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CSR: Autoimmune Diseases, What You Need To Know

What illness affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined? Autoimmune diseases. More than 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune, and the list is growing. Some of the more common autoimmune diseases include Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Crohn’s, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, IBS and Type 1 diabetes. Entertainers like Nick Jonas,...
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CSR: Sustainable Packaging in Response to Plastic

Use of conventional plastics such as polyethylene and polypropylene are facing harsh societal and political criticism due to environmental and waste-disposal concerns. As widely reported in print, electronic, and social media, these non-degradable plastics find their way into the oceans and negatively affect marine eco system and habitats. As a result, corporations are paying...
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CSR: Obstacles Of Namami Gange Campaign

Almost four years ago, the government had promised a clean Ganga by 2019. Cleaning the holy river has been one of the biggest national agendas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign. The deadline has moved to 2020 now. But experts seem to have doubts if the government will be able to meet...
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CSR: Female Sports Viewership Increasing

There has been an upsurge in global female viewership for sports events. Further, it has been observed globally that apart from watching the game, female fans follow it over second screens for game-related activities, majorly on social media. In India too, sports viewership is no longer male dominated, as females and kids comprise a significant...
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CSR: Corporate Volunteer Programs

Companies spend a huge chunk of their revenue in training their employees in soft skills like team work, adaptability, problem solving, leadership development programs, etc.  which increase employee engagement, foster a feeling of belonging and lead to overall development of an individual. These skills can be acquired by starting a Corporate CSR Volunteer Program. Here...
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CSR: 8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

Just as disease would quickly grow in our brick home if the rubbish was only occasionally emptied, so disease would quickly spread throughout the human body if the rubbish were not emptied daily. Proper digestion ensures daily motions. Food transit time from entry to exit should be no longer than 24 hours. Ideally, it should...
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CSR: Dealing With Diabetes Naturally

According to the WHO data, India has the highest number of Diabetes patients in the world. In the year 2000, there were about 31.7 million diabetics in India. This number is expected to increase by 100% in the year 2030 accounting to 79.4 million patients. Diabetes is a chronic disease where the patient’s body struggles...
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CSR: Biodiversity and our Daily Bread

“Biodiversity” is a fairly recent word, used for the first time in a publication by entomologist Edward O. Wilson in 1986. It tends to be of interest to only a few people, mainly those who study it. In reality it refers to a simple concept, relevant to everyone on the planet, because it is nature,...
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CSR: Efforts To Have A Pollution Free Diwali

Diwali is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. With the custom of bursting crackers as part of celebrations, Diwali and pollution unfortunately go hand-in-hand. The air pollution statistics in India are alarming as it is. The festival often makes things worse. There are certain things that can be done to reduce air and...
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CSR: How to Keep the Stomach Happy

The stomach is an often-neglected organ, yet our temperament and our mental powers largely depend on it. A happy stomach produces a happy disposition. A sour stomach produces a sour disposition. As with every part of the living machinery there are laws that govern the stomach. Adhering to these laws ensures that the stomach works...
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CSR: Lights Up – It’s Diwali!

Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is a major festival in India. This festival symbolises the victory of good over evil. Hence, it is celebrated with people spreading as much joy as they can around them. This is why in this festive season, the activities and initiatives pertaining to Citizen Social Responsibility and...
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CSR: Sportswear Made From Recycled PET

According to National Chemicals Laboratory, India produced about 1500 kilo-tonnes of PET in 2015-16. Recycling these bottles can generate over INR 3000 crores annually. Taking up on this opportunity, Paragon Apparels, the company producing sportswear for international brands such as Adidas and Reebok since 2001, has started to use these PET to recycle them...
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