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Mercedes-Benz India reinforces its commitment to rural development through unique CSR initiatives


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Santosh Iyer, Vice President Customer Service and Corporate Affairs and Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil at the Inauguration of Jal Yukta Shivar project, Construction of Dam wall at Landewadi

The country’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India today announced three unique initiatives in the neighbouring districts of Pune. These initiatives include an E-lab facility at ITI Ghodegaon, a watershed conservation structure at Thakarwadi-Landewadi and the Draw Down Cultivation project in Ambegaon taluka. All the three projects are aimed at rural development and will affect lives of over two thousand villagers. Read more

ACEF Awards will honour Rural Initiatives and CSR activities


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

ACEF is about to organize its 7th Forum and Awards for Branding, Marketing and Rural Initiatives and CSR activities. The event is to be held on 5th October 2018 at Hotel Westin, Mumbai. The theme for this year’s happening would be “Integrating advertising, Branding and Marketing Communications”.  More than 350 senior level professionals from marketing, branding and marketing agencies are expected to attend the event.

 In the event the speakers will enlighten the participants with their knowledge and experience apart from that individuals and organisations will be recognised for brilliance on branding and marketing.  The region’s top companies and brand marketers will redefine how to assemble and prolong great brands amidst rapid cultural and technological change. The event will provide elite spectators of senior marketing executives.

Founded in 2012-13, the ACEF program is organized by a team of professionals from India, Srilanka and UAE and is guided by the Advisory Members from Branding, Marketing and Creative Agencies based in India, US, Australia, Singapore, UAE and Srilanka. Our programs are focused on Customer Engagement Activities, Branding, Marketing, CSR, Rural Marketing, Properties (Hospitality & Real Estate), HR and are planned for India, Srilanka, GCC Continent and Asia Pacific Regions. Read more

WhatsApp condemns the spread of Fake news on the platform, takes series of initiatives to curb this


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

WhatsApp, the Facebook owned messaging application in India responded to the Indian government, in directive to take measures to check the spread of irresponsible and explosive messages on its platform which have led to unfortunate acts of violence and lynching in the country. In a letter dated July 3, 2018 to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), it highlighted several measures that it will be implementing to prevent the misuse of platform in the country by introducing relevant features on the application.

“WhatsApp cares deeply about people’s safety and their ability to freely communicate. We don’t want our services used to spread harmful misinformation and believe this is a challenge that companies and societies should address. For example, we recently made a number of updates to our group chats and will be stepping up efforts to help people spot false news and hoaxes,” said a WhatsApp Spokesperson in a statement. Read more

Media.net on initiatives for World Environment Day


By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Priya Pillai, Associate Manager, HR at Media.net

Media.net, a global advertising technology company, has banned the use of plastic in its office premises. From plastic plates and cups to cellophane wraps, everything has been replaced with more eco-friendly material.

Given below is a quote from Priya Pillai, Associate Manager, HR at Media.net on the initiative.

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Inorbit mall has been recognized as “The Most Admired Shopping Centre” for its Green initiatives at the recently held Images Shopping Centre Awards. The new acclaim acknowledges the efforts of Inorbit malls to adapt to environment friendly practices and demonstrate excellence in driving sustainable green initiatives at its malls across five locations. Read more

MDIS Announces Transformative Initiatives for 2018


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

At its annual media gathering today, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit institution for lifelong learning, announced its plans to grow its presence in Singapore and internationally. The institute is also famous among Indian students and offers courses in engineering, arts, hotel management, and humanities, among others. Key initiatives include introducing several new industry-relevant programmes with a focus on skills development, announcing the launch window of its MDIS Malaysia (MDISM) Campus, and unveiling its first dedicated School of Nursing in the private education sector. The institute also shed light on its SkillsFuture courses and trends in the private education industry.


Dr R Theyvendran, PBM and Secretary-General of MDIS, shared: “Throughout our 61-year history, MDIS has always been looking at ways to transform its education offerings for individuals of all ages. This is particularly important due to the increasingly competitive nature of the private education sector and ever evolving industry requirements.”

He continued: “Locally, we will continue to invest in infrastructure and bring in new programmes from internationally renowned universities to shape future-ready graduates. At the same time, we are ramping up our regional presence to promote the ‘Singapore brand’ of education overseas.” Read more

Infosys Partners with A.S. Watson Group for Technology and Digital Transformation Initiatives


By  Vivek K   Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced a strategic partnership with the A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, to accelerate ASW’s digital transformation initiatives. Infosys has been appointed as an Official Technology Partner by the A.S. Watson Group to provide technology services across Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. This collaboration is part of ASW’s Technology Partnership Program, which is aimed at developing strategic partnerships to support the company’s long term goals.

The partnership is aligned with ASW’s customer strategy, DARE – to be Different, Anywhere, build Relationships and offer unique Experiences. Infosys’ solutions, services and technologies will accelerate ASW’s next-generation digital marketing platform, build robust AI and Machine Learning frameworks for ASW’s customer centric analytics, optimize operational efficiencies, improve scalability and reusability across business units.

Malian Ngai, Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group, explained why the company introduced the partnership approach, “We believe every technology partner whom we have chosen to work with is more than just a vendor. Traditional client-vendor relationships are short-term, lack transparency and continuity. The Partnership Program is designed to transform the short term contractual relationship to a longer term strategic relationship to create a win-win for both parties. The appointment of our first batch of worldwide Tech Partners shows our determination to accelerate our digital transformation, enabling the A.S. Watson Group to build on our solid retail foundation to fuel further growth through a smarter and more efficient organization. Our purpose of putting customer first and putting a smile on their faces continues. We recognize that our customers are changing rapidly and technology has become an ever more critical ingredient to deliver our purpose.” Read more