunny day. His helmet hangs by the handle unattended. The...
ONGC hospital

ONGC CSR opens residential hospital block worth Rs. 10 crores at Rajabari

ONGC CMD Shashi Shanker inaugurated the residential building of the Siu-Ka-Pha Multi-specialty Hospital at Rajabari of Sivasagar on February 22. The residential block worth around Rs. 10 crores is a part of the 300-bed multi-specialty hospital project – an ONGC CSR initiative with total financial outlay of Rs. 313 crores. The ground-plus-six floor residential complex...

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