Author: Company CSR

Its Important to strengthen destination governance, to promote collaborative Tourism, Said Dr. Francois Bedard. Addressing as keynote speaker on the occasion of World Tourism Day& International Summit on “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”jointly organised by “Conscious Ventures, India & MHCI Consortium, Mauritius”, Prof. Francois Bedard, CEO World Centre of Excellence for Destinations/Canada &Affiliate Member UNWTO, virtually launched “Sustainable Development & Responsible Tourism Network (SDRTN)” in presence of dignitaries from more than 12 countries/regions. Its important to bring innovation and digital transformation to create new jobs & promote economies through travel & tourism at the local/regional level for the inclusive growth ,…

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UBS Optimus Foundation expansion extends 20-year involvement in social sector and social finance in India UBS Optimus India chapter offers philanthropists and UBS clients direct channel to ground-breaking development work in India and the world UBS Optimus’s India expansion to mobilise capital for systemic change through client advisory, partnerships, innovative philanthropy, and social finance India expansion comes as UBS Optimus Foundation further extends activities globally in climate, health, education, child protection and social finance UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager and a leader in sustainable finance, today launched the India chapter of its independent philanthropic arm, the UBS Optimus Foundation.…

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The theme of the National Sports Day 29th 2021 “Reveal in Your Inner Khiladi [divider][/divider] Vasundhara Blessing Foundation (VBFT) Organized a World Summit to Promote Govt. Initiative Khelo India, Mission Shakti and FIT India on 29th August 2021. National Sports Day, also known as ‘Rashtriya Khel Diwas’, is celebrated every year on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, August 29. VBFT World Summit Theme was “Prospects of Indian Sports Industry Sustainability Model at Global Level”. Dr.Sunita Pachar CEO of VBFT said their organization promoting SDG & CSR and sports is an important part of sustainable…

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Impact Report-21 of India’s leading Venture Funds “Chiratae Ventures” is launched by Mr. S. Ramann, Chairman & Managing Director SIDBI in a brief virtual function today in presence of leading industry experts. Speaking on the occasion Mr Ramann, spoke about the importance & urgency of Impact Investments in Entrepreneur Eco-system in the country and congratulated Chiratae team for leading this new trend to follow ESG framework in Investment space. Mr Sudhir Sethi, CMD Chiratae Venture spoke about the objectives of Chirate as leading VC of India and future roadmap of the company as its social responsibility. Other dignitaries& industry leaders…

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A well-defined framework to identify, monitor and mitigate the risks pertaining to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and their potential impact for their stakeholders, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance’s ESG Report highlights followings: Enabling health, safety and well-being as a support during Covid-19 Technology support as a support during Covid-19 Integrating ESG into investment framework Making Digitalization Safe Waste Management and Reduction Water Management Customer Centricity Employee Diversity and Management Inclusive Growth To download, please click : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V7rTRK7Uv8EfdAv5pZvj2fCFllhQ76ed/view?usp=sharing

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Cheshire Disability Trust (CDT) (https://www.cheshiredisability.org/), a Bangalore-based NGO that works towards improving the lives of persons with disabilities, is reaching out to donors to raise funds. In the past, CDT has predominantly relied on corporates to fund its activities, and this is the first time that it is reaching out to the general public for this purpose. 1Crowd is helping CDT in this endeavour by reaching out to its investor members to donate to this noble cause. 1Crowd (https://www.1crowd.co/) is a sector agnostic early stage investment firm. This project in which 1Crowd is helping CDT raise funds from donors is a…

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The 9th Meet of the Mountain States organised by IMI on 6th July 2021 saw an engagement on the issue of “Resource mobilization for Mountain Organisations in the Indian Himalayan Region” to discuss strategies, adaptations, and trends in the context of a post CoVID scenario’ with key stakeholders including CSR heads from the industry, development partners and local organisations in the Indian Himalayan Region. The Meet was hosted by Mr PD Rai, President, IMI and Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Vice President. IMI and panelists included Mr Sushil Ramola, Founder and CEO, B-Able; Dr Anil Jaggi, Advisor and Executive Editor, CompanyCSR (leading…

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India’s leading process automation company Endress+Hauser India organized a vaccination camp for its 250 plus employees and their family members at their office in Mumbai. The vaccination was monitored as per the Government of India guidelines. The company has been actively involved in COVID-19 management by donating ventilators, oxygen concentrators, BiPAP and installing new edge process solutions for oxygen plants. Endress+Hauser India has also launched a company-wide donation drive to raise funds for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. The company has donated to various other corporations in India and are hand-in-hand in this fight. Kailash Desai, MD, Endress+Hauser India, says,…

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SDG Cart, an e-commerce platform that aims to encourage responsible entrepreneurship, will be launching the first edition of SDG Innovation Competition. The competition aims to support entrepreneurial start-ups and scale-up stage businesses that develop innovative solutions, to make a positive social impact, in line with any one of the Sustainable Development Goals laid down by the United Nations. The competition is presented by SBI Mutual Fund and is a joint initiative of SDG Cart and International Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility (IICSR) supported by Ekjaa Foundation as an intellectual partner. Mr. Srinivas Jain, Executive Director & Chief of Strategy, SBI…

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POST COVID-19, Globalization involves more challenges,competition,pitfalls and opportunities. In the regime of digital world, boundaries are becoming less and less relevantexcept physical security of citizens in different countries. Cultural transformation is rapidly taking new color and shape, sometimes beyond our imagination. There are shakeouts in the socio-economic institutions. Mother India is also passing through a distinct phase and trying to take course corrections in different directions and issues. Stakeholders are more and more relevant for the functioning of any commercial organization, more so for Corporates. New entrepreneurship is being talked and seen also. In this new scenario, Stakeholders are to…

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