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HDFC Bank CSR

HDFC Bank Spends Rs. 736 Crores towards CSR in FY2022

Keeping its spot in the 500 Crore CSR club, HDFC Bank, one of the highest CSR spenders in India spent Rs. 736 Crores towards their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. According to its annual report, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank has aligned its efforts towards a ‘people-centric’ recovery through multi-dimensional interventions...

Saving money through premiums? Learn how!

When consumers consider purchasing whole life insurance, the cost is often a big impediment. However, as more firms enter the life insurance industry, most service providers have begun pricing their products competitively. A life insurance plan premium is a payment made to the insurance company by the policyholder in return for the protection of their...
Single use plastic ban

India Against Climate Change: Plastic Ban Across the Country from July 1st

As part of its efforts to combat global warming and prevent single-use plastics from having a negative impact on the environment, India will outlaw their usage as of July 1. Beginning July 1, some single-use plastic products with limited utility and a high potential for littering will no longer be produced, imported, stored, distributed, sold,...
AU 'Bano Champion'

60 locals trained to become Sports Coaches under AU Bank’s ‘Bano Champion’ Program

AU Small Finance Bank, under its CSR project ‘Bano Champion,’ organized a 5-day training program at Jaipur for sports coaches from rural and semi-urban areas of Rajasthan. Incepted in 30 locations across Rajasthan in October 2021, the project has touched base upon 30 new locations with over 6000 students enrolled under 60 professionally trained...
Financial Literacy

Two Companies Providing Financial Literacy to Underprivileged through CSR

As India moves to include most of it population under the purview of formal banking systems, it is important to ensure that most of its population have financial literacy. This is essential to build trust among people towards the banking systems and to enable them manage their finances efficiently. India is home to almost one-fifth...
ICICI Prudential ESG

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance ESG Report: Positive Contributions Made in 14 SDGs

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance is committed to integrating sustainability with their business processes and as a way of doing business. In this context, they adopted the ESG framework in 2020 and their ESG initiatives are monitored at the highest level by the Sustainability Steering Committee comprising members of the Management Committee. The company believes...
Protests Continue as Abortion Rights Overturned US Supreme Court

US Supreme Court Undoes the Abortion Rights, US Companies Extend Support for its Female Employees

In a huge setback to human rights, the Supreme Court of the United States of America overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established constitutional right to an abortion. This has made the US, one of the few dozen countries to have severe restrictions on the termination of pregnancy. The apex court of...
Carbon Emissions Trap

Cooling Down India, Saving the World

By: Dr. Pankaj Jain, Head of the Department of Humanities & Languages and Chair of the India Centre at FLAME University. These are some of the news headlines over the past few weeks, even as India continues to reel under scorching summer. From an intense and extended winter right into a scorching summer, we are...
Flipkart - Net Zero

Flipkart Group committed Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040

The Flipkart Group has committed to setting an ambitious Net Zero target, to decarbonise its own operations by 2030 and the larger value chain by 2040. This is in line with the global Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi) of keeping the global temperature rise to below 1.5 degrees Celsius per the Paris Climate Agreement, becoming...
G7 Leaders

G7 Nations Breaching their Climate Finance Commitments Consistently: Report

A report from the humanitarian organisation CARE has claimed that the majority of the public climate finance reported by wealthy countries is taken directly from development aid budgets, despite long-standing commitments to provide new money. This is in light of the leaders of the world's seven richest countries meeting in Germany this weekend. Commitment to...
Commercial Buildings Emissions

Honeywell Provides Visibility And Control To Help Realize Carbon Neutral Buildings

In recent years, thousands of companies have voluntarily pledged to meet sustainability targets, but many of them likely lack the knowledge and the tools to properly measure progress and how to optimize their carbon and energy footprints. Honeywell is working to help solve this problem with its new Carbon & Energy Management, a carbon...
Adani Foundation

The Ultimate CSR Report of Adani Enterprises Limited

Adani Enterprises Limited focuses on establishing new businesses in the Natural Resources, Transport & Logistics, Utility and Strategic segments. Since the Company’s listing in 1994, it has maximised value for stakeholders, while contributing to nation-building. Over the last 30 years, Adani Enterprises Limited has widened its presence across key industries, establishing itself as a...

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