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India’s ‘Father of CSR’ Addresses The UN

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, popularly known in India as the ‘father of CSR’, addressed the United Nations' (UN) 2016 Forum on Business and Human Rights this month, sharing insights into India's unique law on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). India is the first country in the world to enshrine corporate giving into law.

Ultimately Human: The Leaders and the Led

Interview by Sangeeta Haindl

DP World Prepares Future Generations for The World Of Work

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In our fast-paced, technology-driven and globalised world, consumers expect just about anything from anywhere delivered promptly to their door. International logistics via technology makes that happen. Yet, it seems newcomers do not always perceive supply chain management and global trade as a first career choice. So, how do logistics companies attract new business leaders to gain a competitive advantage?

Empowering India’s Women Cotton Workers Reduces The Use Of Water And Chemicals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK gender pay gap will not close for more than fifty years unless action is taken to tackle it now, according to Deloitte.

Nestlé India Gets Behind Education For Girls Via Its Popular Brands

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – CSR is now mandated by law in India, as of the Companies Act of 2014. To comply, and in a first by a major consumer goods company, Nestlé India is giving its popular and iconic brands—Maggi, Nescafé and KitKat—new messaging as part of an initiative to support education for girls.

MIT Competition Finalist Provides A Solution For India’s Farmers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –  Earlier this year, the Indian government approved a $1.3bn insurance scheme for its farmers, protecting them against crop failures as a way to help put a stop to a spate of suicides. Two hard and devastating successive years of drought have battered the country’s already struggling rural heartland, with farmer suicides in rural areas regularly making news. Since 1995, more than 300,000 farmers have killed themselves.

The ‘London Sari-Suit’ - Championing Its Artisans

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – This year’s London Design Festival from 19 to 25 September falls during London Fashion Week, so what better way to celebrate both than with the exhibition, ‘Transformation’, which unveils the ‘London Sari Suit’, created by the award winning, London-based designer Neishaa Gharat.

New York Fashion Week Features Acid Attack Survivor From India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –  Reshma Bano Qureshi is a 19-year-old woman from Mumbai who survived an acid attack two years ago. Since then, she has teamed up with the organization Make Love Not Scars to create ‘the red lipstick video tutorial,’ which does not teach how to apply makeup, but instead raises awareness about the dangers of acid violence.

Twenty20: Creating India’s Model Village, Built On Sustainable Development

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Kerala is a lush part of southern India, famous for its backwaters along fertile paddy fields. It is the country’s most literate and richest region, with a low poverty rate. Yet there are still places here that are battling severe poverty. One such place is Kizhakkambalam village, with a population of around 40,000 spread across 8,000 households.

BBC Journalist Mishal Husain To Honour 2016 Ashden International Award Winners

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Forward thinking organisations championing solar energy in India, East Africa and beyond; businesses improving the health of citizens through sustainable buildings and access to clean water in China and Indonesia; and a not-for-profit connecting communities with vital services—all are winners of the prestigious 2016 Ashden International Awards.

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