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Indo-French Chamber launches CSR Initiative as
French Companies show a major rise in CSR commitments

Following the French Solidarity Oxygen mission carried out by Team France in 2021, 60+ French companies are committed to boost their CSR activities in India The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) launched its CSR Initiative at the fourth edition of the IFCCI CSR Conclave and Awards in the presence of H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India and Mr. P.K. Sinha, IAS (Retd.), Former Cabinet Secretary

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IATO Run for Responsible Tourism

The 37th IATO Annual Convention was held in Lucknow from December 16-19, 2022. Yogi Adityanath attended as the Chief Guest during the Valedictory Session held on December 18 at the Centrum Hotel, Lucknow where he talked about the developmental plans of UP Govt. He gave more emphasis on the safety and security of tourists and assured that Uttar Pradesh is today the safest state in India for the tourists. Dayashankar

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India is now 1 billion Strong

news Update/press release India was seen as one of the countries with highest surge in the number of covid cases. However, in the span of just 8 months, we as a country, vaccinated 1 billion of our citizens. Although the process started off slow with people hesitating to get themselves vaccinated, the quick-actioned awareness at various levels made it possible to achieve such an achievement. “It has been a truly

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Plastic-free packaging for a Sustainable Ecosystem

News Update/Press Release Bengaluru, October 6, 2021: For the ongoing largest ever edition of Big Fashion Festival, being held from October 3 to 10, Myntra has successfully implemented 100% plastic-free packaging in its entire supply chain, adhering to its commitment outlined in August 2019. In addition to its own supply chain, Myntra’s sellers have also adopted the green packaging defined by Myntra. This milestone is a significant outcome of the efforts initiated

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Rejuvenation to restore the biodiversity

News update/press release Bangalore, 25 August 2021: As part of its CSR commitment, Allergan, an AbbVie company, in partnership with Green Yatra Trust and Anand Malligawad, has taken on the task of rejuvenating the 28.1-acre Bingipura Lake to ensure that its water can be used for multiple purposes throughout the year. This project was inaugurated on August 11th, 2021, in the presence of M. Krishnappa, MLA Bengaluru South, J Manjunath, District

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Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and its Importance to the Nation

CSR NEWS The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), Government of India’s flagship initiative conceived by NITI Aayog, was launched in 2016 to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. As Prime Minister Narenda Modi has been constantly emphasizing, we need to transform our nation from one of job seekers to job creators of the future. The AIM has adopted a holistic approach to achieve its objectives through initiatives

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CSR Community’s Support to Save Mankind from Covid-19

Making a Difference The World Health Organization (WHO)Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, declared the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) as “a once-in-a-century health crisis, the effects of which will be felt for decades to come.” However, John Fitzgerald Kennedy (often referred to by his initials JFK), the 35th president of the United States, in one of the convocation speeches in 1959, said, “when written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of

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Standing out amidst the pandemic and economic chaos CPSEs show the way

MAKING A DIFFERENCE To begin with, in the 1950s, the challenges were many for central public sector enterprises. However, over the years, they have contributed immensely to the economic growth of the country. Along with it, the yeoman work done by CPSE through the CSR activities is a silent service in supplementing the government’s efforts to uplift the marginalized people of society. Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) play a significant

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A builder with a philanthropic bent of mind

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Shubham Group’s CEO Arjun Mehta is widely credited for conceptualizing a unique and innovative model for acquisition of land from the farmers. The farmers who owned the land were involved as ‘Partners in Progress’ in housing and urban development. Known for developing one of Rajasthan’s largest integrated coaching hub “Landmark City—Abhinav Kota” spread over an area of 36 lakh sq ft on Jaipur highway, real estate firm

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Working towards making pilgrimage a Swachh experience

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Cleanliness is next to godliness and Dr Karthik Narayanan, Managing Director of Sabari Consultants, understands it well. Because of his initiatives, Sabarimala devotees visiting the Lord Ayyappa temple are having a swachh experience. An annual happening, every year lakhs and lakhs of pilgrims start visiting Sabarimala from November 16th to January 20th the next year. As the temple is situated in the Periyar tiger reserve, a dense

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