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Malnutrition in All Its Forms

India is facing nutrition paradox. While on one hand there are children who suffer from the effects of undernutrition, there are other children who suffer from obesity. There has also been a misconception for the longest time that the problem of malnutrition mainly persists in rural areas only. In order to comprehensively study the actual...

Importance of Female Board Representation

A new study published in the Harvard Business Review has said that the corporate boards that include women are more likely to exercise a beneficial, moderating influence on male CEOs. It has been noted that overconfidence is the key factor that drives CEOs — predominantly male CEOs — to underestimate risks and make rash decisions with negative...

आरे पर रार, आर या पार

आरे महज मुंबई का ईको सिस्टम ही नही बल्कि जिंदगी है, आरे मुंबईकरों का ग्रीन लंग्स है, आरे मुंबईकरों को ऑक्सीजन देती है, सांस देती है और हम आज आरे को ही विकास के नाम पर खत्म कर रहे है, विकास के नाम पर हम तनिक भी नही सोच रहे है कि अगर आरे...

How to Encourage Your Employees to Volunteer

Of late, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the broad concept of philanthropy have gained increased attention where businesses commit themselves to give back to society. The success of CSR projects depends on how well-coordinated they are. To increase the success of charity projects, companies should endeavor to involve their workers by encouraging them to volunteer in...

Eligibility of donations to IIMs as CSR activities

The General Circular no. 21/2014 dated 18 June 2014 by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) in its annexure listed that donations made to the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) shall be eligible as contributions for corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The Circular allows only donations for the specific purposes of building conservation...

India Lagging Behind in Hygiene and Sanitation Facilities

India has made tremendous progress in terms of financial inclusion, cleanliness, technology, women empowerment and foreign policy in the last few years. The combined effort by the governments, corporates, Non-Profits and the citizens has paid off very well in achieving these goals that seemed like a faraway dream a while ago. However, India continues...

Govt Dilutes Pollution Norms That All Power Plants Except Adani’s Were Complying With

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given in-principle approval for relaxing air pollution standards for coal-fired thermal power plants. The decision was taken on May 17, 2019 in a meeting chaired by the ministry’s joint secretary, Ritesh Kumar Singh. Authorised documents accessed by The Wire reveal that for a long time,...

Availability and Accessibility to Safe Abortion Methods for Women

Medical abortion (MA) has emerged as the preferred method of abortion care in India. In fact, about 81% of the 15.6 million annual abortions are performed using MA drugs. MA is viewed as a safe, effective and simpler option for women who may have otherwise faced barriers in accessing safe abortion care. Considering the importance...

Tupperware India to eliminate Single Use Plastic from its product packaging

Tupperware, a well-recognized and loved global brand based out of Orlando, US, has announced that it will switch to 100% recyclable paper-based compostable packaging material in India. After 6 months of thorough research, evaluation of options and initial testing in India and select international markets, the brand is ready to switch from single-use plastic...

CSR: Three Things Businesses Can Do To Adapt Climate Change

The effects of climate change are increasingly visible. Storms, droughts, fires, and flooding have become stronger and more frequent. Global ecosystems are changing, including the natural resources and agriculture on which humanity depends. The 2018 intergovernmental report on climate change estimated that the world will face catastrophic consequences unless global greenhouse gas emissions are eliminated...

Tata AIA Life Insurance goes from protecting people’s future to protecting the environment

At a time when global warming is wreaking havoc in the country, in the form of flooding, droughts, air pollution, water pollution, there is a dire need to take concrete measures to fight climate change that is impacting every nation and living creatures globally. Addressing environmental concerns stemming from global warming, Tata AIA Life...
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पाकिस्तान युद्ध की बात करता है हम भगवान बुद्ध की बात करते है, पाकिस्तान परमाणु इस्तेमाल की धमकी देता है, हम मानवता की बात करते है, पाकिस्तान आतंकवाद की बात करता है और हम पर्यावरण संरक्षण की बात करते है, भारत जहां विश्व गुरु बनने की राह पर है तो वहीं पाकिस्तान की कलई...

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