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CSR: Upskilling Women for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 4IR (fourth industrial revolution) flags the transition from simple digitisation in the third industrial revolution to disruptive innovation through a combination of digital technologies and platforms. These technologies are changing the ways companies will do business across the manufacturing, services, and agriculture sectors. The 4IR presents an opportunity for women to build skill sets...

Royal Enfield partners with NGO EKAM Foundation to support Tamil Nadu Government

In its quest to contribute to sustainable and improved healthcare services, Royal Enfield, through Eicher Group Foundation joined hands with Ekam Foundation, a pan–India NGO working in the Maternal and Child Health Space. This Corporate Social Responsibility initiative saw a team of senior executives from Eicher Group Foundation visit the Chengalpattu Medical College, meet and...
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WABAG dedicates 600 LPH water treatment plant to VHS Hospital

VA TECH WABAG LIMITED (‘WABAG’) under its CSR program has designed and built a drinking water treatment plant in Chennai for Voluntary Health Services (VHS), a multi-specialty hospital and research institute in Chennai, which has been serving the needs of the underprivileged for over 60 years as a non-profit healthcare service provider. The 600 litres...
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A walkathon covering the Earth’s equator

UBM-Informa, a B2B information services group, organised the first Walk the World, the organisation’s flagship annual charity event on March 20 at Marine Drive, Mumbai, in the form of a walkathon. Similar events simultaneously took place in Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru. Each year, Walk the World involves colleagues from every Informa office around the globe...
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World Water Day: CSR interventions in India

It is World Water Day today. Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right. Access to water underpins public health and is therefore critical to sustainable development and a stable and prosperous world. We cannot move forward as a global society while so many people are living without safe water. The theme...
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England: Food Lion Feeds to Donate $20,000 to Local Meals on Wheels Agencies to Help End Senior Hunger

Through its hunger relief initiative Food Lion Feeds, Food Lion is donating $20,000 in financial and product donations to six local Meals on Wheels affiliates across its 10-state footprint in support of Meals on Wheels America’s 17th Annual March for Meals campaign. Additionally, local Food Lion associates will deliver a healthy meal along with other...
Safety First Roadshow

Honeywell Safe Schools Roadshow on ‘Safety First’ concludes in Haridwar

SEEDS (Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society), in association with Honeywell India, concluded the Safety First-Honeywell Safe Schools roadshow at Rishikesh Bairaj, Haridwar. The Safety First roadshow has travelled the Dehradun-Haridwar corridor to sensitise and raise awareness among the communities. Over the past month, it has reached out to over 750 people across the...
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CSR: How Environment Suffers During Election Season

The upcoming Lok Sabha election is keeping the political institutions and leaders on their toes in India. The parties are trying their best to grab the attention of the public using various methods. Various mediums are used to market their propaganda, leaders as well as campaign for the election. Amid all this chaos, the...
Shloka Mehta and Akash Ambani

Redefining philanthropy together as a family

For philanthropic families, the transition of decision-making and wealth can be a critical and challenging period. Given that respect for and deference to elders is a core family value in India, conversations to redefine philanthropy for the family can be difficult for Next Generation Philanthropists to initiate. But this is also a great opportunity to...
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Australia’s Senate has passed a bill banning cosmetic animal testing

The testing of cosmetics on animals has been a hot button topic for many years the world over with many animal welfare groups and even cosmetics companies, including The Body Shop, campaigning to have the practice banned globally. There has been some global progress in this campaign, in the UK testing cosmetic products and their...
Kaigo - Wastewater Management

Arvind launches water components & O&M services business ‘KaiGO’

Arvind Limited launched KaiGO, a business division having two verticals namely Components & Spares, and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) services, specializing in waste-water management. Through KaiGO and its sister concern Envisol, Arvind will focus on creating end-to-end solutions across Projects, Components and Services for water treatment, industrial wastewater treatment, sewage treatment, desalination and zero...
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NITI Aayog’s ‘unsustainable’ index

The SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) India Index: Baseline Report was placed in the public domain last December by NITI Aayog. By way of a background, since January 1, 2016, the UN set out 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets before 193 countries as an agenda for the next 15 years. The UN’s SDGs...

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