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Why it’s important to segregate waste at home

Citizen social responsibility (CSR) puts the act of categorising your household garbage at the top of the pile of personal duties. Take ownership of the waste your home generates, say local municipal corporations. But why is it so important to segregate waste at home?  If waste is not separated properly, it all gets mixed up...
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SBTi approves Capgemini’s carbon reduction targets

Capgemini announced today that its new carbon reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as being in line with the level of reduction needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C. This is an important milestone towards the Group’s ambition of becoming a net zero business by 2030. Validation of its...
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International Day of Poverty Eradication 2020

The lack of equity in economic development across the world has caused many people to lead a life of poverty. According to the United Nations, ‘Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the basic capabilities to live in dignity.’ In order to...
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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...
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Day 4 of Navratri: Celebrating Five Women Activists Championing the Cause of Environment Conservation #WomenCan

The fourth day of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of Maa Kushmanda. Maa Kushmanda is believed to be the creative power of the universe. She is associated with the endowment of vegetation on earth. On this day, let us celebrate the contribution of five women who have played a significant role in environment...
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Mahindra in Wall Street Journal’s list of 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World

Mahindra & Mahindra is among the 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the world according to a recent ranking by The Wall Street Journal. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has been ranked 17th (the highest ranking for an automobile company, and the highest ranking for any Indian company) on this prestigious list. This ranking was produced...
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Fiinovation extends CSR support for reducing carbon emission in industrial zone of Hyderabad

Aiming towards climate remediation, Innovative Financial Advisors Pvt Ltd (Fiinovation), a technical research and advisory agency in the CSR domain has partnered with Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology India Pvt Ltd, a leading rock tool manufacturing company. Sandvik aims to cut down its carbon footprint by 2030 and the project is an extension of...

International E-Waste Day 2020: Educating The Masses

October 14th is observed as International E-Waste Day since 2018. The day was developed by the WEEE Forum in order to raise the public profile of e-waste recycling and encourage consumers to recycle their e-waste with the resulting increase in e-waste recycling rates on the day itself and into the future. According to a report...

Pernod Ricard India Foundation and WWF India announce partnership to secure the future of wild elephants in Assam

The recently published Living Planet Report 2020 outlines the unprecedented biodiversity loss the world has witnessed over the last 46 years, with a 68% decline in the population of wildlife. The Asian elephant, being a keystone species, plays an integral role in forest and grassland ecosystems and humanity’s relationship with nature. However, dwindling forest...

On World Migratory Bird Day, experts from Mumbai share recommendations to protect city’s Lesser Flamingos

Celebrating the iconic bird of Mumbai and discussing ways to protect the lesser Flamingos, a webinar titled, ‘The Flight of the Pink- How can Mumbai protect the lesser flamingoes’, was conducted today on the occasion of World Migratory Bird Day. The webinar was organized  as a part of the ‘Biodiversity by the Bay’ campaign, initiated...
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Global Report – Tetra Pak is a people and planet-positive company

Tetra Pak, a world leading food processing and packaging solutions company released the 2020 Sustainability Report, celebrating the many ways the company has worked to protect food, people and the planet in the past year. An annual tradition since 1999, this year's global sustainability report is especially poignant in the midst of a global pandemic,...

CSR News: AXA XL to create a Biodiversity Park in New Delhi

AXA XL in India has partnered with NGO Give Me Trees Trust, to embark on an ambitious three-year project to plant 30,000 trees and create a biodiversity park in Jaunapur, Chhatarpur, New Delhi. Why create a biodiversity park? Healthy biodiversity helps to breakdown and absorb pollution and provide resilience to climate change. The new park in...

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