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No Objection From Companies on CSR Norms in Companies Bill: Govt

PTI NEW DELHI: The Corporate Affairs Ministry on Monday said it has not received any objection from the companies to the provision of spending of at least 2% of net profit on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in the Companies Bill.   “The ministry has not received any communication from any company expressing reservations/objections about the […]

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Is CSR All Bullshit ?

Is CSR All Bullshit ?

INDIACSR Bureau Does Indian Management truly believe in Corporate Social Responsibility and its ability to do social and financial good? Our brief survey has revealed that senior management personnel swear by CSR in public but are abusive in private. According to an iconic industrialist “CSR is just a fashion statement “. Others have called it […]

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Inclusive Society Ensures a Dignified Role for All Citizens

Inclusive Society Ensures a Dignified Role for All Citizens

By Suresh Kr Pramar What is an inclusive society? According to the Expert Group on Promoting Social Integration, “An inclusive society is one that over-rides differences of race, gender, class, generation, and geography, and ensures inclusion, equality of opportunity for all members of the society to determine an agreed set of social institutions that govern […]

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Dream High And You Will Get the Success , Vedanta CEO Talked the Tribal Student

Dream High And You Will Get the Success , Vedanta CEO Talked the Tribal Student

INDIACSR News Network LANJIGARH (Odisha): The students of DAV Vedanta International School are letting no stone unturned to ensure their path to success in spite of being located in one of the remote locations of the country. Recently, these students, mostly tribal, at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district of Odisha – demonstrated a tribal dance in […]

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Business Plus NGOs: Agents For Social Change

Business Plus NGOs: Agents For Social Change

By Suresh Kr Pramar Changing expectations about the role of business in society has pushed the concept of good corporate citizenship into the forefront of business decision making. Research studies have revealed that good corporate activities have a positive impact on business performance. Most major companies now recognize that they have an extended family of […]

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The New Companies Act to Change the CSR Scenario in India: Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, IICA

The New Companies Act to Change the CSR Scenario in India: Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, IICA

INDIACSR News Network HYDERABAD:  The Companies Bill, 2011, aimed to give a modern legislation for growth and regulation of corporate sector approved by the Union cabinet is set to become an Act during the Winter Session of the Parliament. The Act makes companies answerable towards corporate social responsibility and makes it mandatory for companies with […]

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Satyam, Kingfisher, Jindal and their CSR

Satyam, Kingfisher, Jindal and their CSR

My normal questions with young B School students is that which kind of  Company they would like to join “Infosys  or Satyan Type”, Which  business leader they would like to follow  “Narayan Murthy or Ramalinga Raju”. Answer is quite  obvious   no would like to join  Satyam or follow Raju, for  simple reason. By Anil Jaggi […]

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Vedanta Organises Child Health Fair in Lanjigarh, Odisha

Vedanta Organises Child Health Fair in Lanjigarh, Odisha

INDIACSR News Network LANJIGARH (Odisha): Nearly 1500 children between 5-9 years of age from peripheral villages of Lanjigarh attended a mega health fair “Shishu Swashthya Mela-Child Health Fair” organised by DAV Vedanta International School on 16-17 October 2012. The objective of the two-day programme, held at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district of Odisha, was to create […]

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Public Sector Oil Companies Spent Rs. 383.74 Crore During 2011-12 on Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme

Public Sector Oil Companies Spent Rs. 383.74 Crore During 2011-12 on Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: With a view of fulfill their socio economic obligation, the Public Sector Oil Companies spent approximately Rs 367.57 crore in carrying out various activities under the CSR Scheme during the financial year 2011-12. ONGC spent the highest amount of Rs. 121.08 crore, followed by IOCL with Rs. 82.73 crore. Oil […]

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Characteristics of Asian Economies and Their Cost of Growth By Rusha Das

Characteristics of Asian Economies and Their Cost of Growth By Rusha Das

In emerging economies, CSR tends to be more about compliance, immediate cost-benefit and philanthropy. By Rusha Das The article highlights some of the key characteristics of Asian forms of CSR to explore diverse approaches to social advancement across Asia, to assess whether certain approaches that are promoted as globally responsible are relevant to the Asian […]

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