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Quaker Oats installs vending machines in Delhi govt. hospitals

Quaker Oats will provide over 1 lakh meals to doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals working in COVID-19 specialty hospitals across New Delhi. The meals will be provided by installing Quaker Oats vending machines in leading government hospitals. The special initiative is supported by Smile Foundation, and was flagged off by Dr Randeep Gulleria, Director, AIIMS...

Edtech: Sterlite Power’s EdIndia and MCGM Launch Virtual Training of 21,000 Teachers

As schools are shut across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, children in schools have lost their routines, spaces, social networks, and resources critical for learning. School shutdowns did not only cause disproportionate learning losses for these students—compounding existing gaps—but also led to dropouts. A three-day webinar was set-up to strengthen the capabilities...

CSR News: Pidilite to support contractors for pre-monsoon waterproofing of buildings

As the lockdown enforced to combat the COVID-19 pandemic eases, monsoon is set to enter the country. While it will bring general relief, the ensuing rains could well worsen the leakage issues faced by consumers in their houses and cause damage to structures. This will impact the large numbers of people living in buildings...

CSR News: HCL Foundation to launch ‘Revive Chennai’s Coasts’ initiative

Celebrating this year’s World Oceans Day theme - “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean”, HCL Foundation (HCLF), the CSR arm of HCL Technologies, collaborated with the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) and Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) to launch ‘Revive Chennai’s Coasts’ initiative. The campaign aims to sensitize the resident population along the coast about the hazardous impact of ocean...

CSR: American Express pledges INR 9 crores in India for COVID-19 relief

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, American Express India has pledged INR 9 Crores towards funds and organizations that are helping combat the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes the PM CARES fund and partnership with nonprofit organisations in areas of mobilizing essential supplies to the families, providing medical kits, feeding healthcare professionals as...

BMW Group Plant Chennai aims to be 100% green electricity plant by end of 2020

Through a host of initiatives, BMW Group Chennai is taking an active lead towards a green and sustainable future. While significant savings have been already been achieved with dedicated efforts, the plant is committed to convert to 100% green electricity by end of the year and has launched new initiatives for water conservation and...

CSR News: Amatra Hotels helps stranded animals

Amatra Hotels, a Gurgaon-based luxury hospitality chain has initiated a CSR programme to help stranded people and animals during these challenging times of COVID-19. Amatra has set-up a doghouse in its Amatra By The Ganges property in Haridwar to take care of several stray dogs in the vicinity who were finding it tough to get...

CSR: Pandemic could devour bulk of CSR kitty in 2020, says CRISIL report

India Inc appears set to spend all or most of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) kitty for the year on combating the COVID-19 pandemic, be it through contribution to the PM CARES Fund, other relief funds, distribution of food, masks, personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, or relief material to the needy. CRISIL drew up...

CSR News: LAY’S and Smile Foundation join hands to thank unsung heroes

In the face of the current challenging times, numerous unsung heroes continue to work relentlessly. It’s the behind-the-scenes efforts of farmers, truck drivers, factory workers, salespeople, retailers, and delivery executives that has ensured that millions of consumers continue to receive consumer products every day across the country. Recognizing their dedication and commitment LAY’S has rolled out a special...

Rotary Organisation Launches Rs 200 Cr Fundraiser For Children in Need

Highlighting Rotary’s service horizon that stretches from a newly born child to the elderly with special focus around the holistic development of children, “Chhoti Si Asha” a fund-raiser for the future of disadvantaged children, has been launched as a joint initiative by Rotary India, Rotary Club Of Bombay and Wizcraft International. The needs of children as the most disadvantaged...

Payments Solutions Platform DanaMojo Narrows Existing Gap Between NGOs and Contributors

Danamojo, India’s first payment solutions platform exclusively for NGOs, has intensified efforts to support the most vulnerable communities across the country. The organization has curated a list of around 50 NGOs on its platform, which is engaging in critical relief work to help ease the burden of those affected by the lockdown due to...

CSR News: Cadila Pharma Distributes Essential Kits to 1500 families

With thousands of communities being affected by the lockdown, Pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals stepped in to distribute essential kits to 1,500 less privileged families living in difficult conditions and facing a hard time during the current scenario in Dholka and surrounding villages through its charitable arm Kaka-Ba Charitable Trust. The kits, containing essentials such as...

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