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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, …

Early February 2017, TERI unveiled the findings of its study in a report titled “Transitions in the Indian Energy Sector – Macro Level Analysis of Demand and Supply Side Options”. This report was released alongside ETC’s report titled “ETC Electricity …

A new Centre for Science & Environment analysis finds solar rooftop power tariff is half the cost of power generated by DG sets. It has called for a ban on use of DG sets in multi-storied residential buildings and other …

Rainforest Alliance will launch a direct-to-consumer activation at the start of the Follow the Frog(#FollowTheFrog) campaign to deliver value to collaborating companies, individuals and the Rainforest Alliance, and also to engage consumers in our 30th anniversary celebration. During the Follow …

The IIT Madras (IITM) got itself a new centre called Gopalakrishnan-Deshpande Centre (GDC) for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on 11 January 2017, named after its alumni patrons. The centre is the brainchild of tech entrepreneur couple Gururaj Deshpande and Jaishree Deshpande …

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in partnership of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Ministry of Urban Development and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources for River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India are supporting …

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