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Safai Bank of India

CSR: Safai Bank of India – An Answer to Tackle MLP Waste

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has made the citizens of India conscious about careless disposal of plastic waste. Each section of the society is slowly but surely being trained about the importance of segregation of waste and recycling plastic waste. The citizens segregate all kinds of packaged plastic waste in one bin and feel accomplished over...
women on corporate board of directors

7 Reasons to Bring More Women on Corporate Boards

Much of the current discourse on equality and empowerment positions women and girls largely as beneficiaries of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, the achievement of Goal 5 (Gender Equality) alone will not create a gender-equal world, says the report Women Leading the World to 2030 by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission. Women...
Plastic Waste

CSR News: Nestlé is Investing Billions To Develop a Market for Recycled Plastic

Nestlé says it's getting serious about dealing with plastic packaging waste. The consumer goods giant has announced that it will invest up to $2.64 billion to create a market for food-grade recycled plastic. This news follows Nestlé's 2018 commitment to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and reduce its use of virgin...
Wind Energy Sector

CSR: Need For Reviving the Wind Energy Sector

Climate crises have forced the countries of the world to take an active interest in the renewable energy sector. In the purview of this, the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) made a commitment to install 175 gigawatts (GW) renewable energy by 2022, in 2015. However, it set a rather listless target...
Forest

CSR News: Green Credit Scheme for Sustainable Business in India

The debate of development vs environment has left the world in a dilemma. Especially for a country like ours, which is bursting at its seams with energetic young people, wanting to make a better life for themselves, but fail because of moral and environmental obligations. For a country, where on one side are people...
Dalmia Bharat Group has adopted the Red Fort for 5 years

CSR in Indian Tourism – National Tourism Day 2020

The potential for CSR in Indian tourism is immense since India is full of tourism sites which are either undiscovered, undeveloped or developed but not maintained.  Possibilities for CSR in Indian tourism  CSR activities for companies may include organizing cultural events around tourism sites or creating infrastructure for cultural events. Corporate houses could run campaigns for...
Dr. Sagnik Dey, Associate Professor, IIT Delhi speaking at the event announcing PCI technology certification by IIT Delhi (2)

CSR News: Sharp and IIT Delhi Working On Tech Which Removes PAHs From Air

Sharp Corporation, working in collaboration with Associate Professor Dr Sagnik Dey and Associate Professor Dr Gazala Habib of Indian Institutes of Technology, Delhi has demonstrated that Plasmacluster Ion (PCI) has the efficacy to remove PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons), which are contained as toxic air pollutants in Indian cities. This project started in 2018 by measuring...
Polling officials and citizens are hard at work to attract young and future voters

National Voters Day 2020 – How India is Empowering Young and Future Voters

The lowest electoral participation in India is seen among the youth, particularly in teenagers who are 18 to 19 years old. They are busier choosing a career path, and casting their vote is the least of their concerns. With this intent, National Voters’ Day was dedicated in 2017 to motivating these young and future...
National Voters Day 2020 in J&K

National Voters Day 2020 – What to Expect

If people refuse to cast their vote during elections, democracy would become meaningless. This should give you an idea of the importance of National Voters Day 2020, which is being observed on Saturday.  What is National Voters Day?  The foundation day of the Election Commission, January 25, 1950, was declared as National Voters Day. It is...

The Importance of CSR on a Global Scale

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is fast becoming a focal point of concern within the corporate world. While recognized for the benefits it offers an organization, it is also an invaluable system of giving back to the community or of paying it forward. Not limited merely to giving away charity, companies are now increasingly investing...

Beauty Sickness in India

Beauty sickness in India starts surprisingly early, as soon as young girls are taught that their primary form of currency in this world involves being pleasing to the eyes of others. Beauty sickness is what happens when women’s emotional energy gets so bound up with what they see in the mirror that it becomes harder...

CSR News – Collaborative multi-million dollar behaviour change campaign – MTV Nishedh

In a distinct and ambitious drive to inform and educate around healthier social norms, break societal stigmas and give voice to some of the most taboo topics for young people, The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, partnering with Viacom18, brings a new campaign to India in January 2020. https://youtu.be/MQhPQSGLv3k MTV Nishedh, will focus on fostering healthier attitudes...

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