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Financial Impacts of Climate Change

Indian Companies See ₹7,138 Billion Financial Impact Due To Climate Risks In The Next Five Years

India inc. is facing the financial impacts of climate change which may limit its ambitious growth plans. 42 of the companies responding to investors through CDP’s environmental disclosure system reported a staggering ₹714000 crores at risk from climate change. The growing ESG disclosure requirements are prompting an increasing number of Indian businesses to wake up...
Water Harvesting Rotary Foundation

Rotary Foundation in Association with Tata Technologies Averted Water Crises in Marathwada

Several districts in the ­Marathwada and North Maharashtra region have always suffered from deficient rainfall and been afflicted with frequent and severe drought. With water storage facilities being near-nil in several villages, which had received barely 50 per cent of the annual monsoon rainfall in 2018, a high-magnitude drought resulted in several villages near...
National Safety Day

National Safety Day 2021 – Reopening Post Quarantine

The profit-driven nature of the manufacturing-industrial complex puts the health and safety of workers on the back burner. India has such a large manpower resource that protective gear is considered a luxury on factory floors. In fact, manufacturers find less incentive in protecting the health of the workforce than in working them to the...
CEAT Tyres’ All-Women Operated Customer Service Centres

CEAT Tyres’ Unique Initiative Opens Up New Avenues for Women

The economic crisis caused due to COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound detrimental effect on most people across the globe. However, it has impacted men and women very differently. Women are more likely to work in health care, unpaid care, and domestic work, making them more susceptible to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Women still earn...
World Wildlife Day 2021

World Wildlife Day 2021 – CSR in India

World Wildlife Day is observed annually on March 3 to raise awareness about wildlife and educate people about the diversity and importance of flora and fauna across the world. On the occasion of World Wildlife Day 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended people working for the protection of wildlife. He tweeted, 'I salute all those...
Samsung Innovation Campus

Global Sustainability Report: Samsung Electronics Endeavour to Offer Hope and Assistance Amid Pandemic

Samsung Electronics is committed to devoting human resources and technology to create superior products and services, thereby contributing to a better global society. The company that had, as of 2019, 230 worldwide operating hubs, including its, headquarter in Suwon, South Korea, manufacturing subsidiaries, sales subsidiaries, design centres and R&D Centres while operating 15 Regional...
Neha Kakkar

The Incredible Generosity of Neha Kakkar

Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar is ruling the charts with her hit songs and our hearts with a spate of monetary gifts for out-of-work artistes and people in need. A longtime judge on Indian Idol, Neha is also an influencer to boot. She is the first Indian musician to receive the Instagram trophy for her...
Vishakha Guidelines - SC Against Discrimination

Zero Discrimination Day: Role of Indian Judiciary in Removing Discrimination

Inequality is growing for more than 70% of the global population, exacerbating the risk of division and hampering economic and social development. And COVID-19 is hitting the most vulnerable people the hardest—even as new vaccines against COVID-19 are becoming available, there is great inequality in accessing them. With an aim to address this inequality, this...
National Science Day

National Science Day 2021 – ‘Made in India’ Startups

National Science Day is celebrated in India on February 28 every year to mark Sir C.V. Raman's discovery of the Raman Effect. It was an important discovery in the field of scattering of light for which this brilliant physicist won the Nobel Prize in 1930. His discovery states that when the light traverses through...
Charminar Hyderabad

Top CSR Projects in Hyderabad

The city of Hyderabad is known for its food, culture and development. The prosperity in the city has led many corporates to invest there, thus bringing the city under the purview of the CSR spending of the corporates. Top CSR Projects in Hyderabad Here are the Top CSR Projects in Hyderabad that are working to uplift...
women engineers

CSR STEM Initiative Supports 1,400 Women Engineers in Maharashtra

Global power management firm Eaton believes that diversity and inclusion does not stop at financial support. Nurturing talent and then developing managerial and soft skills is just as important. The company encourages women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through its CSR programmes. When you think of an engineer, the...
responsible business practices

Restart 2021 With Responsible Business Practices

As we restart 2021 in the midst of the global pandemic, companies are doubling down on ESG targets, responsible business practices and initiatives to solve future disasters. Says Rahul Agarwal, MD and CEO, Lenovo India, “Technology can play a fundamental role in improving resilience in communities impacted by natural and other disasters. Lenovo aims...

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