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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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Investment is Must in  Exploration of Natural Resources to Eradicate Poverty & Unemployment

Investment is Must in Exploration of Natural Resources to Eradicate Poverty & Unemployment

By Anil Agarwal India has enough potential to produce worth USD 400-500 billion in natural resources like oil & gas, gold, silver, iron ore, copper, coal, calcium, rock phosphate and others. It is bound to generate substantial revenues, more than 50%, for the government, which will be helpful in developing infrastructure for the country. This [...]

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Jindal Steel & Power Angul Plant Bags Two Awards in Odisha CSR Conclave

Jindal Steel & Power Angul Plant Bags Two Awards in Odisha CSR Conclave

CSR should be part of the DNA of any company, then only it can be impact lives positively and create a win- win ambiance. – Subrat Ratho, Managing Director – Coal to Liquid and Head, JSPL Odisha Business India CSR News Network ANGUL: Adding another feather in its cap and the first one of this [...]

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Yes Bank Becomes First Bank in India to Get ISO 14001:2004 Certificate for Environment Management System

Yes Bank Becomes First Bank in India to Get ISO 14001:2004 Certificate for Environment Management System

India CSR News Network MUMBAI: YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank, has become the first bank in India to qualify for ISO 14001:2004 Certification, world’s leading environment management system – for its 12 locations, which include major branches and corporate offices. Given its commitment to environment and conservation, this certification would enable YES [...]

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We Remain Focused on Driving Growth while Maintaining Our Cost Leadership, Says HZL Chairman Agnivesh Agarwal

We Remain Focused on Driving Growth while Maintaining Our Cost Leadership, Says HZL Chairman Agnivesh Agarwal

“The emerging global demand-supply dynamics is leading to a consistent deficit scenario as anticipated. We remain focused on driving growth while maintaining our cost leadership.”- Agnivesh Agarwal, Chairman, Hindustan Zinc Limited IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) today announced its results for the third quarter ended 31 December 2013. Net profit was up [...]

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Around Rs 22,000 crore to enter social sector as India Inc steps up CSR plans

Around Rs 22,000 crore to enter social sector as India Inc steps up CSR plans

MUMBAI: Economic Times reported that Surgeon-social entrepreneur Devi Shetty of Narayana Health is agonising over an issue of the nonmedical kind these days. The electricity bill of his expanding hospital complex in Bangalore has spiralled to Rs 1.2 crore a month, straining his financials. Shetty is now reaching out to corporates to help him tide [...]

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Framing of Rules Under “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act”

Framing of Rules Under “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act”

Framing of Rules Under “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act” India CSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 came into force with effect from 9th December 2013. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013 has also notified [...]

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Paralysis in iron ore mining hurting industries, people sentiments : Anil Agarwal

Paralysis in iron ore mining hurting industries, people sentiments : Anil Agarwal

UDAIPUR: Anil Agarwal on Wednesday tweeted on iron ore issue, “Paralysis in iron ore mining hurting industries and people sentiments, has put Goa and Karnataka economies in shambles, leaving 100,000 jobless.” When Goa mining delegation met Prime Minister and asked for help, the PM said, “while environmental concerns should be sincerely addressed, all should remember [...]

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October Edition of the CSR & COMPETITIVENESS available for the Readers

October Edition of the CSR & COMPETITIVENESS available for the Readers

Dear Leaders, We feel very happy to share e-copy of CSR & COMPETITIVENESS October 2013 Edition for your reading and reference. CSR & COMPETITIVENESS is the foremost monthly magazine on CSR & Sustainability in India. Visit the link to read the magazine http://issuu.com/csrcompetitiveness/docs/csr___competitiveness_october_2013 You can share it within your network. We welcome your participation in [...]

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Our Girls Our Pride- a Khushi Initiative Raise Funds to Educate Girl Child in India

Our Girls Our Pride- a Khushi Initiative Raise Funds to Educate Girl Child in India

        INDIA CSR News Network UDIPUR: On Sunday December1, 2013 NDTV, along with Vedanta and campaign ambassador Priyanka Chopra came together for a live Telethon to raise awareness and support for India’s girl child under ‘OUR GIRLS OUR PRIDE – A Khushi Initiative’. The day was dedicated to honouring and encouraging India’s [...]

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