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The World Participates in Orange The World Campaign

Orange the World campaigns have grabbed eyeballs of the millennials across the globe. Global citizens with their activism and firm stance against gender-based violence have compelled the governments of nations to participate in the campaign. Let us look at the participation of the world in the campaign. For 16 days, New Zealand has declared that...
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GRI, Ambuja Cement Foundation explore integral role women play in achieving all 17 SDGs

While SDG 5 is focused on gender equality, women are integral to each of the 17 proposed SDGs. However, few development initiatives lay focus on the participation of women as an initial effort towards inclusive development and this needs to be accelerated much more if SDGs are to be met within India. It is...

Gear up to fight Anaemia through Iron Deficiency awareness

Women’s health in India is grappling, as India is home to one of the largest numbers of iron-deficiency women in the world, and more than half (51%) of all women of reproductive age having Anaemia. According to a study published in the medical journal BMJ Global Health, Improving women’s education of iron deficiency can be...

CSR News – CredAble Brings Joy to the Cerebral Palsy Association of India

Just like every corporate feels the need to contribute to the society as a responsibility, CredAble spent time with the children, adults & elderly at the Cerebral Palsy Association of India (CPAI).  CredAble – a supply chain investment bank, partnered with the CPAI to contribute to the journey of differently abled. All the employees at...

‘TB Free Block Pataudi’ for a TB-Free Haryana

In continuation of its commitment to make India TB free, Mission TB free Haryana, a flagship initiative of Medanta in collaboration with the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Central TB Division of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and the Government of Haryana today launched ‘’TB Free Block Pataudi’’ to improve the...

CSR: Procter & Gamble India announces ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund’

Procter & Gamble (P&G) India today announced that it has set-up a ₹200 crore ‘Environmental Sustainability Fund,’ to collaborate with external partners offering environmentally sustainable business solutions. With this announcement, P&G also launched the second edition of ‘P&G vGROW External Business Partner Summit.’ vGROW is P&G’s first-of-its-kind platform to identify and collaborate with businesses...

National Epilepsy Day – Cure with Compassion

On National Epilepsy Day, November 17, 2019, a consortium of 5 nationally renowned psychiatrists from the states of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, came on board for a campaign to bring awareness among the common people through Facebook for Epilepsy management. An initiative by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd which was spread across three days aggregated a total...

First edition of the SDGs Impact Summit In New Delhi Urging Cross-Sector Collaboration Between The Global North & South

The inaugural SDGs Impact Summit was held in New Delhi convening international delegates, panellists, change makers, activists and influencers rallying to propel the momentum of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. With only 10 years left to achieve the SDGs, the high-level international forum, conceptualised with a special focus on unlocking the innumerable...

CSR News: We need to plant 4 billion trees every year for the next 10 years, says Tree-Nation

Every minute we lose forest cover equivalent to 36 football fields. This means 13 million hectares of forest land disappear every year, an area equivalent to the size of Greece. The consequences are doubly negative for our planet: deforestation accounts for about 17% of Climate Change. The loss of forests has more impact on greenhouse...

World Toilet Day 2019 – LIXIL partners with Toilet Board Coalition

LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, has partnered with Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) to host Global Sanitation Economy Summit in Pune, India. With a vision to provide safe sanitation to 100 mn people across the world by 2025; LIXIL along with TBC has committed to draw attention to people in rural and...

CSR News: Toilet Board Coalition to host Global Sanitation Economic Summit in India

On the occasion of World Toilet Day, Geneva-based Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) is hosting the Global Sanitation Economic Summit in Pune, India, from November 18, 2019, to November 21, 2019. The summit will provide business, investment and sanitation leaders at the forefront of the global Sanitation Economy with a platform to deliberate upon Sanitation...

CSR News – Creation of a robust mobility ecosystem in India

Over the last few decades, India has witnessed a fast-paced urban growth of its cities accompanied by population and economic growth. This rapid urbanization has led to multiple social and environmental issues that are currently being faced by several metro cities in the country, including those related to satisfying the mobility needs of its...

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