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Vodafone Idea and NASSCOM Foundation Launch App-based Solution for Women Safety in India

Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vodafone Idea Limited, in partnership with NASSCOM Foundation, Sayfty Trust, and UN Women today announced the launch of ‘MyAmbar’ (meaning My Sky): A solution designed and developed especially for safety and empowerment of women in India. Developed under the ‘Connecting for Good program’, MyAmbar App aims to help...
Allcargo housing initiative

Allcargo Logistics adopts three villages in Maharashtra under its CSR initiative for sustainable housing

The CSR arm of Allcargo Logistics, Avashya Foundation, has taken a proactive lead in adopting a cluster of villages in Maharashtra. As part of its CSR initiative, Allcargo Logistics adopted three villages and constructed 17 houses for underprivileged communities of the Panvel block in Raigad district. Out of these, 14 houses were handed over in...
Dabur covid-safe

CSR News: Dabur helps make 15 Govt. Schools in Uttarakhand COVID-Safe

Dabur India Ltd has joined hands with the Uttarakhand Government to make Government Schools in Udham Singh Nagar ready and COVID-safe to welcome children once the lockdown is lifted. As part of this CSR initiative, Dabur is distributing portable battery-operated sanitizing machines, Sodium Hypochlorite Disinfectant solution and specially prepared face masks in 15 Government...
NTPC- Forbes best employer list

NTPC ranks first among Indian PSUs on Forbes 2020 World’s Best Employer list

Power producer NTPC Ltd came first among Indian PSUs under World’s Best Employer this year in a list published by Forbes. The recognition is testimony to the company's commitment towards inculcating best in class practices that are thoughtfully designed and robustly executed. During the lockdown phase and the subsequent unlock period, NTPC Learning and Development...
badass warrior queens

Day 6 of Navratri – #womencan be badass warrior queens

Today is the sixth day of Navratri, considered to be the most auspicious of the nine days. On this day, Goddess Durga assumes the form of the dauntless Katyayani. The myth goes that the goddess was born as a daughter to sage Katyayana, hence the name. Goddess Katyayani went on to slay Mahishasur and...
PCOS

Metropolis Healthcare’s CSR Initiative Deals With PCOS Holistically

It has been observed that an increasing number of women in the reproductive age are suffering from a hormonal disorder called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a disorder that can cause further health complications including diabetes and high blood pressure among others. In fact, it has been estimated that one in five women in India...
Neena and daughter Masaba

Day 5 of Navratri: #womencan be superb single mothers

The fifth day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Skandamata. She is the epitome of motherhood and brings the mother-child relationship to the fore. The most striking thing about her portrayal in popular culture is the way she is holding her infant in left hand. Her left arm is also positioned so as to...
Poverty eradication in India

International Day of Poverty Eradication 2020

The lack of equity in economic development across the world has caused many people to lead a life of poverty. According to the United Nations, ‘Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the basic capabilities to live in dignity.’ In order to...
child poverty

Extreme child poverty will rise during the pandemic: World Bank report

An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update' notes that sub-Saharan Africa, with its...
Lifebuoy foot operated handwashing station - H for Handwashing

CSR News: Lifebuoy teams up with Delhi govt. to promote ‘H for Handwashing’

On the occasion of Global Handwashing Week (15-21 October), the Delhi government collaborated with Hindustan Unilever’s Lifebuoy brand and People to People Health Foundation to Promote “H for Handwashing”. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia inaugurated a “movement to accelerate handwashing behaviour change for children and launched an interactive playbook and posters to...
mental health wellness

Fast&Up successfully concludes Mental Health Wellness Week

With the pandemic, the conversation around mental well-being is becoming increasingly important. To raise awareness on this issue, Fast&Up’s Science Academy held a week-long Mental Health Wellness week, to coincide with World Mental Health day on October 10. Fast&Up, a sports and nutrition brand focusing on family healthcare and nutrition, invited 15 distinguished speakers through...
CapitaLand - sustainability masterplan

Real estate group CapitaLand to triple sustainable finance portfolio to SGD 6 billion by 2030

Over the next decade, one of Asia's largest diversified real estate groups CapitaLand aims to spur ESG initiatives within the company. By 2030, the company intends to secure SGD 6 billion through sustainable finance such as sustainability-linked loans, green loans and green bonds. This is triple the SGD 2 billion it has raised to...

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