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Five Banks in India That Take CSR Seriously

The banking sector plays a major role in the development of the economy, as it mobilizes deposits and provides credit to various sectors across India. Considering the fact that its operations impact the lives of people at the grassroots level, it has great potential to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country. Recognising...
Robin Hood Army Bengaluru - #mission28states

Robin Hood Army #mission28states to vaccinate 1.5 lakh underprivileged citizens and serve 5 million meals in CSR collaboration with WhatsApp, Uber and Google

Robin Hood Army (RHA), the volunteer-based zero funds organization has joined hands with WhatsApp, Uber and Google to bring together volunteers who will help vaccinate 1.5 lakh Indians and serve 5 million meals to those most affected by the pandemic across every state of India by 15 August 2021. The initiative named #mission28states is a...
DHL Express - Alice

DHL Express shapes future for sustainable aviation with the first-ever order of all-electric cargo planes from Eviation

Express service provider DHL Express and Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, today write aviation history in announcing that DHL is the first to order 12 fully electric Alice eCargo planes from Eviation. With this engagement DHL aims to set up an unparalleled electric Express network and make a pioneering step...
vi online

Vi CSR Scholarship Programme awards Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 promising students for online education

Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vi, announced the results of its Students Scholarship Programme 2021. The Foundation distributed scholarships of Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 students across India. The results for the teachers' scholarships have already been announced. What is the CSR initiative about? The Vi CSR Scholarship initiative aims to bridge the social...
jewellery houses

5 Jewellery Houses in India That Take CSR Seriously

India is the largest consumer and importer of gold, accounting for about 29% of global gold consumption. The sector is home to more than 300,000 gems and jewellery players. Its market size is estimated to grow by US$103.06 billion by the year 2023. Although the market is saturated with many small players, the branded...
Ramdas Athawale flagging off Swasthya scheme by the CSR arm of Chetak Group

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale rolls out Swasthya scheme by CSR arm of Chetak Group

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale formally rolled out Chetak Foundation’s Swasthya (Health & Fitness) Scheme to felicitate over 10,000 underprivileged drivers and Covid frontline workers and provide them with high-quality Sanitization kits, which will prepare them to avert the Third Wave of Covid. Chetak Foundation is the social...
Honeywell critical care

CSR: Honeywell sets up Critical Care Centre in Mumbai as part of Rs. 22 crore pledged for COVID-19 relief in India

Honeywell today announced that it has established an intensive care unit (ICU) facility at the Dahisar COVID-19 Jumbo Centre in the city to treat critical COVID-19 patients. This is the second such facility set up as part of Honeywell’s COVID relief efforts in India under the company's CSR. The company established a similar facility in...

IndiGo releases its first ESG report titled IndiGo Green

India’s leading carrier IndiGo has published its first ESG Report. Christened as IndiGo Green, the report shares the company’s outlook towards good governance and an overview of the environmental and social performance. The airline has been in the process of institutionalising a sustainable approach to operations over the last few years, where-in sustainability is...
Anil Agarwal - Vedanta

Philanthropy Report: Anil Agarwal’s Philanthropic Efforts Creates Impact at Grassroots Level

'Whatever you have earned, a portion of it should go back to the society,' Mr Anil Agarwal, founder and Chairman of Vedanta Resources Limited has said. With this firm belief, the first generation billionaire has pledged 75 per cent of his wealth to philanthropy, ever since the year 2014. Anil Agarwal and Family occupied the...
Innoterra

Innoterra joins forces with TRIF and Barefoot College to support smallholder farmers in Uttar Pradesh

Innoterra, Transforming Rural India Foundation (TRIF) and Barefoot College International today announced a strategic partnership to support smallholder farmers in state of Uttar Pradesh through the development of integrated rural value chains through an innovative “systems change” approach. The Innoterra-TRIF-BCI trilateral collaboration will work closely with Uttar Pradesh State Rural Livelihoods Mission (UPSRLM), Mission Prerna...
women enterprise recovery fund

The United Nations supports Women Enterprise Recovery Fund for economic recovery in Asia

While COVID-19 has impacted every economy in the Asia-Pacific region, the economic fallout for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) has been particularly devastating. It has led to declines in income and employment, and increased inequality and poverty rates. ESCAP estimates that the pandemic could push 150 million people into poverty in 2021, resulting...
Samadhan cattle health camp

Hindustan Zinc organizes cattle health camps in 5 districts of Rajasthan under Samadhan CSR project

Hindustan Zinc organised cattle health camps across 5 districts in Rajasthan throughout the month of July. Through their flagship CSR project Samadhan, they are aiming to improve the income of farmers and livestock rearers through sustainable farm based livelihood interventions. More than 35,800 cattle of over 3400 livestock owners including women farmers benefited from...

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