CSR Awards 2015
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Impetus to Sustainable Mining Through New Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation

Impetus to Sustainable Mining Through New Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation

By Dr Hishmi Jamil Husain The Indian mining industry is characterized by a large number of small mines and is dominated by public sector. The liberalization policy at the national level is also accompanied by the globalization of mining operations. The mining industry has developed their own policy for sustainable mining in terms of health, safety, [...]

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Shared Value or Sharing Your Value

Shared Value or Sharing Your Value

By Riddhi Ghosh A lot of noise has been raised off late, with the clarification issued from the Ministry on CSR modus operandi for Indian corporate that creating shared value (a management concept that has been devised by Michael Porter and is globally acclaimed) should not be guiding thought behind CSR framework of companies. Section [...]

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Towards Making a Corruption-Free Government: Major Moves Initiated during One Year

Towards Making a Corruption-Free Government: Major Moves Initiated during One Year

Major moves Initiated during One Year By K R Sudhaman The Narendra Modi Government has completed one year in office on May 26 this year and during this period, there have been enough moves by the NDA Government to remove corruption from the administration. One of the 2014 Lok Sabha election promises was to root [...]

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CSR – The Journey of Innovation

CSR – The Journey of Innovation

By Rusen Kumar CSR in modern times has to evolve as a journey of constant innovation. The CSR professionals have to think in a different way which we sometimes call it as out of the box thinking. Innovation in the area of CSR has become need of the hour because the government and regulatory bodies are now [...]

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Seven Billion Dreams, Consume with Care By Dr K Parameswaran

Seven Billion Dreams, Consume with Care By Dr K Parameswaran

World Environment Day this year highlights the importance of careful consumption that minimises waste By Dr K Parameswaran The man who plants a tree is one who is giving a lasting gift to humanity, says the Rig Veda. The Father of our Nation Mahatma Gandhi says “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but [...]

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Do it Yourself: Save the Environment Every Day, 10 Simple Steps!

Do it Yourself: Save the Environment Every Day, 10 Simple Steps!

By Marzin Shroff  There is no denying that the environment around us is constantly changing. However, with a massive increase in the influx of disasters – natural and man-made, there is an urgent need to become increasingly aware, attentive and conscious of the types of environmental problems our planet is facing and take measures to combat [...]

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One Year into India’s CSR law: The Jury’s Still Deliberating

One Year into India’s CSR law: The Jury’s Still Deliberating

A year ago, India passed a new law making corporate social responsibility initiatives mandatory for companies of a certain size. Sustainability consultant Peter ter Weeme evaluates how it has panned out a year later. By Peter ter Weeme  On April 1, 2014, India became the first country to legally mandate corporate social responsibility (CSR). The [...]

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Using Science and Technology for People’s welfare 

Using Science and Technology for People’s welfare 

By P. Sunderarajan The people of the port city of Vishakhapatnam and its neighbourhood in Andhra Pradesh will never be able to forget October 12, 2014, the day they had a tryst with the very severe cyclone Hudhud. As the storm slammed into the city with wind speeds reaching 200 km per hour and moved [...]

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CSR – Integrating Two Worlds: Corporates & Communities By Abhishek Ranjan

CSR – Integrating Two Worlds: Corporates & Communities By Abhishek Ranjan

Creating a strong business and building a better world are not conflicting goals – they are both essential ingredients for long-term success – William Clay Ford  By Abhishek Ranjan When our CEO asked me to take on the project of tying together the various outreach and community activist programs that were going on within our [...]

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Why ‘Make in India’ is Very Much India Inc’s Job By Gautam Adani

Why ‘Make in India’ is Very Much India Inc’s Job By Gautam Adani

By Gautam Adani When asked by British Prime Minister Tony Blair what the secret of Germany’s economic success was, German Chancellor Angela Merkel had famously replied, ‘Mr Blair, we still make things’ Having returned last month from the Hannover Messe, there is little doubt that I will visit this trade fair again. The key manufacturing [...]

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