The success of a business is measured in myriad ways, sometimes changing hourly, weekly, or annually. In the short- and long-term, a company will find itself facing any number of challenges and it must be prepared to respond or have the foresight to be proactive.
Shiksha means education in Hindi, and so it’s a fitting that P&G’s flagship community program in India is called P&G Shiksha. The program has been improving access to holistic education for underserved children since 2005.
Through its various interventions, P&G Shiksha has supported over 2,300 schools impacting more than 2 million children.
The outbreak of the pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to the education of children. During this time, P&G Shiksha continued to focus on its mission to provide underprivileged children access to holistic education.
Social Enterprise Deploys Global Team to Procure Personal Protective Equipment and Oxygen Concentrators in Race to Meet Medical Needs in India
NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VisionSpring (www.visionspring.org), the pioneering social enterprise, has secured an initial $1.5 million in emergency response commitments for the COVID-19 crisis in India and will deliver more than 1,000 oxygen concentrators and other COVID-19 care and safety supplies to frontline health workers.
As India battles the devastating current wave of COVID-19 infections, Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support to strengthen Indian healthcare systems and support vulnerable communities. The donation includes a $250,000 grant to support a public matching gift campaign from Americares and nearly 200,000 masks for outbreaks across the globe.
GRI research highlights corporate sustainability trends in the region
May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - New analysis by leading sustainability standards setter Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has found that sustainability reporting is on the rise in three South Asian countries – India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.
Pledge to local organization Give India aims to provide assistance to local relief agencies
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/– Bacardi Limited announces today a USD $100,000 contribution to Give India to help the country in its fight against the COVID-19 virus. Funding provided by Bacardi is earmarked to provide immediate assistance to local relief agencies working to mitigate the worsening impact of the coronavirus pandemic in India. Additionally, the Bacardi team on the ground in India have provided funding for oxygen concentrators to be sent to a local NGO offering humanitarian aid to marginalized communities.
The spike in coronavirus cases in India is the worst in the world right now. Currently, the country is battling more than 412,000 active cases of COVID-19, with states like Maharashtra, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh getting hit the hardest. With thousands of new cases and deaths each day across the country, the health care system in much of the country is overwhelmed. Keeping people alive and others from getting much worse requires oxygen.
As COVID-19 delivers a terrible toll in India, where Truist has contractors who do so much to support us, we’re living our value of Caring through a $150,000 donation from the Truist Foundation to United Way Worldwide’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.