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ILO has Lowered its Prediction for Labour Market Recovery in 2022

In comparison to the fourth quarter of 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has lowered its prediction for labour market recovery in 2022, estimating a global deficit in hours worked equivalent to 52 million full-time employment. In May 2021, the previous full-year forecast predicted a deficit of 26 million full-time equivalent employment. According to the...
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India’s solar module making capacity will rise 400% by 2025: CRISIL Ratings

India is endowed with vast solar energy potential. About 5,000 trillion kWh per year energy is incident over India's land area with most parts receiving 4-7 kWh per sq.m per day. Solar photovoltaics power can effectively be harnessed providing huge scalability in India. Solar also provides the ability to generate power on a distributed...
CSR

Companies to Expand CSR Funding for Skilling and Education in 2022: Survey

According to a TeamLease EdTech poll, a substantial majority of corporations in India want to expand their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) financing for skilling and education in 2022. According to the poll, which included over 100 organisations from around the country, approximately 70% intend to raise their CSR spending on education and skilling in...
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What are the Union Budget 2022 expectations of corporate leaders?

In light of the continuing pandemic, health has become the biggest priority for people and nations alike. In India, the pandemic exposed several gaps in the existing healthcare infrastructure; however, the government has been quick to come up with reforms and policy level changes to address the issues. Yet there is still in need...
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Floating man-made plastisphere could set off another pandemic

Plastic pollution is one of the most prevalent environmental pollutants and a significant driver of climate change and biodiversity loss. But it is not just the cigarette butts and drinks containers littering beaches, turtles suffocating on discarded plastic straws and whale stomachs full of plastic waste. While extremely concerning, these visible impacts are the...
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The Ultimate CSR Report of Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) is a consumer goods company under the Godrej Group. As a leading emerging markets company, GCPL enjoys the patronage of 1.2 billion customers globally. In the fiscal year 2020-21, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (GCPL) spent Rs. 34.08 crore on its CSR initiatives. Over 2.77 lakh persons from the most vulnerable...
Suyash Keshari

A Millennial Wildlife Presenter Launches a Line of Apparel to Raise Funds for Environmental Projects

Suyash Keshari, a 25-year-old Wildlife Presenter, Filmmaker, and Conservationist, has developed a conservation goods brand that will donate 100% of its revenues to environmental projects. The brand was launched with the aim to raise funds for conservation while also allowing individuals to get involved. The programme will enable everyone to make a difference, actively...
diversity winners

Who are the Diversity Winners in the Pandemic Era?

Future workforces of organizations will be much more diverse than what they are today. Tomorrow’s workforce will include individuals of different genders, ages, races, ethnicities, and lifestyles. Effectively leveraging this human capital will play a large role in companies’ future competitiveness and economic performance. If companies deprioritize Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) during the Covid-19 crisis,...

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प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के पंजाब (PM Modi in Punjab) दौरे के बाद केंद्र सरकार और पंजाब सरकार में जंग छिड़ी है। एक दूसरे पर छींटाकशी कर रहे है। आरोप प्रत्यारोप लगाए जा रहे है, केंद्र सरकार पंजाब सरकार पर लगातार सवाल खड़े कर रही है। लेकिन इस बीच केंद्र सरकार ने पंजाब सरकार की...
employability

CSR Survey: Companies in India are directing majority of their CSR funds towards imparting employability skills

Companies are keen to dedicate funds towards projects that can create the maximum impact, says Learning solutions company TeamLease EdTech in their latest survey, 'Aligning education and skilling in the CSR agenda'. According to the findings, companies are directing majority of their funds towards imparting employability skills to School or College Dropouts (22.8%), Women...
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National Youth Day 2022 – Top 5 CSR programmes making Indian youth future-ready

National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th January but since the pandemic, the much-discussed demographic dividend is facing many challenges. India's corporate might is doing its bit to make the young future ready. Here is an overview of the CSR programmes that are empowering the country's youth. 1. ICICI Academy for Skills ICICI Academy...
National Youth Day

National Youth Day 2022: Honouring the Young Activists of India

January 12th is celebrated as National Youth Day in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand. Vivekanand achieved a lot in his short life, from reviving modern Hinduism to inspiring nationalist consciousness, he served as an inspiration to the youth of the country. On his birth anniversary, let us celebrate three Youth...

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