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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...
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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...
Arundhati Roy is among real social justice warriors

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...
Carbon Emissions to Fuel

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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Global CSR: Hunting for ad growth, publishers target CSR budgets

The chiefs behind many corporations today are trying harder than ever before to make their businesses appear likable and conscientious. And the sales teams of news publishers are responding accordingly. Publishers looking for new ways to tap into marketers’ budgets are increasingly targeting their corporate social responsibility divisions, which fund research and spearhead programs. CSR...
Plastic waste

Malaysia Just Sent Plastic Waste Back to Rich Countries

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning on Monday that those who want to make the country a rubbish bin of the world can “dream on.” Shipments of unwanted rubbish have been rerouted to Southeast Asia since...
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CSR: Climate Action at The Oscars

Climate change has grabbed the attention of many celebrities, who utilize every opportunity or platform they get to speak about it. Oscars has been one of the significant platforms where the academy winners use their fame to talk about issues that are important to them. Leonardo Dicaprio's Speech on Climate Action at Oscars 2016 It was...
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India Ranks 117th in Women, Business and the Law 2020 Report

A country can never achieve its full potential without the equal participation of women and men. Achieving gender equality is not only the right thing to do but it is also good for a country’s economic growth and development. However, this does not always materialise. Gender inequality is prevailing globally. One of the major reasons...

Coronavirus – A Man Made Disaster?

A new virus belonging to the Coronavirus family named as novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, has claimed over 1,873 lives in China. The outbreak of the deadly virus is continuing to spread outside China and has also reached India with three confirmed cases so far, in the state of Kerala. In this regard, the state of...

CSR: SDG Action Manager To Meet SDGs by 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 global goals that are adopted by 193 United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. These provide a unique chance for all sectors to rally around...

7 Reasons to Bring More Women on Corporate Boards

Much of the current discourse on equality and empowerment positions women and girls largely as beneficiaries of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, the achievement of Goal 5 (Gender Equality) alone will not create a gender-equal world, says the report Women Leading the World to 2030 by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission. Women...

The Importance of CSR on a Global Scale

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is fast becoming a focal point of concern within the corporate world. While recognized for the benefits it offers an organization, it is also an invaluable system of giving back to the community or of paying it forward. Not limited merely to giving away charity, companies are now increasingly investing...

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