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80 start-ups have been shortlisted to find last mile connectivity for Bengaluru Metro. The Station Access & Mobility Programme (STAMP) is a joint initiative of World Research Institute, B.Pac, IIM Ahmebadad, Urban Venture Labs and Toyota Mobility Foundation. It is …

Indus Towers, nine-year old India’s largest telecom tower company, has reported a nearly one-third saving in energy use by using solar and moving the towers outdoors. It currently operates over 1.22 lakh towers across India. The company reported reduction in …

Salesforce, a leading enterprise software company, said it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and is now providing a carbon neutral cloud for all customers—two critical milestones in the company’s ongoing sustainability journey. “Salesforce is committed to harnessing the company’s …

tarbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will deliver 100 million healthy coffee trees to farmers who need them by 2025. The pledge builds on Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag initiative, which sees the company plant one tree is …

Ashoka, world’s largest network of social enterprises, has chosen two young social entrepreneurs as India’s first Lead Change makers (LCMs): Kuldeep Dantewadia – founder of Reap Benefit, and Arundhuti Gupta – founder of Mentor Together.  Ashoka, in association SAP, is …

C&A, one of Europe’s leading fashion retailers, announced that they will be the first worldwide retailer to launch Cradle to Cradle Certified™ GOLD apparel as part of their 2017 summer collection. Developed in partnership with Fashion for Good, and with …

The nature of production is undergoing unprecedented change as new technologies transform cost structures, make new business models and methods of production available, and bring entirely new products and services to market. Building on its competence in global benchmarking, notably …

Highlights #1ranking for third year in a row by Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) 200K+ metric tons of waste diverted from landfills in 2016 2.1M+ Supplier Employee Education and Development (SEED) students since inception (2008) $2.6M reimbursed to over 1,000 …

MW Group, Daimler AG, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Opel/ Vauxhall, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group joined forces to launch ‘DRIVE Sustainability – The Automotive Partnership’. The Partnership, facilitated by CSR Europe, aims …

The Government of Tamil Nadu has taken a leading role in launching a comprehensive scheme of over `800 crore, benefitting at least 12 lakh farmers engaged in dry land agriculture and targeting coverage of around 18 lakh hectares, has been …

entum Foundation, the CSR arm of Centum Learning, an ISO 9001:2015 – certified skilling MNC, announced the launch of Centum GRO to train deaf youth in India. The initiative is in collaboration with US-based Global Reach Out (GRO) a non-profit …

ArthImpact has announced the launch of on-tap loans to bring the benefi ts of India Stack and Jan Dhan to crores of families and small businesses in India. ArthImpact’s mission is to provide digital financial services, with credit as a …

arly Feb 2017, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) asked India’s top 500 listed companies to voluntarily commit to publishing Integrated Reports rather than only Sustainability Reports from the 2017-2018 financial year. Integrated reports include producing both financial …

This news didn’t come as a shock. India and China officially account for more than half of the world’s premature deaths due to air pollution. Noting that India’s lives lost to the tiny particulate matter (PM) is “approaching” China’s numbers, …

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