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Social Media Influencers In CSR

Social media plays a significant role in today's lifestyle. According to a study by influencer marketing agency Mediakix, an average person spends about 2 hours on social media sites today, which accounts to about 5 years of their lives. Whether they have more power to actually influence people into choosing the products they use, or...
India and section 377

CSR: Section 377 Ruled Out By Supreme Court of India

Homosexuals in India have always had a tough time living under constant fear of being punished for being what they are. When the world is not only legalising homosexuality but also celebrating same sex marriages in public, India is losing a lot of talented people by criminalising love. In 2013, the Supreme Court of India...
Share Auto Taxi Mafia

CSR: Beware The Share Auto Taxi Mafia

You can't beat the share autorickshaw and taxi mafia. Our investigation revealed how wide the mafia had spread its net across the different metros, especially Mumbai. Rarely did an autorickshaw driver agree to charge according to the meter. The autorickshaw drivers in the suburbs and the taxi drivers in South Mumbai (where autos don’t...
money human conflict

CSR: Rising Monkey – Human Conflict

The conflict with the monkeys coexisting around the human habitats has been unresolved after several attempts.
Khadi artisan

CSR: Enormous Hike For Khadi Artisans

A lot has been said and done to save and promote khadi, the "fabric of the nation". A few months back, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry started chalking out strategies for positioning khadi as an exclusive Indian brand across the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a strong campaigner with his slogan,...
medical equipment for healthcare

CSR: Quality Healthcare For All

Healthcare service in Rural India is still a vision for the future. In a country where the majority resides in villages, not having excellent healthcare services is a big setback. With a vision of ‘Quality Healthcare for All’, P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre initiated a Rural Health Program called ‘Serve with Passion’. The program,...
films driving social change

CSR: Role Of Films In Driving Social Change

Films have evolved over time from being just an art form to being a medium that has a potential to influence others. In 2009, across major territories and cities, there were over 6.8 billion cinema admissions worldwide. In India, there were 2000 multiplexes as of 2015 and 2.2 billion movie tickets were sold as...
teen health

CSR: Put Teen Health On Priority

The young are the future of society, but they are also its present. Around half of the world’s inhabitants are under the age of 20; however most teens are still unaware of the most important aspects of their health issues. The early 90s have seen the affirmation of worldwide commitments to teen health which...
breast cancer

CSR: Fighting Breast Cancer

According to the Cancer Statistics, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in India and accounts for 27% of all cancers in women. Overall, 1 in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. In India 50-60% of the patients die of breast cancer because of late diagnosis. This clearly...
Waterless Cosmetics

CSR: Reducing Water Usage In Cosmetics Industry

World going through water crisis is not breaking news. In times when water could end up turning into a luxury, the cosmetics and personal care industry is turning to waterless products. Water or Aqua is the first ingredient in majority of the cosmetics or personal care products which accounts to almost 70% to 80% of...
Ajay Devgn in a film still

CSR: Tobacco Fogging Up Reel World

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of premature death and disease, currently leading to over five million deaths annually worldwide. These are expected to rise to over eight million annual deaths globally by 2030. Tobacco use is the leading cause of non-communicable diseases and is a major contributing factor to tuberculosis mortality....
air pollution

CSR: Air Pollution Damaging Cognitive Performance

According to the World Health Organisation, about seven million people die every year due to air pollution. In 2016, air pollution accounted for 4.2 million deaths across the globe. 91% of global population live in places where the air quality exceeds the WHO standards. According to a new study, persistent exposure to air pollution impacts...
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