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Sustainability has to be built into company ethos: Pilot
Dec 20, 2013 "Poor people are the most affected by environmental degradation," cautioned Sachin Pilot, India’s Minister of Corporate Affairs.
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Conference to bring NGOs, corporates together
Feb 27, 2012 A three-day exhibition and conference that aims at fostering alliances and networks between Indian corporates and NGOs will have 150 NGOs and foundations to showcase their work. The event, from March 16-18, 2012, is being supported by Guidestar India, Oxfam, The National Trust and FICCI.
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Making climate-conscious business decisions
Mar 05, 2012 CII-ITC Cenre of Excellence for sustainable Development is organising a Business Forum on Climate Change on March 19, 2012 in New Delhi.
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Building back flood ravaged Kashmir through CSR
Apr 20, 2015 Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails, says Shallu Jindal, Co-Chairperson of the JSPL Foundation.
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Make CSR mandatory for cos, says House Panel
Aug 14, 2012 The Standing Committee on Finance, headed by BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, is in favour of making corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandatory for companies.
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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Indian oil major steps in to keep Taj Mahal clean and environment-friendly
Sep 03, 2012 Going ahead with its ambitious 'Clean India' campaign, the Tourism Ministry has roped in oil PSU ONGC to keep six major tourist sites, including Taj Mahal and Konark Temple clean and environment-friendly.
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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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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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Sustainable agriculture should be national mission: MD Coromandel International
Dec 09, 2012 Coromandel International Limited, a Rs 9800 crore organisation, which works at improving the lives of farmers, has decided to extend farm mechanisation services to farmers in rural Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The business portfolio of the company includes fertilisers, specialty nutrients, crop protection and retail. How this is being implemented and is adopted as a model is what Managing Director of the company Kapil Mehan, shares with Rakesh Sood of One World South Asia.
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Indus Towers sponsors ‘Science Express – Biodiversity Special’ train
Apr 10, 2013 The SEBS 2013 edition is scheduled to be flagged-off from Delhi on 9th April, 2013 and during its journey it will travel to 62 locations across India.
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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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"Financial inclusion is a channel that helps get people into the financial mainstream, connecting them with opportunity"
Jul 12, 2012 Being one of the leaders in the electronic money market, for MasterCard, financial inclusion through entrepreneurship is the best way to help the under-privileged. Patricia Devereux, Group Head, Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship for MasterCard Worldwide, talks to OneWorld South Asia about MasterCard's Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and philosophy.
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Adidas reveals sustainable innovation in dyeing, Adidas DryDye
Jul 24, 2012 Adidas, a leader in sports apparel and technology has come up with a new cutting edge technology with sustainable advantages for the apparel industry
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Maps to aid corporates for responsible water use
Jul 26, 2012 As availability of clean water becomes a major issue; some of the world's biggest companies have teamed up to provide data and create maps to track water to encourage responsible use of water by corporates.
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Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar nominated for the International Green Awards™
Aug 01, 2012 Celebrities play a huge role in promoting environmental causes. Amongst other celebs, Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulakar has been nominated for this year's International Green Awards™ as the 'Most Responsible Celebrity'
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UN Global Compact launches child rights guidelines for the business world
Aug 02, 2012 On August 1st, 2012 in a unique initiative, the UN Global Compact, UNICEF and Save the Children released their report ‘Children’s Rights and Business Principles’ to rope in businesses to eliminate abuse of child rights.
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President of India gives away the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2012
Jan 14, 2013 At a high-profile ceremony today at New Delhi, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee gave away the CII-ITC sustainability awards to companies who have effectively combined sustainability with growth in India.
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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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Bharti Infratel, OMC to power mobile towers using green energy solutions
Aug 08, 2012 Bharti Infratel and OMC announce a partnership to power telecom towers in rural India using renewable energy sources.
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Israel helps India clean up the Ganges river
Aug 09, 2012 26 years since India embarked on a lofty plan to restore the heavily polluted Ganges river, there still are many setbacks. Now, with fresh money from the World Bank, and cleantech solutions from the Israeli Government, the river might just make a recovery.
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Taking mobile healthcare to the underprivileged: DS Group's Mobile Clinic
Aug 10, 2012 Identifying the urgent need for good health-care for the under-priviledged, the Dharampal Satyapal Group has plans to expand its mobile health-care service, DS Mobile Clinic into the NCR region.
Nutrition for better literacy
Nov 15, 2012 IIT Madras partners with Smile Foundation and kicks off a campaign against Child Labour through better nutrition on Children’s Day
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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.
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SABMiller India’s HIV/AIDS ‘Project Humsafar’ reaches over 38,000 truckers
Dec 03, 2012 SABMiller's programme works with truckers on the India's roads to educates and create mass awareness amongst tem regarding HIV/AIDS. Most of these truckers are based in the states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Puducherry and Karnataka.
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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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IBM helps organisations that help the under-priviledged
Apr 01, 2013 IBM got together an 11 person team to help aid various organisations in Kolkata that work to help the under-privileged. IBM has been doing this since 2009, and this has been a part of IBM's Corporate Service Corps work.
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ONGC to help conserve six UNESCO sites
Apr 01, 2013 ONGC's chairman, Sudhir Vasudeva, announced that his organisation will be taking up the conservation of six heritage sites as a part of its CSR.
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