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Governments of the World Responds to Financial Distress Caused by Coronavirus

As the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, was announcing one of the longest and strictest lockdowns in the world to the protect the citizens of the country, the opposition was busy raising their demand for financial compensation for the poor of the country. While the government has rolled out some relief measures such...
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World Energy Efficiency Day Could Make You Richer

March 5th was World Energy Efficiency Day 2020. Of course, many of you may have never heard of it. However, this day has been observed across the world since 1998 and, as our fuel sources continue to deplete, the relevance of World Energy Efficiency Day increases year on year. Besides, energy efficiency is an...
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World Wildlife Day 2020: The Ultimate Guide

Today, we celebrate World Wildlife Day, which has become the most important global annual event dedicated to wildlife! What is World Wildlife Day? On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March – the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild...
Zero Discrimination Day, 2020

Zero Discrimination Day 2020: Unity in Diversity

1st March is celebrated as Zero Discrimination Day all around the world to promote diversity and recognize that everyone counts. Butterfly has been accepted as the symbol for this day. It is celebrated by the United Nations and other international organizations with an aim to recognize and celebrate everyone’s right to live a life...

Will 4IR Technologies Threaten Businesses?

More than 50% of the world’s population is now online; roughly one million more people join the internet each day. Fourth Industrial Revolution or 4IR technologies are already bringing tremendous economic and societal benefits to much of the global population. Data are increasingly being collected on citizens by government and business alike, and these data...

World NGO Day 2020: Make a Change

On World NGO Day today, The CSR Journal salutes the tremendous work done by NGOs especially in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) domain. Marking this day is more important in the year 2020 as we are living in difficult times for NGOs and for civil society around the world, and the space for the...

Top 5 Ways Biodiversity Loss Affects Humans

Human-driven nature and biodiversity loss is threatening life on our planet. Biodiversity loss affects humans more severely than you could imagine. All species, including humans, depend for their survival on the delicate balance of life in nature. Yet biodiversity—the diversity within species, between species, and within ecosystems—is declining faster than it has at any other...

How Native American Tribes Are Taking the Lead on Planning for Climate Change

On a hot summer’s day, marine ecologist Courtney Greiner walks the shore of a rocky Washington beach at low tide with a handful of staff and interns. They stake out the ground and hunch down, digging up the top two inches of mud, silt, and gravel looking for baby clams. For thousands of years, the...

World Day of Social Justice 2020: Closing the Inequalities Gap

Today is World Day of Social Justice, a day which was first observed in 2007. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights of indigenous peoples and the disabled. What is World Day of...

Growth of Organic Farming in the World

Organic farming has been growing rapidly in its stature in the last decade. The disadvantages of chemical farming such as soil pollution, environment pollution, diseases to the farmers, poor health of consumers of inorganic food, and so on have increased the popularity and demand of organic articles in the market. According to a survey, which...

Meet the Real Social Justice Warriors of India

Social Justice is getting a bad rap since the proliferation of Twitter. Pre-2008, social justice warriors were considered champions of economic and social issues. According to the Washington Post, Canadian union activist Michel Chartrand was the first known person to be described as a "social justice warrior" in 1991. The connotations changed sometime between...

A New Discovery that Converts Carbon Emissions into Fuel

The debate between development and environment is never-ending, especially for a fast developing country like India. It has been taken for granted development and environment are contradictory. Because development requires the use of fuel which increases carbon emissions and in turn cause harm to the environment. And if one chooses environment over development, the...

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