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CSR: Help Others, Not Yourself

CSR: Help Others, Not Yourself

By Tina Edwin Hindustan Unilever (HUL) spends a lot of resources in rural India educating villagers about the need for good hygiene practices. Taken at face value, this is one of the projects that qualify as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity. But the CSR rules of the Companies Act 2013 will not allow HUL to [...]

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Make the Best Use of the CSR Proposal

Make the Best Use of the CSR Proposal

By Arun Duggal In the new Company’s Act, 2013, the mandatory 2% corporate social responsibility (CSR) expenditure is a unique and controversial provision. It is unique because in no other country is CSR spending mandated by law. It is controversial because many in business believe the roughly Rs 15,000 crore CSR spending from corporate India [...]

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New Govt to As Industry Awaits New Govt, Reviving Manufacturing & Investments, Generating Employment and Eradication of Poverty to be Top Agenda

New Govt to As Industry Awaits New Govt, Reviving Manufacturing & Investments, Generating Employment and Eradication of Poverty to be Top Agenda

By  Anil Agarwal Chanakya said about 2300 years ago, “In the absence of fruitful economic activity, both current prosperity and future growth are in danger of destruction”. India is the world’s 3rd largest economy. But in some sectors an uncertainty prevails towards large national projects. We have an ever rising import bill of about USD [...]

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Socially Responsible Stocks Can Bolster CSR Law

Socially Responsible Stocks Can Bolster CSR Law

By Vanita Tripathi and Varun Bhandari Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the most talked about topic these days, especially after the enactment of the Companies Act 2013. According to the Act, any company with net worth of Rs. 500 crore or more, or a turnover of Rs. 1,000 crore or more or a net profit [...]

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2nd National Conference on Fly Ash Management in Raipur on June 11, 2014

2nd National Conference on Fly Ash Management in Raipur on June 11, 2014

  INDIACSR News Network RAIPUR (Chhattisgarh): CSR India Corporate Social Services Pvt Ltd (CSR India) in association with INDIACSR, India’s largest Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility news network, will organize  a day-long 2nd National Conference on Fly Ash Management, the compelling issue that necessitates prompt focus and concern, in Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh state, [...]

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Subscribe ‘CSR & COMPETITIVENESS’ for 2 Year in the Cost of a Year

Subscribe ‘CSR & COMPETITIVENESS’ for 2 Year in the Cost of a Year

Passionate readers may now avail 2 years of subscription of CSR & COMPETITIVENESS, at the cost of 1 year subscription. With this offer readers pay only Rs. 1200.00 for 12 volumes of this multicolored 36 pages magazine and get another 12 volumes absolutely free. This exclusive offer is valid till April 30, 2014 only.  Dear [...]

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‘CSR & COMPETITIVENESS’ Available at 50% Discount for the Students and PhD Scholar

‘CSR & COMPETITIVENESS’ Available at 50% Discount for the Students and PhD Scholar

Dear Students, Looking into the overwhelming response from readers ‘CSR & COMPETITIVENESS’ is proud to offer a discount of 50% exclusively for the readers from student category. The print edition of one of the foremost Magazine in CSR and Development will now be available for students at a 50% of actual cost of the magazine. [...]

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Project: A Commitment from Conception to Commission

Project: A Commitment from Conception to Commission

By Arun Kumar Arya A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Across generations, throughout history many projects has been successfully undertaken. A project can be seen as a dynamic system changing in its different stages of life cycles. From small projects of low investment of low risk [...]

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Time For India Inc To Have CSR Strategy In Place

Time For India Inc To Have CSR Strategy In Place

 By BILAL HUSSAIN Given the enormous amount of about two billion dollars involved in the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) spending, India Inc will be able to engage in CSR provided they have properly crafted CSR programs that would reflect values of a corporate while fulfilling the societal and environmental requirements. In late February 2014, the Ministry [...]

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CSR Is A Matter Of Attitude: IOD

CSR Is A Matter Of Attitude: IOD

IOD Corporate Social Responsibility Handbook Review BILAL HUSSAIN Institute of Directors [IOD], an apex association of directors, has prepared a comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR] handbook to create more awareness about the new and emerging concepts and facilitate CSR initiatives particularly meant for Directors and Executive Management. In the very beginning the handbook lays stress [...]

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