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How Humane Society International/India is working to stop animal cruelty and suffering

Animals are the most frequent victims of cruelty. No matter how much trust and love they shower us with, we humans subject them to various kinds of cruelty and suffering. Sometimes this cruelty is for a reason like testing of products on animals in laboratories and several times this is done just for ‘fun’...

How Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can help in Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14: Life Below Water

Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) focuses on conserving and sustainably using the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The oceans and seas are essential for life on Earth, as they provide food, livelihoods, and other resources for millions of people. Unfortunately, overfishing, pollution, and climate change are threatening the health of...

CSR: Anil Agarwal Foundation Supports Ranthambore National Park to Boost Conservation Efforts

The Animal Care Organization (TACO), an animal welfare project of Anil Agarwal Foundation (AAF), the philanthropic arm of Vedanta, flagged off the first of the six patrolling vehicles at the Ranthambore National Park today to bolster the monitoring and surveillance of the tiger reserve and its habitation. The vehicle was flagged off by Ms...

World Vegan Day: What you can and cannot eat to be a healthy vegan

Every year ‘World Vegan Day’ is observed on November 1 with the purpose of encouraging more and more people to follow vegan diet and spreading awareness about veganism. For many people, the key factor for turning vegan is to contribute in preventing the exploitation of animals, says The Vegan Society, which was founded in November...

Please let us make Diwali ‘animal friendly’, appeal animal-lovers

Diwali brings happiness to all our lives. It is that time of the year when we not only light up our homes but also gift sweets, chocolates, dry fruits, clothes, diyas etc our loved ones and help those in need to spread a smile on their face as well. We get immense joy and...

World Animal Welfare Day: How NGOs are making the world better for stray dogs

World Animal Welfare Day is celebrated globally every year on the 4th of October with an aim to spread awareness about welfare standards of animals everywhere, in order to make the world a better place for all animals. We live in a world where cruelty towards animals is rampant. However, there are a few...

World Environment Health Day: Kolkata Durga puja goes green

Durga puja is the biggest festival of West Bengal and celebrated with equal grandeur across India and several parts of the world. However, this year, it has become all the more special with UNESCO announcing Durga puja as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. On World Environmental Health Day, 26th September, The CSR Journal...

This Bangalore restaurant is inspiring all to go eco-friendly

If you are fond of eco-friendly, Bangalore’s Go Native restaurant is just the place to be! Right from lighting up the dining area with solar power to sourcing local farm fresh products to plastic-free packaging, Go Native chain of restaurants is setting an inspiring example for everyone to follow. Talking about the same, Go Native...

Tata Chemicals CSR efforts lead to zero poaching of Whale Sharks in Gujarat

Gujarat: Tata Chemicals through its Save Whale Shark Campaign has saved over 850 of these endangered species till date in the Saurashtra region along the coastline of Gujarat. This initiative of Tata Chemicals, Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the Gujarat Forest Department has garnered extensive support from the fishing communities of Gujarat resulting...

International Dog Day: Time to be kind towards strays

Ever since 2004, International Dog Day is celebrated on the 26th of August every year to spread the message encouraging people to adopt more dogs instead of buying them. However, even in 2022, disturbing pieces of news like ‘stray dog tortured and killed’, ‘dog brutally tortured’, ‘puppy beaten/strangled to death’ continue to make their...

World Elephant Day: The story of an ‘elephant mom’

Women who keep pet cats and dogs often prefer to call themselves ‘cat mom’ or ‘dog mom’. But have you ever heard about an elephant mom? On World Elephant Day, The CSR Journal brings to you an exciting tale of an ‘elephant mom’! California-based software engineer Ankita Banerjee narrates the story of how she...

Mother-daughter in Mumbai rescuing stray dogs since lockdown

Mumbai girl Kahani Kaintura and her mother have been rescuing stray dogs in the city ever since the Covid-19 pandemic induced lockdown happened two years ago. Why did they suddenly start feeding and rescuing stray dogs? Sharing her story, Kahani told The CSR Journal, “I and my mom started this around two years ago in...

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