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Tactics by India Inc

Shady tactics by India Inc to spend less on CSR

The Indian government is the first in the world to make corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandatory for the private sector. Executed in the right spirit, it would be a boon for Nation Building. Yet companies in India repeatedly find ways to sidestep the spending prescribed by law. Tactics by India Inc to sidestep CSR Various companies...
Canon CSR

Global Sustainability Report 2020: Canon’s Philosophy of Kyosei

Human prosperity is the result of economic development and technological innovation. In recent years, the twin forces of globalization and digitalization have elevated lifestyles to new levels of convenience and affluence. However, the flipside of this is the emergence of several global societal issues that grow in severity each year, including economic inequality, resource...
chef Maneet Chauhan - American India Foundation

American India Foundation Raises Over $2.1 million at Virtual Gala

Hundreds of American India Foundation (AIF) supporters were virtually in attendance for the first-ever Virtual New York Gala. Despite the fundraising challenges of virtual events, AIF successfully exceeded their goal, raising over $2.1 million. These funds allow the American India Foundation to continue their work by bridging the digital divide in education, decreasing maternal and...
UN Day

UN Day 2020: The United Nations turns 75

Tomorrow is the 75th UN Day – the historic day on which the United Nations officially came into being after the ratification of the Charter by the world's biggest countries. The UN Charter is the founding document of this great non-partisan institution that has been working towards global peace and equality. India commemorates this special...
NTPC- Forbes best employer list

NTPC ranks first among Indian PSUs on Forbes 2020 World’s Best Employer list

Power producer NTPC Ltd came first among Indian PSUs under World’s Best Employer this year in a list published by Forbes. The recognition is testimony to the company's commitment towards inculcating best in class practices that are thoughtfully designed and robustly executed. During the lockdown phase and the subsequent unlock period, NTPC Learning and Development...
CapitaLand - sustainability masterplan

Real estate group CapitaLand to triple sustainable finance portfolio to SGD 6 billion by 2030

Over the next decade, one of Asia's largest diversified real estate groups CapitaLand aims to spur ESG initiatives within the company. By 2030, the company intends to secure SGD 6 billion through sustainable finance such as sustainability-linked loans, green loans and green bonds. This is triple the SGD 2 billion it has raised to...
Thalassemia

Coal India’s CSR Inititative ‘Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojna’ Extended for Two Years

About 10,000 to 12,000 children are born with thalassemia every year in India. In order to provide a one-time cure opportunity for Haemoglobinopathies, Coal India through its CSR initiative had launched Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojna under Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) in 2017. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has now launched the...
road safety- Fedex Express

CSR News: FedEx Express will support iRAP for Better Road Safety Measures

The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to preventing road deaths through safer road infrastructure, in association with FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. has announced the launch of the 5-Star Global Connections Initiative. The CSR programme will unlock the power of partnerships...
Shankar Prasad, Founder of Plum

CSR: clean. real. good. by plum campaign is skincare brand’s commitment to ‘clean beauty’

Plum is India’s first 100% vegan beauty and PETA certified cruelty-free brand which is all about “being good” - to your skin, to your senses, to others and to the environment. The skincare firm announced the expansion of its vision to lead the charge for conscious and clean beauty in India, by unveiling the...
Capgemini Group - purpose

Capgemini Group releases ‘Purpose’ statement

Capgemini revealed its Purpose which was developed in collaboration with its many stakeholders, and with the Group’s employees at the heart of the process. It now forms one of the fundamentals of the Group. The Purpose is: “Unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future” The Group believes that digital transformation should benefit...

NIKE Global Impact and CSR Report – NIKE Spent $81.9 million on community development

Girls get it done. And no other brand depicts this better than NIKE. This sports brand, which has epitomised cool for decades, is making sports and fitness all the more inclusive, especially for girls and women across the board. A look at the NIKE Global Impact and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives of late...
Nestle CSR

The Complete Report on CSR Activities of Nestle

Nestlé India Limited, a leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company has been in India for about 100 years. The company, since its inception, has projected a responsible behaviour by ensuring the welfare and upliftment of communities around which it operates. The company believes that creating better livelihood opportunities for the communities residing around its...

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