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Top Indian companies committed to Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

The rise in climate consciousness among Indian companies is evident from the growing number of those committed to the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi). By 2020, 52 companies have committed to it, with a significant growth of more than 37% over 2019, according to the CDP, not-for-profit that runs the global disclosure system for...
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

National Unity Day 2021: Lessons to Learn From the Life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated on October 31 every year since 2014 to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the First Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of India. Popularly known as the “Iron Man of India”, Sardar played a crucial role in the unification of India after...
construction worker

What can CSR do for construction workers?

In March 2020, when the lockdown was announced in India, millions of migrant workers, including women, most of whom were part of the informal workforce, were left stranded with no food or shelter. A year later – during the second wave of the COVID-19, the most vulnerable informal workers suffered the repercussions of the...
Rahul Bose

Celebrity Philanthropists of India: Rahul Bose Provides Opportunities to Disadvantaged Children Across India

Rahul Bose is an actor, director, screenwriter, social activist, and rugby player. Known for his splendid performance in films like Mr and Mrs Iyer and Dil Dhadakne Do, Rahul Bose is a man for multiple talents. Apart from his contributions to the film industry Bose has committed to playing an active role in the...
Oil and Gas Industry

Five Oil and Gas Companies in India That Take CSR Seriously

The Oil and Gas industry is one of the core industries that play a major role in influencing the economic trends and development of a country. The industry has played a very significant role in the socio-economic development of the country since independence. Additionally, the oil and gas companies have contributed to the community...
world food day

World Food Day 2021 – Founding day of UN agency, the FAO

While millions of people go hungry, vast quantities of food are lost every day, either spoiled during production or transport or thrown into the waste bins of households, retailers or restaurants. Squandering food is also a waste of the precious resources used to produce it. Up to 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions are...
Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day 2021: Wash Hands to Prevent Communicable Diseases

October 15th is observed as Global Handwashing Day across the globe every year. The day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership and was determined by the UN General Assembly in 2008. It focuses on the importance of hand wash and comes up with “creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with...
carbon footprint

Corporates actively reducing their carbon footprint

Greenhouse gas emissions constitute a significant portion of a business’s total carbon footprint. Recognising these emissions as a part of one’s own carbon footprint could lead to large-scale change. There is an emerging trend among businesses to set internal carbon prices or apply internal carbon taxes. According to the report Reducing Risks, Addressing Climate Change...
Jamsetji Tata

Jamsetji Tata is the Greatest Philanthropist of the Century

It's a proud moment for India as our very own benevolent business tycoon Jamsetji Tata has been declared the greatest philanthropist of the last 100 years. With total donations value estimated at a whopping $102.4 billion, the late Jamsetji Tata is the world’s biggest philanthropist of the last century, says the new report '2021...
FMCG Companies

Five FMCG Companies in India that take CSR Seriously

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry is the fourth largest economic sector in India. The growing awareness among people, easier access of products and services, and changing lifestyles have been key to the growth of the sector. The industry is set to grow with more new young couples preferring to rely on quick and easy...
World Environment Day 2021

How India Inc. Honours World Environment Day 2021

June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day across the world to remind people about the importance of nature. It is celebrated across the globe to tell people that nature should not be taken for granted and must be respected for its value. With the coronavirus outbreak and people being confined indoors, the environment and...
Tata Chemicals Coral Reef

Tata Chemicals reveals what made the Coral Reef Restoration Project a success

Coral reefs, also known as sea rainforests, support a diverse range of marine species as well as the livelihoods of coastal communities. The Tata Chemicals plant in Mithapur is near the Gulf of Kutch Marine National Park, which is a Biodiversity Hotspot and protects coral reefs. Based on field observations and a review of...

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