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Corporate Social Responsibility Policy in India – Achievements, Challenges and Alternatives

Origin of CSR India is one of the first countries in the world to formulate a legal framework on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The concept of CSR emanated in India from the Gandhian principles of “Trusteeship” and “Giving back to Society”. The leading industrial legend of global repute, and India’s economic pride Shri Ratan Tata...

Embracing Sustainability: The Textile Industry’s Transformation in India

The textile industry in India has long been a cornerstone of the country's economy, contributing significantly to employment and exports. However, its rapid growth has come at a cost to the environment, with concerns over water pollution, excessive energy consumption, and the unsustainable use of resources. In recent years, there has been a notable...

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Power of Community Involvement in Child Growth

Community service and social impact initiatives have a profound and unparalleled effect on the development of mindful children. These initiatives serve as invaluable tools for nurturing empathy, compassion, and a sense of responsibility among students. In this article, we will explore the manifold advantages of incorporating community service experiences in educational settings, paralleling them...
Woman in STEM

The Importance of Female STEM Role Models in Retaining Women in STEM Fields

The professional landscape is rapidly changing, driven by the digital revolution. This shift is unveiling exciting and ever-evolving career opportunities. The fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are experiencing a growing demand for highly skilled individuals. Professionals with STEM expertise are in high demand across a wide range of industries, including healthcare,...

Urban Renewal benefits the economy and society

Urban renewal is not just about transforming the physical landscape; it is a catalyst for economic transformation. India's ambitious urban renewal initiatives and smart cities like Raipur Smart City Project and the Shimla Development Project hold the potential to supercharge the country's economy, unleashing a wave of growth, innovation, and prosperity. India's rapid urbanisation...
Sustainable Fashion

From Waste to Wardrobe: How Made in India Brands are Revolutionising Fashion with Recycled Plastic

The plastic waste crisis is a massive problem today that the world is facing. It is projected that by the year 2050, if we continue to use and dispose of plastic at the current pace, we will have around 400 million metric tonnes of plastic waste. In a 2023 report titled 'Plastics: The Potential...
Circular Economy

How a circular economy mindset can help secure a water-positive future for India

Water is one of our most precious and undervalued resources. We need it to maintain good health and a biodiverse environment, to grow food and across every industry. Access to clean water is at the forefront of building a more equitable society, which is why the UN included this in the Sustainable Development Goals. However,...
Technology Sustainability

How Technology Provides a Faster Path to Sustainability

Technology that is sustainable has already influenced innovation and everyday life. Leading businesses are cognizant of the need for a comprehensive approach to transformation to achieve ambitious sustainability targets. Sustainable environmental technology has the power to revolutionise the way that businesses and government operations are conducted. People are making an effort to live sustainably,...

Gender Disparities in Eye Health in India

Gender-related barriers to healthcare are not newfound. The gender disparities in eye health cannot be simplified. There are several complexities including decades of social conditioning that has led to the stark gap in accessing overall healthcare including eye health seeking behaviour of women. A lack of gender parity is not unique to India but...

Need and Demand for Green Buildings in India

As India grapples with the challenges of climate change, the evolution and expansion of sustainable building practices emerge as a critical aspect in our environmental efforts. Buildings in India are currently responsible for over 40% of the country's total energy consumption, and to add to that, the energy usage is growing at a concerning...

Unlocking the power of CSR: Impactful Initiatives and future outlook

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has undergone a remarkable evolution, transforming from a mere token of philanthropy to a strategic imperative that businesses embrace to create a positive impact on society and foster sustainable growth. In today's interconnected world, stakeholders such as customers, employees, and investors desire more from businesses. They want organizations to contribute...

The Significance of Corporate Social Responsibility in Contemporary Business

India, a nation characterized by its perpetual dynamism, is well-known for its vibrant energy and activity. The business landscape in India is experiencing a gradual yet relentless expansion, accompanied by a heightened emphasis on societal well-being. As multinational corporations (MNCs) flourish and startups undergo transformative growth, a newfound commitment to environmental stewardship has emerged....

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