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CSR: NTT Ltd. supports VMinclusion Taara to upskill women in STEM for free

Upskilling CSR programme VMinclusion Taara aims to help women restart their careers after a break. It recently reached a new milestone of 6,000 registrations. The programme trains women in the latest digital transformation technologies which include Cloud Management & Automation, Data Center Virtualization, Networking and Digital Workplaces is now supported by more industry partners...

CSR News: #PlayforIndia teams up athletes and celebs to raise funds

While the pandemic has dealt a blow to sports at large, the impact has been more severe for those working at sports venues and training facilities. Celebrities and athletes have come together to launch #PlayforIndia. The growing network behind this initiative includes the likes of cricketers Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Smriti Mandhana and Mayank Aggarwal;...

AI-powered diagnostic solution speeds up COVID-19 screening

QuEST Global, a global product engineering and lifecycle services company, announced that it has developed a robust AI-powered solution that will enable healthcare professionals to accelerate COVID-19 screening of patients with pneumonia symptoms. Using advanced deep learning models, the AI-powered diagnostic solution can sort and identify chest X-rays of patients with COVID-19. With an accuracy...

Building an Inclusive, Sustainable & Resilient Social Impact Sector for the Future

Arthan, a social enterprise that provides capacity building support to social sector organisations, is launching a long term, future-oriented and multi-stakeholder initiative, ‘Building Civil Society Organisations of the Future’. This online to offline initiative begins with a track on ‘The Future of Fundraising’ on June 22, 2020, bringing together a mix of international and...

Mars Wrigley Foundation announces INR 4 million India grant against Covid-19

Mars Wrigley Foundation has announced an India grant that will aid the daily wage workers, migrants, labour and vulnerable population by providing them dry ration and essential kits. The INR 4 million grant will be supporting The Akshaya Patra Foundation and Smile Foundation, non-profit organisations that are working with vulnerable communities through the crisis....

CSR News: Cornitos serves up nachos for ‘Feed the Migrant Workers in Transit’ campaign

The country is in the midst of a crisis, and in this current situation, migrant workers in transit are in a soup. Cornitos joins hands with India Food Forum for ‘Feed the migrant worker in transit’ campaign. The initiative in association with Zomato Feeding India aims to help India’s migrant workers in transit who...

UN forum calls for greater investments in statistics to ensure no one, nowhere is left behind post COVID-19

Increasing investments in official statistics as well as empowering users will be a crucial factor to support post-pandemic socio-economic recovery in the Asia-Pacific region, underscored delegates at the close of a United Nations meeting today. The Asia-Pacific Statistics Week, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), brought...

CSR News: Coca-Cola and Care India provide immediate food security to 1.5 lakh people

With a focus towards supporting relief operations during the COVID-19 pandemic and making a difference, Coca-Cola has partnered with CARE India to provide immediate food security and other essentials to underprivileged and vulnerable groups. As a part of the CSR initiative, Coca-Cola and CARE India will provide dry-ration kits with meticulously curated food items to...

Tata Motors provides holistic support to frontline hero truckers and fleet operators

Tata Motors has been comprehensively supporting the transport ecosystem to ensure all necessary supplies remain uninterrupted and seamless, nationwide. Closely working with frontline her truckers, small transporters, mid-size transport operators and fleet owners amidst the unprecedented times, Tata Motors identified the existing and emerging pain points in every link of the transport value chain...

CSR News: Axis Bank commits Rs. 1 crore to West Bengal govt. for Cyclone Amphan relief

In an effort to support and provide financial aid to the West Bengal State Government, Axis Bank, India’s third-largest private-sector bank, announced its commitment of Rs 1 crore towards relief and restoration efforts in the areas affected by Cyclone Amphan. To provide comfort and ease to the customers, the Bank has waived off charges for...

Tech Mahindra Signs UN Global Compact Initiative Statement on Climate Action

Tech Mahindra has joined 155 global companies in calling for policies that will build resilience against future shocks by supporting efforts to hold global temperature rise to within 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in line with reaching net-zero emissions well before 2050. The statement comes as governments around the world are preparing trillions of dollars’ worth...

CSR News: Tata Power launches ‘SaheliWorld.org’ – A Market place for its Rural Entrepreneurs

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, has always been empowering a billion lives through sustainable living at the heart of its operations. The company has undertaken various initiatives to uplift and lighten up the lives of the country’s rural artisans by providing them with employable skills and employment opportunities. Marching towards fulfilling this vision...

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