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Axis Bank CSR Report: Creating Sustainable Livelihoods

Axis Bank is a leading private sector bank in India, which commenced its operations with the opening of its first branch in Ahmedabad in April 1994. It focuses its CSR initiatives in creating sustainable livelihood, promoting education and skills development, creating awareness amongst the public at large on public interest topics including financial literacy,...
IoT in Agriculture

Nokia and Vi CSR initiative Introducing IoT in Agriculture in India

India is still considered to be an Agro-based economy, especially as the majority of its population (about 58 per cent) is engaged in agriculture. However, the contribution of the agriculture sector to the country’s GDP is less than 20 per cent. One of the reasons responsible for this huge gap is the lack of...
Learning Programming Language

The Programming Foundation – An Initiative to Democratise Computer Science Education

COVID-19 outbreak changed the way everyone worked, shopped, studied, used banking services, or lived their lives. The compulsory isolation led people to rely heavily on digital mode to carry out their day to day activities. This has on one hand, exponentially increased the importance of digital services, while on the other hand increased the...
Dia Mirza woke wedding

Dia Mirza had a woke wedding and we’re thrilled

Which words pop up in your mind when you think of Indian weddings? Extravagant or lavish. Perhaps traditional, intricately ritualistic and long winding. Certainly not phrases like gender equal, zero-plastic, environmentally sustainable or waste-free. These are the last phrases one would associate with a big fat shaadi. However, newlywed Dia Mirza shows us how...
Pediatric Cancer

Tata Memorial Centre’s Free Pediatric Cancer Treatment Program Experiences a Sharp Cut in Funding through CSR

The COVID-19 outbreak in the last year caused a steep fall in the CSR spending of businesses. In fact, as compared to the previous year, there has been a decline of 50 per cent in CSR spending of the companies. This has led many of the causes supported by the CSR funds to suffer....
sporting culture

What will it take for India to have a sporting culture?

Sporting culture is a combination of tangible and intangible elements — the number of fans that turn up to watch local sports, the importance given to sports by schools and parents, the presence of playgrounds in urban environments, local teams, local platforms that showcase and highlight lesser-known sports and sporting talent, local coaches and...
Youth of North East India

CSR Project in North East India to Address its Unique Unemployment Challenge

North East India is a key region to India’s ‘Act East’ policy. It has its significance not only for its strategic location but also for developing connectivity with the East Asian countries. The economic development of North Eastern states is therefore of utmost importance for economic prosperity as well as National security of India. However,...
Bloomberg report

Global Report: Bloomberg Creates Lasting Impact

Since its founding in 1981, Bloomberg has been guided by the principle that transparent markets empower investors, fuel entrepreneurs and support economic growth. Better data leads to better decisions. Moving forward, the world needs sustainable economic growth, and people at this corporation have evolved their mission to provide clients with the data they need...
FASTag at Toll Plaza

FASTag Made Mandatory: Economic and Environment Benefits of FASTag

The use of FASTag has become mandatory from midnight today, as notified by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The statement has said that those vehicle users who fail to install FASTag on their vehicles would be charged double the toll amount on national highways. In this regards, let us understand what is FASTag...
Accenture + Salesforce Collaboration

Accenture and Salesforce Collaborate to Provide Tech-Based Solutions to Address ESG Issues

Corporate Sustainability is no more an act of philanthropy but an act of essential business practice. The educated and aware consumers of today are very conscious about how the brands and companies they associate with are stepping back to look at the big picture and take actions for a greater good. In order to meet...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 3 Young STEM Influencers

Female representation in science is minute. Today would be as good a day as any to discuss this, but it also happens to be the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The UN headquarters will hold a virtual Assembly for this reason. The theme is Beyond the Borders: Equality in Science...

Top CSR Initiatives for Encouraging more Women and Girls in STEM

Women’s participation in the workforce has been steadily increasing each year because of continuous efforts by the governments, non-profits as well as the global organisations. However, the representation of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields is surprisingly less. According to UNESCO, less than 30 per cent of researchers across the world...

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