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ESCAP-UN Climate Change partnership to strengthen climate action in Asia-Pacific

UN Climate Change and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed a new agreement to strengthen regional climate action, with a focus on meeting the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. At a signing ceremony ahead of the...

Beating Plastic Pollution: The Future-Now Framework

India recognizes its growing leadership in tackling global climate change. On the World Environment Day 2018, India committed to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the citizens to shun low-grade polythenes and plastics. These initiatives would certainly help curb the negative impact of plastic pollution on the environment. It is important...
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Asia-Pacific countries agree on inclusive technology and innovation policies to achieve SDGs

Senior government officials from Asia and the Pacific, along with civil society representatives and the private sector have committed to promote more inclusive technology and innovation policies to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at a high-level meeting in Bangkok this week. The Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Science, Technology and Innovation...
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Education With Employability Is My Key Theme: Deo Shankar Tripathi, MD & CEO, Aadhar Housing Finance

“In a vast country like India, the government alone cannot provide employment to everybody. Government alone cannot remove the problems of sanitation and problems of healthcare as long as the corporates associate (with it). That is the reason the Companies Act, 2013 prescribes a mandatory CSR spend of 2% of average net profits. I...
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Skill India Drive Boosts BFSI Sector

With an aim to develop India’s unskilled and semi-skilled labour pool into a productive and skilled workforce, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), an executive arm of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, has collaborated with Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL). As part of this collaboration, DHFL has offered to provide its...

Apprenticeship Connect Workshop to Strengthen Skill Ecosystem

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) hosted ‘Apprenticeship Connect Workshop’ at Hilton Garden Inn in Lucknow. The Lucknow workshop, second in a series of Skill Connect Road Shows, introduced new industry-savvy reforms in Apprenticeship regime. The Apprenticeship Connect Workshops are intended...
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CSR: आपके टॉयलेट के पानी से करोड़ों कमा रही है सरकार

पानी की एक बूंद की एहमियत प्यासे से बढियाँ और कौन बता सकता है, जल है तो कल है इस तरह की बातें हम हमेशा किताबों और सरकारी विज्ञापनों में जरूर सुनते और पढ़ते है लेकिन जब जल संरक्षण की बात आती है तो हम तनिक भी नहीं सोचते। कहते है बूँद बूँद से सागर...

Corporate Social Responsibility And Its Concerns

India has historically had a challenging ecosystem with difficult terrains all across the country, from the north to the south and east to the west. Equally challenging have been the diverse cultural heritage and habits in different areas and the socio-economic disparity between the different strata of society. In the 21st century, as India finds...
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CSR: Reducing Water Usage In Cosmetics Industry

World going through water crisis is not breaking news. In times when water could end up turning into a luxury, the cosmetics and personal care industry is turning to waterless products. Water or Aqua is the first ingredient in majority of the cosmetics or personal care products which accounts to almost 70% to 80% of...

Bharti Foundation signs MoU with Jharkhand Government to support holistic development of 150 Government schools

Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Education Project Council, Government of Jharkhand. As per the MoU, Bharti Foundation will support Government initiatives in 150 government schools, enhancing the overall schooling experience of more than 24,000 students and 500 teachers in the districts of...
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Two Indian Cos Ranked In Top 25 Global ‘Change The World’ List

Reliance Jio and Mahindra & Mahindra are the only Indian firms to make it to the top 25 on the list of 63 companies in the global ‘Change The World’ list from Fortune. The prestigious list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business...
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CSR: Promoting Healthcare In Rural India

Healthcare and sanitation is a right to everyone. But because of lack of infrastructure, awareness and professionals, it is not accessible to about 60% of the population in India. About 70% of the population are living in rural areas in the country. With lack of healthcare and sanitation in these areas, the mortality rates...
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