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Deloitte

Over 58,000 Deloitte in India volunteers come together for virtual, skill-based volunteering on Impact Day 2021

For the 19th leg of its annual Impact Day initiative, the focus of volunteers from Deloitte in India was to ensure through diverse content formats that learning outcomes amongst adults, youth, and children from underserved communities are not compromised due to continued, pandemic-induced uncertainties in accessing physical classrooms and allied learning resources. Impact Day 2021...
Asian business awards Anil Agarwal

Vedanta Chairman Anil Agarwal conferred with Philanthropy Award at the Asian Business Awards 2021

Industry leader and philanthropist, Mr Anil Agarwal, Chairman of the Vedanta Group, India’s leading producer of metals, minerals and oil & gas, has been conferred with the coveted Philanthropy Award at the Asian Business Awards 2021. The award has been given for the outstanding work done through his charitable foundation, ‘Anil Agarwal Foundation’, which...
Xerox CSR

Global CSR Report: Xerox Commits to Net Zero by 2040

Xerox Holdings Corporation is an American corporation that sells print and digital document products and services in more than 160 countries. The company takes its responsibility towards the environment and society at large very seriously. In its latest CSR report, the company has briefed about its actions towards social and environmental development in the last financial year....
CSR Healthcare

Healthcare Gets about 55% Share of CSR Expenditure in Gujarat in FY21

The COVID-19 pandemic caused havoc in the country with limited resources and numerous cases at a time. The healthcare emergency caused because of this led the companies in India to shift their CSR focus towards healthcare more than any other sector. It is certainly the case in Gujarat where the healthcare sector has grabbed...
Toshihiro Mibe Honda CEO

Global Sustainability Report: Honda is Working to Ensure the Joys for the Next Generation

Honda Motors Limited is a Japanese conglomerate with 415 group companies in and outside of Japan. Since its founding in 1948, Honda has continuously worked to provide value to help people and create a better society through our technologies, ideas and designs. 1. Message from the President and CEO on Sustainability at Honda Toshihiro Mibe, Director,...
Nithin and Nikhil Kamath, Founders, Zerodha

Zerodha Founders Pledge to Donate 25% of Their Wealth to Philanthropy

Zerodha co-founders Nithin and Nikhil Kamath have made a commitment to donate 25 per cent of their wealth for philanthropic purposes. The announcement adds them to the list of several other billionaires across the globe who have made similar pledges. What is Zerodha? Zerodha is a company that has made trading barrier-free possible. It is India's...
water recycling plant

Why investing in water security is a win-win for Indian companies

Five of the world’s largest cities under water stress are in India, with Delhi ranked second on the list. The water crisis is more alarming than imagined – 600 million people in India face high-to-extreme water stress. Since improvements in water security are essential for India’s development, investing in water merits a sound business...
Power Companies in India

Five Power Companies in India That Take CSR Seriously

India has committed to go net-zero by 2070 in the recently conducted climate summit in Glasgow. In order to achieve this, the Prime Minister has said that the country will rely on renewable sources of energy for 50 per cent of its energy needs by 2030. This has brought the role of power companies...
home credit

Home Credit releases its first ESG report

Home Credit has released its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The report sets out the programmes and measures that Home Credit has been delivering to support communities and customers, and how the company has focused on delivering responsible, sustainable financial services. The report – set to be released on an annual basis -...
IT services

Five IT Services Companies that Take CSR Seriously

India plays a very significant role in the global IT supply chain. The share of the IT sector in the GDP of the country has been consistently increasing for the last many years. IT services companies of India are recognised across the world for their innovative solutions and efficient operations. This provides a lot...
Diwali

Social Responsibility of Indian Entities for Diwali 2021

As the country begins its recovery after the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Diwali 2021 brings about a new hope among the people of India, to mark an end to the bleak times and welcome new light and opportunities. Keeping alive this hope are Indian companies and non-profits, which are launching various...
Food Processing Industry

Five Food Processing Companies that Take CSR Seriously

Indian is an agriculture based country, where more than 50% of population is depending on agriculture to be their main source of income. This gives a lot of scope for the growth and development of the food-processing industry in the country. The food-processing industry in India is a sunrise sector that has gained prominence in...

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