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Over 1 million bottles of blood collected through HDFC Bank Parivartan’s Blood Donation Drive

According to the latest government data, India faced a shortage of 1.9 million units of blood in 2016-17, that could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants. HDFC Bank Ltd., announced the completion of its 12th national Blood Donation Drive and the successful collection of over 1 million units of...
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CSR: Companies in India motivating working mothers

A handful of companies in India are doing their bit in retaining and motivating the female workforce during an important phase in the life of a woman: motherhood. It may be the Vahini program, Employee Assistance Programme, Parents at work Programme of Accenture or Stock Parking, Daycare Support Program at Flipkart, Mums at Work...
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Radio City takes Up the Mantle for a Greener Skyline in Mumbai

Radio City reaffirmed its commitment towards developing sustainable, pollution-free cities with the launch of the third leg of its popular ‘Kar Mumbaikar’ campaign. Through this 4 weeks long campaign, Radio City RJs Salil and Archana will visit nooks and corners of Mumbai city each week and plant trees. Radio City’s latest initiative, 'Hara Hai Toh बरं...
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Asia: EU, ILO begin project to improve corporate social responsibility in Asia

The EU, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have joined hands to launch the 'Responsible Supply Chains in Asia' project. “The project aims to promote responsible supply chains in increasing corporate social responsibility/ responsible business conduct system with regards to decent work, environmental sustainability and respect for...
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J&K Bank dedicates musical fountain, open-air gym to war hero

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday dedicated a musical fountain and open-air gymnasium to the people of Jammu in presence of the chairman J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed at Canal Road, Jammu. The musical fountain and open-air gymnasium has been installed by the J&K Bank for the citizens of Jammu under its CSR initiative. Paying rich...
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Pakistan: OICCI members invested over 20 billion rupees in 2018

Foreign investors who are members of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) have invested in excess of Rs20 billion during the past 12 months in the socio economic development activities in Pakistan. Giving details, OICCI President Irfan Wahab Khan informed that “the OICCI CSR Report 2018 has been issued highlighting extensive financial...
Amway India Celebrates Louis Braille Day

Amway celebrates Louis Braille Day in collaboration with All India Confederation of the Blind

Amway India celebrated the 210th birth anniversary of Louis Braille with its 11 NGO partners for the eleventh consecutive year by organizing myriad initiatives. In Gurugram, the company inaugurated the refurbished computer training centre for the visually impaired by upgrading the equipment and accessories and provided braille books for the school library to further...

Report: Several companies barely allocated funds towards CSR activities

Since 2014, as many as 18,398 companies did not spend a single penny on allocating mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds while as many as 13,987 companies spent less than the prescribed CSR amount during the same period. However, the Registrar of Companies (RoC), working under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), has...
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Swinging a Racket for a Change

The cause of children has found its voice through the luminaries in the badminton field. Child Rights and You (CRY) with Premier Badminton league organized an event  for 50 underprivileged children from their project areas. The children not only got an opportunity to meet the players but also engage in friendly games with some...
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FICCI for deduction in CSR expenditure irrespective of turnover in Budget

Industry chamber Ficci recommended the government to cut corporate tax rate across the board to 25% irrespective of turnover in the forthcoming Budget to spur economic growth and increase overall tax collections. The chamber has also suggested revision in the tax slabs for the individual taxpayers with the top 30% rate to be applied beyond...
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UP Government is Encouraging CSR Funding for Cow Shelters

Struggling to check stray cows, the Yogi Adityanath government has asked all district magistrates in the state to explore the option of getting companies to run temporary cow shelters as part of their corporate social responsibility obligations. An order issued by the UP government to all senior administrative officials in districts mentioned this as part...
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Malaysia: Govt. encourages CSR programmes from private sector

The private sector in Malaysia is encouraged to organise more corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes, especially ones involving education aid to help underprivileged students. Johor Housing and Rural Development Committee chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the CSR programmes could also give the students a chance to pursue their education in a comfortable manner and continue enriching...

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