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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all three dimensions of sustainable development

The Impact of Covid-19 on Key SDG Indicators

The pandemic has been a major setback for sustainable development everywhere. There is a very real risk that inequalities will widen greatly between rich and poor countries due to differences in access to vaccines and financing, says The United Nations Sustainable Development Report 2021. The health and economic rationales for a rapid global scaling-up...
Vistara Wellness Initiative (Phase II)

CSR: Phase II of ‘Vistara Wellness Initiative’ distributes nutrition and hygiene essentials to communities affected by the pandemic

Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, recently concluded Phase II of the ‘Vistara Wellness Initiative’, thereby contributing over 1000 wellness kits containing dry ration and sanitisation essentials to several vulnerable families across India. Aligned with Vistara’s philosophy of giving back to the local communities it operates in, the ‘Vistara Wellness Initiative’...
Mitsubishi Electric - narayan seva

Mitsubishi Electric collaborates with NSS for CSR activity this Christmas, gifts 145 PwDs

Lots of surprises were given when Mitsubishi Electric and Narayan Seva Sansthan collaborated to donate 145 differently abled individuals with artificial limbs, wheelchairs, crutches and tricycles. In this CSR initiative on account of Christmas, differently-abled received wheelchairs, crutches and tricycles in Sector-4, Gurugram from Mitsubishi Electric and Narayan Seva Sansthan. High quality aids and appliances...
Covid-19 AID - Schaeffler

CSR: Schaeffler supports AID for COVID-19 relief in India

Globally, India was among the hardest hit by the Corona pandemic - more than 34 million people have been infected with COVID-19 in India, the World Health Organization estimates. More than 460,000 have died so far. Rural areas in particular have little access to medical infrastructure, and the effects of the pandemic will be...
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ICICI Lombard will match voluntary donations with its CSR funding for critical illness treatment of the underprivileged

In its endeavor to give back to society, non-life insurance company ICICI Lombard will offer support for the treatment of underprivileged individuals suffering from critical illness. With this initiative, the company will seek voluntary support in the form of donations from customers during policy purchases or renewal. ICICI Lombard will then match this donation...
Soothe Healthcare

CSR: Soothe Healthcare holds awareness programme on child abuse and menstrual hygiene

Personal hygiene company Soothe Healthcare hosted an awareness workshop on child abuse and menstrual health at their manufacturing facility. This workshop was organised in collaboration with Young Indians, a part of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Childline under the Project Masoom. As part of the continued effort of the company's CSR to sensitize conversation...
Road to Recovery 2.0 - Habitat India

MUFG Bank joins hands with global nonprofit for Road to Recovery 2.0 CSR campaign across government hospitals

Habitat for Humanity India and MUFG Bank (MUFG) have joined hands to provide essential hygiene items and medical equipment to government healthcare facilities under the NGO’s Road to Recovery COVID-19 response. Road to Recovery is Habitat for Humanity India’s pan-India humanitarian response to the pandemic aimed at creating a safety-net for families affected by COVID-19...
Congenital Heart Disease

Addressing the Congenital Heart Defects Problem in Rural India

In India, nine in a thousand children are born with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), translating to 2 lac children every year. (Medical Journal of Indian Pediatrics, 2021). More than 1/5th of these babies have severe defects that require treatment in the first year. However, very few are diagnosed and receive timely treatment. Present at...
persons with disabilities

CSR Concerning International Day of Persons with Disabilities

An analysis of disclosures by listed companies reveals that the share of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) is a negligible 0.46% of their employee base. Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Over the years, the Indian Government has created several policies to support differently-abled people. Unfortunately, families and institutions remain in the dark...
diabetes test

Global CSR programme Aster Volunteers offer free diabetes screening in India and UAE

Diabetes is certainly becoming a growing area of concern among people around the world. While diabetes used to be more frequent in people above 40, it is now becoming common in all age groups and even adolescents and young adults are at greater risk of getting diabetes than before. Aster Volunteers in association with Aster...
Angad Daryani - pollution control

4 Indian Enterprises Passionate About Pollution Control

On National Pollution Control Day today, we are reminded that India has the world's worst air pollution. Home to 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities, the toxic air here kills more than one million people each year. Our cities don't score too well on water, noise, plastic and land pollution either. As...
Safe zindagi

World AIDS Day 2021 – New portal Safe Zindagi launched for HIV testing and prevention

Today, on World AIDS Day, Project ACCELERATE, a programme funded by USAID/PEPFAR and implemented by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in partnership with YRGCARE, The Fenway Institute and Blue Lotus Advisory under the technical guidance of National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), launched safezindagi.in, an online platform that offers information and services for HIV...

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