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Melba Pria, The Mexican Ambassador To India

In Delhi’s show-off circles, she uses a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw for her official commute. But her rickshaw painted with lovely textile floral designs has its style. The Mexican Ambassador to India Melba Pria, in an interview with CSR TIMES, shows her concern for increasing carbon footprint and talks about Mexico’s determination to seek new and better ways to improve the quality of air.   India and Mexico have had a cordial relationship

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Anurag Pratap Singh, CSR Leader, Capgemini,

What was the first CSR initiative of Capgemini in India and when was it undertaken? Kindly share with us the areas you are focusing on. Our CSR approach in India is based on four thematic areas—education, employability and livelihood, environment, and natural disaster response. Employee volunteering is one of the crucial elements we look at while appraising a project. Our visibility and reach in the immediate community thus plays a

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Mr. Santanu Mishra, Smile Foundation

How would you define corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), in the 21st century, has evolved as a practice in which business organisations voluntarily integrate social and environmental concerns into their business operations and into the interaction with their stakeholders. In India also organizations are leaving behind the traditional concept of philanthropic engagement and have started integrating CSR into a coherent and sustainable business strategy, adopting the multi-stakeholder

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Dr Y. Suresh Reddy, Srf Foundation

Dr Y. Suresh Reddy, Director, SRF Foundation, in a tête-à-tête with CSR TIMES said parents, government and private schools, corporates, NGOs and community in general all have a role to play in realizing the Right to Education Act. SRF Foundation works on education we believe, what is the focus—school education or vocational courses to bridge the gap? SRF Foundation works on both the issues of school education and vocational skills

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Mr. Gauhar Nawab, Hotelier Of United Kingdom

FINDING SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS : GAUHAR NAWAB Leading Hotelier Of UK Gauhar Nawab In An Interview With Harish Chandra Gauhar Nawab reached United Kingdom in difficult times. Removed from his hearth and home, he struggled hard to make the two ends meet. On having achieved success, he works for the settlement of the homeless especially those who had to leave their country. The 76-year-old successful hotelier and socialite Gauhar

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Dr. L C Sharma, Institute For Integrated Rural Development

Working Towards Rural Prosperity Dr L C Sharma, IIRD, Shimla Tells CSR TIMES About The Initiatives Being Taken By His Organisation To Give Succour To Rural Poor Q1: Tell us about IIRD. What are the primary activities and programmes? IIRD- Institute for Integrated Rural Development is a developmental organisation dedicated for bringing rural prosperity through research & studies, training & capacity building, project planning & implementation, technical support & consultancies

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Mr. Wolfgang Will -Senior Director, South Asia, Lufthansa Group

Wolfgang Will, Senior Director, South Asia, Lufthansa Group, in an interview with CSR TIMES spoke about the Group’s CSR programmes which focused on education and enabling, life and health as well as rehabilitation post natural disasters. Lufthansa has been in India for more than five decades now, long before CSR was made mandatory by the law of the land. When was the first social responsibility initiative undertaken in India? Lufthansa

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Mr. Bulat Sarsenbayev, Ambassador Of Kazakhsthan

A Lot Of Scope For Expanding Trade Ties Between India & Kazakhsthan… In an interview with CSR TIMES, Bulat Sarsenbayev, the Ambassador of Kazakhsthan to India, said that Kazakhstan has already initiated a “Green BridgePartnership” to bring together governments, international organizations and private businesses to find transnational solutions to sustainable growth. India became a full member of Sanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) recently. Do you foresee any change in the relationship

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Tejal Amin, Programme Head – Navrachana Education Society

Since the last 35 years, Tejal Amin has been closely associated with industry, education and sociocultural activities in Vadodara city. She has been a driving force for starting a schooling program for underprivileged children and a skill-based program for girls and women under the aegis of Navrachana Education Society. Prerna is a sponsorship program where MG Motor joined hand with Baroda Citizens Council to train 100 underprivileged women for stitching

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Dr.Payal Kanodia

Dr.Payal Kanodia, Trustee, M3M Foundation shared her vision, journey and activities conducted during COVID-19

In conversation with Rupaak Kumarr, CSR Times, Dr.Payal Kanodia, Trustee, M3M Foundation shared her vision, journey and activities conducted during COVID-19   What is the vision and purpose of the M3M Foundation? M3M Foundation is the philanthropic arm of M3M Group. It aims to empower the vulnerable section of the society, including the marginalized, differently-abled, women and children, to fulfil the dream of holistic, equitable, inclusive and sustainable development in India.

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