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Wrogn joins hands with Animal Planet to shine light on endangered species

USPL’s apparel line Wrogn, in association with wildlife channel Animal Planet, is launching a new collection - Animal Planet X WROGN. The apparel range aims to shine light on the cause of endangered species. Conceptualised by Black White Orange, Animal Planet’s licensing arm, each style in the range portrays an endangered animal including the...

CSR News: PNB launches Nationwide Campaign to Fight COVID-19

India’s second largest Public Sector Bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched a nationwide initiative to combat the spread of COVID-19, complementing the Government of India’s extensive efforts to contain challenges and risks posed by the growing pandemic. Honourable Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan...

CSR arm of HCL announces Rs. 16.5 crore grants for NGOs

HCL Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of HCL Technologies (HCL), announced the opening of the application portal for Edition VI of HCL Grant, one of the most coveted institutionalized CSR grants of India. Three NGOs, one for each of the three categories will be awarded a grant of INR 5 crores each...

World’s first hypertension awareness symbol launched in India

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. The condition is directly responsible for 29% of all strokes and 24% of heart attacks in India. Clinicians stress that early and timely diagnosis is key to preventing the disease from advancing to more serious secondary...

Metro Bhavan skyscraper, new suicidal threat to Aarey

Protecting the Aarey Forest was at the centre of a citizen-driven protest last year. The forest is under threat yet again. The government has planned another 33-storey skyscraper 'Metro Bhavan' which will eat into whatever is left of the urban forest. This building will be in addition to the notorious Aarey Metro shed that...

CSR News: Lam Research India installs ‘Suraksha’ kiosks in Bengaluru

Lam Research India announced CSR funding to local organizations to help address the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) kits available in the state for COVID-19 testing. In addition, some of the funds will be used to build “Suraksha” kiosks, named after the Hindi word for safety or protection. They feature an innovative design...

OPPO and Forbes India felicitate the ‘Ultimate 120’ COVID-19 innovators

OPPO India, the global smart device brand, announced a new initiative in collaboration with Forbes India to honour the heroes of COVID-19. Under this initiative, named “Salute to the Ultimate 120 with the Power of Change”, OPPO India will showcase 120 COVID-19 innovators from all domains of life on their strategy to manage this...

Govt. workshop on Aatmanirbhar Bharat – Collaboration in Manufacturing

Towards developing self-reliance in manufacturing, the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India, organised an online workshop 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat - Collaboration in Manufacturing'. This event saw a cross-section of Indian manufacturing organisations coming together to dwell upon the next steps for increased cooperation in indigenous manufacturing. The workshop aimed at fostering better utilisation of...

CSR News: Plantation drives across all Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore business locations

Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron reiterated its commitment towards sustainable ecosystem on the occasion of 'Van Mahotsav', by initiating series of plantation drives. The weeklong plantation programmes from 1st to 7th July 2020, across all Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore business locations at Goa, Karnataka & Barbil - Odisha, aims to raise awareness about Environment...

CSR News: ASSOCHAM, Savlon launch ‘illness to wellness’ programme to promote healthy living

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), one of the apex trade associations of India has started a national health & wellness awareness program called ‘Illness to Wellness’ to promote healthy living and preventive health through holistic measures. Supported by the hygiene brand SAVLON, the programme was kicked off with a webinar...

CSR News: STL and World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group Join Forces to Combat the Widespread Water Crisis

STL, an industry-leading integrator of digital networks, today announced its collaboration with 2030 Water Resources Group, a public, private, civil society partnership hosted by the World Bank Group. STL and World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group will proactively work towards identifying innovative and tech-driven solutions to conserve water resources and promote water security. The growing...

CSR News: 55 students going abroad for higher studies on K.C. Mahindra Scholarship

The K.C. Mahindra Education Trust, which was founded 65 years ago, announced that it had awarded this year’s K.C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad to 55 students after conducting interviews online, given the current situation related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The K.C. Mahindra Education Trust has been awarding these interest-free, loan scholarships to...

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