OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - 06:43 AM EST - The Akran Foundation announced today that, through its affiliated company Akran Marketing, staff members and suppliers will contribute $10,000 in cash and $10,000 worth of clothing to people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The donations will be through various charities in Canada that are already sending goods to the typhoon ravaged area.

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Local business leaders, including Akran Marketing CEO, Raman Agarwal, explain that their corporate social responsibility projects have more to do with giving back than getting ahead." Read Article [PDF]

Monica Channa is one of three finalists in the Entrepreneur category for the 2010 Business Woman of the Year awards, presented by the Women’s Business Network (WBN) of Ottawa. "I'm honoured to be recognized alongside some of the area's most influential and respected businesswomen," says Channa.

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Innovation in today’s business environment is a necessity. Opportunities for innovation are derived from problems to solve, demands to satisfy, and needs to meet. Innovative companies recognize that constant innovation to creating value for their customers is what it takes to staying competitive. Smart companies are able to solve challenging problems and to quickly identify opportunities to innovate.

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Few would doubt the value of education as a powerful tool in helping disadvantaged children change their lives and in teaching them to become self-reliant. At the Akran Foundation, we believe that sponsoring full time education for children will help break the cycle of poverty.

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