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Bharti Foundation signs MoU with Jharkhand Government to support holistic development of 150 Government schools

Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Education Project Council, Government of Jharkhand. As per the MoU, Bharti Foundation will support Government initiatives in 150 government schools, enhancing the overall schooling experience of more than 24,000 students and 500 teachers in the districts of...

ACC Releases Sustainable Development Report

ACC which began its sustainability communication as early as 2007, recently released its 11th Sustainable Development (SD) Report themed 'Shaping a Sustainable Future' which is available on its website www.acclimited.com. Prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Comprehensive option, it also aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...

Spark Minda collaborates with Yerwada Central Prison to provide skills and livelihood for female inmates

Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group has collaborated with Yerwada Central Prison, Pune for installing and setting up a manufacturing automotive lockset sub-assembly unit at female prison inside jail premises. Setting up of automotive lock parts in jail will facilitate female inmates to earn basic livelihood and learn skill sets required in manufacturing and finishing...

Save The Children, WATConsult & Snapdeal partner to highlight child trafficking

Human Trafficking has been dubbed as the third largest crime in the world and India is no stranger to this unfortunate practice. This International Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Save The Children has entered into a partnership with WATConsult, the digital and social media agency from Dentsu Aegis Network India, and Snapdeal to create...

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Helps Open Children’s Activity Center in India

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions has partnered with the Center for Child Rights and Development (CCRD) in Kammavarpalayam, India, to help open the CCRD’s Children’s Activity Center. The Children’s Activity Center, located 90 km away from Chennai city, is part of ELM Solutions’ ongoing commitment to positively impact local communities where the firm has a...

UWDMA inaugurates its first skill training centre at ITI Bhiwadi

With an aim to train youth in the skill sets required for Fabrication of UPVC Windows & Doors, the association of UPVC Windows and Door Manufacturers: UWDMA Inaugurated India's first UWDMA Skill Development Centre (U-SDC). With support from Government of Rajasthan, the facility has been set up at ITI Bhiwadi. UWDMA Skill Development Centre has 100% funding...

bigbasket joins hands with the Robin Hood Army for #MissionMillion2018

Online supermarket bigbasket has partnered with the Robin Hood Army, a volunteer-based organization, in #MissionMillion2018, the largest ever war against hunger. Commemorating India’s 72nd Independence Day, the initiative aims to mobilize Indians across the country through 16,000+ “Robins” to serve food and smiles to 1 million countrymen. People can support this by purchasing the Hunger...
Bridgestone India and FICCI

Bridgestone India Joins Hands with FICCI FLO Pune to Advance the Cause of Women’s Empowerment

Bridgestone India announced a new partnership with FICCI FLO Pune to introduce initiatives focused on Women’s Empowerment. The initiatives will provide opportunities for financial independence to the women of Pune. Another reason for Bridgestone to emphasize on this issue is to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 of ‘Achieving Gender Equality...
Users have to pay just 35 paise per litre of pure drinking water and just Rs 2 per litre for chilled water_Maruti Suzuki inaugurates Water ATM at Bas Hariya village, Manesar

Maruti Suzuki inaugurates 11th Water ATM in Haryana

Clean drinking water being a critical need identified by Maruti Suzuki India Limited in its adopted villages in Haryana, the Company has designed a self-sustaining partnership model that provides clean drinking water to villagers at an affordable price. The Company on August 7 inaugurated its 2nd water ATM in the Kasan village of Manesar. The...

Weatherseal pledges to plant 365 trees as a legacy to Bangalore city

At present, the pollution levels in Bangalore are increasing at such a rapid rate, that it ranks second in the list of cities with the highest air pollution in India. As per records, 14% school going children are suffering from the adverse effects of air pollution which has led to a decrease in the...

CSR fund investment in India to cross INR 50,000 crore mark by March 2019

The total Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending is expected to cross INR 50,000 Cr. mark by 31st March 2019. The CSR compliance is also likely to improve and fall in the range of 97% to 98% by the Financial Year 2019-20, according to research done by CSRBOX and NGOBOX. The research has looked into the...
Sachin Tendulkar with Anna University Students at BMW Group Plant Chennai

SKILL NEXT» technical skilling initiative launched

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and students from the College of Engineering of Anna University, launched ‘SKILL NEXT»’, a technical skilling initiative. Together, they assembled a BMW engine and transmission at the main assembly line of BMW Group Plant Chennai to commemorate the beginning of the project. Through the initiative, 365 BMW engine and transmission units...

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