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Waste to Wealth: Surat Gets India’s First Road Made from Steel Waste

Every year, 19 million tonnes of steel waste is produced by steel plants across the country. Most of this waste ends up getting accumulated in landfills. However, a way to give new life to this steel slag has been found and executed. India’s First Steel Road A road made of steel waste has been built in...

Education Systems Need to Develop Crisis Sensitive Policies: UNESCO

Crisis can strike anywhere at any time, and the first thing that gets affected in such chaos is the education system of the region. This is because, during an emergency, education is the last thing on an individual’s mind. This is being observed in the war-torn country of Ukraine as the people flee and...

93% of Social Spending Comes from Government, not Private Companies in FY21: Report

The Indian government has done the heavy lifting when it comes to social sector spending in the last financial year, according to the Indian Philanthropy Report published by global consultant company Bain & Company and strategic philanthropy foundation Dasra. Social Sector Spending by the Government The entire expenditure in India's social sector increased by 20 per...

Top Companies for CSR in Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has always been at the centre of conflict because of its proximity to the border. This has caused the state of development in the region to lag behind the rest of the country. After the Abrogation of Article 370, the Government of India has appealed to India...

India’s Uber-Rich Have Reduced their Philanthropic Contributions in last 6 Years: Report

In the last couple of years, so many stories came to the forefront where people were going out of their way to aid in the COVID relief measures. Every individual was seen embracing philanthropy as per their means and capacity. However, a new report has revealed that despite a rise in net worth over...

Global Sustainability Report: Microsoft Paves Path for Sustainability

Microsoft’s proactive stance towards sustainability and philanthropy is well renowned. The company’s commitments to become carbon negative, water positive, and zero waste by 2030 while building a Planetary Computer are also well known across the globe. In its latest annual sustainability, the company has highlighted the progress made by it in the last year...

Governor of Maharashtra & Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari grace The CSR Journal Excellence Awards 2021 (4th Edition): Top CSR Projects Recognised

"Stating that the social responsibility of the citizens is more important than the corporate social responsibility for the development of the society, the Governor suggested that God-like persons who have selflessly dedicated their entire lives to social work should also be honoured," said Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, addressing the audience...

Global Recycling Day 2022: Lauding the Efforts of Recycling Fraternity

Every year on March 18th, Global Recycling Day is observed to help recognise and celebrate the importance of recycling in protecting our planet's future. The goal of the day is to persuade world leaders that recycling should be a global concern and to inspire people to be inventive rather than wasteful when it comes...

Deficiency of ESG Experts: A Major Hurdle in India’s Net-Zero Goal

According to experts, India's lack of professionals with standardised skillsets in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) area is proving to be a key hurdle in achieving the net-zero emission ambitions by 2050. According to Think Change Forum, an independent think tank, ESG investments in India are worth between $30 and $40 billion and...

The Body Shop to launch sustainability-focussed workshop stores in 2022

Sustainability is the need of the hour. The occurrences of heatwaves in the current times has highlighted the fact that climate change is here, and that we need to rake drastic measures in order to contain the increase of global temperatures. Waste management plays a significant role in the fight against climate change. The mantra...

Madhuram Charitable Trust: Easing the Lives of Specially-Abled Children

The life of a specially-abled child is not easy. Especially as they are often around children unlike themselves who are able to perform day-to-day functions of life with ease, that these children aren’t able to. This causes them a loss of self-confidence which can lead to severe psychological problems in the future. Madhuram Charitable Trust...

National Science Day 2022: Four Women in Science from Tata Chemicals talk about Participation of Women in Science

Women are pioneering groundbreaking research all throughout the world. Despite their outstanding findings, women account for only 33.3% of all researchers worldwide, and their work is rarely recognised. Women have received less than 4% of Nobel Prizes in science. As the world races towards a future beset by climate change and resource shortages, the scientific...

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