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International Labour Organisation (ILO)

UN Bodies: ILO Promoting Social Justice and Decent Work for All

In the run-up to the United Nations (UN) Day on October 24th and as part of The CSR Journal’s new UN-Bodies series, let us explore International Labour Organization (ILO), the only tripartite agency of the UN. ILO, established in 1919, brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting...
Shell drive safe

World Sight Day – Shell launches next phase of #DriveSafeIndia CSR programme, aims to screen vision of 1 lakh drivers by March 2022

Mishaps and fatalities on roads are unfortunately frequent occurrences in India. With about 151,000 on-road deaths reported each year across the country, boosting awareness on not only vehicle upkeep, but more importantly driver welfare, is an urgent imperative. A 2019 study report by the National Crime Records Bureau states that the number of road...
e-waste day

International E-Waste Day 2021 – ASUS #DiscardResponsibly offers free pick-up and disposal of discarded gadgets until October-end

With the rapid pace of innovation and easy accessibility, the adoption of new technologies has increased over the years, as we tend to frequently replace our old gadgets and electronics with the latest ones. Seldom do we pay attention to the end of our products’ lifecycle and often throw them away casually. With a pledge...
vidya utkarsh

CSR arm of ACC Ltd empowers around 1.2 lakh students through project Vidya Utkarsh

ACC Trust, the CSR arm of ACC Ltd, has always focused on improving the lives of disadvantaged, marginalized and economically backward communities through programmes that encompass livelihood, education, health & sanitation and women empowerment. In India, several communities lack the access to quality education. Recognizing the need to support educational institutions, ACC Trust, through its...
Sudarshan Chemical Industries

Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited bags ‘India Mahatma Award’ for the second time for its CSR

For exceptional work in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited has been conferred with the 'India Mahatma Awards' for the second time in a row. The awards are presented by Live Week Group, an American organization working for social sustainable development. The ‘Mahatma Award’ is given as acknowledgment of the work of individuals...
Art for Hope - Hyundai

CSR: Hyundai Art for Hope will support 25 artists with a grant of Rs. 1 lakh each

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has announced a new CSR initiative ‘Art for Hope’. Art for Hope is a dedicated CSR program to encourage artists across various domains like Digital Arts, Crafts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Performance Arts and Visual Arts. 25 artists, with a community art project concept...
trade climate-smart - shipping containers

Why trade needs to be climate-smart

The Asia-Pacific region is now the largest emitter of GHGs in absolute terms. However, a new UN report ‘Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2021’ (APTIR) reveals significant room for all economies in the region to make their trade and investment more climate-smart. Barriers to trade in environmental goods are more prevalent than barriers to trade...
Himalaya - Ek Naveen Muskaan

Himalaya rolls out CSR initiative ‘Ek Naveen Muskaan’ in Maharashtra

In India, an estimated 35,000 infants are born with a cleft palate, and a vast majority do not have access to treatment due to a lack of awareness and stigma related to cleft. Despite the life-threatening risks it poses to children and their development, nutrition, and speech, some children don’t receive any care. Himalaya along...
UNESCO

UN Bodies: UNESCO – Building Peace Through Education, Sciences and Culture

October 24th is celebrated as the UN day across the globe to commemorate the official establishment of the United Nations. In the run-up to the day, The CSR Journal’s new ‘UN-Bodies’ series will explore various bodies of UN and work done by them on a global level, starting with UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and...
Giveindia institutional giving

GiveIndia Convenes CSR and Sustainability Leaders; Launches Institutional Giving Practice For Tailoring Social Impact Programs

Corporate India's efforts towards relief and rehabilitation during the Covid-19 pandemic shone a spotlight on their CSR contributions, how they came together to collaborate, and the speed and agility in their decision-making. India's largest online donation platform, GiveIndia pivoted quickly to provide meaningful and swift action and brought creative and collective solutions to drive...
Garware paediatric

CSR arm of Garware Hi-Tech Films continues to provide critical Covid support to authorities amid fears of third wave

Garware Charitable Trust, the CSR arm of Garware Hi-Tech Films Ltd. has been working alongside the local Disaster Management Authority at Aurangabad and The Municipal corporation of Greater Mumbai to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. As the need to step up relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Trust led by the company's Chairman SB...
Oxygen Plant inaugurated at Kaka-Ba Hospital as part of Project SAAHAS

CSR: Cadila Pharma launches project SAAHAS for a holistic public healthcare model in Hansot, Gujarat

Drug major Cadila Pharmaceuticals has launched the CSR Project SAAHAS (Strengthening Access & Awareness to Health in Hansot) in an effort to design and implement a holistic public healthcare model in Hansot taluka of Bharuch in the State of Gujarat. An oxygen plant was inaugurated by MLA Ishwar Sinh Patel at Kaka-Ba hospital, the charitable...

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