Entries posted on “November 28th, 2011”
CONGO (Corporate Owned NGO’s) – Is it a Jungle out there?

CONGO (Corporate Owned NGO’s) – Is it a Jungle out there?

By Enakshi Sengupta & Vijay Kapur With the rise of CSR in India and the rise of compassion to help others, Corporate houses have joined the band wagon of conceptualizing their “favoured child’ or CONGO’s owned by them as a panacea for the problems of development. As Vivian (1994) puts it in a humorous way […]

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Major Gaffes and Gaps Plague CSR Reports, Study Finds

Major Gaffes and Gaps Plague CSR Reports, Study Finds

environmentalleader.com Report Incorrect and irrelevant data, unsubstantiated figures and major gaps abound in company CSR reports, according to a forthcoming study from the U.K.’s University of Leeds and France’s Euromed Management School. Leeds’ Dr Ralf Barkemeyer told the Guardian that the analysis of more than 4,000 CSR reports, rankings and surveys published by companies over […]

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Creating a right based Empowerment model for Persons with Disabilities, a CSR perspective

Creating a right based Empowerment model for Persons with Disabilities, a CSR perspective

An article on -  “International Day for the Persons with Disabilities” 3rd Dec’ 2011. Compiled By Debadutta Mishra Believe in the abilities of persons with disabilities The world community is going to celebrate “International Day for Persons with Disabilities” on 3rd December 2011, with the theme: “Together for a better world for all: Including persons […]

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TATA Power facilitates livelihood for farmers in Dhanbad

TATA Power facilitates livelihood for farmers in Dhanbad

INDIACSR News Network DHANBAD: With the vision to improve quality of life of the communities around its project site, TATA Power in partnership with AC Nielsen had launched an exclusive ‘Livelihood Intervention Project’ for Maithon Power Limited a Joint Venture Company with Damodar Valley Corporation. The project aims to develop agriculture productivity in the area […]

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TATA Steel wins Thomson Reuters Innovation Award

TATA Steel wins Thomson Reuters Innovation Award

INDIACSR News Network JAMSHEDPUR: Tata Steel, world’s seventh largest steel company, has received the Thomson Reuters Innovation Award in the “Hi-Tech Corporate” category. The Award was presented to the Company by Dr Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Planning, Government of India. It was received on behalf of the […]

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Sterlite Industries Organizes Blood Donation Camp

Sterlite Industries Organizes Blood Donation Camp

TUTICORI (Tamil Nadu):  Tuticorin based Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd (SIIL) in association with District Blood Bank organized a one day blood donation camp at  Govt. Hospital campus, Tuticorin  on 24th November 2011. The event was conducted by Sterlite Red Ribbon Club, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the company to create awareness on the […]

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Policymakers nudge companies to become more ethical

Policymakers nudge companies to become more ethical

NEW DELHI: In a move aimed at making the corporates more ethical in their business practices, the listed companies will now have to tell their shareholders and the regulator about their environmental, social and corporate governance-related activities. Capital market regulator Sebi has decided that the publicly listed companies would need to submit a ‘Business Responsibility […]

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3 cheers for corporate governance

3 cheers for corporate governance

By Asish K Bhattacharyya The past week was an eventful week in corporate governance. The cabinet approved the Companies Bill; Successor to Mr Ratan Tata was announced; and Mr Akula had to exit SKS Microfinance Limited, a company founded by him. All the three events are important in the arena of corporate governance because they […]

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