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संयुक्त राष्ट्र में बजा भारत का डंका, पाकिस्तान युद्ध और हम बुद्ध की बात करते है।

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...

Ambition Loop To Tackle Climate Change

Considering the fact that the governments across the world are lagging behind in meeting the SDG targets, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted warming in excess of 3 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of this century if ambitions do not increase. At the Climate Action Summit during the annual...

130 Banks Across the Globe Commit To Climate Action

While action on climate change is growing, it is still far short of what is needed to meet the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement. Meanwhile, biodiversity continues to decline at alarming rates and pollution claims millions of lives each year. In order to tackle these challenges, and ensure that humanity lives in a way...

26% of Top 100 companies did not meet prescribed CSR expenditure

SoulAce recently conducted a study on the CSR expenditure of leading 100 companies by their CSR expenditure for the year 2018-19. The study was undertaken to understand how the companies are spending their CSR budget and the emerging patterns since the CSR compliance law has been passed. The study attempted to analyse the budget...

Bridging the Gap – From Interest to Action in Sustainability

It is the latest trend for millennial consumers to put their money where their ideals are. The millennials are choosing products and services from brands that reflect their concerns about the environment and social issues. This generation is also providing a bottom-line incentive for companies to adopt more sustainable practices. However, a disconnect has also...

Ingersoll Rand’s Trane and Thermo King Businesses Increase Sustainability Ambitions at Climate Week NYC

Ingersoll Rand, with its leading climate brands Trane and Thermo King, is further committing to bold action towards sustainability this week on a global stage at Climate Week NYC in New York City.          The company and its Trane and Thermo King businesses have launched the Gigaton Challenge to reduce 1 gigaton of carbon...

3M And Clean Air Asia Act On Climate Change With New Air Pollution Initiative

Coinciding with its participation in Climate Week and the United Nations General Assembly, 3M is acting on climate change through a new partnership with Clean Air Asia. 3M and the international non-governmental organization will collaborate on science-based air quality solutions for New Delhi, India, and Metro Manila, Philippines, ultimately advancing the mission to create healthier,...

Five Ways Businesses Can Participate in Combating Gender Based Violence

In 2018, UN Secretary-General António Guterres described violence against women and girls as a “global pandemic” and “a mark of shame on all our societies.” Indeed, gender-based violence affects 1 in 3 women globally. Of its many forms physical and sexual violence carried out by intimate partners, or domestic violence is the most widespread. Among...

Leaders Insights on Expansion of Scope of CSR Expenditure

The Government of India has decided to expand the scope of corporate spending under corporate social responsibility (CSR) norms. This decision will allow the companies to contribute towards research across various fields such as science, technology and medicine. Besides, CSR funds can now be spent on incubators funded by the Centre or state or...

This 19-year-old millennial is demystifying organ donation

Radhika Joshi lost a loved one to kidney failure. That is when she realized that every year about 5 lakh individuals lose their lives due to the unavailability of organs and only 0.86% per million people donate their organs due to countless myths surrounding this cause. 19-year-old Radhika founded The Second Chance Project, which uses...

Why Sustainable Development Goals Are As Significant As Your Business Goals

By Sanjaya Mariwala Think what comes to your mind when you hear the words ‘sustainable’ or ‘development’. ‘Sustainable’ takes us directly to the core of energy renewal, harnessing and the management of our depleting natural resources and, going green and eco-friendly. ‘Development’ in a layman’s language mostly refers to government plans and policies, both domestic...

The Scope of Spending of CSR Funds Expanded

According to the companies act, firms with a net worth of ₹500 crores or more, or turnover of ₹1,000 crores or more or net profit of ₹5 crores or more, are required to spend 2% of average net profit of the preceding three years on corporate social responsibility activities. These include initiatives that would have...

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