CSR researchers Sharon and Payal to write for INDIACSR

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Sharon Weir and Payal, both are the founder of The 4th Wheel, a social enterprise.

NEW DELHI: Ahmedabad based CSR researchers and consultants Ms Sharon Weir and Ms Payal Mulchandani will write for INDIACSR (www.indiacsr.in) portal on CSR and related recent issues. Sharon Weir and Payal, both are the founder of The 4th Wheel, a social enterprise whSharon Weirich focuses on research, advocacy and consultancy of CSR.

Sharon Weir, an economics graduate from St.Xavier’s College, Mumbai and a MSc. in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Sharons interest and passion lies in economic and human development, research and travelling.

Payal Mulchandani holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from IE Business School, Madrid (Spain). She was also active in student leadership as Vice President for IE International Affairs Club and IE Campus Kiva coordinator.

INDIACSR, pioneer in CSR communication has emerged as biggest interactive portal which covers issues like CSR, Sustainability, Social Enterprise, Good Governance. Content includes coverage of topics such as: corporate governance, sustainability, responsibility  structures and codes, issues related to financial distress and community relations, environment, shareholder activism and rights, Human Resource, corporate communication, safety, health, corruption.

INDIACSR mission is to help organizations achieve profitability, sustainable growth and human progress by mainstreaming corporate social responsibility (CSR) into business practice.

Here is the profile of Sharon Weir and Payal Mulchandani

Sharon Weir: Sharon Weir is the founder of The 4th Wheel, a social enterprise which focuses on research, advocacy and consultancy of CSR, based in Ahmedabad, India.

An economics graduate from St.Xavier’s College, Mumbai and a MSc. in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Sharon’s interest and passion lies in economic and human development, research and travelling. She has worked with NGOs such as Pratham, Colaba Spastic Society and CRY as a volunteer and intern.

She has worked as a Research Associate with Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR) and has freelanced as a Research Assistant for international students working on development issues in India. Her master’s thesis (2010) was on “The potential of CSR to drive and derive human and social development”.

Payal Mulchandani: Payal Mulchandani is the Co-founder of The 4th Wheel, a social enterprise which focuses on research, advocacy and consultancy of CSR, based in Ahmedabad, India.

Payal Mulchandani holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from IE Business School, Madrid (Spain). She was also active in student leadership as Vice President for IE International Affairs Club and IE Campus Kiva coordinator. She has a strong record for volunteering as a sports coach and computer trainer to underprivileged children and has been involved in various other community projects.

She has worked in the capacity of a Research Assistant to PhD students from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government and has been a part of the Corporate Social Responsibility team of Suzlon Foundation handling education projects in Kutch.

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