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The profit of sustainability
Nov 12, 2012 In collaboration with Accenture, the UN Global Compact produces a series of reports designed to help businesses enhance their support to the Sustainable Energy for All initiative.
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Peter Bakker launches Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore
Nov 08, 2012 The Business Council for Sustainable Development will be a membership organisation and will look at fostering economic development with environmental harmony and social development.
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Azim Premji wins Forbes India's inaugural philanthropy award
Oct 26, 2012 The newly constituted Forbes India's Philanthropy awards felicitated and acknowledged many individuals from the business community who contributed to society by doing their bit for the community. Azim Premji was awarded the Forbes Philanthropy award for the year 2012.
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FedEx talks fuel economy, sustainability at Green Fleet Conference 2012
Oct 18, 2012 At the Green Fleet Conference this year , FedEx talked about its sustainability objectives and plans for attaining them.
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KPMG finds global corporate reporting needs to top up on Water Scarcity
Oct 19, 2012 The latest report by KPMG finds companies across the world lacking in their commitment to efficient water management especially in terms of a long-term strategy in their CSR plans.
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Using technology to make a difference
Oct 14, 2012 Subu Goparaju, Senior Vice President and Head-Infosys Labs talks to Bushra Ahmed of OneWorld South Asia about Infosys' association with the programme aimed at ending child diarrheal deaths in India by 2015.
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Online IPR Exchange launched for Indian SMEs
Apr 06, 2013 The Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) creates an online IPR Exchange for SMEs to enable commercial exchange of IPRs and help in evaluation of their IPRs.
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Leveraging business for promoting human rights
Dec 02, 2013 The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and RAFI collaborate to leverage the power of business to advance respect for human rights.
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BRICS express concern over European IMF head
May 25, 2011 The new emerging economies want a break from the fund’s tradition of having European leaders. The selection process of the next head following Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s resignation has been called ‘unacceptable’.
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Trade in water rights inevitable
Aug 10, 2011 The growing scarcity of water will create regional markets in water rights in the next 20 years. These markets may help curb food price inflation and reduce water stress by ensuring recycling of waste water.
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India's Lower House passes Companies Bill
Dec 19, 2012 Indian Parliment's Lower House (Lok Sabha) passes the Companies Bill which would make CSR spending mandatory for companies.
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Chennai to host CII Young Indians Regional Summit
Oct 25, 2012 Confederation of Indian Industry - Young Indians (CII-Yi) is organising the Young Indians Southern Regional Summit in Chennai, India. This year's theme is 'Standing Tall: Connected Values & Disconnected Youth'.
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Students test electric car in 600-mile road trip
Oct 25, 2012 UK-based Durham University energy students give their studies a practical test by taking a car on road trip to illustrate the viability of electric cars for mass use.
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Creating eco-friendly future business leaders
Jul 29, 2009 Nobel laureate Dr R.K. Pachauri talked of green education and green jobs to enhance India’s position post Copenhagen summit to combat climate change. He was speaking at a talk organised by the TERI University in New Delhi.
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Corruption still haunts Bangladesh
Jul 30, 2009 Last year the voters in Bangladesh had elected Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party because it had vowed to stamp out corruption from the country. Now they complain that the government is returning to the ‘old system’.
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Pakistan launches loan scheme for poor families
Sep 16, 2009 The Pakistan government has launched an income generation programme for poor families. Under the scheme, interest-free and long-term loans will be provided to ‘needy and deserving’ people.
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Grameen Health partners leading medical care providers
Sep 25, 2008 Grameen Health, an affiliate of Bangladesh’s Grameen Bank has tied up with Pfizer and GE Healthcare to provide cost-effective health care to the country’s poor. The partnership will draw on the success of the microfinance model to build sustainable business models, to be replicated in other developing countries.
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Eastman Chemical Company joins WBCSD
Oct 18, 2012 Eastman Chemical Company joins WBCSD as a member and will be working closely with the "Reaching Full Potential” project.
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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.
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IBM, Google and Goldman Sachs on a drive for LGBT-friendly workplaces
Oct 12, 2012 IBM, Google and Goldman Sachs together with Community Business, plan to come up with a resource guide to encourage workplaces to become more inclusive by becoming LGBT-friendly.
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Indian Public Sector Oil companies spent 383.74 cr on CSR
Oct 19, 2012 In the financial year 2011-12, Public Sector Oil companies spent around Rs. 383.74 crores to accomplish their various Corporate Social Responsibility goals.
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Hitachi hosts "Green Technology, Clean City" forum in India
Dec 18, 2012 To mark 60 years of Indo-Japan relationship, Hitachi organised an Environment Forum to discuss green technology solutions for India.
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Businesses with a social conscience
Nov 16, 2012 A fame list compiled by Bloomberg honours outstanding work of business organisations in the social sphere.
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New sustainable lighting device combines nature and technology
Oct 30, 2012 A new sustainable lighting device '3M Tubular Daylighting Device' created by 3M offers significant reduction of electrical energy bills effectively for 8 to 10 hours a day and is 100 per cent green.
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AIM Asian Awards felicitate companies from India, Singapore and Thailand
Oct 30, 2012 Various Asian companies were awarded for their corporate social responsibility initiatives and sustainable business agenda at a recent ceremony held at Bangkok by the AIM Asian CSR Awards Program.
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BDO India Chairman Shailesh Haribhakti joins Astonfield Renewables
Oct 31, 2012 Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman of BDO Consulting Pvt Ltd. joins Astonfield Renewables Global Advisory Board. With the solar industry facing a gamut of challenges, Haribhakti brings to the table experience and a keen interest in promoting solar energy.
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BDO India Chairman Shailesh Haribhakti joins Astonfield Renewables
Oct 30, 2012 With the addition of Shailesh Haribhakti to its board, Astonfield Renewables looks at leveraging his keen interest in responsible business in furthering the agenda of green energy.
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TERI’s CEO Summit to debate resource efficiency
Jan 30, 2013 Businesses from across the world have gathered at TERI’s 10th CEO Summit in Delhi to create new paradigms of business’ responsibility, to debate issues over water and hold discussions over the post Rio 20+ scenario.
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Berger Paints ties up with ‘Being Human’ charity
Nov 21, 2012 The Indian paints company Berger Paints India Ltd. and Being Human-The Salman Khan Foundation have come together to make a difference to the underprivileged with Berger Paints donating part of their sales from their eco-friendly 'Breathe Easy' paint to the Foundation.
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WBCSD launches business guide for sustainable growth
Jan 31, 2012 The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched a step-by-step guide to help businesses accelerate sustainable growth in their value chains.
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