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Natura &Co and The Body Shop Push Commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at High Level Political Forum

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Forever Against Animal Testing

Natura &Co, the global purpose-driven beauty group, and its ethical beauty brand The Body Shop, are this week advocating for change at the United Nations (UN) High Level Political Forum (HLPF), taking place in New York.

Natura &Co, Natura and The Body Shop are hosting and participating in events throughout the week with key UN missions and stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their drive to build a fairer and more sustainable world.

In line with the HLPF theme of “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,” The Body Shop will be enforcing its commitment to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Goal 12: responsible consumption and production. The goal is relevant to The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International’s current Forever Against Animal Testing Campaign, which aims to end animal testing in cosmetics globally. Seven million people around the world have signed the petition which will be presented to the UN later this year.

Natura is also fully committed to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted in 2015. Through initiatives relating to issues such as carbon, waste, women’s empowerment, education, water, biodiversity and the Amazon Rainforest, Natura contributes directly or indirectly to 16 of the 17 SDGs.

- The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International will host a private breakfast event to lobby missions and dignitaries at the UN of the importance of Goal 12 and its relevance to the joint campaign, by harnessing consumer support to achieve real change. Read more

India’s Largest Community Development Fund – Rs. 100 Crores (US $ 14.7 Million) Fund Announced to Rotary Foundation

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Rotarian Dokoju Ravishankar announced the single largest community fund Rs. 100 Crores to Rotary Foundation. This endowment will be utilized to cover projects across six Focus Areas such as Economic & community development, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Water & Sanitation, Maternal & Child Health, Basic Education & Literacy and Economic & Community Development. Seen from L - R: Rtn Suresh Hari S, District Governor of RI District 3190, Mrs.Paola Ravishankar, Rotarian Dakoju Ravishankar.

In a first-of-its kind move, a single donor has come forward to announce the single largest community fund from India to Rotary Foundation at INR. 100 Crores (US $ 14.7 Million). The same was announced at the installation ceremony of Rotarian Suresh Hari as the new District Governor of Rotary International District 3190. Suresh Hari, a member of Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar Club, Vice President of CREDAI Bengaluru and Founder & Managing Partner of Vishal Promoters and Builders, Bengaluru. He was also the Past National President of Round Table India. The large fund income out of Endowment will be utilized to cover projects across six Focus Areas such as Economic & community development, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Water & Sanitation, Maternal & Child health, Basic Education & Literacy and Economic & Community Development. Read more

Hilton Appoints Matt Fry as New Senior Vice President of Development in Asia-Pacific

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Matt Fry, Senior Vice President of Development in Asia-Pacific (HILTON)

Hilton today announced the appointment Matt Fry as senior vice president, development in Asia-Pacific (APAC). Effective August 6, 2018, Fry will oversee the team responsible for the overall development strategy for APAC.

“We are thrilled to have Matt join our team and oversee the strategic growth in APAC,” said Ian Carter, president, global development, architecture, design and construction, Hilton. “His appointment represents our commitment to building on our tremendous success and achievements there. Matt’s extensive experience in the real estate and development industry will be invaluable as we continue to expand our global footprint and portfolio in this key region.”  Read more

KONE to equip Lodha The Park premium residential development in Mumbai

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KONE, a leading Elevator & Escalator company in the country, will install 57 elevators at Lodha The Park, a premium high-rise residential tower development in Worli, downtown Mumbai. The four residential towers of the development covered by the deal will rise to heights of some 270 meters to offer amazing views of India’s most populous city and the nearby sea.

KONE will equip Lodha The Park residential towers with 48 KONE MiniSpace™ high-rise elevators and 9 machine-room-less KONE MonoSpace® elevators. The KONE MiniSpace™ elevators will travel at speeds of 5 to 6 meters per second. About 3,400 people are expected to use the equipment on a daily basis. Read more

New Horizons Child Development Centre inaugurated in Hinduja Healthcare Surgical

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Dr. Samir Dalwai with Soha Ali Khan at Hinduja Healthcare Surgical during inauguration of New Horizons Child Development Centre

India houses nearly 20% of the world’s child population. The most crucial years of child growth and development are from 0 to 6 years of life.  Of the 377 million urban Indians, close to 10% (36.5 million) are children below six years and Mumbai’s child population below 6 years is around 1.8 million. Any instance of delay or miss in certain signs of development that are to be seen at particular time period during growth needs to be addressed. A Child Development Centre can provide support, treatment and rehabilitation in such cases. Read more

Ummeed Child Development Center helps Mumbai Light Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day, 2018

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Cipla House Mumbai

April 2, 2018 is earmarked by the United Nations as World Autism Awareness Day.  This day is part of a global movement to raise awareness regarding Autism and increase understanding about the importance of early diagnosis and intervention, and the need for lifetime support for children and families impacted by Autism. On this day 7 continents, 142 countries and 18,602 buildings turn blue as part of the ‘Light It Up Blue’ campaign initiated by an international organization – Autism Speaks.  Do take a few minutes to watch this engaging video clip on the Light It Up Blue campaign 2015 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Njg2ddggyTI .

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ICUNR(Indian Council for UN Relations) Celebrated International Women’s Day with a Panel Discussion and Awards Ceremony, Supported by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India Event organized in association with Something Creative by Leher Sethi & Le Magnifique Group.

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(L-R) Leher Sethi,Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Honourable Minister for Coal and Mines, Government of India with Neeraj Kumar

Mrs. Leher Sethi, Secretary, ICUNR & Mr. Neeraj Kumar (Founder – Le Magnifique Group) hosted an afternoon  to celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday, 8th March 2018 at Le Meridien, New Delhi in the presence of Chief Guests Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, Honourable Minister for Coal and Mines, Government of India and Shri Virendra Kumar, Honourable Minister of State for Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.  The Central Theme of the ceremony was to recognize and honour Outstanding Women Achievers of 2017, followed by a Panel Discussion on “Beti Bachao, Beti Padao - The Survival, Protection and Education of the Girl”. Read more

Tata Trusts supports South United Sports Foundation for the Development of Sport at the Grassroots level

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South United Sports Foundation has received support from Tata Trusts towards the development of sport at the grassroots level.

Through the support, the program will cover coaching, equipment, and refreshments for 252 students under the South United Sports Foundation community projects, particularly The Dharavi Community Programme, the BPM High School Project, Mumbai and The Foundation Development Team.

South United Sports Foundation is designed to reach out to children from under privileged backgrounds by engaging them in sports. Through this, South United Sports Foundation strives to not only create talented football players but also provide employment opportunities for youngsters in the sports industry. The foundation has trained over a 1000 students since its inception.

Mr. Sharan Parikh, Trustee of South United Sports Foundation, said, “We are delighted to have secured this investment. This will help with our community programmes, constructed with the aim of bringing in underprivileged kids to give them an opportunity to develop into athletes as well as explore a livelihood in the sports industry. We aim to provide the best training for the youngsters, across all projects undertaken, where the children can learn while enjoying and expressing themselves in a safe environment.” Read more

ZengaTV Wins the Manthan Award South Asia and Asia Pacific, Digital Inclusion for Development, 2013

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Success and accolades trails Zenga TV yet again with the Manthan Award South Asia and Asia Pacific, Digital Inclusion for Development, 2013 declaring Zenga TV as the winner in the e-entertainment category. The Manthan Award is a first of its kind award, launched in 2004, that recognizes the best use of internet and communication technology and digital tools to create a holistic and comprehensive impact on people. The focus is less on technology, and more on a creative use that resonates with the people.

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