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Neeraj Akhoury, MD & CEO, Ambuja Cements Limited

Ambuja Cements Limited develops Science Based Targets in line with its Net Zero emission ambition

Ambuja Cements Limited, following the lead of the Holcim group, has developed and been validated its 2030 carbon emission reduction targets by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) aligned with the reductions required to limit global warming to well below 2°C. The company has signed the “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” pledge joining the Race to...
National Wildlife Week

Tata Chemicals celebrates National Wildlife Week 2021 by conducting knowledge sessions

As India celebrated National Wildlife Week, intending to raise awareness about the long-term goals of protecting the wildlife of the country, Tata Chemicals reaffirmed its commitment towards this goal by organising various knowledge-generating sessions throughout the entire week. Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development, the CSR arm of Tata Chemicals, with its biodiversity team recently...
ITC Fiama

Mental Health Day 2021 – ITC Fiama in collaboration with The Minds Foundation introduces a Virtual Clinic for mental wellbeing

Mental health is a deeply personal health issue and is aggravated further with anxiety of a dynamic lifestyle. While the conversations have begun, mental health continues to be stigmatized. ITC Fiama’s Mental Health Survey 2020, revealed 70% of Indians under the age of 25 have had issues with mental well-being but only 26% have...
women fighter pilots - Air Force Day

Air Force Day 2021 – Indian Women Taking Flight

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today celebrates its 89th Foundation Day, which is being observed this year as Air Force Day 2021. Celebrations were held at the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad, UP in the presence of the Chief of Air Staff. The parade included formations with call signs related to the places...
IIFL Foundation - Maa Baadi

CSR arm of IIFL Group partners with Rajasthan Government to upgrade ‘Maa Baadi’ centres for 1500 children

IIFL Foundation, one of India’s largest education focused organizations has taken a lead to collaborate with the Government of Rajasthan for transforming Maa Baadi centres as a ‘Child Friendly Model Maa Baadi Centres’ for over 1500 children. IIFL Foundation is the CSR arm of diversified financial conglomerate IIFL Group, which runs one of India’s...

Climate change conference TEDx Gateway Countdown 2021 scheduled for October 31, 2021

TEDxGateway, an independently organized TED event and the Government of Maharashtra have today announced TEDx Gateway Countdown 2021, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis and turning ideas into action. Scheduled on 31st October 2021 from 4pm IST, this virtual event brings together an array of speakers encompassing climate...
HZL - ESG Award

Hindustan Zinc wins at ESG India Leadership Awards

Hindustan Zinc (HZL), the leading producer of Zinc, Lead, and Silver in India, has been leading the ESG transformation with a strong commitment to sustainability principles. The company has emerged as the winner in the ESG Leader - Overall Environment category and Leadership in the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction category during first edition of...
School in India

Only 22% Schools in India have Digital Infrastructure: UNICEF Report

The future of the country relies on the quality of education offered to the children and the youth. India has the potential to reap the benefits of the demographic dividend, especially as the average age of the population is less than 30. However, in order to make the most of this opportunity, it is...
Infosys Asha Nivas

CSR arm of Infosys opens rest house for underprivileged cancer patients and their caregivers

Infosys Foundation announced the inauguration of the ‘Infosys Foundation Asha Nivas Dharamshala’ (rest house), at The Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) campus of Tata Memorial Centre in Navi Mumbai. Built to provide accommodation to underprivileged patients and their attendees, this is a thirteen-storey building, with a built-up area of 2,30,850...
road safety for children

Study highlights gaps in road safety for children

Children face a high degree of risk while commuting to and from school due to poor road planning, limited enforcement and poor traffic behaviour. According to data provided by the Ministry of Roads Transport and Highways (MoRTH), over 11,000 children below the age of 18 were killed in road crashes in 2019 in India....
Vedanta Lanjigarh organises Jan Sampark Karyakram

Vedanta Lanjigarh unveils Annual CSR Report 2020-21, organises Jan Sampark Karyakram on Gandhi Jayanti

Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, India’s premier producer of metallurgical grade alumina, has initiated ‘Jan Sampark Karyakram’ to further greater connect with the communities in the region. On the occasion, the company also unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Annual Report for FY 20-21 that encapsulates its community development endeavours in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts, in...
mangrove ambassadors

CSR campaign nurtures Mangrove Ambassadors

Biodiversity and mangrove conservation have moved far beyond a philanthropic endeavour to a fully devoted department – the Wetlands Management Services Team at Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group. These skilled professionals have been undertaking significant conservation initiatives with a three-pronged strategy of promoting academic research, driving conservation and building...

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