Since 1996, the United Nations has assigned a theme to every International Women’s Day (IWD). This year the theme is ‘Be Bold For Change’.
Daan Utsav: Viacom18, Piramal Foundation join ‘Hamara Station Hamari Shaan’ initiative
'Hamara Station Hamari Shaan’ is a joint initiative of Mumbai First and Make a Difference in collaboration with the Western and Central Railways. The initiative involves beautification of station areas through thematic paintings that capture the flavour of the station and its surroundings. The total paintable area is estimated to be close to one lakh
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
Ness SES supports mangrove protection
In the early 1990s, approximately over 37 square kilometres of mangroves existed in Mumbai, of which, as per various estimates, nearly 40 per cent has eroded in the last decade