Date: May 16, 2015
DLF Foundation Adopts Teekli village of Gurgaon to Transform it into a Model Village
DLF Foundation in collaboration of CFBI (Citizens Foundation for Better India) adopted Teekli village of Sohna Mandal, Gurgaon district under its Gram Vikas Project to boost Centre’s ambitious village adoption drive.
Date: April 30, 2015
YES BANK and Jaipur Foot join hands to support differently - Abled
JAIPUR: YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank, partnered Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, popularly known as Jaipur Foot, under YES COMMUNITY, its flagship social engagement platform, to ensure physical, economic and social rehabilitation of the differently-abled.
Date: March 31, 2015
BESTSELLER Group to organize world-wide charity day across all its Brands and Countries ‘One day to unite and do good’ on 10th April
MUMBAI: In the spirit of corporate philanthropy, BESTSELLER is arranging a world-wide charity day across all its brands and countries. ‘One day to unite and do good’
is what it’s all about.
BESTSELLER India, which houses fashion brands VERO MODA, ONLY and JACK & JONES, has announced that they will be donating an entire day’s revenue on the 10th of April, 2015. This includes EBO’s, Shop-in-Shop’s, e-commerce websites etc. Bestseller will dedicate 50 percent of amount to the cause of educating the girl child in India. For this purpose, they have partnered with Project Nanhi Kali. The other 50 percent will be given to eminent global organizations like UNICEF, GAIN and SAVE THE CHILDREN, all of which are dedicated to the cause of improving the standard of living for children across the world.
Date: March 17, 2015
DLF Foundation Organizes Cancer Awareness Program For Working Women
GURGAON: As part of a broad initiative undertaken by DLF Foundation in collaboration with the World Healthal Trust (WHT) Cancer Awareness cum screening program
was organized to commemorate International Women’s Day, Today.
Date: March 15, 2015
Gangavaram Port Conducts Corporate Social Responsibility Program
VIZAG: Gangavaram Port Limited as a part of their Corporate Social responsibility program today distributed training certificates and sewing machines to 50 women from Dibbapalem
village who have successfully completed 6 weeks of the sewing training program conducted by port management.
Date: March 05, 2015
Nestlé Village Women Dairy Development Touches Lives of Women Across Boundaries
PUNJAB: Acknowledging dairy farming as one of the substantial contributing factors to rural development, Nestle India has been working with local dairy farmers since ninety sixties.
This successful long term relationship is based upon the foundation of trust that the Company has built with farmers. While engaging with rural communities, it recognized that
village women are the primary caretakers of cattle and play a significant role in dairy farming. As a result Village Woman Dairy Development Programme – an initiative focusing
on empowering village women engaged in dairy farming was launched in Punjab. It was subsequently introduced in Haryana and Rajasthan as well.
Date: February 28, 2015
Full Tax Exemption For CSR Contributions To Swachh Bharat, Clean Ganga Campaign
NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced 100 percent tax exemption in Corporate Social Responsibility activities for Clean Ganga Fund and Swachh
Bharat Kosh, , as he presented his first full-fledged budget in the Lok Sabha. Earlier this month, it was reported that FM would most likely provide tax incentives in Budget to
encourage companies to participate in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Clean Ganga campaign as part of mandatory two per cent CSR spending.
Date: February 23, 2015
Uninor’s Project Sampark Wins Greentech CSR Gold Award
LUCKNOW : Uninor, the subsidiary of Norway-based Telenor Group, has been acknowledged for ‘outstanding achievement in corporate social responsibility’ in the service sector.
The company has been bestowed upon with the Fourth Greentech Annual CSR Award in the gold category for Project Sampark, an initiative aimed at bridging the mobile gender gap
in rural areas of India. The award was announced at the Award ceremony.
Date: February 16, 2015
CSR spend may grow over 4 times to $2.5 bn: Study
NEW DELHI: Spending by Indian companies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities can grow more than four times to USD 2.5 billion (over Rs 15,000 crore) a year if
all companies spend the funds as per the norms.
Date: February 10, 2015
Smile Foundation Receives First ICAI CSR Awards
New Delhi: Smile Foundation has received the 1st ICAI CSR Awards for the ‘Best CSR Project in Women Empowerment.’
The award has been instituted and conferred by the Committee for Cooperative and NPOS Sector and IND (AS) Implementation Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
of India (ICAI).
Date: January 30, 2015
Corporates must partner civil societies for CSR activities.
Every eligible company has to constitute a Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the board consisting of three or more directors,
out of which at least one director shall be an independent director.
Date: Decmber 31, 2014
PMC to take corporate help for resolving civics issues.
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) plans to involve the corporate sector in tackling civic issues. Elected members in the civic body are likely to join hands
with corporate social responsibility (CSR) wings of different companies to solve problems in basic infrastructure, municipal schools, solid waste management and sanitation.
Date: December 28, 2014
“4th Aarogya Film Festival-Mental & Health” was a huge success organized by P M Shah Foundation Pune
PUNE: P M Shah Foundation is an NGO which started with a mission to serve society by creating awareness about health hazards, by providing necessary help,
by educating masses and by partnering with them to disseminate and apply new knowledge.
Date: November 19, 2014
National policy on girl child needed.
A national policy should be formulated to guide all laws, policies and programmes directed at the girl child, a new report said Wednesday.
Date: April 1, 2014
Law against sex selection fails to save girl children.
Pre-natal sex selection is banned in the country, but the latest Census shows the law has failed because of loopholes and faulty implementation.