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Orange Foundation and Tamana help schoolchildren

Mar 26, 2013 Orange Foundation and NGO Tamana launched an initiative called "Living with Dignity" to help mentally challenged and disabled children.

ING Vysya Bank joins Earth Hour campaign

Mar 25, 2013 The Amsterdam-based bank, initiates the Earth Hour campaign by helping light up villages in Odisha using renewable energy.

EWP and UN Global Compact partner for the Water Action Hub

Mar 25, 2013 To mark the World Water Day, the European Water Partnership (EWP) and the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate got together to create a platform which will bring together organisations to discuss water management issues.

Credit Suisse releases corporate responsibility report

Mar 23, 2013 Credit Suisse releases its Corporate Responsibility Report for the year and outlines all its efforts where it has contributed to the environment and community building activities.

Indian industries are joining the UN Water Mandate: HCC CSR official

Mar 22, 2013 Dr Manoj Chaturvedi, Deputy General Manager-CSR-UN Water Mandate, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), a leading infrastructure company, says that industries in the energy sector will consume 200 times more water by year 2025

Ford cuts down total water usage by 62 per cent

Mar 22, 2013 Since the year 2000 Ford has not only reduced its water usage by 62 per cent, but has also cut global water use by 8.5 per cent per vehicle from 2011 to 2012.

Dubai Cares and Room to Read partner in Nepal

Mar 21, 2013 Dubai Cares concluded a huge programme for children in Nepal. The programme involved distributing books and inculcating reading amongst school children in Nepal.

Women do not need special favours to progress: AVP, HCL Technologies

Mar 20, 2013 Srimathi Shivashankar, Associate Vice President, Diversity & Sustainability, HCL Technologies, urged the corporate world to have zero tolerance for violence against women at the workplace and beyond. Excerpts from Srimathi Shivashankar’s interview with OneWorld South Asia.

AkzoNobel tops global sustainability ranking

Mar 20, 2013 AkzoNobel bagged the top position as a sustainability leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI) making it a consistent top rank holder in the ratings since 2007.

YES BANK wins the Jamnalal Bajaj Award

Mar 19, 2013 YES BANK, who has been a path-breaker in the banking sector in many ways, has been awarded the Council for Fair Business Practices - Jamnalal Bajaj Uchit Vyavahar Puraskar 2012.

International cooperation for renewable energy revolution

Mar 18, 2013 At an international climate forum, members of parliaments from across Africa, Asia and Europe emphasised on the importance of renewable energy to meet the challenges of the climate change in the contemporary world.

CII, Lilly India and Fortis partner to battle diabetes

Mar 18, 2013 A deadly disease that is spreading rapidly though India, the CII, Lilly India and Fortis C-Doc get together to create a platform to share knowledge, trends, and best practices in the field of diabetes management.

At Tata Chemicals, we believe in 'avoid, reduce and reuse'

Mar 18, 2013 Principles of sustainability is the corporate philosophy at Tata Chemicals-a US$ 2.54 billion conglomerate. For the company which has interest in chemicals, crop nutrition and consumer products, sustainability encompasses stakeholder engagement, environmental stewardship, creating economic value, promoting human rights and building social capital. R. Mukundan, Managing Director of the company talks to One World South Asia about the philosophy of his company.

Study looks at improving Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Mar 15, 2013 The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative requires companies to declare revenue earned from oil, gas and mining industries. A new report looks at increasing transparency in the extraction industry.

Peer pressure ensures firms work at being inclusive: VP-HR, Wipro

Mar 13, 2013 Sunita Cherian, Vice President, Human Resources and Head of Gender Diversity, Wipro, while disclosing that they have no woman directors in the board said that culture and working conditions of a firm and not matrix ensure better participation of women. Excerpts from Sunita Cherian's interview with OneWorld South Asia.

Alchemist Hospital holds health camp on World Kidney Day

Mar 13, 2013 On the occasion of World Kidney Day, Alchemist Hospital held a camp for people who were suffering from kidney diseases and educating people about healthy lifestyle choices to ensure good health.

Companies can make a better society through sound, fair business: CEO, Canon India

Mar 09, 2013 Japanese company Canon has been quietly working to make the world a better place. Built on the principle of 'kyosei', which means living and working together for the common good, President and CEO of Canon India, Kazutada Kobayashi talks to OneWorld South Asia about what his organisation is doing to ensure it is environmentally safe and how they help communities all around.

Boardrooms of India Inc still yearn for women

Mar 08, 2013 Despite acknowledging poor representation of women in boardrooms, India Inc cover up by saying that numbers alone do not ensure a woman friendly corporate culture.

CII holds conference on sustainability in agriculture

Mar 08, 2013 The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) brought together experts from the agriculture industry to discuss pressing needs of the sector like nutrition security, sustainability in agriculture and the conservation of natural resources.

Fullerton India bags World CSR Award for Best Community Development

Mar 07, 2013 On World CSR Day, Fullerton India was awarded with the World CSR Award for 'Best Community Development Programme'.




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