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CSR: Urban India’s Problems

According to the census 2011, around 31% of India’s population lives in urban areas. That is close to 400 million people. The Census defines ‘urban’ as an area that satisfies the following three conditions at least 5,000 inhabitants density of more than 400 people per sq. km at least 75% of male working population engaged...
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CSR: Youth In The Footsteps of Gandhi

The need in India today is for young people with fresh ideas who could try and transform themselves to cause disproportionate change in the system and stand by it. It was out of this context that in 2008, Gandhi Fellowship emerged as a platform for youth to connect to the grassroots, understand the issues...
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CSR: Are Gender-Inclusive Companies More Socially Responsible?

Companies and society win when business leaders are gender-inclusive. Researchers from Harvard Business School examined how corporate leadership and organizational structure influence CSR by utilizing the most visible form: corporate philanthropy. Focusing specifically on how women leaders might impact CSR, researchers from Harvard Business School and Catalyst conducted follow-up analysis. Compared to companies without women executive...
CSR and HR

CSR And HR Are Mutually Beneficial To Each other

CSR and HR are mutually beneficial to each other in an organisation. Given their mutual focus on the human element of an organisation, these two departments have always supported and strengthened each other. CSR function was handled by the HR department in majority of Indian companies before the mandate. After the mandate though, the two...

CSR: The Happiness of Indian Mothers

The mental health of an individual is of utmost importance. It is very important for mothers to stay healthy and happy in order to raise offspring that is healthy, mentally and physically. Society puts demands on a mother to rejoice in each and every aspect of motherhood. However, with the social status and material realities...
autoimmune diseases

CSR: 10 Steps To Reverse Autoimmune Diseases

Yesterday, we explained how the body attacks its own tissues under the influence of autoimmune disorders. Today's article lays out steps to reverse the inflammation. Except for treating infections with antibiotics, medicine today approaches most diseases by prescribing a pill to suppress, cover over, block, or otherwise interfere with the body’s biology. We generally do...

CSR: The Pros And Cons Of Zoos

Humans have always been fascinated with wildlife. There is a whole sector in the tourism industry designed to facilitate human beings to observe wild animals from close quarters. Zoos offer patrons the experience of exotic animal gazing and entertainment for a small fee. The functioning of zoos has faced a lot of controversy over the...
autoimmune diseases

CSR: Autoimmune Diseases, What You Need To Know

What illness affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined? Autoimmune diseases. More than 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune, and the list is growing. Some of the more common autoimmune diseases include Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Crohn’s, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, IBS and Type 1 diabetes. Entertainers like Nick Jonas,...
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CSR: Sustainable Packaging in Response to Plastic

Use of conventional plastics such as polyethylene and polypropylene are facing harsh societal and political criticism due to environmental and waste-disposal concerns. As widely reported in print, electronic, and social media, these non-degradable plastics find their way into the oceans and negatively affect marine eco system and habitats. As a result, corporations are paying...
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CSR: Obstacles Of Namami Gange Campaign

Almost four years ago, the government had promised a clean Ganga by 2019. Cleaning the holy river has been one of the biggest national agendas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign. The deadline has moved to 2020 now. But experts seem to have doubts if the government will be able to meet...
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CSR: Female Sports Viewership Increasing

There has been an upsurge in global female viewership for sports events. Further, it has been observed globally that apart from watching the game, female fans follow it over second screens for game-related activities, majorly on social media. In India too, sports viewership is no longer male dominated, as females and kids comprise a significant...
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CSR: Corporate Volunteer Programs

Companies spend a huge chunk of their revenue in training their employees in soft skills like team work, adaptability, problem solving, leadership development programs, etc.  which increase employee engagement, foster a feeling of belonging and lead to overall development of an individual. These skills can be acquired by starting a Corporate CSR Volunteer Program. Here...

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