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CSR News: Credit Suisse announces new charity partnership

Credit Suisse, as part of its CSR initiatives in India, will join forces with Barefoot College International (BCI) to form a three-year partnership that supports BCI’s ‘Women Prosper Initiative’ (WPI) empowering women with the necessary skills to build resilient and prosperous rural communities. The focus of WPI is to address intergenerational rural poverty by harnessing...

CSR News: Mitsubishi Electric organized Sustainability Activities in Pune

Mitsubishi Electric has decided to continue its Corporate Social Responsibility activity in Pune, a hub for education, heavy engineering and technology companies, and amongst one of the fastest growing cities in India.  Mitsubishi Electric India’s CSR journey in Pune started in the year 2015, with tree plantation and since then, the company has been...

CSR News: Embracing Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Corridor Project

Global Warming is affecting different parts of the planet in different ways. At the poles, it is melting the glaciers, in turn increasing the global sea level, sending island countries like the Maldives in danger of submergence, while at temperate regions it is reducing insolation, in turn, reducing the winter temperatures in the range...

CSR News: Partnership to augment gas-based economy in India

INOX India Pvt Ltd (INOX) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shell Energy India Pvt Ltd., for partnering and developing the market for LNG supply by Road from Shell’s LNG Terminal in Hazira (District Surat), Gujarat. The MoU envisages deployment of distribution infrastructure including logistics and receiving facilities at customer end and...

CSR News: GIC Re sponsors seating benches at railway stations and support ex-servicemen

The General Insurance Corporation (GIC) of India is funding the installation cost of 10,000 stainless steel seating benches at various railway stations at an estimated expenditure of 52 crore rupees. The activity is a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at GIC RE. Nearly 70% of the installation is already done and the balance 3,000...

CSR Effectively Implementing Circular Economy on Plastics

Plastic pollution has proved to be a major nuisance for every country across the world. Not only is it responsible for the pollution but also for negatively affecting the health of people because of the release of micro-plastics in the atmosphere and also the biodiversity. Taking this into account, the new solid waste management...

CSR: Bajaj Group Pledges 100 Crores for COVID-19 Efforts

Mr. Rahul Bajaj, a member of Parliament and Chairman of the conglomerate Bajaj Group, has released a statement that the group is committing a whopping 100 crore rupees in the fight against COVID-19. Saluting the healthcare, sanitation and emergency support workers and local police who are working hard in these tough times, the industrialist said...

CSR: Hearts out for Noida

HCL Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of HCL Technologies, has partnered with NOIDA Authority to strengthen the city’s waste management system and contribute to making it one of the cleanest cities in the country. In one of the primary initiatives under the project, over 1000 dustbins were installed around NOIDA within a period of...

CSR News: India Inc.’s Participation in Water Conservation

75 per cent of the surface of the earth is covered with water. In fact, the life on earth for the first time originated in water rather than land. However, 97 per cent of this water is in the oceans making it unfit for everyday use. Of the remaining three per cent, a huge...

CSR News: Women Prosper Initiative Empowering the Rural Women

Global Economy has been plummeting since last year because of trade wars, protectionist policies as well as fluctuation in oil prices. Adding to this, the Coronavirus outbreak has led the stock markets across the world to crash drastically, leaving the industry, workforce as well as the citizens in huge worry. The revival of the economy...

Fujifilm India Reinforces Commitment to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

Children are the future of our country. Their health, happiness and safety are of utmost importance. The government of India is taking various measures to ensure that children feel safe, get the best of education and are not exploited. The recently amended POCSO Act has brought many activities under the ambit of law and...

Building India’s Capacity for Paediatric Eye Care

Paediatric eye-care in India India is the second-most populous country in the world and home to over 20% of the world's blind population. Unfortunately, India is also home to the largest number of blind children in any one country. "In 2000, India had only four comprehensive tertiary pediatric eye care centres. At that time, with a...

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