Entries posted on “September, 2011”
Nominees still appointed as independent directors

Nominees still appointed as independent directors

Violation of Corporate Governance by Indian Corporate MUMBAI: Some well-known Indian firms continue to classify nominees of institutional shareholders as independent directors on their board – a practice opposed by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). At present, Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement allows firms to classify nominee directors as independent directors. […]

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Global crisis will not hit India in a big way: Prashant Jain, HDFC Mutual Fund

This is not the first time that the world is facing a financial crisis. Crises have come and gone and so will the sovereign one. With valuations near a trough, it may be time for investors with a two-to-three year horizon to buy stocks, says HDFC Mutual Fund’s chief investment officer Prashant Jain, who manages […]

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Ash Dam Damaged, Power Supply to Five States Hit

Ash Dam Damaged, Power Supply to Five States Hit

Mega Conference on Fly Ash Management Raipur, 17 Feb 2013 for Registration please contact rusenk@indiacsr.in Call: 9981099555 For detail information please visit www.flyash.indiaflyash.com INDIACSR News Network KORBA (Chhattisgarh): It has reported that, a collapsed concrete wall has had ripple effects across five states. For nearly a month, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa are […]

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Laura Asiala, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Dow Corning

Laura Asiala, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Dow Corning

Laura Asiala is Director of Corporate Citizenship, Dow Corning, a globar leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation. Laura Asiala joined Dow Corning in 1984. Throughout her career at Dow Corning she has held positions in finance, marketing, human resources, and corporate communications. Laura was named Corporate Communications Director in 2009. In 2011, Laura was […]

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Global Trend: Chief Sustainability Officers Report to the CEO

Global Trend: Chief Sustainability Officers Report to the CEO

Environmentalleader reported that Nine out of ten CSOs are one or two steps removed from the CEO, according to a report by executive search and consulting firm Weinreb Group. Weinreb says the report, CSO Back Story, is the first to chart the evolution of the position by surveying every exec with that title among the […]

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The Financial-Corporate Social Responsibility: Need New Dimensions

The Financial-Corporate Social Responsibility: Need New Dimensions

By Guy de Fontgalland Bill Gates, Microsoft ’s Guru and Warren Buffet, a multi-billionaire, combined to create the world’s largest private fund of over $150 billion to aid much needed social reconstruction across some 100 countries through projects ranging from cancer research to clean water, from libraries to clinics for the poor. In India, the […]

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Maoists and Corporate: Essar GM arrested for paying protection money to Maoists

Maoists and Corporate: Essar GM arrested for paying protection money to Maoists

RAIPUR: Dantewada police have arrested a general manager (GM) of Essar group on charges of paying protection money to Maoists. This is possibly the first time ever that a senior corporate executive has been held on such charges. DVCS Varma, the general manager of Essar Steel Limited, was arrested from Kirandul, the mining town where […]

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Dow Corning set to deploy second Citizen Service Corps team in India

Dow Corning set to deploy second Citizen Service Corps team in India

10 employees headed to Ujire (Mangalore), India,to serve new markets, and gain innovation insights MANGALORE: As part of Dow Corning’s second Citizen Service Corps (CSC) project in India, ten employees from company locations around the world will spend four weeks working on the improvement of technologies used in areca-nut farming, solar energy, and garment production […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility not to be made mandatory: Moily

Corporate Social Responsibility not to be made mandatory: Moily

NEW DELHI: The government will encourage a voluntary approach and act as a facilitator for companies to adopt social, environmental and economic responsibilities, minister for corporate affairs Veerappa Moily said today.The trajectory of overall growth and development takes a positive turn when businesses are supported by appropriate policy regime that encourages systematic movement towards responsible […]

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DLF Foundation gives 11 vehicles to ISKCON

DLF Foundation gives 11 vehicles to ISKCON

INDIACSR News Network GURGAON: DLF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of real estate company DLF Ltd, has donated 11 vehicles to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), which prepares mid-day meals for the children of government schools in Gurgaon district through its Food Relief Foundation. Lt-Gen Rajender Singh (retd), CEO of DLF Foundation, handed over […]

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