Entries posted on “December, 2011”
SAIL providing 27,000 jobs to project-affected people: SteelMin

SAIL providing 27,000 jobs to project-affected people: SteelMin

INDIACSR News Network Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has provided over 27,000 jobs to project-affected people at its four steel plants located at Bhilai, Rourkela, Bokaro and Salem. Giving this information in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the minister for steel, Mr Beni Prasad Verma said the employment of displaced persons is being […]

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Vehicles in China emitted 50 million tonnes of pollutants: Report

Vehicles in China emitted 50 million tonnes of pollutants: Report

BEIJING: Motor vehicles in China emitted 52.27 million tonnes of pollutants in 2010, contributing in a major way to the pollution problems like smog and acid rain, a report released by the ministry of environmental protection said today. The pollutants included 40.8 million tonnes of carbon monoxide, 5.99 million tonnes of nitrogen oxide, 4.87 million […]

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Abbott India’s social investments cross over Rs.61 crore in India

Abbott India’s social investments cross over Rs.61 crore in India

INDIACSR News Network MUMBAI: Abbott, India’s leading pharmaceutical company is a diverse global health care company with scientific expertise and products that address the full range of people’s health care needs –from disease prevention and diagnosis to treatment and cure. Abbott India, with more than 100 years of operations in India, has invested more than […]

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CSR Standards Higher at Companies than Suppliers

CSR Standards Higher at Companies than Suppliers

Corporations set higher social responsibility standards for themselves than for their travel suppliers, according to a survey by business travel payment and data management firm AirPlus International. Some 55.4 percent of surveyed businesses implement green initiatives but just 41.7 percent of those businesses expected such programs from their travel suppliers, according to CSR Initiatives Through […]

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Ratan Tata wants more women in senior positions in Tata Group companies

Ratan Tata wants more women in senior positions in Tata Group companies

MUMBAI: As Ratan Tata prepares to hang up his boots at Bombay House, the chairman of the 120-company Tata Group is trying to fix one glaring chink in the conglomerate’s armoury – the sheer lack of women in leadership positions and across the workforce as well. With the sprinkling of young talent across frontline group […]

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Environment and forests issues related 5950 cases are pending: Govt

Environment and forests issues related 5950 cases are pending: Govt

NEW DELHI:  A total of 5950 cases relating to environment and forests issues were pending in various courts across the country as on 1.1.2009. The Minister of State for Environment and Forests (independent charge)  Jayanthi Natarajan gave this information in a written reply to a question by Shri S. S. Ramasubbu in Lok Sabha 19 […]

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China launches US$265 million project to protect ozone and combat climate change

China launches US$265 million project to protect ozone and combat climate change

INDIACSR News Network SHINGHAI: China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection on 20 December  launched the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP), a US$270 million project to cut consumption of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by 1 January 2015. The HCFC-phaseout in China is impacting chemical production, foam, industrial and commercial refrigeration, air conditioners, refrigeration servicing and solvent sectors, whose total […]

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Tension on Naveen Jindal’s steel plant site after villagers, workers clash with guards

Tension on Naveen Jindal’s steel plant site after villagers, workers clash with guards

It has reported that Naveen Jindal’s Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) Angul plant site on Tuesday following a clash between villagers and industrial workers on one side and security personnel on the other side. More than 30 persons were injured and several vehicles were damaged in the clash. Locals of Kailakata, one of the […]

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Listed firms must be ethical: SEBI

Listed firms must be ethical: SEBI

NEW DELHI: Rejecting the idea of assuming a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)-like role of anti-corruption watchdog for the private sector, capital market regulator Sebi has said it wants listed entities to follow a nine-point disclosure norm against non-ethical business practices instead. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), which regulates thousands of listed companies […]

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Setting up of National Green Tribunal

Setting up of National Green Tribunal

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI:  National Green Tribunal has been established on 18.10.2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters […]

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