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Wetlands & Urban Sustainable Livelihoods

Priyanka Tomar examines the need to maintain a balance between sustaining environment and pushing development   February is the month of World Wetlands Day! A day when we should all pause for at least a moment to think and remind ourselves of the vital role they play in supporting life and helping people’s livelihoods. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. It also marks the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. The Day...

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MR. SHRIPAD YESSO NAIK, UNION MINISTER, AYUSH

Strengthening Traditional Systems For Quality Healthcare Union Minister For Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik in a discussion with Amit Goenka outlines his plans for providing quality health care at low price.   How CSR can help promote yoga and enshrine this as stamp of India for whole world to follow … Your thoughts! CSR could play a pivotal role in the promotion and propagation of yoga, as the Corporate sector is spread across the globe. Initially corporate bodies can adopt Yoga and make their employees to follow it for their better health. Also, yoga is supposed to enhance the work...

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CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #16

“The journey so far looks credible. Education and skill development is the choice for approximately 50 per cent companies, which is a national agenda of drive also. There is no need to reinvent the wheel. Projects in line to supplement SDGs and government programmes should be implemented as per the need of the geography and community. Networking, partnership, pooling of resources, application of good practices, joining hands for innovation and scale, leveraging strength and attaining sustainability are the keys of success in CSR.” -PRAVEEN KARN   Praveen Karn is the Head Group CSR at Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group....

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State Bank of India flagged off ‘SBI Green Marathon’

Over 5000 runners participated in this inaugural prime event in Mumbai State Bank of India, the country’s largest bank, recently launched its annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’ to promote sustainability. Rajnish Kumar, Chairman – SBI along with other senior officials of the bank flagged off the event that witnessed more than 5000 enthusiastic runners. The Sunday morning in the MMRDA Grounds, BKC observed participants from across the city running 2, 5, 10, 21 Kms marathon, pledging for a greener future. After flagging off the event, Rajnish Kumar also contributed to the “Run for Green” theme and ran the...

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