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CSR News: Carlsberg India’s Mysuru brewery Recognized at the CII National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2020

Carlsberg Mysuru brewery has been recognised for its commitment towards water sustainability by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, in the National Competition for Excellence in Water Management 2020. The brewery was acknowledged as a ‘Noteworthy Water Efficient Unit’ in ‘Within the Fence’ category following a rigorous evaluation...

CSR: Promoting Water Stewardship and Climate Resilience with Cotton Farmers in Vidarbha

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV), Akola and the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week to promote water stewardship and climate resilience in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra by advancing research, building capacities of farmers, Civil Society Organizations and Community Based Organizations. The approaches, learnings and...

CSR: Orientbell Tiles completes 150 ‘Happy School’ Projects in Rural Areas

Tile manufacturers Orientbell Tiles celebrated the completion of 150 'Happy School' projects which include a few Anganwadi schools as well. The Happy School CSR initiative started in July 2017 in association with Rotary Bangalore Orchards with a focus on various schools in rural areas of Kolar in Karnataka (which includes Kolar Gold Field, Hoskote, Chikkaballapur,...

JSW Steel CSR Adopts 27 Tigers at Zoo in Bhubaneshwar

As a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme JSW Steel Limited, Odisha has adopted all the 27 tigers for a year for the Adopt an Animal programme of Nandankanan Zoological Park Bhubaneswar. A draft for an amount of Rs. 29 lakh for the same was handed over to the authorities at the 61st Nandankanan foundation...

Air pollution in India contributed to 1.67 million deaths, says Lancet report

Air pollution in India resulted 1.67 million deaths in 2019 – the largest pollution-related death toll in any country in the world – and also accounted for $36.8 billion in economic losses, according to a new study led by researchers from the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health at Boston College, the Indian Council...

Catch Haqdarshak’s Webinar on Social Security and Welfare During a Pandemic

Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Limited, a civic-tech start-up which eases access to government welfare services, is organizing an insightful webinar on ‘Social security and welfare during a pandemic’, on 11th January 2020 from 3 pm to 4 pm, as part of its five-year anniversary series. Haqdarshak ensures citizens at the last mile get access to...

Henkel CSR Contributes to Circular Economy and Climate Protection

Henkel has reached a milestone in its engagement for sustainable packaging: The company used almost 700 million bottles made of 100% recycled plastics for Laundry & Home Care products in Europe – more than 400 million alone in 2020. The recycled material stems from post-consumer waste, including Social Plastic from Henkel’s partnership with the Plastic...

CSR: AkzoNobel India’s Surprise New Year’s Gift for Kids at a Govt School

Children going to government Senior Secondary School at Nathupur, Gurugram, had a New Year surprise when they returned. AkzoNobel India, the global paints and coatings company and maker of Dulux, repainted the school walls as part of the company’s global “Let’s Colour” CSR programme. AkzoNobel India provided paints from its Dulux range for repainting in consultation...

CSR News: Corporates Join Hands to Welcome Government School Students Back to their Schools after a 9-month Absence

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the ensuing lockdowns in India have greatly interrupted and impacted the educational lives of students in India. With Government Schools opening in the new year, Embassy Group has mobilized their corporate and NGO partners, under their Corporate Connect Program, to work with the Government and Department of Education to...

CSR: Duroflex gifts 1 million hours of sleep to underprivileged children

As a brand committed to ensuring better health and quality sleep for every Indian, Duroflex one of India’s leading sleep solutions provider, launched a CSR initiative called ‘Gift of Sleep’ that donated 1 million hours of sleep for children in need, for the new year.  Duroflex wasn’t alone in spreading love and warmth. They...

CSR News: Tata Communications recognised with ‘A-’ score for leadership in Sustainability by CDP

Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, has been recognised by global environmental non-profit organisation, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with the distinguished ‘A-’ leadership score for implementing current best practices in sustainability for climate change. Tata Communications score is higher than the global average of ‘C’ and higher than the Asia region average of...

ITC aims to meet 100% of electrical energy needs from renewable sources by 2030

ITC Limited, one of India’s leading multi-business conglomerates, has set itself the target to meet 100% of purchased grid electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2030. In line with its philosophy of ‘Responsible Competitiveness’, the company has adopted a low carbon growth strategy which encompasses a large renewable energy footprint. At present ITC meets over...

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