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Good intentions on social exchange
By CSRBOX On 06 July 2019
At a time when non-profits face stiff challenges in fundraising, the government has announced a social stock exchange for welfare enterprises and voluntary organisations. Speaking about the electronic....
10 Big Women Empowerment CSR Projects in India FY 17-18
By CSRBOX On 14 June 2019
To develop a nation, it is important to develop its women. In recent years, India has seen quite a number of initiatives on women empowerment, undertaken by corporate houses. Here is the list of 10 be....
150 HGS employees volunteer for cleaner lakes and beaches in Chennai
By HGS On 06 June 2019
  As part of a large-scale volunteering effort to provide clean lakes and beaches to communities, over 150 employees from Hinduja Global Solutions’ (HGS) (listed in BSE & NSE) Chennai ....
HDFC Bank offers Parivartan Grants to 25 social sector start-ups
By HDFC Bank On 06 June 2019
In 2013, Sumeet Mohanty, a biochemical engineer from IIT Kharagpur, had taken a trip to a small village in Jharkhand. He was troubled to learn that three children from the village had died on consumin....
10 Big education CSR projects in India in 2017-18-Building infrastructure for better learning
By CSRBOX On 22 May 2019
In order to provide a high quality of education to children and youth of the country, it is necessary to provide them right kind of infrastructure to create an environment of learning. Following is th....

P&G Shiksha launches new film about Bittu, who is fulfilling his dream of attending school
By CSRBOX On 15 May 2019
P&G Shiksha, the flagship CSR program of P&G India, today unveiled itsnew heart-warming film that highlights the story of Bittu, who at the age of 75 is realizing his dream of attending school....
PokerBaazi Announces PPL Special Edition, sponsors 14 Underprivileged Girls with prize pool
By CSRBOX On 16 March 2019
PokerBaazi, a leading online poker platform has announced its association with non-profit NGO Vidya Integrated Development for Youth and Adults (VIDYA). PokerBaazi will donate a share of the rake coll....
HDFC Bank launches Navachar (Innovation) Pustika under Parivartan‘Teaching-the-Teachers’ (3T) programme
By HDFC On 13 March 2019
HDFC Bank today launched a manual of innovative teaching ideas called Navachar Pustika. Navachar Pustika (Innovations Handbook), is a compilation of innovative teaching ideas contributed by teachers t....
North East CSR Forum held in Guwahati
By CSRBOX On 04 March 2019
With the collaborations of impacts at its focus, CSRBOX and Dalmia Bharat Group came together to host the mega forum ‘North East CSR Forum’. Charities Aids Foundation India and Oxfam India....
PwC India Foundation and Save the Children hosts a roundtable on Child Rights
By CSRBOX On 21 February 2019
Save the Children along with PwC India Foundation, today organised a roundtable on Creating Transformational Business Partnerships for Child Rights. CSR heads of leading Electronics, IT, Healthcare, M....
Introducing Data Science for Social Impact
By Rockefeller Foundation On 23 January 2019
While private-sector businesses have been building and deploying data science capabilities for many years in the tech age, most organizations in the non-profit, civic, and public sectors are far behin....
Kia Motors launches its global CSR program in India
By Autocar Professionals On 22 January 2019
Kia Motors has begun its first ‘Green Light Project’ corporate social responsibility (CSR)  program in India with a two-week volunteer program in Anantapur District, in the state of A....
HDFC Bank Parivartan transforms 5 villages in Mandla, MP
By HDFC On 15 January 2019
HDFC Bank Ltd., today announced the successful completion of its Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP) in 5 villages in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. Through this initiative, 824 househ....
Yes Foundation Accelerator Launches Cohort 1 – 23 Social Enterprises Shortlisted
By YES Bank On 22 October 2018
YES FOUNDATION, the social development arm of YES BANK has selected 23 social enterprises and NGOs for the inaugural cohort of YES! i am the change (YIAC) Grant & Accelerator program. The shortlis....
Centre to overhaul corporate social responsibility framework
By Zee News On 12 July 2018
The government has decided to overhaul the corporate social responsibility (CSR) framework, and conduct audit of the welfare projects implemented by corporates under their CSR programme. “A high....
Century Real Estate Adopts Channahalli Village in Karnataka
By PTI On 03 July 2018
Century Real Estate (CREH) has recently adopted Channahalli village near Chikkajala in Karnataka as its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The objective of the initiative is to....
JanaJal begins installation of Water ATMs in Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam Area
By JanaJal On 09 March 2018
Project part of a plan to install largest decentralized footprint of water ATMs under PPP model in Delhi NCR Installations to provide safe and purified drinking water to underserved communities at ....
Companies spent Rs 28,000 crore towards CSR works in nearly 3 years
By PTI On 12 February 2018
Corporates have spent more than Rs 28,000 crore towards social welfare activities in nearly three years of CSR norms coming into force, latest official data showed. The requirement for certain class ....
eAge Simplifies English Learning on Smartphones with Enhanced Virtual Classroom Platform
By EAgeTutor On 08 February 2018
eAgeTutor.com (www.eAgeTutor.com), the foremost online Spoken English training service in India, has rolled out an upgraded version of its proprietary e-learning platform, Zilleon, for mobile devices.....
Startup Oasis picks four more social ventures for funding
By Times of India On 05 January 2018
After tying up Rs 1.7 crore for six social impact startups in September last year, the Pink City-based incubator Startup Oasis has closed funding for another four ventures taking total funding to Rs 2....