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Fighting to Preserve the Seed

A global activist who opposes genetically modified organism (GMO) foods and Big Agriculture, Dr. Vandana Shiva addressed an enthusiastic crowd of youngsters at Arizona State University in the US and labors on with her message in spite of staunch criticism from different quarters.

Yes, we can : a 100% open defecation free area

After eight months of intensive sanitation drive, Block A, Nala Camp, Rangpuri Pahari has become a 100% Open Defecation Free area. Until now, the Block situated at Vasant Kunj, South Delhi was no different than any other typical urban slum area, where 65-70 per cent people opt for open defecation.

Resolve Tradition of Mistrust Between NGOs, Corporates

Why not involve NGO leaders in developing wp projects and programmes? NGOs are grassroots workers and corporates aren't, this difference will be there and should be retained

A Bug-licious Solution for Food Shortage

Entomophagy, for the uninitiated, is the practice of eating insects. And if the growing ‘buzz’ around ‘bug food’ is to be believed, it may well be an addition to our diet that is worth serious consideration both in terms of health benefits and a possible solution to FAO’s ominous Global famine forecast.

Modi Effect: TCS, Bharti Pledge Rs. 100 Cr To Build Toilets For Women

Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to corporates to contribute to building toilets, The wp Journal learns that TCS, Bharti Foundation, and Oriental Bank of Commerce will soon followed by several other companies.

Plastic wp

The universally dreaded plastic waste is now acquiring some ‘good-reuse-karma’. Upcycling techniques have generated a great potential to design more sustainable wp initiatives that can help clean up plastic waste, create useful products & generate fair trade employment opportunities

The Essence And Oils Of Innovations

The extraordinary story of Dharamveer Kamboj - risen from rickshaw puller to being honoured this month at Raisina Hill - tells us just how mistaken we would be to term social innovations as 'jugaad'

FIFA’s CSR Eclipsed By Corruption?

FIFA's iconic and newly solar-powered Maracana stadium took centrestage for the World Cup 2014 final. But FIFA's robust wp programmes have been overshadowed by graft allegations

A Ramadan To Remember In Dubai

In the spirit of the season, companies across the UAE are launching a slew of wp initiatives during the holy month of giving

AI’s Iraq Evacuation Plan Now Under wp

Air India's wp earlier restricted to reducing carbon emissions and tree plantations

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