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India Behind The Curve With Its Lack Of Female Diversity In Business Leadership

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It perhaps comes as no surprise that India continues to rank third lowest in the proportion of business leadership roles held by women for the third consecutive year, according to a global survey, Women in business: New perspectives on risk and reward by Grant Thornton.

India Working Towards A Future Powered By Renewables

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India is committed to protecting the climate, irrespective of the Paris agreement. That’s what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said last month, at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), just as President Trump pulled America out of the pact. Modi stated, “It is not a question of which way I go.

“Mission Blue” Launched by National Geographic With Water Aid India And Bollywood

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Globally, the current water crisis is critical. According to the UN, water use has grown at more than twice the rate of population increase in the last century. By 2025, an estimated 1.8 billion people will live in areas plagued by water shortage. While, right now, in India 76 million people don’t have access to clean drinking water, a problem that is going to escalate if no immediate action is taken.

Women’s Economic Forum in Delhi Gives Women From Around The World a Platform

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – With two-thirds of the world’s illiterate population being female, and countless girl children not receiving a basic education, supporting women in developing countries is vital to helping overcome critical social issues such as poverty and unemployment. By supporting women in society and giving them access to equal opportunities such as an education, jobs and health care, everyone benefits.

Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge: Inspiring The Next Generation Of Investment Models

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge is a competition encouraging teams of MBA students to create institutional financial products that tackle social and environmental problems. Nearly 200 students from 37 schools in 29 countries submitted proposals this year.

Menstruation Still Holds Back Women and Girls

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last week, UK news reported that the charity Freedom4Girls had discovered school girls in West Yorkshire had no alternative but to stuff toilet paper down their pants to stop themselves from bleeding through their clothes at school. They couldn’t afford sanitary products and some were skipping school as a result.

The Bharti Foundation Transforms The Lives of India’s Underprivileged Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India boasts of some of the world's best engineering and business schools that are a challenge to get into. Yet, there is a big disparity in the quality of schooling in its rural areas. Looking to improve rural education for underprivileged children is the Satya Bharti School Program, an initiative of the Bharti Foundation.

Swades Foundation Wants India’s Rural Poor to Dream Big

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Empowering people and enabling them to transform their life and fulfil their dreams is what fuels Zarina and Ronnie Screwvala, husband and wife team, and founders of Swades Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in India. It has an ambitious plan to lift one million villagers in the State of Maharashtra out of poverty within six years, and then help people to build better lives.

The Citi Foundation Empowers India’s 13,000 Vulnerable Youth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Citi Foundation’s grant program is focused on making change in India by addressing the socio-economic challenges faced

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.

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