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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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Women entrepreneurs: Big dreams, medium ventures and small capital
Mar 31, 2011 Women own enterprises that employ many people, but face more barriers than men in finding capital to expand their businesses, says Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, fellow and Deputy Director of Women and Foreign Policy Program at the Council of Foreign Relations. What's needed, she says, is investment in resources to help women make small ventures bigger.
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Infosys tops Corporate Governance rankings
Dec 19, 2012 Infosys, is known for its good practices as a business organisation. Now, it has been awarded the first place in the IR Global Rankings for corporate governance.
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Social enterprise supports mothers in need from rural India
Aug 22, 2012 MicroGraam looks at supporting and empowering low-income women in rural India through its new initiative called 'Make a Mother Happy Campaign'.
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Companies Bill aims at good governance: Moily
Aug 22, 2012 India's Corporate Affairs and Power Minister M Veerappa Moily said there is a need to strengthen corporate governance and inculcate the culture of transparency, accountability and responsibility amongst Indian corporates. He was speaking on the 23rd annual day of the Institute of Directors (IOD) in New Delhi.
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Report says one firm out of five faces allegations of human rights violations
Sep 07, 2012 What are companies doing regarding human rights is a question many ponder upon. A new report by Vigeo analyses 1500 companies to see how companies respect human rights where business is concerned.
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Vedanta and Government of Odisha sign MoU for e-Shiksha
Nov 26, 2012 Over 2,00,000 students in tribal-dominated areas in Odisha will be introduced to ICT- enabled quality education due to this collaborative project between Vedanta and Government of Odisha.
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Membership in global co-operative businesses reaches 1 billion
Feb 23, 2012 Membership in co-operative businesses has grown to 1 billion people across 96 countries, according to new research published by the Worldwatch Institute.
Greenhouse Gas Protocol unveils new GHG standards in India
Mar 15, 2012 The Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards today in New Delhi, India, to empower businesses to better measure, manage, and report their greenhouse gas emissions.
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FICCI launches campaign for biodiversity
Oct 29, 2012 The COP 11 held at Hyderabad at the beginning of the month was a successful one for Indian businesses too. FICCI launched a campaign 'Sustainable Biodiversity Means Sustainable Business' for businesses to pledge to the cause of biodiversity.
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Next stop for Rio+20: Ethical yet profitable business
Jun 13, 2012 In a run up to the Rio+20 to be held at Rio de Janeiro, power people from the business fraternity will meet to discuss ways to make their business ethical and sustainable.
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Developed countries must honour principles of equity: Indian environment minister
Jun 29, 2012 Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of Environment & Forests, Government of India at the High Level Round Table of the Rio+20 Conference stressed on the need for a balanced, integrated and inclusive approach for sustained growth and a prosperous future.
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Nagoya Protocol: 100 ABS deals already signed, says India
Jul 04, 2012 India's Environment Secretary, T Chatterjee highlighted India’s record on CBD, saying it was one of the first countries to put in place operational domestic legislative procedures to implement the access and benefit sharing provisions of the convention as early as 2002.
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Lifeline for small business enterprises in Bangladesh
Jul 05, 2012 A $55 million loan from IFC (member of the World Bank group) will help the country’s City Bank to ensure that its small, export-oriented enterprises have access to life-saving trade finance.
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India allows FDI from Pakistan
Aug 02, 2012 In a major decision, India has allowed investment from Pakistan paving way for Islamabad to normalise bilateral economic ties by implementing much-delayed Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status for New Delhi.
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PepsiCo’s international leadership development programme ‘PepsiCorps’ comes to India
Nov 02, 2012 PepsiCo Initiates water conservation projects with Bhoruka Charitable Trust in Rajasthan to develop water sustainability solutions.
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Report says most big businesses not ready to make leap to the ‘green economy’
Aug 06, 2012 New report from the Dutch arm of Deloitte suggests many businesses are unprepared or unable to implement a ‘zero impact’ growth strategy.
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CSE and HSBC partner to encourage environmental governance in India
Oct 17, 2012 Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) have come together to set up an Environmental Training Institute to give impetus to environmental governance in India.
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Attero chosen among the top nine Waste Management Innovators by NASA
Oct 20, 2012 Attero Recycling, India's leading integrated e-waste management company has been selected among the top nine Innovators in the Waste Management category at LAUNCH, a jointly supported initiative by NASA, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of State, United States and NIKE.
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NTPC is the first PSU to launch Udaan Programme
Nov 23, 2012 The Udaan programme has been now taken up by NTPC, which the organisation is implementing by training young people from the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir.
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FedEx Express recognised as one of the world’s best multinational workplaces
Nov 19, 2012 FedEx Express was recognised by Great Place to Work® Institute for the second time in a row as one of the best multinational firms to work in.
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New report outlines important role of business in SDGs
Apr 03, 2013 A new report jointly made by the WBCSD and the UN Global Compact talks about the vital role of the business community in accomplishing the goals set by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Women in the boardroom: A global prespective
Apr 03, 2013 Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance came out with a report that looks at 25 countries and their efforts at increasing the number of women in corporate boardrooms.
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Levi’s announces Climate Change Strategy
Oct 23, 2012 Levi Strauss announces its 2012 Climate Change Strategy and aims at using 100 per cent renewable energy in its operations, a first for the company.
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India and China seal MoUs worth 5.2 billion
Nov 27, 2012 As a part of the second economic meet, the two countries signed many deals including ones on renewable energy and environment protection.
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World Bank Group launches 2013 India Development Marketplace
Jan 29, 2013 In its efforts to encourage social enterprises, the World Bank group pledges USD $1 million in grants to be awarded to 15-20 social enterprises.
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Going green: Sound business for corporates
Jan 30, 2012 Captains of industry to gather in Delhi for the World CEO Sustainability Summit on February 1, 2012 to debate business and sustainability issues under the theme 'Doing Business - While Protecting the Global Commons'.
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Corporates debate business responsibility at TERI meet
Feb 03, 2012 Leading business houses debated the best strategies and opportunities that would deliver profits and also protect global commons at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012.
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Sustainability is a business imperative now: Arun Seth, Alcatel-Lucent India Chairman
Feb 01, 2012 Sustainability should not be mistaken with corporate social responsibility. It has to be ingrained within businesses, says Arun Seth, Chairman of Alcatel-Lucent India and non-executive Chairman of BT India, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia.
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In leadership roles, it's important to demonstrate responsibility towards society: Valluri, Chairman, President of Ingersoll Rand India
Feb 02, 2012 Responsible leaders create responsible organisations that recognise the need to conserve for future generations, asserts Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman and President of Ingersoll Rand India, in an exclusive interview to OneWorld South Asia.
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