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As the incidence rate of rare disease is small, it has often not caught the necessary attention in health policies. India does, however, have a dedicated National policy for Rare Diseases, allocated funding to strengthen CoEs, financial support to those patients that require one time support and a digital portal to enable sustainable flow of funds for those who require life-long high-cost treatment support. Towards this, US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is organizing a roundtable discussion on March 25, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on Rare Disease Policy: “Provisions to Enable Institutional Donations.” This roundtable aims to…

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RBL Bank’s flagship CSR initiative ‘UMEED 1000’ Cyclothon, a social endeavor to support Inclusive Education, culminated successfully today, having raised funds worth 5.20 crores. 159 cyclists, including 59 RBL Bank employees, collectively covered a distance of 1,14,289 kms. The proceeds of the initiative will be donated to Udbhav RBL School, in Fatehnagar, Hyderabad, a school adopted by the Bank in 2019 and catering to underprivileged children and also to the new school adopted by the Bank for children with special needs under the Udbhav RBL School franchise, in Nallasopara, Maharashtra. As part of the Bank’s effort to promote Inclusivity, there…

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Mountain Legislators Meet 2021 was held during 10 th Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS), in Darjeeling on 20 th November 2021 with the theme Pathways for Plastic Waste Management in the Indian Himalayan Region. The Meet was organised by Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI), local host Darjeeling Himalaya Initiative and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The Chief Guest of the Meet was Shri Chowna Mein, Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh and Guest of Honour was Shri James Sangma, Minister (Environment and Forest), Meghalaya. The Discussion was chaired by Session Chair Shri Vincent Pala, MP Lok Sabha (Shillong), and moderated by…

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The Cyclothon has raised funds in excess of 16 Crores since its inception Over 1100 children have benefitted through this initiative [divider][/divider] Mumbai, 1st December, 2021: RBL Bank, one of India’s leading private sector banks, today flagged off the 8th edition of its flagship CSR initiative UMEED 1000 Cyclothon, to raise funds for Inclusive Education. 159 cyclists, including 59 RBL Bank employees, will cycle 1000 kms each to support Inclusive Education. The Bank also aims to ensure that education is accessible to everyone, through its digital education initiative in association with the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). This initiative comes close on…

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On Sunday, the 21st of November 2021, CSR Reporters -Nigeria’s No. 1 Social Responsibility Magazine and Africa’s First All-Corporate Social Responsibility Publication held her Social Impact Award for the year 2021 with the theme: Celebrating Social Responsibility and Sustainability Front Runners. The CSR Reporters awards is aimed at encouraging Corporates, Corporate Foundations, NGOs, Government and Public Sector undertakings, Individuals and Groups to deliver high impact CSR projects and adopt a multi-stakeholder approach leading to excellence in project outcomes and measurable social impact. It is also aimed at appreciating the organizations and individuals who have dedicated their time and resources towards…

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Conscious Ventures (CV), socially responsible CSR & ESG consulting group has entered into new partnership with Quebec/Canada based “The World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED)” for India. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) issigned between Prof. (Dr). Francois Bedard, CEO of CED & Dr Anil Jaggi Founder “Conscious Ventures” with technical support from Mr. Maga Ramsamy, Head MHCI Consortium Ltd. Mauritius . The World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED) was created in 2007 with the support of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with clear mission to guide destinations worldwide towards excellence by supporting themin their efforts to foster sustainable…

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Registration Open for “Sustainable Mountain Development Summit-X” @Darjeeling & Kalimpong, 18-20th November 2021 hosted by Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) and Darjeeling Himalaya Initiative (DHI). One Health is a concept that binds together the health of humans https://wilmetteinstitute.org/modafinil-online/, animals, and the environment. It has gained greater relevance particularly with the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. Join SMDS -X to deliberate on the One Health approach for Indian Mountains/Himalayas. For registration, pls visit- https://bit.ly/2XEhqdu or For more information, login – http://smds.mountaininitiative.in/

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New MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) is signed between India’s leading electronics industry association “The Electronic Sector Skill Council of India” supported by NSDC (National Skill Development Council), Govt. of India & CSR consulting group “Conscious Ventures” on 9th November, 2021 in brief ceremony at their Delhi Office (HQ) of ESSCI in presence of Mr. Piyush Chakraborty, Officiating Head of ESSCI, Dr. Anil Jaggi, Founder CEO- Conscious Ventures & Mr Arun Singh, Director Phytec India, Bangalore. The objective of this new partnership is to sensitize leading CSR groups (Pvt. & PSUs) and bring all stakeholders together for the common purpose of…

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The pioneering eBorneo Knowledge Fair initiated by UNIMAS in Bario in 2007 is holding its eighth version on-line. Whilst the pandemic travel restrictions present a challenge, theinternet connectivity that is rapidly moving into Borneo’s interior offers an opportunity, so the organisers have decided to make the eighth event virtual. The Knowledge Fair showcases the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for development in isolated and rural areas, especially those inhabited by indigenous peoples. It brings together researchers, development practitioners, policy makers, technology scientists, community leaders and residents to identify the challenges faced by isolated rural communities, and at the…

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IICSR and Sustainability Knowledge Management is a dedicated institute for research, development and training in Responsible Business Leadership. It has trained more than 500 corporate leaders and 1000 students since inception. During the pandemic it conducted courses focussed on basic courses such as Introduction to CSR and Sustainability, NGO Fundraising and Branding to advanced level courses SDG Mapping and Measurement, Impact assessment, ESG Introduction to implementation, Sustainability Indices and more in the online mode. It intends to conduct an offline course on Executive Masters in CSR and Sustainability Certificate, Social Entrepreneurship, Impact Investments certificate courses from 2022 in the Goa…

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