Around Rs 22,000 crore is expected to gush into the social sector from the next financial year onwards as Indian companies ramp up CSR spends.
By enabling buyers and workers to connect directly, this initiative is ushering a transformative impact on supply chains.
Sustainability & India Inc: Appachi EcoLogic reviving traditional weaving by infusing modern techniques
The chain starts by organising marginal organiccotton farmers of Kabini in Karnataka, and extends to interventions in ginning, spinning, weaving and retailing.
Marico is nearing its holy grail: the enviable situation of dealing with the smallest possible vendor— a marginal farmer with a few coconut palms in his backyard.
About 70% of Unilever's carbon footprint is related to consumer use, and its hold over their behaviour is weak. It now wants to change that, reports ET.
Last week was a week of surveys on how companies are taking – or not taking – to sustainability. Three surveys – one Indian and two global – were released.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapse, our scams are exposing a desi, resource-hungry form of crony capitalism.
Damon is the co-founder of Water.org, which has brought in WaterCredit, extending philanthropic grants to MFIs in India to build capacity.
Plan A — the current way of doing business — is “broken” and that it’s “no longer acceptable”. “Where we think we will be different,” says Branson.
Taxpayer money is not wasted on failed programmes; the risk is transferred to investors in the private sector, who do expect financial returns.
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