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Seven Fashion Brands that takes CSR Seriously

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter of the environment. At a time when the condition of natural resources is critical, the industry players need to take up their responsibility and instil sustainability in their business practices and CSR campaigns. Following are seven Fashion brands that take CSR seriously by doing their bit to...
coal mining

The Human Rights Lies Of Coal India Limited

In August 2017, Coal India Limited – the world’s largest coal miner – published a ‘sustainability report’ for 2016-17, as part of its compliance with reporting guidelines set up by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent international organization. GRI’s stated aim is to help businesses understand and communicate their impact on issues including...
mumbai skyline

Radio City takes Up the Mantle for a Greener Skyline in Mumbai

Radio City reaffirmed its commitment towards developing sustainable, pollution-free cities with the launch of the third leg of its popular ‘Kar Mumbaikar’ campaign. Through this 4 weeks long campaign, Radio City RJs Salil and Archana will visit nooks and corners of Mumbai city each week and plant trees. Radio City’s latest initiative, 'Hara Hai Toh बरं...
fashion industry

CSR: Fashion Industry And Environment

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter of the environment in the world. With reducing price of clothes, fashion shopping has become quite frequent and is often categorised as an addiction. It is not rare for some shopper to name their latest fashion purchase as an impulse buy. While it is easy to get caught...
urban forest

CSR: Optimising trees and forests for healthier cities

Traditionally, cities and urban areas were perceived as being in some kind of competition with the hinterland and rural areas. It is now clear that they are all connected. The majority of the world's population now lives in urban areas and even India, a country predominantly viewed as rural, will be overwhelmingly urbanized in another...
CSR in forestry

CSR in forestry, the present and the future

The wood products sector operates under more intense public scrutiny than other extraction-based industries because wood comes from forests and forests are commonly seen by the public as natural places that should be relatively untouched by humans. Forest certification and eco-labelling are two important concepts to ensure that wood is sourced from sustainably managed...
emissions target met

Ford Hits CO2 Manufacturing Emissions Reduction Target

Ford Motor Company has announced that it has achieved the company’s manufacturing emissions reduction goal eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30 per cent per vehicle produced by 2025. It hit the target twice as...
Migratory birds in Kutch

CSR to Prevent the Decline of Migratory Birds

India has been a favourite destination for migratory birds. However, over the past few years, their numbers have been reducing because of poaching, wetland pollution and habitat loss. Little Rann of Kutch hosts about 300 critically endangered species of migratory birds each year. The desert which houses several rare mammals is suffering from drought for...
solar in agriculture

CSR: Using Solar in Agriculture

According to a report published by Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research in 2012, one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. With increasing population, the demand for food production is rising. In such circumstances, the farmers will need to switch to more clean energy technology for agriculture and food production. Solar energy is...
Food wastage and SDG

CSR: Food wastage and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs in short) emphasize both increasing food security and reducing stress on natural resources. Reducing food loss and food wastage can make a critical contribution to these broad goals. SDG 12 focuses specifically on sustainable consumption and production patterns; SDG target 12.3 calls for halving global food wastage at the retail and...
District Mineral Foundation

CSR: संसदीय समिति का निर्देश कहा खनन क्षेत्रों में सरकारी कंपनियों के सीएसआर खर्च की समीक्षा करे सरकार

संसद की एक समिति ने डिस्ट्रिक्ट मिनरल फाउंडेशन की परियोजनाओं के लिये राज्यों को 15,500 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक की राशि बांटे जाने का जिक्र करते हुए सरकार को खनन क्षेत्रों में कंपनियों के सीएसआर खर्च की समीक्षा करने को कहा है। संसदीय समिति ने ये फैसले इसलिए लिया ताकि एक ही क्षेत्र में...
food waste

CSR: Food waste makes a global mess

Food waste is a global problem from every point of view, as it involves every step of the food supply chain and leaves nearly one billion people hungry and, in many cases, deprived of their land. Food waste has reached frightening proportions: one third of all food produced in the world is wasted. In the...
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