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Rural Development

Sterlite Technologies works in tribal villages to dispel fallacies about Covid-19
Technology for awareness
Published on June 25, 2020, 5:18 p.m.

Sterlite Technologies works in tribal villages to dispel fallacies about Covid-19

Women Empowerment

Alfa Laval India is giving girls a paved path to progress
Providing opportunities
Published on June 25, 2020, 3:36 p.m.

Alfa Laval India is giving girls a paved path to progress

Education

Shriram Automall has tailored its campaign to help drivers and their children
Creating change
Published on June 12, 2020, 8:55 p.m.

Shriram Automall has tailored its campaign to help drivers and their children

Skill Development

The Mukul Madhav Foundation was prepared to face the pandemic long before it was declared one
Foundation with foresight
Published on June 6, 2020, 9:26 p.m.

The Mukul Madhav Foundation was prepared to face the pandemic long before it was declared one

IN OTHER NEWS

Technology

The Bengaluru-based group’s digital platform marks the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

The Bengaluru-based group’s digital platform marks the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Women Empowerment

A ‘revolving fund’ has made a revolution in the lives of many women with a ripple effect

A ‘revolving fund’ has made a revolution in the lives of many women with a ripple effect

NGOs

The direct-selling major has been helping to conduct sanitisation and disinfection around the country
Amway India partners with NGOs to help through Covid-19
Published on Oct. 5, 2020, 10:33 a.m.

The direct-selling major has been helping to conduct sanitisation and disinfection around the country

Education

Working with The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the consumer electricals major is helping the hungry to survive
Crompton leads with a beacon of hope in tough times
Published on Sept. 27, 2020, 9:24 a.m.

Working with The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the consumer electricals major is helping the hungry to survive

Opinion

Brinda Somaya

Principal Architect, Somaya & Kalappa Consultants

Ronnie Screwvala

Founder, UTV Group and Founder, Swades Foundation

N.P. Singh

MD & CEO, Sony Pictures Networks India

Puneet Chhatwal

Managing Director, Indian Hotels

INCLUSIVE BUSINESS

The company works with Coimbatore Corporation and leading NGOs to organise cleaning drives and awareness programmes
CRI Pumps in Coimbatore has a host of socially responsible programmes
Published on Oct. 21, 2020, 4:37 p.m.

The company works with Coimbatore Corporation and leading NGOs to organise cleaning drives and awareness programmes

A Bengaluru-based pharmaceuticals manufacturer is helping amputees to walk, run and climb mountains
Himalaya Fresh Start Foundation empowers people with disabilities
Published on July 25, 2020, 5:59 p.m.

A Bengaluru-based pharmaceuticals manufacturer is helping amputees to walk, run and climb mountains

Sanjiv Mehta, chairman & managing director, HUL, talks about the company’s business strategies
‘Inclusiveness is an integral part of business’
Published on Feb. 14, 2020, 1:39 a.m.

Sanjiv Mehta, chairman & managing director, HUL, talks about the company’s business strategies

Impact, more than spend, has become the changing face of CSR across the globe
Should social impact be baked into how business is conducted?
Published on Feb. 13, 2020, 9:19 p.m.

Impact, more than spend, has become the changing face of CSR across the globe

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Innovation

IDFC FIRST Bank partners with Social Alpha to support social enterprises

It nurtures start-ups and helps them create commercially viable, accessible and affordable solutions

Women Empowerment

A Vodafone application enables rural women to manage their business

Through text messages Rudi women can place orders from a catalogue of over 40 products

Women Empowerment

Ambuja Cement helps women get together to form farmer producer organisations

The organisation has set up a bulk milk chilling centre which collects 2,000 litres of milk per day from the area

Water

Piramal Sarvajal is creating affordable access to safe drinking water in underserved areas

The aim is to build a market-based model around safe drinking water in both rural and urban deployment conditions

Skill Development

The Bajaj Group has started a Youth Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Entrepreneurs mentored have won awards and become role models who are today guiding others

Healthcare

The Welspun group promotes health and hygiene by encouraging women entrepreneurs

Women from the local community are trained in skills of sales, networking, marketing, money management

Water

Diageo provides safe and clean drinking water to villages in Maharashtra

It also provides a means of livelihood to local women forming Self-Help Groups

Waste Management

Godrej Consumer partners with Dharthi Sustainables on waste management in Hyderabad

India’s cities annually generate close to 6.3 crore tonnes of solid waste