July 22, 2019
CSR spend

Government to rejig The Companies Act; firms to be penalized for inadequate CSR spends

As a repercussion of the recent fallout of the IL&FS scandal,  the government has decided to make amendments in the existing Companies Act, which would also […]
July 1, 2019
Coca Cola

Coca Cola actively works towards its waste reduction commitments

Claiming highlights for producing high amount of plastic produces in a year, Coca Cola, which is one of the biggest household names, is scaling up its […]
June 18, 2019

Companies to add disaster management in CSR budget expenses; activities will now aim at providing better relief

After the official notification by The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, which included disaster management relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction activities, companies have been directed to assist whenever […]
May 20, 2019
HCL foundation

HCL Foundation partners with GOI’s national mission to plant 10000 trees along Ganga River

In partnership with Government of India’s National Mission on Clean Ganga and through its NGO partner Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), HCL […]
May 18, 2019
Nestle India

Nestle India joins forces with regional foundations for ensuring better waste management

World’s largest food and beverage company, Nestle India, along with Gati Foundation, a Dehradun based environmental action, and advocacy group recently launched a management project together. […]
May 8, 2019

Founder of ‘Beach Please’ movement bags UN Award for cleaning 1000+ tonnes of trash from Dadar Beach

Malhar Kalambe, the 21-year-old resident of Mumbai who cleaned the Dadar beach and started a “Beach Please’ clean-up movement, has recently bagged the prestigious UN award. […]
April 15, 2019
vedanta

Vedanta Lanjigarh supports India’s local artisans; acknowledged for its active CSR initiatives

Vedanta Lanjigarh’s commitment to the social wellbeing of communities, recently gained acknowledgement at the India CSR Awards 2019, for Tribal Art and Dhokra Art Projects category […]
March 30, 2019
csr

Accountability lacking in Indian firms’ CSR spending

India became the first country to make CSR (corporate social responsibility) mandatory with the enforcement of the Companies Act in 2014. The act specifies that the companies […]
February 18, 2019
Sahara India- Feeding India

Sahara India Pariwar’s Mumbai hotel joins hands with Feeding India as a CSR initiative

The flagship hotel of Sahara India Pariwar and one of the most desirable hospitality institutions in India, Hotel Sahara Star Mumbai has joined hands with Feeding […]