Microsoft Cuts 1,000 Employees to Focus on Strategic Growth

Microsoft has announced a new round of layoffs, affecting more than 1,000 employees, as part of a larger attempt to reorganize operations and focus on critical growth areas. The majority of these job layoffs are in the company’s Strategic Missions and Technologies division, which sells Microsoft’s cloud software and server rentals to specialist industries such…

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Following a Supreme Court directive, the government mandates self-declaration certificates for advertisers.

In a historic move to ensure responsible advertising, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) stated that marketers and advertising agencies must now submit a ‘self-declaration certificate’ before publishing or broadcasting any commercials. This directive follows a Supreme Court judgment issued on May 7, 2024, in response to the Indian Medical Association vs. Union of…

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Promoting environmental responsibility through corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has grown to be synonymous with environmental stewardship, emphasizing the need for sustainable practices in today’s business context. Companies are increasingly prioritizing environmental sustainability as a key component of their CSR programs, ranging from pollution reduction to renewable energy investment. Let’s look at how firms can promote environmental stewardship through a…

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