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MasterCard and SEWA Collaborate to Advance Financial Inclusion in India

MasterCard and SEWA Collaborate to Advance Financial Inclusion in India

Tools and Equipment Library Set Up to Empower 7000 Women Farmers India CSR News Network MEHSANA: As part of its commitment towards empowering the youth and women, MasterCard today inaugurated the tools and equipment library in Mehsana district, Gujarat. This initiative is in partnership with the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) that helps women in [...]

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Vedanta Gyanshree Award Encourages Meritorious Students in Kalahandi Utsav

Vedanta Gyanshree Award Encourages Meritorious Students in Kalahandi Utsav

India CSR News Network LANJIGARH: Vedanta Gyanshree Award is designed to felicitate the meritorious students and toppers of the 10th and 12th Board Examination in Kalahandi district. The scheme came into existence in the year 2007-08 when Vedanta Aluminum Limited, Lanjigarh proposed to be part of the education promotion process in Kalahandi district and encourage [...]

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Sesa Sterlite Awarded for CSR

Sesa Sterlite Awarded for CSR

India CSR News Network JHARSUGUDA: Sesa Sterlite Ltd (Formerly Vedanta Aluminium Ltd) Jharsuguda has been bestowed with two awards in the field of ‘Innovative efforts for Sustainable Growth’ and ‘Support and Improvement in Quality Education’ in the recently concluded Odisha CSR conclave on 17 January 2014 at Bhubaneswar. Pritam Motilal, Amit Kumar along with Swati [...]

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World’s 85 Richest People Own Half of Global Wealth: Report

Agencies DAVOS: A tiny elite comprising the richest 85 individuals hold wealth equivalent to that owned by the bottom half of the world’s population, a report says. The report by worldwide development organisation Oxfam, titled ‘Working For the Few’, published ahead of the World Economic Forum meet in Davos, details the impact that widening inequality [...]

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Vodafone Foundation Makes a ‘World of Difference’, Launches the third Season of the Flagship Programme

Vodafone Foundation Makes a ‘World of Difference’, Launches the third Season of the Flagship Programme

Will raise funds through Giving Championships, which aims to provide education to 30,000 out-of-school girls India CSR News Network NEW DELHI: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, announces the third season of ‘World of Difference’ (WOD) programme in India, a flagship initiative run by the Vodafone Foundation. Operating in 22 countries worldwide, [...]

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Shikhar to Host National CSR Summit in Mumbai on 11 Feb

India CSR News Network MUMBAI: SHIKHAR, a National level registered voluntary organisation, is organizing 2nd National CSR Summit-2014 “CSR and Sustainability: A Value Proposition for Business” in association with The United Nations Global Compact Network– India, on Tuesday, 11 February, 2014,at The Grand Salon, Hotel Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, between 9.30 am to 3.30 [...]

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International Conference on Sustainable Development in Jabalpur on 13-14 Feb

Date – 13-14, February, 2014 Venue- Xavier Institute of Development Action & Studies (XIDAS), Jabalpur Principal Sponsor- CBM (www.cbm.org) Co-Sponsors- M.P. Tourism (www.mptourism.com) and XLRI (www.xlri.ac.in) Key Speakers- H. Excellency Dr. Genet Zewdie-Ambassador of Ethopia, H. Excellency Mr. Rubuka Aloys-Ambassador of Burundi, Dr. Deepak K Behera-Vice Chancellor, Berhampur University, Ms. Poonam Ben Velji Bhai Jat-Member [...]

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Prafulla Ghadei Inaugurates New School Building Donated by NINL

Prafulla Ghadei Inaugurates New School Building Donated by NINL

India CSR News Network JAJPUR: New school building of Neelachal High School, Nadiabhanga in Kalinganagar area of Odisha’s jajpur district was inaugurated by Prafulla Chandra Ghadei, MLA, Sukinda, on 21.01.14, in presence of P.K. Mishra, MD, NINL. The newly built building was donated jointly by Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) and its promoter Metals and [...]

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Hindalco Organizes Mega Health Camp at Hirakud

Hindalco Organizes Mega Health Camp at Hirakud

Treatment availed by Over 1100 patients India CSR News Network HIRAKUD: A day long Mega Health Camp was organized by Hindalco Industries Ltd under its Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, on 19 Jan at Jamda UP school, Hirakud. The camp was aimed at treating and providing medical attention to inhabitants of Plant peripheral area besides an [...]

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Serco Wins Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Serco Wins Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

India CSR News Network MUMBAI:  Serco’s Global Services business has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The Award was presented during the 8th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility – 2014 ‘Golden Peacock Awards Night’. The award ceremony was organized by the Institute of Directors under the Chairmanship of Justice P. [...]

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