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‘Mangrove Man’ to plant 10,000 saplings in Sundarban

The 26th of July every year is celebrated as ‘The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem’ as declared by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO. Umashankar Mandal, popularly known as the ‘Mangrove Man’ is planning to mark the occasion by planting 10,000 mangrove saplings in the Sundarbans...

Bengal teacher feeding vagabonds at railway station

Have you ever spared a minute to take a closer look at a vagabond limping on a railway station platform or maybe an elderly lady stinking in dirty clothes sitting helplessly on the over bridge? Where do these people come from? What do they eat? Where do they sleep? Today, we will narrate the...

India Inc. Spent Rs. 24,865 Crore on CSR in FY 2020-21

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending of India Inc in FY 2020-21 amounted to Rs. 24,865 Crore out of which Rs. 6947 Crore was spent on healthcare activities including the COVID-19-related initiatives. The announcement regarding the CSR spending was made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Loksabha and is also reflected in the National...

Tata Steel Spent Rs. 406 crores on its CSR Initiatives in FY22

Tata Steel is the 10th largest steel producer in the world. It is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers. Together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, the Company’s operations are spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000. Tata Steel is a socially conscious corporate citizen, which has...

Top CSR Initiatives Aimed at Improving Farmers’ Incomes in India

In 2016, PM Narendra Modi announced the goal of ‘doubling the farmers’ income’ in the country by 2022 as compared to the base year 2015-16. The idea was to improve the lives of the farmers by the 75th year anniversary celebrations of India’s Independence fondly called as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. However, owing to...

Muthoot Finance has positively impacted over 4.5 lakh through CSR in FY2021-22

Muthoot Finance, India’s largest gold loan NBFC Company has demonstrated its dedication to the socio-economic development of the society and touched more than 4.5 lakh beneficiaries under its CSR initiatives in 2021-2022. The company reported a total spend of Rs. 81.14 Crores on Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives that spanned across delivery of COVID essentials...

World Population Day 2022: Which is a Bigger Threat – Population Explosion or Population Collapse?

World Population Day is observed every year on July 11 to raise awareness about global population issues. The Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program established the day in 1989. World Population Day was originally marked on July 11, 1990, in more than 90 countries. Since then, it has been marked by a...

Greenwashing: CocaCola, Unilever, KLM Accused of Practicing it

According to recent studies, well-known companies like Coca-Cola and Unilever are misleading consumers by using "greenwashing." According to The Changing Markets Foundation (CMF), in recent years, the number of goods with sustainable or green labels has grown dramatically, and many well-known firms have engaged in greenwashing. However, even as companies tout their efforts to...

Eco-friendly Brands in India on Their Voyage of Sustainability

Recent studies found out that almost 90% of Millennials would choose a sustainable and eco-friendly product over any non-sustainable counterparts. One of the most significant benefits of brands switching to "eco-friendly" is making a major appeal to the new generation, especially in urban areas. However, several companies are still stuck in the myth bubble...

Climate Change is Causing Loss of India’s Solar and Wind Energy Potential: Study

According to a new study done by scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune, climate change is projected to negatively damage India's solar and wind energy potential over the next 50 years, posing a significant challenge to the country's ambitious quest for renewable energy. The future forecasts are critical as India...

The Government to Launch National CSR Exchange Portal to Enhance Efficiency in CSR Spending

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is mandatory in India by law, under the Companies Act, 2013. The law has brought so many companies under the purview of CSR, making CSR spending more streamlined and formal. As the CSR sector grows more efficient, it is imperative to observe its role in national development and to identify...

World Ocean Day 2022: Coca-Cola UK to Alter its Plastic Bottle Design to Maximise Recovery and Recycling

Oceans comprise 71 percent of the Earth's surface and contain 97 percent of all the water on the planet. Oceans have a huge impact on temperature and weather because of their massive size. They are essential for the survival of both humans and other species. Oceans host a diverse range of flora and wildlife,...

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