/Tag: NGO

How India grabbed the Green Oscars edge

2018-08-02T10:39:21+00:00June 16th, 2017|2017/2018, June 2017, Other Highlights, Year|

Two Indian projects made the cut among six worldwide winners of this year’s prestigious Whitley Awards, dubbed the Green Oscars for their celebration of animal and bird conservation in developing countries. Two Indian activists were singled out for their work in preserving birds and animals in the country’s remote areas and won the annual Whitley Awards. Sanjay Gubbi won the award worth £35,000 for his work to protect Karnataka’s tiger corridors and Purnima Barman was recognised for creating an all-female [...]

Making sustainable living commonplace

2020-04-02T13:40:18+00:00January 9th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship schemes, India Investment Journal January 2017, Year|

One of the world’s leading consumer goods giants, Hindustan Unilever Limited, lays out its CSR vision for ‘India Investment Journal’. At Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), our purpose is to “make sustainable living commonplace” and our vision is to grow our business, while reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. This vision has been codified in the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP), launched in 2010, which is our blueprint for sustainable growth. In India, we have three focus [...]

Moving India towards a Zero Waste model

2018-12-04T10:49:14+00:00April 28th, 2016|2016, Clean India, India Investment Journal April/May Edition, Year|

The founder-member of Saahas ZeroWaste start-up gives her insights into how their business model is revolutionising waste management and recycling in India and why the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan needs a more wider focus. Indian citizens are catching on to the Saahas Zero Waste model. In cities like Bangalore there is also a good eco-system for zero waste systems. Our Municipal Corporation now has a bulk waste policy which makes it mandatory for all entities generating more than 50kg of waste [...]