With a major chunk of CSR funding having gone towards the PM-CARES Fund, there are few resources left with corporate organisations to fund new initiatives
We are living in the time of a pandemic that although unique to our generation, mimics the one exactly a century ago. Not only is the pandemic triggered by a respiratory virus, its effect on both human health and livelihoods is similarly astronomical — bringing the wheels of the economy to a halt
Azim Premji, the chairman of IT major Wipro, on Thursday said one can learn a lot from the life of Mahatma Gandhi on philanthropy
Azim Premji to hang up his boots: Wipro chairman led a modest life, set example for other billionaires to give up surplus wealth
Premji, even as one of the world’s wealthiest individuals, has led a modest life. This modesty was visible again when he wrote a letter to Wipro staff announcing his departure
Wells joined Netflix in 2004, two years after the company went public, and was responsible for content operations.
This is not the first time that Amazon CEO and Founder has become the richest person as he temporarily overtook Bill Gates as the richest man back in July.
Sunil Bharti Mittal's family to pledge Rs 7,000 cr for philanthropy; backs setting up of telecom school
Bharti Foundation also announced its plans to set up Satya Bharti University for Science and Technology under its philanthropy plan
The Nilekanis are the fourth Indians after Wipro chairman Azim Premji, Biocon chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Sobha Developers Chairman Emeritus P N C Menon to sign up for The Giving Pledge
Recommendations ranged from food programs for children, to protecting forests and fighting homelessness.
A 16-year-old boy's plea for a year of free chicken nuggets has become the most retweeted message on Twitter.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently honoured Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani for her philanthropic efforts, in New York.
Even before the latest announcement, Naik was already into the art of giving business, and he has donated Rs 125 crore to charitable initiatives since 1995
Tencent CEO and Chairman Pony Ma pledges over $2bln shares for the company's charity foundation
An Indian-American couple has announced a $100 million gift to the New York University School of Engineering in what is believed to be the largest philanthropic gift by a member of the Indian-American community.
Wipro chairman Azim Premji, who was the 'most generous Indian' of 2014 according to the Hurun India Philanthropy List, has allocated an additional 18 percent of the stake he holds in the company for philanthropy, taking his total contribution for charity to more than 50 percent.
Recently the long tradition of Bollywood celebrity philanthropy got dramatically more personal when Deepika Padukone came out with her battle against depression.
His views come amidst some voices seeking an inheritance tax in the forthcoming Budget
There were few among the rich and famous that veteran Congress leader Murli Deora wasn't friends with and there were few doors in the power corridors of Delhi that he couldn't open.
Pharma major Cipla chairman Yusuf Hamied Monday donated Rs 8 crore to support a chemistry education programme in Indian schools by the Britain-based Royal Society of Chemistry.