The Chief Sustainability Officer: organizational strategist and futurist: Dr. Allinnettes Adigue, Head of GRI’s ASEAN Regional Hub

The perspective that meaningful and credible sustainability reporting is an essential requirement for any responsible business is increasingly becoming accepted, by many companies around world. Yet reporting cannot take place in isolation. Sustainability is a critical aspect of business strategy and operational decision-making, which needs to be embedded in the corporate DNA through a transformative process. …

Ramkrishna Forgings Limited: Wins yet another multi-year order from European Tier 1 customer worth EUR 20 million (INR 175 crs approx.)

16th August, 2021, Kolkata: Ramkrishna Forgings Limited, one of the leading supplier of rolled, forged and machined products has won a multi-year order from European Tier 1 customer in auto segment worth EUR 20 million. The order is to be implemented over the period of 4 years distributed equally. Commenting on the order win Mr. …

Statement by Refugees International President Eric P. Schwartz on Establishing a Humanitarian Corridor Out of Afghanistan

“The rapidly developing situation in Afghanistan, including the imminent siege of Kabul, requires swift action and humanitarian diplomacy from the United States and its international partners to protect civilians and ensure safe passage out of the country for those who need it. This will require a massive evacuation effort for those Afghans most at risk …

Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division onboards 16 women Heavy Earth Moving Machinery operators in a pathbreaking initiative

~ Yet another milestone in the Diversity & Inclusion journey of the Company ~ West Bokaro, August 4, 2021: Promoting diversity and inclusion as a way of life to ensure fair and equal opportunity for all employees, Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division onboarded 16 women Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators in all shifts at an …

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS 2022-23

The application window for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship programme for 2022-23 is now open. Aspiring scholars who are planning to study for a one-year master’s degree in British universities can apply. Chevening Scholarships offer full financial support for one year to candidates applying for a master’s degree at any UK university – covering …

‘Ektu roddur de’ / ‘Give a little sunshine’

a 49-minute digitalized magazine program through a Bengali ‘Jatra’ (a form of theatre) ‘Ektu roddur de’ / ‘Give a little sunshine’ is a joint effort of the German Consulate General Kolkata andKolkata Sukriti Foundation to spread awareness on the necessities of protective measures to preventCovid19. This 49-minute digitalized magazine program spreads awareness through a Bengali …

Godrej Industries & Associate Companies commemorates 10 years of Good & Green journey

Trained 500,000 underprivileged people Reached 3.5 million people to protect them against vector-borne diseases Mumbai 2nd August 2021: With a promise to build a more employable and greener world, Godrej Industries & Associate Companies, today, commemorated ten years of the sustainability journey. The company announced the culmination of the first phase of the Good & …

Of 6.26 Lakh Heavily Delayed Homes, 1.74 Lakh units Valued INR 1,40,613 Cr Totally Stalled

Heavily delayed – and even worse, completely stalled – housing projects (launched in 2014 or before) continue to plague the Indian residential sector. While stalled or stuck projects have seen absolutely no construction activity, delayed projects have seen minimal progress. Mumbai, 2 Aug 2021: Given the huge funding crunch in the construction industry, the outlook …

IFAD and partners to announce upcoming coalition to support public development banks’ financing of sustainable and equitable food systems

Rome, 27 July 2021 – Creating sustainable and equitable food systems that benefit the world’s most vulnerable people will require substantial investments – by some estimates as much as US$350 billion per year over the next decade. Public Development Banks (PDBs) have the potential to help finance this, and generate exponential social and economic returns, according …