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Why India Needs Activist Shareholders

Why India Needs Activist Shareholders

Over the past year, the ministry of corporate affairs, and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) have implemented several key regulatory changes to make companies more accountable to shareholders. But the provisions on corporate governance and minority rights will have teeth only when India’s institutional investors—insurers and mutual funds—take the lead in exerting […]

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CSR Efforts In India

CSR Efforts In India

MUMBAI: India is the only country in the world that seeks to make sure companies do good things, by mandating that 2% of their profit be spent on corporate social responsibility or CSR. But for local arms of multinationals and Indian companies with an overseas stakeholding of more than 50%, philanthropy isn’t proving easy because […]

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Western Governance Models May Not Work In Asia

Western Governance Models May Not Work In Asia

MUMBAI: Governance expert Professor Colin Mayer says Japan’s experiences in the 20th century are a warning against importing institutional structures and regulations. As Japan tries once again to reform corporate ownership, and as China and other Asian nations start to establish the institutions that they will need for the promotion of their stock markets, Professor […]

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Wockhardt Foundation Organizes a ‘Health and Sanitation’ Awareness Camp for Mumbai Slums

Wockhardt Foundation Organizes a ‘Health and Sanitation’ Awareness Camp for Mumbai Slums

IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: On account of World Health Day 2014, Wockhardt Foundation organized a social ‘Health and Sanitation’ awareness camp on Vector-borne diseases at Sindhi Camp, RCF Chembur, in a move to reduce incidences of vector-borne diseases among the slums in Mumbai in line with WHO’s theme. Wockhardt Foundation is a national, secular, non-profit […]

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Hindustan Zinc wins Top 100 CISO 2014 Award

Hindustan Zinc wins Top 100 CISO 2014 Award

IndiaCSR News Network UDAIPUR: “Hindustan Zinc Limited” has been honored with Top 100 CISO 2014 Award for using information security technology in innovative way. The ‘Top 100 CISO Award’, the first of its kind award felicitates the finest CISO’s who are using information security technology in innovative ways to secure their business and mission critical […]

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‘Public-Pvt Partnership Vital For Success In CSR’

‘Public-Pvt Partnership Vital For Success In CSR’

KOLKATA: In the Sundarbans, when tigers are trapped for monitoring, they send an SMS. Thanks to WWF India’s change in focus in its work — from tigers to the ecosystem — the model of development has also evolved in the past few years. Now people of the area run a power station and intend to […]

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Mahan Coal Limited Empowering Women in Singrauli

Mahan Coal Limited Empowering Women in Singrauli

Thanks to Mahan Coal Limited and its various CSR initiatives towards inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development, lives of locals around its projects are being transformed. Mahan Mahila Stitching Centre, a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Mahan Coal Limited is working towards women empowerment in and around Singrauli district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. By […]

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Over 15,700 New Companies Got Registered

Over 15,700 New Companies Got Registered

NEW DELHI: More than 15,700 companies were set up in January and February, and Maharashtra accounted for the maximum number of new entities registered in the first two months of this year. Reflecting diverse interests of businesses, more than 7,513 new firms were registered in February and their cumulative authorised capital stood at Rs 901.95 crore. […]

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CSR Is About Looking At Problems As Opportunities

CSR Is About Looking At Problems As Opportunities

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a buzzword with the government making it mandatory for companies to spend 2% of their net profit on the social upliftment of people. In an interview, Deloitte ’s William D. Eggers , co-author of The Social revolution: How Business, Government and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society’s […]

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Sesa Sterlite Creating Awareness on Voting, Strengthening Democracy

Sesa Sterlite Creating Awareness on Voting, Strengthening Democracy

IndiaCSR News Network LANJIGARH: Sesa Sterlite under its Public relation department has taken an initiative towards creating awareness among the Votors in Kalahandi District. Sesa Sterlite in association with District administration and District Election officer, Kalahandi has been creating awareness by putting several hoardings, Mobile Vehicles with hoardings by announcing with mike in several constituencies […]

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