World Environment Day: De Beers’ Forevermark CSR initiatives protect wildlife

On International Environment Day, Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group, reiterates their commitment to protecting wildlife and keeping responsible sourcing at the very centre of their business to build a beautiful tomorrow. Forevermark’s promise of beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds goes a lot deeper than just ensuring the diamonds are conflict-free. It...
namaste nature

CSR: Digital #NamasteNature campaign for World Environment Day 2020

Continuing with its commitment towards users and the society-at-large, Helo has launched a digital environmental awareness initiative to mark World Environment Day 2020. As part of its community empowerment CSR initiative, Helo Care, the platform has launched two-day #NamasteNature campaign in partnership with Waste Warriors, a solid waste management NGO. Between June 4 and 5, as part of #NamasteNature, users...
Ballebaazi.com partners with Give India

COVID-19: BalleBaazi.com ties up with GiveIndia to help the underprivileged

Continuing to walk on the path of corporate social responsibility (CSR), online fantasy gaming platform BalleBaazi.com has joined hands with GiveIndia to launch a campaign ''Hero in Need, is a Hero Indeed'' to enable BalleBaazi users to make donations during these unprecedented times. Around 5000 meals and masks were contributed within 10 days of...
Pregnant Elephant Died after Eating Crackers

#RIPHumanity: Pregnant Elephant Dies After Eating Fruit Stuffed With Crackers

A pregnant wild elephant died tragically in the Silent Valley Forest in Attappadi Reserve Forest in Kerala. The giant was allegedly fed a pineapple stuffed with crackers, which burst in its mouth as it chomped on it. “Her jaw was broken and she was unable to eat after she chewed the pineapple and it exploded...
CSR of Robochamps

CSR: Free AI, Coding & Robotics courses in vernacular languages for rural children

Robochamps, an edtech startup dedicated to introducing kids to early AI education, recently launched its online courses in Robotics and Coding. Available in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, and English, the company's CSR will be providing free courses to kids in the age group of 6 to 17 living in rural areas. Google’s recent report states...
NDRF personnel clear a fallen tree on the street in the aftermath of Cyclone Nisarga

Cyclone Nisarga won’t be the last. What you should know

The worst is over with regard to Cyclone Nisarga. There will be other cyclones after Nisarga, though. With the advent of climate change, tropical cyclones are not going anywhere, rather they are poised to become more frequent and accompanied by increased intensity. In this regard, it is inevitable that we find ways to live...
World Bicycle Day 2020

World Bicycle Day 2020: Indian citizen initiatives going the distance

World Bicycle Day 2020 is being observed at a time when lockdowns are being eased, and lifted in other parts of the globe, lending the annual day renewed importance. Cycling is being viewed with fresh eyes as “green recovery” becomes a buzzword in the “new normal” of the post-COVID-19 world. Eco-friendly, ridiculously affordable, healthy,...
NTPC CSR reached 10 lakh people

NTPC CSR Report: The PSU Driving Social Change

PSU companies get a bad rap for starving NGO partners for funds, underspending from their corporate social responsibility budgets and burying projects in red tape. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has been coming down hard on cases of underspending in CSR as was the case with BPCL and Bharat Electronics. However, not only has...
no tobacco day

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Nicotex joins hands with State Governments to provide Nicotine Replacement Therapy

While the entire globe is reeling under the devastating novel Coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued crucial guidelines to mitigate the impact of the same. Smokers are more susceptible to serious COVID-19 related conditions compared to non-smokers; the effects of smoking on the respiratory system make it more likely that smokers contract...
George Floyd protests

George Floyd Protests Put Spotlight on Racist Police Brutality

The horrifying death of an unarmed Black man, George Floyd, at the hands of cops in Minneapolis on May 25 sparked protests for justice that developed into violent riots across the United States of America. You see, the cops involved in the murder were let off with a slap on the wrist, and no...
Cigarette Smoke - World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day 2020 #TobaccoExposed

31st May is observed as World No Tobacco Day across the world. The day is observed each year to inform the public about the dangers associated with the consumption of tobacco. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 31st May as World No Tobacco Day in 1987, to fight against the tobacco epidemic that...
Pride Month 2020

Pride Month 2020: LGBT+ Allies in Corporate India

The whole of June has the honour of being Pride Month 2020, a time of equal rights and celebration of sexual diversity and gender variance. More so, it's a time for straight allies who support LGBT+ inclusion at work and society. How did Pride Month begin? The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride (a...

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