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Earth Water Conferred Water Company of the Year Award

Earth Water Conferred Water Company of the Year Award

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Earth Water Ltd., a leading provider of technological and business innovation in the areas of industrial and consumer water services, solutions and products, has received the Water Company of the Year Award. The Award is conferred as the National Award for Excellence in Water 2018 for the work that the company is doing to address key issues facing the world today. Upon receiving the award, Mr. Sunil Gorawat, Managing Director, Earth Water Ltd. said, "We are extremely delighted to have received this award which is recognition of the quality of work that we are doing. About 1,945 of our Water Vending Machines are providing safe drinking water to a large population comprising of rural, semi-urban and urban population across 12 states in India, touching and improving the lives of nearly...
Ambuja Foundation Wins Best CSR and Sustainability Award 2017

Ambuja Foundation Wins Best CSR and Sustainability Award 2017

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Ambuja Cement Foundation, the CSR arm of Ambuja Cements Ltd. has been conferred with the prestigious Best CSR & Sustainability Practices Award 2017 in recognition of its concerted efforts that transformed lives by energising, enabling and involving the rural communities, thus facilitating economic progress and contributing to nation-building. Ambuja Cements Ltd., a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, is one of the leading cement companies in India. Established in 1993, Ambuja Cement Foundation is the social development arm of Ambuja Cements Ltd. exclusively working with rural communities to make them self-reliant and help them utilize their potential for a prosperous life. The award was received by Ambuja Cement's MD & CEO Ajay Kapur and Ambuja Cement Foundatio...
Japan’s Mottainai Grandma Comes to Gurugram for Clean India

Japan’s Mottainai Grandma Comes to Gurugram for Clean India

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Unplanned urbanisation and mindless modernisation has led to the creation of environmental challenges such as improper dumping of garbage, polluting and burning of hazardous materials. This damages environmental and public health and needs to addressed. One effective way to tackle the situation is to drive behavioural change among people, especially children. To do this, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. along with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is supporting storytelling sessions based on Mottainai Grandma, a successful pictorial book published by Kodansha, a leading publication from Japan. The book is adapted in Hindi and English in collaboration with National Book Trust (NBT). Mottainai is a term of Japanese origin and has been used by environmentalists to convey a sense of r...
Organic Harvest Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Five Purity Promises

Organic Harvest Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Five Purity Promises

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The Organic Harvest personal care brand based in India recently completed five successful years of its successful working. The company was brought into existence in 2013 to promote the concept of safe skin. An intelligent use of plants grown without pesticides and chemicals instigated the name Organic Harvest. The company celebrated its five successful years organizing a plantation drive by its employees, and contributed to the greens of Delhi. The trees that were planted included mulberry, guava and pomegranate at the plantation activity took place at Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Center, Delhi. As Organic Harvest products are strictly against animal testing, the Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Center venue was carefully chosen for the plantation drive. Along with this, the company also m...
Maruti Suzuki Inaugurates Another Water ATM

Maruti Suzuki Inaugurates Another Water ATM

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Clean drinking water is a basic human requirement. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to access even this basic human need, especially in non-urban areas of the country. Realizing this challenge, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has been working to set up Water ATMs in its adopted villages in Haryana. The Company has designed a self-sustaining partnership model that provides clean drinking water to villagers at an affordable price. Maruti Suzuki recently inaugurated its second water ATM in Kasan Village of Manesar, near Gurugam. The water ATM was presented to the community members by Lt. Gen. Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Senior Advisor (Vigilance), Maruti Suzuki in the presence of Village Panchayat and community elders. Inaugurating the facility, Lt. Gen. Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Senior Advisor (V...
Cargill’s 2018 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Cargill’s 2018 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

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Taking care of the environment certainly comes with its inherent benefits. Cargill recently learnt this the profitable way by witnessing its best financial performance in 2018. The company recently launched its 2018 Annual Report which outlines a year of activating tomorrow’s solutions to nourish the world. Cargill has mapped 2.3 M hectares in their Cocoa supply chain with World Resources Institute to combat deforestation and more than 4,75,000 farmers have benefited this year from Cargill’s training in sustainable agricultural practices. Simultaneously, Cargill’s fortified oils and flour enriched with needed nutrients have now reached 100 M consumers in India. Nearly 30% of raw materials Cargill uses to make aqua feeds come from agricultural, industrial or fishery by-products thereb
Ambuja Cement Shows the Way in Water Stewardship

Ambuja Cement Shows the Way in Water Stewardship

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The Ambuja Cement Ltd. has continued to scale up its efforts towards conserving water resources as part of its commitment towards sustainable development. The Company has been working to build more robust and effective water resource management approaches in and around its operation areas so as to conserve water resource amidst growing global water scarcity. Aligned with its Group LafargeHolcim's Sustainable Development 2030 Plan covering Climate, Circular Economy, Water & Nature, and People & Communities; Ambuja Cement has already achieved 5.5 times Water Positive status – the highest in the industry in India – with its integrated plants in water-scarce Rajasthan and Gujarat clocking water index of 17.7 times and 12.7 times respectively. Internationally renowned external ce
Cargill Attempts Limca Book of Records for Making Paper Bags

Cargill Attempts Limca Book of Records for Making Paper Bags

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Cargill Business Services, a unit of Cargill India, attempted to enter the prestigious Limca Book of Records by making 27,707 paper bags in a record time of 40 minutes. This attempt was part of the Company's efforts to curb plastic pollution. The bags made from used paper will be distributed to the local vendors in the city with the help of United Way, Bengaluru. This was a joint initiative of Cargill Business Services and United Way Bengaluru, a non-profit organisation, in order to reduce pollution and promote green living. Plastic Pollution is one of the biggest concerns for India. It is an undeniable fact that we are surrounded by waste plastic and serious measures need to be taken in order to make the situation better. Around 50% of the plastic that we use is single-use plastic....
Bajaj Electricals Supports Clean Air, Health On World No Tobacco Day

Bajaj Electricals Supports Clean Air, Health On World No Tobacco Day

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Bajaj Electricals Ltd., in association with Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry, hosted a Tobacco Consultation Workshop on 30 May 2018 on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day. The Workshop was curated with the aim to highlight the importance and urgency to adopt tobacco control programs effectively among corporate houses. The Workshop was joined by diverse stakeholders from corporate houses and NGOs working to contain tobacco addiction. Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, Head and Neck Cancer Surgeon at Tata Memorial Hospital opened the event with an inaugural talk on the prevailing issue at hand, followed by a case study presented by Ms. Madhura Talegaonkar, Head CSR - Bajaj Electricals Ltd. Sharing his views on the organising of this Workshop, Mr. Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman and Managing ...
Jacqueline Fernandez and The Body Shop Promote Ecological Corridors in India

Jacqueline Fernandez and The Body Shop Promote Ecological Corridors in India

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(L-R) Jacqueline Fernandez, Brand Ambassador, The Body Shop India; Mrinal Pande, Trustee WTI; Sunil Kyarong, Joint Director WTI and Shriti Malhotra, COO, The Body Shop during the Bio-Bridge India launch. The Body Shop recently announced its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative in India. The initiative aims at promoting and setting up of ecological corridors in the biodiversity rich North-east India. Launched in the presence of Jacqueline Fernandez, the brand ambassador of The Body Shop India, the initiative has pledged to help protect the endangered Indian Elephant and Western Hoolock Gibbon by constructing an ecological corridor favouring these animals. The initiative has been named The Body Shop India Bio-Bridge project. However, it needs to be noted that t...

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