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Technology Trends That Are Encouraging Sustainability in The Luxury Real Estate Sector

Technology in real estate has traditionally focused on streamlining business processes and alleviating conventional challenges. However, there is a discernible shift as technology now assumes a more targeted role, specifically when it comes to sustainability and environmental consciousness. One sector where this convergence is increasingly evident is luxury real estate, where in addition to...
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Teach a Man to Fish: How Entrepreneurship Can Be A Solution for Youth Unemployment

India, poised on the cusp of economic transformation, faces a critical challenge: its burgeoning youth population is entering the workforce at a pace that far exceeds the growth of jobs. The unemployment rate of India’s youth – aged between 15 and 24 – was at 45.4% according to the latest CMIE reports. This mismatch...

How is CSR accelerating change in the sports arena in India?

At the Asian Games 2022, India secured fourth on the medal table, achieving its best-ever performance and a total of 107 medals. The credit for this record-breaking and historic accomplishment goes to consistent efforts from corporates, including sponsorships and scholarships, and a meticulously designed sports policy from the government. As we look back on...

Social Responsibility in Indian Industry: Philanthropy and Community Impact

There is a shift happening in India's economic prowess, a crucial transformation—one that goes beyond balance sheets and profit margins. It's rooted in the ethos of social responsibility, where businesses are not just about wealth creation but also architecting towards a positive change. This movement is evident in the realms of philanthropy that focuses on...
NGO’s reputation - An asset that needs to be managed and safeguarded like any other

NGO’s reputation – An asset that needs to be managed and safeguarded like any other

As World NGO Day quietly concluded yesterday, without much celebration, commemoration or discussion, it was evidently clear that the development sector doesn’t talk much about itself or the impact it creates on society. This also reflected in the fact that other significant stakeholders did not mark this day in any way. It wouldn’t hurt...

Sustainability is becoming the new blueprint for real estate

A notable change occurs in the constantly evolving real estate market, with sustainability becoming the development concept of choice. The days when the industry was only associated with magnificence and tall concrete buildings while ignoring its environmental effects are long gone. Today, it sets off on a revolutionary path propelled by an increased consciousness...
Hospitality Sustainability

Sustainable Hospitality in 2024: Navigating the Green Frontier with Digital Solutions

In an era where environmental consciousness is more than just a trend, the hospitality industry finds itself at a crossroads. Balancing the demands of a growing global tourism sector with the imperative to minimize its ecological footprint is no small feat. Fortunately, the marriage of digital solutions and sustainability practices is proving to be...
UNGC

United Nations Global Compact The global umbrella of CSR

“‘Proving that principles and profits go hand in hand, I propose that the business leaders and the United Nations initiate a global compact of shared values and principles that will give a human face to the global market. - Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General (1997 – 2006) Origin of Global Compact The seeds of the Global Compact were...

The necessity of imparting leadership skills to children

Today's world yearns for genuine role models. Reflecting upon iconic figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Nelson Mandela, it becomes evident that true leadership is more about “strength of character” and “sense of community” rather than a position or title. Today, finding such authentic figures has become challenging. The global challenges we...

Solar Power in India: Illuminating a Path to a Developed and Facilitated Life

In recent years, the landscape of India's energy sector has undergone a transformative shift, one that promises to construct ordinary life into a developed and facilitated one. At the heart of this transformation is the rapid growth of solar power, powered not only by advancements in technology but also by a strong commitment to...
CSR

Serving the Satellite communities through CSR

India has the distinction of being one of the first countries in the world to formulate a legal framework for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Over the years, it has evolved into a pivotal facet of global business strategies, with India standing on top of all other countries in the world. Exactly 10 years ago,...

From Philanthropy to ESG: The Evolution of CSR Paves the Path to a Sustainable Future

In recent years, the corporate landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation in how businesses shoulder their social and environmental obligations. The erstwhile notion of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has bloomed into a far-reaching framework known as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). This signifies a profound paradigm shift in how companies view and tackle their...

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