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EDGE 2014: The True Spirit Of Collaboration

EdelGive Foundation, the strategic philanthropic arm of the Edelweiss Group recently concluded a successful edition of EDGE an engagement platform that attempts to understand the challenges faced by their partners and facilitate discussion, insights sharing in the true spirit of collaboration. EDGE is a journey of collaborative philanthropy with participation from exceptional grassroot organizations, corporate,...

RBS : Earth Heroes Awards 2014

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has given ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards for 2014 to seven individuals/ institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on ground. An independent jury comprising of active wildlife enthusiasts, environmentalists and conservationists, chose the recipients. All the winners were awarded citations and a cash prize at...

KPMG’s GRI certified training course

KPMG has announced “KPMG’s GRI G4 Certified Training Course” that will help participants to understand and coordinate the GRI Sustainability reporting process as well as link it to the Indian National Voluntary Guidelines for Business Responsibility Reports. The training course has been designed on global methodologies adapted to Indian needs. Each attendee would be given a...

An Elephantine Crisis

Thousands of people marched in Africa and around the world a few weeks ago to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction. Elephants are often killed throughout Asia in retaliation for eating and damaging crops, and a bull’s...

ICICI & RBI orgenises ‘Electronics Banking Awareness & Training’ Programme

Rourkela, Odisha: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, in association with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) organised an Electronics Banking Awareness and Training ( e- BAAT) programme in the city. The programme aims to facilitate increased usage of electronic banking products and digital banking channels like internet and mobile banking by creating awareness among...

Tata Sustainability Group announces key appointments for ‘Tata STRIVE’

The Tata Sustainability Group today announced the appointment of Ms. Anita Rajan as the Chief Operating Officer to build out the group’s skill development initiative, Tata STRIVE. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Rajan has been with Tata Consultancy Services for over 12 years. Ms. Rajan is an MBA graduate from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies,...

Proving Their Metal: IMFA Award for Saura tribesman

‘SUPERHEROES need no muscles and metal parts…  All they need is a heart!’ If Odisha-based mining major India Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA) needed to borrow a line from a Shah Rukh Khan potboiler, this would be it. IMFA’s wp arm, the Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), has been focusing its wp energies on...

Eye Care Campaign Aiming For A Better Education

‘They See, They Learn’, a campaign for under privileged students has been launched with the aim to provide better education. Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), a chemical company based in Riyadh is driving the campaign for children in Gurgaon. Local administration is helping the company to get the campaign going. Appreciating the drive, T L...

Jet Airways Recognized For Ending Shark Fin Transport

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways has been awarded the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award for the company’s role in ending the transport of shark fins from India to international shores. The award is given out by The Humane Society of the United States. In 2014, Humane Society International/India, the international affiliate of The HSUS, began...

The Water Man of India Wins 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh of India is named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, for his innovative water restoration efforts, improving water security in rural India, and for showing extraordinary courage and determination in his quest to improve the living conditions for those most in need. The announcement was made at the World Water Day celebrations...

Development & Sustainability Discussed at IPE Global Summit

New Delhi: IPE Global, in its endeavor to create a knowledge base across relevant stakeholders in India, launched the first edition of the IPE Global Annual Leadership Engagement Programme around the theme of ‘Development and Sustainability’ recently. The engagement programme has been designed to encourage discussion around current economic events and address, in particular, the sustainability concerns...

Makeover By CSR: Village to Eco Village

Alstom’s philanthropic arm Alstom Foundation recently adopted Moldanga village in association with Swami Vivekananda Vani Prachar Samiti. An extension of Alstom’s CSR activities the initiative is in line with the company’s focus on sustainable development for transforming villages intEcovillageses. Moldanga has a population of around 47 families, which belong to the Santhal tribe and is located close to...

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