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Top CSR Initiatives for Marine Conservation in India

Collaborative platforms are necessary to address CSR initiatives in marine conservation, which forms SDG 14 (Life Below Water) of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal. Our oceans do not recognise political or international borders. Thus, we must deal with coastal and ocean issues internationally, using a collaborative strategy. Efforts by one company to prevent ocean...

5 Steps to Sustainable Food and Agriculture

There is a crisis across Maharashtra that we have all read about recently. The topics of farmer distress and suicides refuse to subside, and not just in harsh summer. While our stores are overflowing with vegetables and fruits, and the granaries with food grains that rot away, we hear about numerous issues with the...

आओ सीएसआर से निकाले पॉल्युशन का सलूशन

2 दिसंबर यानि आज राष्ट्रीय प्रदूषण नियंत्रण दिवस है और जिस तरह से पिछले एक महीने में दिल्ली, यूपी सहित देश के अन्य राज्यों में प्रदूषण का स्तर रहा है वो हमारे लिए चिंता का विषय है । देश के सामने पॉल्युशन एक समस्या बन रहा है जिसका सलूशन अगर देश की सरकारों के...

Beyond Compliance, a Case For Corporate Commitment to Nature

Mumbai Metropolitan Region, bursting at the seams with a population of over 20 million, is also home to a magnificent mangrove ecosystem that stands as a testimony to the harmonious relationship between man and nature. Spread across an area of 40 sq. km. along its eastern and western coastline, the mangrove forests serve as...

Curbing Food Wastage Through Sustainable Development

“You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world.” ― Woodrow Wilson It is universally acknowledged, the world over, that the basic necessities of human life are food, water and shelter. However, today food is...

CSR: Procter & Gamble India announces ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund’

Procter & Gamble (P&G) India today announced that it has set-up a ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund,’ to collaborate with external partners offering environmentally sustainable business solutions. With this announcement, P&G also launched the second edition of ‘P&G vGROW External Business Partner Summit.’ vGROW is P&G’s first-of-its-kind platform to identify and collaborate with businesses...

Five Things to Know About Emissions Gap Report 2019

The world is striving to fight climate change by making efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions in every sector. Various climate summits are inspiring the companies as well as the people who are willing to participate in the climate action movement. At such a time, it is crucial to track progress towards globally agreed...

Construction Sector Using Plastic As A Building Material

About 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions are caused by the construction sector. At a time of climate crisis, it is very important for the sector to up their game by adapting innovational methods. The construction sector can contribute in a meaningful way by innovating the building materials. Recycled plastic has made its way in...

गुजरात में बनेगा देश का सबसे बड़ा सौर ऊर्जा पार्क, पांच गीगावाट बिजली होगी पैदा। 

देश की समस्याओं में बिजली आपूर्ति भी एक अहम है, जहां आजकल क्लीन और ग्रीन एनर्जी की बात होती है वही कम बिजली और उस बिजली के उत्पादन में कार्बन उत्सर्जन एक बड़ी समस्या बन कर उभर रही है इससे निपटारा पाने के लिए सरकारें सौर ऊर्जा को बढ़ावा दे रही है। इसी पहल...

The Environmental Aspects of CSR

Concern for the environment has become a vital global issue for the most part of the early 21st century in view of major shifts in the weather conditions and its impact on the environment. In the context of the environment, the focus areas of CSR in India include environmental sustainability, ecological balance, conservation of...

Cochin Airport – World’s First Solar Powered Airport

India is blessed with indiscriminate sunlight all year round. If utilized well, it could produce a huge amount of solar energy which could make the country self-sufficient. Demonstrating this is the first-ever airport in the world to be completely powered by solar energy – the Cochin Airport. As of November 2018, with 40 MW worth...

CSR News: We need to plant 4 billion trees every year for the next 10 years, says Tree-Nation

Every minute we lose forest cover equivalent to 36 football fields. This means 13 million hectares of forest land disappear every year, an area equivalent to the size of Greece. The consequences are doubly negative for our planet: deforestation accounts for about 17% of Climate Change. The loss of forests has more impact on greenhouse...

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