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Yes Foundation shortlists social enterprises for 3-year accelerator support

Yes Foundation, the social development arm of Yes Bank, has selected 23 social enterprises and NGOs for the inaugural cohort of YES! i am the change (YIAC) Grant & Accelerator program. The shortlisted enterprises were awarded a Grant of INR 7.5 crores along with 3-year accelerator support at the annual YES! i am the...
ACC Vidya Utkarsh

ACC Vidya Utkarsh encourages reading and education in Chandrapur District

ACC Limited today facilitated a book distribution drive providing students of Chandrapur District access to 31,000 new books weighing about 28 tonnes, worth INR 80 lakhs. As part of its flagship programme ACC Vidya Utkarsh, ACC TRUST has provided quality reading material ranging from storybooks and textbooks on science and social studies to literary...
Axis Bank

Axis Bank adopts 108 remote govt schools across Ladakh

Axis Bank, in collaboration with 17000 ft Foundation, a non-profit based in Ladakh, has adopted 108 remote government schools of Ladakh under a 3 year project to improve infrastructure and bring in learning improvement for the children of these schools. In the first year (2017), each school received a playground and library consisting of...
Satya Bharti program

Bharti Foundation expands Satya Bharti Program to Karnataka

Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Education Department, Government of Karnataka to implement its Satya Bharti Quality Support Program at 30 government schools in Ramnagara District. As part of the MoU, Bharti Foundation will work in partnership with Government...
Mahindra Group to go carbon neutral

Mahindra Group to go Carbon Neutral by 2040

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has announced its commitment to become a carbon neutral company by 2040. Mahindra will focus on energy efficiency and the use of renewable power to achieve this target. Residual emissions will be addressed through carbon sinks. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group and co-chair of the Global Climate Action Summit currently...
Ashok Leyland team

Ashok Leyland extends its ‘Road to School’ program to another 102 Schools in Hosur District

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, announced on Sunday, the extension of its corporate social responsibility program, ‘Road to School’, to another 102 schools in Hosur district, Tamil Nadu. After Shoolagiri, Thally, Minjur, Puzhal and Namakkal, Ashok Leyland will help improve the primary and middle school education in government schools in Hosur area...
AEML Management team along with employees cleaned office premises as well surrounding areas as part of Swachh Bharat Mission today in Mumbai

AEML employees clean up for Swachh Bharat Mission

The employees of Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) marked the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations by participating in the Government of India’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. AEML took a pledge to extend its support with its employees taking part in the 'Swachhta hi Seva Movement' during the festivities of Ganesh Chaturthi in the city. Earlier this week,...
Accenture skilling in rural Karnataka

Accenture and READ India Empower Women in Rural Karnataka

To improve the employability and livelihood of more than 150 underprivileged women and young girls, Accenture and READ India are launching a rural community development center in Bagepalli in Karnataka. The initiative will provide life and work-skills training in areas such as self-confidence, gender sensitization, sewing and stitching, computer skills, local crafts and reading...
(From L-R): Archana Sahay, Dell Giving Manager; P.C. Jaffer, CPI; Prasanna Vadayar, CEO - Sikshana Foundation; Munniraju, President - Zilla Panchayat; N. Mahesh, Education Minister; H.D. Kumaraswamy, Chief Minister; R. Roshan Baig, MLA – Shivajinagar, PC Mohan, M.P - Bangalore Central and Rudramuni Basavarajappa, Vice President & Center Head, Dell EMC

Digital Education with Dell and Sikshana Foundation in tandem with Govt. of Karnataka

Sikshana Foundation in association with Dell and the Government of Karnataka has launched STEP (Sikshana’s Technology in Education Program) in 57 Model Schools – Karnataka Public Schools. STEP aims at motivating schools to engage and integrate technology in their daily teaching and learning processes. The digital education model employs a dual approach which builds...
energy efficiency

Mahindra Group companies join EP100; geared towards energy efficiency

As the world looks to heavy industry to help drive emissions cuts, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Ltd, Mahindra Heavy Engines Ltd have, have pledged to put energy efficiency at the heart of their business growth strategies by joining EP100. EP100 is a global collaborative initiative on energy productivity led by The Climate Group in partnership with...
Kerala flood

The Muthoot Group to help build 200 houses for calamity-stricken families

The Muthoot Group will help construct 200 houses at a cost of INR 5 lakhs each thereby contributing INR 10 crores for the flood-affected victims. The Group plans to initiate the relief work in worst flood affected areas in Kerala like Paravoor, Alwaye, Chengannoor, Aaranmula, Thiruvalla, Kozhencherry, Kuttanad, Kumarakam, Thodupuzha, Malapuram, Chellanam, Trichur and...
energy efficiency

UltraTech Cement pledges to double energy productivity

UltraTech Cement today announced joining EP100, a global leadership initiative bringing together a growing group of energy-smart companies. By becoming a member of EP100, UltraTech has committed to double its energy productivity. This will also provide a strategic boost to UltraTech’s low carbon growth target of reducing carbon intensity by 25% by 2021 (2005 baseline)....
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