HIV/AIDS, a global epidemic that first hit in 1980s, has had scientific community at its wit’s end since then. Since its discovery, HIV/AIDS has claimed more than 35 million lives. In spite of years of research, the epidemic remains incurable.
Quite often, companies undertaking CSR activities in India tend to go overboard in their bid to get featured on the lists of sustainable corporations. But this basic approach is flawed. CSR is more about giving shape to strategies that yield measurable outcomes and lasting impact than anything else.
Violence against women is a scourge on humanity. It is the most pervasive, consistent and destructive human rights abuse in this world. This violence is not endemic to any region, rather it is worldwide phenomenon.
Mankind has developed and witnessed multitudes of advancements, and has come a long way over few thousands years, yet it’s still to overcome the basic challenges posed by unavailability of sanitation facilities to majority of people across globe.
The theme of this year’s World Diabetes Day “Women and Diabetes” reflects on the problems and issues that women with diabetes face. It also highlights the importance of self-management information and affordable life saving diabetes medicines to women living with it in order to strengthen
The enactment of the Companies Act of 2013 has completely transformed the CSR landscape in India. The revolutionary act mandated companies, fulfilling specific criteria, to carry out CSR activities in India.
According to the Companies Act which came into effect in 2013, companies with a net worth of Rs 500 crore on revenue of Rs 10,000 or net profit of Rs 5 crore on revenue of Rs 10,000 or net profit of Rs 5 crore should spend 2% of their average profit in the last three years on social development such
Consumers are increasingly becoming conscious about the degradation of the environment and society around them. The restrictions imposed by modern lifestyle and work requirements have left them unable to register their disapproval through activism and protest.
Exactly a quarter of century ago, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) through its resolution 47/196 of 22nd December 1992, declared 17th October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
The world we live in is full of ironies. Although difficult to reveal in normal circumstances, these contradictions surface when a small and relatively wealthy section of society is targeted. Feelings of outrage, compassion, unity and resilience are often expressed when an act of violence takes a fe
The theme of this year’s day International Day of the Girl Child is EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises. The theme reflects the global body’s commitment to protect girls from conflicts and violence and to ensure their participation in mediation and negotiation processes.
Corporate Social Responsibility is a time-tested mean of addressing social challenges afflicting the society through corporate intervention. It is generally undertaken by corporate houses to create value in the society. To accomplish the same, companies often embed a CSR strategy in their business o