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UN advisor urges Indian industries to adopt MDGs
Feb 18, 2010 Recently appointed senior advisor to the United Nations Office for Partnerships, Babu Lal Jain hopes to rope in corporates and utilise information technology to achieve the MDGs. A campaign will soon be launched in 543 parliamentary constituencies to assess the MDG targets and mobilise the corporate sector.
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Nesting dreams of deprived children
Mar 19, 2010 PVR Nest, a social initiative of PVR Ltd, a giant in movie business, along with their partners launched the first annual report that showcased the good work in transforming the lives of disadvantaged children and preserving environmental heritage. They aim to join hands with many to work together for a common goal.
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Radio advocacy benefits Dhaka garment workers
Jan 21, 2010 BBC Radio 4 episode highlights appalling conditions in Bangladesh garment factories.
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CSR should protect environment and communities: Arun Maira
Jan 30, 2012 Talking to OneWorld, Arun Maira, Member of India's Planning Commission, talks about his book Transforming Capitalism-Improving the world for everyone and how corporate social responsibility could shape environment action.
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Conference on CSR and Competitiveness
Apr 24, 2012 A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conference will be held in Mumbai on May 9, 2012 organised by IndiaCSR in support of business sustainability. The conference will focus on exploring possibilities to view CSR as a part of global governance.
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Netball helps Indian girls step forward
May 26, 2009 As part of its corporate social responsibility, an international bank has collaborated with NGOs to empower underprivileged urban Indian girls using netball. The programme called ‘Goal’ leverages sport for positive social change and provides loan to help girls achieve their professional ambitions.
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Integrated reporting introduces firms to best practices: IIRC
Sep 19, 2014 Integrated reporting is not just about more reporting, says Paul Druckman, Chief Executive Officer, The International Integrated Reporting Council.
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DBS Bank and Tata Institute of Social Sciences partner to champion social entrepreneurship in India
Aug 16, 2012 DBS and TISS come together to launch the 'DBS–TISS Social Entrepreneurship Programme' which will look at helping social entrepreneurs and enterprises in India.
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Govt asks corporates to support handloom, handicraft sectors
Aug 16, 2012 The Indian textiles ministry asks corporates to invest and support local weavers and handloom artists to aid them in getting to a better platform.
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DM Foundation to sponsor 100 open heart surgeries for the needy
Aug 16, 2012 DM Foundation partners with KMCC and MIMS Trust to sponsor 100 heart surgeries during the year 2012-13.
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Nalco Foundation flags off initiative to educate tribal children of Odisha
Aug 17, 2012 With the first batch of tribal children ready to leave for the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Nalco Foundation starts its programme to increase education amongst Odisha's tribal communities.
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IDBI Bank and TISS adopt a village in Ladakh
Aug 17, 2012 IDBI Bank and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences sign an MoU to aid development and improve basic services in the northern city of Ladakh in India.
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FedEx's long-term commitment to sustainability gets a boost
Aug 22, 2012 The annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report highlights the company’s milestones in areas of energy conservation, community development, disaster relief and much more; alluding to the company's environmentally-conscious future path.
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Skoda Auto builds school in rural India
Aug 23, 2012 Keeping rural education as a major focus in its CSR agenda; Skoda Auto recently inaugurated Shendra's new Zilla Parishad School.
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Huawei launches launches education project in Himachal Pradesh, India
Aug 24, 2012 Two years since the project's launch, Huawei India extends its E-HOPE education project to another state in India. The programme aims at educating 300,000 students all over rural India.
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Anand Automotive sponsors students at Shoolini University
Aug 25, 2012 As a part of their corporate social responsibility, Anand Automotive sponsors 26 individuals at Shoolini University giving them an opportunity to further their educational goals.
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A new trick for Starbucks baristas: Bioplastics from coffee grounds
Aug 28, 2012 Food waste recycling is becoming a hot trend for companies as a way to of dealing with waste disposal costs as well as upping their sustainability profile.
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Vedanta launches centralised mid-day meal kitchen in Odisha
Aug 29, 2012 Vedanta Aluminium Limited launched a state-of-art kitchen in Kalahandi district of Odisha to provide 5000 students in the district with mid-day meals
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Technology has the potential to change everything: Rita Soni
Aug 30, 2012 NASSCOM Foundation's CEO, Rita Soni believes in the power of technology in changing the lives of people and how responsible business has to go beyond the traps of just being philanthropy. In a conversation with Bushra Ahmed of OneWorld South Asia, she talks of the many facets of the IT industry and corporate social responsibility practices in India.
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PepsiCo receives 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award
Aug 30, 2012 PepsiCo received the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award for its innovative water stewardship initiatives like improving its global water use efficiency by more than 20 per cent per unit of production and introducing numerous farming techniques that would help reduce water usage all over the world.
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Institute for sustainable enterprise takes off
Sep 03, 2012 The kick-starting of the Indian Institute of Sustainable Business in the southern city of Bangalore, India will prove to be an innovative and much-needed space which will ensure future entrepreneurs work through sustainable business models and principles.
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Procter & Gamble makes money while making a difference
Sep 04, 2012 Procter & Gamble might not be the only company that takes doing responsible business seriously, but it remains one of the few companies that conducts business with profit in a responsible way.
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Panasonic India releases its first Sustainability Report
Sep 05, 2012 Keeping in with the National Voluntary Guidelines and its shared-value approach to sustainability, Panasonic India releases its first-ever Sustainability Report.
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Jubilant Life Sciences receives CSR award
Apr 10, 2013 “We focus on community development through intervention in primary education, basic Healthcare Service, and Livelihood generation programs,” said Shyam S Bhartia, Chairman & Managing Director, Jubilant Life Sciences.
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UBM launches platform to boost CSR activity in India
Feb 27, 2012 UBM India, a Mumbai-based global business media company, will organise the NGO India 2012 conference to foster alliances and networking between the country’s CSR initiatives and NGOs between 16 - 18 March 2012.
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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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Tata Steel works towards preserving India's tribal culture
Jul 17, 2012 Moving away from the traditional concept of CSR, Tata Steel invests and promotes tribal sports heritage in the Indian states of Jharkhand, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh.
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"The whole emphasis has to shift from philanthropy to inclusive growth for CSR to be effective"
Jul 19, 2012 Dr. K.K Upadhyay, CSR Head at FICCI, tells OneWorld South Asia that CSR should be voluntary and seen as 'good work' rather than a mandatory initiative the companies are forced to undertake.
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Corporate offices in Mumbai go green
Jul 23, 2012 According to the latest report by the Indian Green Building Council, offices in the Andheri area of Mumbai are ensuring their buildings are green and are investing heavily in energy-saving measures.
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Indian corporates get help with their Sustainability reports
Jul 23, 2012 TÜV Rheinland India announces its services of helping Indian corporates with their Corporate Sustainability reporting.
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