CSR: Four and a half ways companies (mis)use funds
Here, we have unearthed some interesting ways in which CSR money has been diverted towards pursuits of happiness by individuals and entities who you wouldn’t exactly qualify as underprivileged or oppressed.
Alstom Foundation introduces skill development programme
Broadly, the scope of the project is to empower underprivileged women in rural communities to become entrepreneurs and earn an independent income by procuring and setting up machinery for the training and serial production unit...
Citi’s 130 million rupees grant for financial inclusion
Launched in 2014, the India Innovation Grant Program encourages local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to develop scalable and replicable programmes that improve consumer financial decision-making while utilising technology and behavioural insights to lower the cost of delivery
Green banking and investments can get India a 'sustainable scorecard'
Every bank should earmark a minimum 10 per cent of its Tier 1 capital – subject to a cap of 10 per cent of risk-weighted capital – towards green banking or clean development mechanism (CDM), or any sustainable development project, taking into consideration the carbon emissions prevailing in the economy
CM Fadnavis launches Poonawalla’s Clean City Movement
Of over 1,700 tonnes of waste generated in Pune, 52–55 per cent is wet waste. When such wet food waste is segregated and removed separately at source, the inorganic waste like plastic, metal, paper, and rags can also be scientifically processed and effectively recycled.