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Yamaha road safety

Yamaha Conducts Children’s Safety Awareness CSR Campaign

As a part of its CSR initiative, India Yamaha Motor (IYM) announced that it has initiated the Road Safety Awareness Campaign - “ROAD SAFETY – LIFE SAFETY” at Government schools close to its factories. As a socially responsible company, IYM aims to create awareness amongst the children by educating them on the importance of...
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Performance Report on Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme: Poor Utilisation of Funds

According to a latest report by the Committee on the Empowerment of Women, the performance of the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme in the states has not been up to the mark. The Committee has expressed its “dismay” over the poor utilisation of funds in the implementation of scheme. What is Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao...
Ericsson - connect to learn

Ericsson pledges to empower 1 million children and young people by 2025 with digital skills through its Connect To Learn CSR programme

Ericsson today announces a major new commitment to empower 1 million children and young people by 2025 through access to digital learning, tools, content and development programs. This commitment forms part of the World Economic Forum-aligned EDISON Alliance 1 Billion Lives Challenge - a global movement of forty-five champions from the public and private sectors....
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...
Har Ghar Roshan

Provident Housing Limited to provide homes to children from unprivileged communities under CSR initiative ‘Har Ghar Roshan’

Ahead of the festive season, Provident Housing Limited (PHL) had launched ‘Har Ghar Roshan’ to drive positive social outcomes. As part of the CSR initiative, the company partnered with a renowned NGO, Vidyanikethan, who provide homes to children from unprivileged communities. This humanitarian endeavour transcends PHL’s CSR efforts. For every unit sold by PHL during...
Games24x7 CSR initiative

Games24x7 commits CSR funds worth Rs. 6 crore towards child welfare

Games24x7, India’s largest online skill gaming platform, today announced that it will work towards the cause of child welfare in India. Towards this end, Games24x7 will make financial contributions and partner with some of the pre-eminent organisations working in this domain including Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF), Hemkunt Foundation, Akshaya Patra Foundation and United...
Gender equity

Positive Action for Gender Equity in Tech

Words like intersectionality, gender inclusiveness, diversity and pay equity are often considered to be vague indicators of women empowerment at the workplace. The ground reality, as statistics would tell you however is that gender inequality is not just a word but a living reality for millions of women who are paid less than their male...
cybersafety of children

New CSR project to bolster cybersafety of children

During the Covid pandemic, measures taken to contain the spread of the pandemic have resulted in closure of schools and movement to virtual learning environments. Children also spent more time online for entertainment, social and educational purposes, whilst not necessarily being aware of any associated risks. According to a UNICEF report, 13% of children and...
Children from St Judes

Star Health and St. Judes to provide health and accident cover to young cancer survivors

Children supported by St. Jude India ChildCare Centres (St. Judes) during their cancer treatment (who are now cancer-free for 5 years), will be provided health and accident coverage by Chennai-based Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited. Launched on November 4th 2021, it covers 596 children in its first year . Each year at least...
Aster Women and Children Hospital, Whitefield Commemorates World Prematurity Day and launches a book on ‘Journey of Prematurity – Parental Guide’

World Prematurity Day 2021 – Aster Women and Children Hospital, Whitefield releases guide for parents

To commemorate World Prematurity Day, Aster Women and Children Hospital, Whitefield organized an interactive educational program for parents to raise awareness on preterm birth. The program focused on providing the necessary guidance and answers to the questions of new parents addressing the health issues that could arise due to early births. Over 50 parents took...
Gender Equality

International Men’s Day 2021: Gender Equality is the Goal. Not Female Dominance.

When we think of gender equality, we immediately start to think of protecting and promoting women’s rights. This immediate thought in itself reflects the inequality of gender in our thoughts and beliefs. Women have historically suffered from subordination of men. They have been restricted to lead their lives on their own terms. The women today...
rural children

Children’s Day 2021 – Top CSR Projects for Rural Children

As many as 64% of the children in rural India fear they might have to drop out of school if not provided with additional support to cope with the learning gaps in their curriculum, according to a survey published by Delhi-based NGO ChildFund India. Children from rural areas, scheduled castes and tribal communities suffer...

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