Entries posted on “2010”
Making meaning of CSR

Making meaning of CSR

William Watson When BP says it will pay the whole cost of the Gulf of Mexico clean-up, even when its maximum legal liability may be much less, is it making a virtue of necessity ? After all, the U.S. government is promising to “stand on its throat ” to make it pay. Might as well […]

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Nurturing sporting talents

Nurturing sporting talents

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt won a Commonwealth Championship in 2003. In 2008, he represented India in the 60kg freestyle wrestling event, where he lost out only in the last round. Last year, Dutt found himself dealing with the dismal news that he would never be able to wrestle again. Dutt had torn four ligaments in his […]

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We will offer what a knowledge society needs: Rajendra Pawar, Founder of NIIT University

We will offer what a knowledge society needs: Rajendra Pawar, Founder of NIIT University

NIIT University recently launched its MBA programme called NU-MBA and commenced admissions for its first batch. The programme, which NIIT touts as the ‘new age MBA’, aims to groom the new age CEO for 2020 by imparting holistic training in a broadbased intellectual environment, according to Rajendra Pawar, founder of NIIT University. Kirtika Suneja caught […]

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Being a responsible corporate organization, we feel it is our duty to share happiness with society : Dr Mukesh Kumar, COO, Vedanta Aluminum

Being a responsible corporate organization, we feel it is our duty to share happiness with society : Dr Mukesh Kumar, COO, Vedanta Aluminum

Vedanta Aluminum Ltd (VAL) has carved out a niche for itself in the aluminium industry with its superior product quality based on state-of-the-art technology. The firm operates a 1 mtpa greenfield alumina refinery and an associated 75 MW captive power plant at Lanjigarh in the state of Orissa. Plans are afoot to increase the capacity […]

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Seminar on Energy Initiatives for a sustainable future on April 28th

Seminar on Energy Initiatives for a sustainable future on April 28th

Contractors Development Institute (CDI), a Constituent unit of National Academy of Construction (NAC), Managed by Builders Association of India (BAI) – AP Centre is organizing a one day seminar on April 28, 2010 in Hyderabad. Topic of the Seminar is “Energy Initiatives for a sustainable future”. Seminar is in connection with the global observance of […]

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CSR in the West has failed and developing countries need to avoid repeating their mistakes: Dr Wayne Visser

CSR in the West has failed and developing countries need to avoid repeating their mistakes: Dr Wayne Visser

Dr  Wayne Visser, Founder and Director of CSR International and thinker and writer is on a 20 Country CSR Quest’ World Tour, CSR quest to talk and learn about how companies can help tackle the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems.  Dr. Visser is in India from 18th to 28th April during tour. During […]

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Medical examination and treatment of 1 lakh patients by Wockhardt Foundation

Medical examination and treatment of 1 lakh patients by Wockhardt Foundation

MUMBAI: Wockhardt Foundation, an internationally recognized, secular based not – for – profit organization who has completed 100,000 medical check ups along with distribution of free medicines through its 2 Mobile Medical Unit programmes (in first 100 days of 2010). Right to vision and mobile health reach: Under the Right To Vision programme, free mobile […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility In India

Corporate Social Responsibility In India

Corporate social responsibility is not a new concept in India. However, what is new is the shift in focus from making profits to meeting societal challenges. Now-a-days, employees are actively participating in the social activities even on holidays. This is mainly because employees feel a sense of pride when they are involved in such activities. […]

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Clarity about OMCs soon: S Sundareshan, Petroleum Secretary

Clarity about OMCs soon: S Sundareshan, Petroleum Secretary

Petroleum secretary S Sundareshan is confident that state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) will be adequately compensated for shielding consumers from rising global fuel prices. He feels the government has only two options: to shift from price control to a market-determined pricing regime or allow fiscal deficit to rise. Excerpts: Ensuring better health of oil marketing […]

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We try to make fashion more accessible: Atul Chand, Chief Executive, ITC Lifestyle retail business

We try to make fashion more accessible: Atul Chand, Chief Executive, ITC Lifestyle retail business

With over a decade in the lifestyle business, ITC Lifestyle is giving its mid-priced John Players brand a new face. While the lifestyle and retail arm of ITC continues to build its premium brand, Wills Lifestyle, on the Fashion Week platform and plans to double the Wills Lifestyle network to 100 stores in 18 months, […]

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