Women and Sports: A CSR activity that shouldn’t be neglected

Women’s sports is a neglected area world over, and especially developing countries like India, where women are yet to achieve equal status in many areas. The female athletes have long occupied marginal and sometimes invisible positions in sport settings and mainstream media. Haryana, a northern Indian state is home to the nation’s worst male-to-female ratio…

GLOBAL WARMING- SHRINKING SIACHEN GAINING ENVIRONMENTALISTS ATTENTION

Controlling the negative effects of global warming has recently become the bone of contention of many global superpowers in the world. These negative effects are in consonance with the climate change caused due to global warming. Researches reveal that in the past 100 years, the average global temperature has risen by 0.8 degree Celsius and…

One Humanity

19th August, recognized worldwide as the World Humanitarian Day by United Nations General, is dedicated to acknowledge the efforts of humanitarian personnels for their relentless and selfless contribution towards the community. The day is marked in honour of Sergio Vieira de Mello, the former Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq and his 21 colleagues…

The Billion Brigade – Celebrating 70 years of Indian Independence

Amidst global slowdown, India has been widely acknowledged as an emerging economic superpower. The upward swing of the Indian growth curve has helped the country to garner support and restore faith of the global investors. The recent passage of the GST Bill have highlighted the strength of India’s democratic and federal structure. When enforced, the…

THE LESSER KNOWN FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF INDIA – FIINOVATION

History narrates the glory of various brave rulers and warriors who revolted against the British Raj and their unjustified demands. This article is a tribute to those shining unsung martyrs of glorious Indian history who sacrificed their lives to earn freedom from the clutches of ruthless British rulers. Veerapandiya Kattabomman- The 18th century ruler of…

An ode to the Nature Conservation Leaders

The International World Indigenous day, celebrated on the 9th of August, every year, is a call for action to the community as a whole, to acknowledge the contributions made by the indigenous communities towards conserving nature and maintain the delicate ecological balance. This year the theme for the International Indigenous Day is ‘Right to education’…

Indigenous facts to gain on Native knowledge

Tribes around the world: The United Nations’ (UN) International Indigeneous Day is observed on the 9th of August, every year. The event aims to ‘Promote and Protect the rights of the world’s indigeneous population’ and also recognise the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection. The theme…

Importance of Partnerships in Implementation of Social Initiatives

India is going through a transformational phase when it comes to corporate social responsibility. It has evolved from being just a voluntary activity to becoming a matter of compliance. The Companies Act, 2013 has made CSR, a more strategic mechanism for the businesses to address the wide range of social challenges. It has been observed…

World Youth Skills Day 2016

Development of skills among youth plays a vital role for the growth of the economy. It not only reduces poverty, but also better equips the youth to find decent employment. This process triggers empowerment and enhances self-esteem among the marginalised people which benefits the entire society. As per the United Nations, in 2013 world-wide 74.5…

World Population Day

“Maa, I want to study right now and not get married” pleaded Laxmi, a 13 year old girl from a backward community of Bihar. Lakshmi, a bright student studying in class VII was forced into early marriage. At a tender age of 15, she had to bear a child and lost her life while giving…

Fiinovation Suggests – Focus on Quality and Effectiveness

Fiinovation has been working with corporations as catalysts of change to influence CSR and Sustainability activities that creates positive impact on society. Being a CSR research organisation, Fiinovation has always focused on planning, partnership and engagement to bring about a societal change. The efforts are mostly directed towards brining in a tangible, viable and sustainable…

International Day of Yoga

The term ‘Yoga’ has been derived from a Sanskrit encryption ‘yuj’ which means ‘to unite’. As an ancient body of Indian science and knowledge, YOGA marks harmony between mind, body and soul. Lord Shiva is considered to be the first yogi to gift knowledge about yogic science to the mankind. The learnings from scriptures written…