Author: Company CSR

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world”. These simple yet powerful words by Mahatma Gandhi came alive on January 30th ‘2021 on his 73rd martyr day, when 78 Impact Leaders, Change Makers and Organizations, who are shaking the world gently yet making a powerful social impactwere awardedwith prestigious Mahatma Award 2020 at an award ceremony in New Delhi. The host city was of course Delhi, the national capital of Indiaand the award were presented by Mr. Amit Sachdeva, Founder, Mahatma Award along with Mr. Manish Sisodia, HonourableDeputy Chief Minister, Delhi and Ms. Shallu Jindal, Chairperson, JSPL Foundation. The…

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“ Conscious Ventures-business with higher purpose ”, a new collaborative project to bring conscious thinking & decision  making culture & values (based on ESG framework)  for new age  sustainable  business models & start-ups has been  launched with highly passionate  team of  professionals from  India, USA, Africa, South Asia & UAE. Core purpose of “Conscious Ventures- business for higher purpose” is to collectively meet new challenges, world is facing today with emerging opportunities, sustainable& responsible business start-ups & new impact driven investments in order  to strengthen “Atamnirbhar Bharat” campaign.. “Conscious Ventures” is an innovating & collaborative platform of domain experts &…

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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 a joint initiative of SDG Cart and International Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility (IICSR) as intellectual partner and Ekjaa Foundation, which is an outreach partner. It is founded by Harsha S Mukherjee, Vikram Chindam and led by Pranjul Rai.…

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Looking at the challenges of Corona pandemic, Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) with Sphere India & IAG (Inter Agency Group), Uttarakhand launched COVID-19 Academy using virtual platform Zoom on 5th Jan 2021. Inaugurating Covid-19 Academy, Mr. S.A Murugasan, Secretary- USDMA, spoke on the importance of such initiates for creating mass awareness & strong networking among major stakeholders engaged in the state working in the fight against Covid -19. Speaking on this occasion Ms Kusum Ghiliyal, Convenor IAG UK mentioned about the detailed plans and roadmap of newly launched COVID-19 Academy and how with its local NGO members in all…

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Amid coronavirus pandemic another major safety step launched by Sh. Satyendra Jain, Health Minister of Delhi to safeguard passengers and drivers of mass transport medium autorickshaws. This project is being executed by Rotary International District 3011 with the CSR support by SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Delhi Region. Rotarian Sanjiv Rai Mehra, District Governor Rotary District 3011 told, Rickshaw mein Surkasha is an activity to install the recommended COVID19 sanitization tools in the autorickshaws across Delhi for better safety of people and ease of use resulting in less private vehicles on road. We will be giving proper pedal stands, ativan,…

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Keeping in line with its sustainability goal to help the farming communities thrive, global agriculture company, CortevaAgriscience  has partnered with local governments and non-profit organizations in India to ensure the health and safety of farmers during the pandemic. Through partnerships with non-government organizations such as PRADAN, SewaBharati and CHD Group, Corteva was able to support over 200,000 plus beneficiaries during the last few months. Over 16 lakh personal protective equipment (PE) was produced and distributed to farmers across 220 villages. PPE production units were set up in the vulnerable communities of Jharkhand and Bihar, providing temporary employment to women farmers…

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Soul Of Braj Federation (SOBF) Organised , POSHAN MAAH Program in Braj Villages , Mathura District , UP  in the month of September 2020  &  reached  three Villages (from 16th September to 20th September 2020 ) , Ram Taal , Devi Aatas , NanglaSumera, in Braj Region for POSHAN MAAH ( An Initiative By Government of INDIA ) . Through this Program SOBF reached 700+ Beneficiaries& interacted with women & girls on Nutrition , Health- Hygiene Care,in the region  said  Shri TarunMisraFounder & Director  Soul Of Braj Federation We had healthy Participation of BrajCommunity , Girls open up their Issues…

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Since April 2020, Thailand has locked down its country due to Covid-19 and slightly lessened measurements during the past few months. No doubt the disease has ruined the country economy which pretty much relying on tourism and export, numbers of unemployment estimated 2 million people, higher than Tom Yum Kung crisis in 1997. But how this phenomenon effects to private sector’s CSR in Thailand. Before going to the point, we must understand a bit about people perception to CSR in Thailand. Thai people see CSR more on “CSR After process” which means about private sector doing “some good activities” for…

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The world has come to standstill with the emergence of life threatening pandemic – COVID19 or Coronavirus as we call it. It has taken the lives and livelihoods of millions, got the savings to zilch, overwhelmed the healthcare system of the most advanced countries, broken families and much more. The Universe halted! Amidst the ongoing comes a realization that is this how we can continue in the future? Is Capitalism or Socialism the only way of any Economy to function? Or is it a time to change, time for evolution, time for the new to seep in, disrupt and set…

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