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ABB CSR programme sponsors engineering degree and skilling of girls

Robotics and tech company ABB India has partnered with Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF) on a holistic merit-cum-need based scholarship programme for meritorious girls from economically challenged backgrounds, to give them an opportunity to realise their dreams in the field of technology. Through this holistic CSR programme, the company will support higher education and skill development...
CEAT Tyres’ All-Women Operated Customer Service Centres

CEAT Tyres’ Unique Initiative Opens Up New Avenues for Women

The economic crisis caused due to COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound detrimental effect on most people across the globe. However, it has impacted men and women very differently. Women are more likely to work in health care, unpaid care, and domestic work, making them more susceptible to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Women still earn...
Nand Ghar

Vedanta CSR rolls out 104th Nand Ghar in Jharkhand

The 104th Nand Ghar in the state of Jharkhand developed at Dhobil village was inaugurated in the presence of Joba Manjhi, Minister of Department of Women, Child Development and Social Security, Govt. of Jharkhand. The Nand Ghar journey began in 2015 with a vision to transform the lives of 8.5 crore children and 2 crore...
Vishakha Guidelines - SC Against Discrimination

Zero Discrimination Day: Role of Indian Judiciary in Removing Discrimination

Inequality is growing for more than 70% of the global population, exacerbating the risk of division and hampering economic and social development. And COVID-19 is hitting the most vulnerable people the hardest—even as new vaccines against COVID-19 are becoming available, there is great inequality in accessing them. With an aim to address this inequality, this...
women engineers

CSR STEM Initiative Supports 1,400 Women Engineers in Maharashtra

Global power management firm Eaton believes that diversity and inclusion does not stop at financial support. Nurturing talent and then developing managerial and soft skills is just as important. The company encourages women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through its CSR programmes. When you think of an engineer, the...
SEEDS - top NGOs in India

Top NGOs in India

Corporate social responsibility relies on the nonprofit ecosystem of our nation to implement initiatives. NGOs (or non governmental organisations) play a key role in this field, implementing CSR strategy and executing a range of welfare projects. CSR rules developed by the MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) gives special significance to the role of an...
1090 goes digital

U.P. Women Power Line 1090 ‘Dus Nabbe’ Goes Digital

U.P. Women Power Line 1090 launched “Humari Surakhsa” -- a digital outreach programme wherein 1090 reaches out to women digitally, creates awareness, and captures data signals to device integrated solutions. 1090, or 'Dus Nabbe' as it's known in Uttar Pradesh, is a helpline for women who want to report harassment, cyber-crime, stalking or phone-related...
Shridhar Venkat, CEO, Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra CEO Shridhar Venkat on running the world’s largest NGO school meal programme

The Akshaya Patra Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020. It continues to be the world's largest NGO school meal programme, serving hot, nutritious mid-day meals to 1.8 million school children in India every day. Not only does it reach out to kids, but to people in need at large. During the COVID-19 crisis,...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 3 Young STEM Influencers

Female representation in science is minute. Today would be as good a day as any to discuss this, but it also happens to be the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The UN headquarters will hold a virtual Assembly for this reason. The theme is Beyond the Borders: Equality in Science...

Top CSR Initiatives for Encouraging more Women and Girls in STEM

Women’s participation in the workforce has been steadily increasing each year because of continuous efforts by the governments, non-profits as well as the global organisations. However, the representation of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields is surprisingly less. According to UNESCO, less than 30 per cent of researchers across the world...

Britannia CSR Report Shows Commitment to Nutrition of the Nation

Who hasn't grown up in India without munching on Britannia biscuits? If not Good Day, then Milk Bikis. If not the sweet-and-salty 50-50, then the chocolate-sandwich Bourbon. Grown ups munched on Marie Gold with their evening tea while the health conscious adults picked Nutri Choice. Then there is the whole range of breads, cakes,...

SBI General Insurance marked World Cancer Day by pledging to support cancer treatment of underprivileged kids

SBI General Insurance has pledged to support the cancer treatment of underprivileged kids suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. For enabling this, SBI General has launched the campaign, #MakeHopeWin starting on World Cancer Day yesterday. Under this CSR campaign, SBI General has pledged to donate Rs. 500 for every general insurance policy issued through their digital...

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