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Five Power Companies in India That Take CSR Seriously

India has committed to go net-zero by 2070 in the recently conducted climate summit in Glasgow. In order to achieve this, the Prime Minister has said that the country will rely on renewable sources of energy for 50 per cent of its energy needs by 2030. This has brought the role of power companies...

Dr Kamal Ranadive, the cancer researcher who made science more inclusive in India

Cancer crusader Padma Bhushan Dr. Kamal Ranadive is one of India’s first and foremost woman scientists. She was among the first to recognize the connection between cancer susceptibility and the interaction between hormones and viruses. Her work on the leprosy bacteria led to the preparation of a leprosy vaccine, and she led the founding...

Five IT Services Companies that Take CSR Seriously

India plays a very significant role in the global IT supply chain. The share of the IT sector in the GDP of the country has been consistently increasing for the last many years. IT services companies of India are recognised across the world for their innovative solutions and efficient operations. This provides a lot...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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 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...

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