World Environment Day 2017: Shaping a sustainable future

World Environment Day, held on 5 June each ear, is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is celebrated in 100 countries. We wholeheartedly embrace World Environment […]

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World Environment Day 2017: Shaping a sustainable future

Dealing with disasters in Myanmar: Setting the scene for AIDF Asia

NRS International looks forward to its participation at the Aid & International Development Forum – AIDF Asia – in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on 14-15 June. In the run up to the conference, we take a few moments to set the scene, and to have a look at how our host country faces a unique set of […]

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Dealing with disasters in Myanmar: Setting the scene for AIDF Asia

International Day of Families 2017: Safeguarding education through effective family planning

The International Day of Families is celebrated each year on 15 May. Families have always represented the foundation of social life, ensuring the well-being of their members, educating and socialising children and caring for young and old. The theme of this year’s family day is education, and it aims to promote the need to generate […]

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International Day of Families 2017: Safeguarding education through effective family planning

Tapping into new perspectives on humanitarian innovation

Last week, NRS International was honoured to visit some of the informal tented settlements in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley. Home to many thousands of Syrian and Palestinian refugees, our tour of the camps gave us a valuable insight into the needs and wants of residents. We saw which products lived up to their promise of improving […]

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Tapping into new perspectives on humanitarian innovation

Water gives life but also takes it away – how water container design can reduce water-borne diseases

This Wednesday, 22 March 2017, is World Water Day, which focuses on the central role of clean water and sanitation in sustainable development. In this blog, NRS International’s subsidiary NRS Relief examines how the right water container can mean the difference between life and death to refugees. The elixir of life Water is often referred […]

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Water gives life but also takes it away – how water container design can reduce water-borne diseases

How can companies support International Women’s Day?

by  Nicole Malick, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at NRS International When women are empowered, humanity benefits socially, politically and economically. Yet despite many years of promoting gender equality, inequalities continue around the world. The ambitious global development targets set by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can only be achieved if gender equality becomes the […]

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How can companies support International Women’s Day?

The key role of condoms in the life-cycle approach to HIV

International Condom Day is marked on 13 February each year. On this occasion, our subsidiary Ulinzi Latex takes a look at a recent UNAIDS report, which describes how people are vulnerable to HIV infection at various points throughout their lives. From this perspective, UNAIDS advocates a ‘life-cycle approach to HIV’, which can be leveraged to […]

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The key role of condoms in the life-cycle approach to HIV

Developing stronger nets and testing them in the field

A study conducted by: R. Bosselmann and M. Ivic, TANA Netting, UAE D. Syafruddin, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Indonesia D. Dang, Vegro Lab, Vietnam O. Skovmand, Intelligent Insect Control, France This study aimed at evaluating the impact of changing knitting pattern and denier but not square meter weight in mosquito nets to show it is […]

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Developing stronger nets and testing them in the field

Realising the true potential of the Total Market Approach to condom distribution

In many regions around the world, the decline in new HIV infections has stalled, and in some cases infection rates are actually on the rise again. Unwanted pregnancies are declining globally, but in some cases, such as Africa, there are stubbornly high rates of adolescent pregnancy. It is in such areas where the majority of […]

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Realising the true potential of the Total Market Approach to condom distribution

Embracing lean production to better serve vulnerable populations

Since our inception 40 years ago, NRS International and its manufacturing arm, H. Sheikh Noor-ud-Din & Sons (HSNDS), have been consistent advocates and practitioners of responsible production. Our businesses strive for environmental, social and financial sustainability through the rigorous control of product development processes and supply chains, from manufacturing to delivery. Robust quality assurance ensures […]

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Embracing lean production to better serve vulnerable populations
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