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CEEW Climate Conference

NEW DELHI:  Speaking at a climate conference organised by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar said that India has already been demonstrating leadership in the fight against climate change. He elaborated, “Since the last half century, emissions across the world have...

Hindustan Coca-Cola Operationalises Sewage Treatment Project

HINDUSTAN Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd (HCCBPL) has successfully completed the ‘Sewage Water Treatment Plant’ (STP) project at Mahim Causeway Pumping Station under technical guidance of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). Today, HCCBPL and MCGM dedicated the project. The work on inward reprocessing of the sewerage treatment plant having a capacity to treat 1 Million...

Parle Launches Litter-free TV Ad Campaign

Parle Products, one of India’s pioneers in the biscuit and confectionery manufacturing segment, has announced the launch of its nationwide Litter Free TV Campaign. Parle Products is a brand that generates disposable biscuit, candy and chips “wrappers” and in many instances consumers toss them on the streets and other public areas without a second thought. Litter not only...

Promising Social Enterprises Rewarded at Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

The winners of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2014-15 (TSEC), a joint initiative of the Tata groupand Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), were announced during the grand finale which was held at the IIM Calcutta campus. The challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship...

Gati-KWE wins ‘Best wp Project’ Award at National wp Awards

GATI-KWE (subsidiary of Gati Ltd) the leader in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Management won an award in the category of ‘Best wp Project for Sustainable Development’ at the 36th edition of All India Public Relations Conference, National wp Awards 2014. The award was given by Kailash Chandra Meghwal, the Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, in a...

Infosys Expands CSR Activities To USA

Infosys has announced that it would expand its Corporate Social Responsibility (wp) activities in the Americas through its philanthropic arm, the Infosys foundation, USA. It would focus on making quality computer science education widely and easily accessible across communities in the Americas. The company also announced the appointment of Mrs. Sudha Murty, Mrs. Vandana Sikka...

Clean India Mission On Vajpayee Birthday

Maharashtra Minister of State Vidya Thakur inaugurated a Clean Indian campaign at the Goregaon Railway Station in Mumbai on December 25, on occasion of Bharat Ratna Shri. Atalbihari Vajpayee’s Birthday. As part of the PM’s Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, Babul Suprio (State Minister, Government of India), Jaiprakash Thakur (Vice- President BJP, Maharashtra), Dilip Patel (Municipal Councillor), Vijay Gaikwad (President-Goregaon...

Creating Sustainable Jobs For Rural India

A new partnership set up to help transform the lives of disadvantaged people in rural India was announced recently at the Oxford India Business Forum 2014.RuralShores Business Services and Inclusive Ventures Limited will work together on the project.A social venture working to address the large number of unemployed people in rural locations in India...

TERI, UTC Set Up Centre Of Excellence For Energy Efficient Buildings

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has launched the Center of Excellence for Energy Efficient Buildings in India. The Center has been establishled at a time when the Government of India has introduced the Smart City Programme to address the challenge of rapid urbanization and the efficient use of energy...

Ratan Tata Brings XPRIZE To India

XPRIZE, a global leader in incentivized prize competition,announced a formal expansion into India today at an event in Mumbai attended by some of India’s most influential business leaders including Mr Ratan Tata among other business leaders. XPRIZE announced plans to launch multiple prizes in India over the next few years in the areas of water,...

Mumbai City Schools Turn Waste Into Wealth

Mumbai based Vivekanand Education Society (VES), which runs 26 institutions, has come up with novel ways to stand out in solid waste management. In a pioneering initiative, Zero Waste Campus Project was launched at VES recently, in association with the State Education Department and Stree Mukti Sanghatana, as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The stakeholders including the Education Department...

Blue Dart encourages ‘Shared Value’ through Employee Volunteerism

Living Responsibility or corporate responsibility is a core element of Deutsche Post DHL’s Strategy 2015 and is adopted by Blue Dart too. As a socially responsible corporate, Blue Dart’s commitment towards community causes has been unwavering since its inception in 1983. Blue Dart, as a responsible corporate citizen believes that giving back to society...

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