CSR NEWS

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Standard Chartered announces interim targets and methodology for pathway to net zero by 2050

Accelerate new solutions to support a just transition in our markets, including a new dedicated Transition Acceleration Team to support clients in high-emitting sectors, and launch sustainable products

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Lodha Developers’ upskilling initiatives empower alternative livelihood opportunities

Witnessing the positive outcomes, Lodha will continue to extend every possible help to support the community and society amidst the challenging scenario and join hands in combating the situation.

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ADB, India Sign $100 Million Loan for Agribusiness Development in Maharashtra

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $100 million loan to promote agribusiness network to boost farm incomes and reduce food losses in the state of Maharashtra.

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NSDC launches Skill Impact Bond

Elaborating upon the need for the bond, it said the focus on women in the Skill Impact Bond is an urgent response to the negative impact of the pandemic on women and employment.

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Large 10 Skill Development CSR Projects in India for the Year 2020-21

Corporates in India are carrying out various programs under their CSR to mitigate challenges by promoting skill development. Below are the top 10 Skill Development projects through CSR in India based on the CSR funds allocation in FY 2020-21

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New sustainable plastics for the circular economy

In the future, LANXESS will add “Scopeblue” to its most sustainable products. The brand label marks products that either consist of at least 50 percent circular (recycled or biobased) raw materials

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10 Large CSR Projects in India in Healthcare in the year 2020-21

Below are the top 10 Health Care projects through CSR in India based on the CSR funds allocation of each company in the Financial Year 2020-21.

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Grand Maratha Foundation provides free prosthetic hands to 100 beneficiaries

A total of 100 beneficiaries within age group of 16 to 60 years were provided with prosthetic hands for free. This association intends to encourage people from lesser privileged economic backgrounds to become self-reliant

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Nabha Power Completes Renovation Projects In Two Government Schools

Under its school adoption programme, Nabha Power has also engaged teachers to help students improve upon their learning capability in subjects like Maths and Science.

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Large 10 Women Empowerment CSR Projects in India in the year 20-21

The below are the large 10 Women Empowerment projects under CSR in India for the FY 2020-21.

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Verizon India distributes ‘Science Lab in a Box’ kits to 60 Govt schools

Supported by Verizon India, India Literacy Project will accelerate the program further by assessing the learning level of students and prioritizing improvement in science learning.

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HDFC Bank, Mastercard, USAID offer $100 mn credit facility to MSMEs and women entrepreneurs

Under the partnership, HDFC Bank said it will reach beyond its existing customer base to make at least 50 per cent of this credit facility available to ‘new small business borrowers’

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NITI Aayog launches Atal Innovation Mission digi-book

The digi-book series - Innovations for Youby Atal Innovation Mission is a compilation of 45health tech startups which brings to you the best of innovations and entrepreneurs to the forefront.

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Women in Ladakh village turn homestay hosts

From these homestays in Phyang, one can explore some must-visit destinations like the Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, the serene Sangam, the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers, and the much talked about Magnetic hill, before moving on to Leh.

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Jeep India Introduces ‘Mission One Earth’ Initiative To Promote Responsible Adventure

Jeep India plans to spread the message of Responsible Adventure to every part of the country through its Dealer network and 50,000-plus customer base.

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IN10 Media’s Gubbare supports child education with Smile Foundation

The Shiksha Na Ruke Smile campaign has nearly 50,000 students enrolled across the Smile Foundation’s 201 Mission Education centres in 22 states of the country.

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New report shows the scale of child sexual exploitation and abuse online increasing

The Economist Impact survey also demonstrated that girls, and respondents who identified as transgender/non-binary, LGBQ+ and/or disabled, were more likely to experience online sexual harmsi during childhood

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NITI Aayog launches Geospatial Energy Map of India in collaboration with ISRO

The map attempts to identify and locate all primary and secondary sources of energy and their transportation/transmission networks to provide a comprehensive view of energy production and distribution in a country.

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Nabard arm, Govt sign Trust deed to promote farmer produce organisations

The CGFTFPO is only the second such Trust formed in the agriculture and allied sector for providing credit guarantee, per the statement.

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IDFC FIRST Bank and BALM launch the Centre for Trauma Studies and Innovation

Launched on World Mental Health Day, the Centre for Trauma Studies and Innovation will be open to healthcare professionals from various fields. The focus is on building capacity at a grassroot level.

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Procter & Gamble India announces ₹500 Cr ‘P&G Rural Growth Fund’

P&G engages with over 2,000+ Indian suppliers including start-ups, small businesses and large organizations from a wide range of industries and services - from creative agencies to technology partners to material suppliers