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Companies Should Implement Their CSR Projects Themselves

Companies Should Implement Their CSR Projects Themselves

The government as an implementation agency will become directly responsible for any failure while not being able to deprive any praise for the programme. Universally it is commonly understood that government has strengths in conceiving programmes but is weak in implementation. Our five year plans are a very strong example. By Suresh Kr Pramar There [...]

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CSR for Future Corporate Managers is the Need of Time: Role of B-schools

CSR for Future Corporate Managers is the Need of Time: Role of B-schools

Now the challenge is  that CSR should not be taken as another  job, business and employment opportunity  rather it  should be considered as holistic option in life to connect passionate professionals with  grassroots communities and  work  to make tangible  impact of the beneficiaries  they target. By Anil Jaggi Whenever I  tried to meet head of [...]

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Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Growing Health and Environmental Hazards from Chemicals: UN Report

Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Growing Health and Environmental Hazards from Chemicals: UN Report

New Study Shows Sound Management of Chemicals Can Deliver Major Economic Benefits and Support Green Economy INDIACSR News Network Geneva / Nairobi / Mexico City / New York: Coordinated action by governments and industry is urgently needed to reduce the growing risks to human health and the environment posed by the unsustainable management of chemicals [...]

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Game Changing CSR by Suresh Kr Pramar

Game Changing CSR by Suresh Kr Pramar

There is strong need for Businesses and nonprofits to reject their stereotypical roles. They must give up their defensive and cosmetic approach to social issues. Business must be willing to exploit their full capabilities to find and implement solutions to social problems, even if they had nothing to do with creating the problem. By Suresh [...]

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Tata Football Academy Cadets on Exposure Trip to Sheffield

Tata Football Academy Cadets on Exposure Trip to Sheffield

INDIACSR News Network JAMSHEDPUR: As part of their curriculum, the cadets of Tata Football Academy (TFA), have been sent for a foreign exposure trip to train and compete in superior footballing environments. The 11th batch of TFA, comprising of 20 players of 17–18 years of age has gone to Sheffield United Football Club (SUFC), UK [...]

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Time for More Women Directors on Companies’ Boards: Report

Time for More Women Directors on Companies’ Boards: Report

Times of India Report It has reported that, globally, the buzz about the need for gender diversity in the board rooms is getting louder and India is no exception. The Companies Bill, 2011, prescribes that ‘certain’ categories of companies must have at least one woman director on their boards. Perhaps, large listed companies will be [...]

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Why it is a Good Idea to Mandate Corporate Social Responsibility By Harsh Goenka

Why it is a Good Idea to Mandate Corporate Social Responsibility By Harsh Goenka

Some say CSR should not be made compulsory. But actually, it should be mandatory for the first three to five years. Thereafter, the momentum will be self-sustaining. The draft of the Companies Bill, 2009, had linked CSR expenditure to net profit. While there will be tax breaks, there will also be an impact on profit. [...]

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‘Women’s Private Personal Market Place’  Wins US$25,000 Grant in Project Inspire 2012 Global Women’s Empowerment Competition

‘Women’s Private Personal Market Place’ Wins US$25,000 Grant in Project Inspire 2012 Global Women’s Empowerment Competition

Project Inspire Co-creators UN Women Singapore and MasterCard Inspire Youth to Submit Ideas to Empower Women and Girls in Disadvantaged Communities INDIACSR News Network The Singapore Committee for UN Women (UN Women Singapore) and MasterCard Worldwide on 31 August awarded a US$25,000 Women’s Empowerment grant to Women’s Private Personal Market Place from Rajasthan, India at [...]

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Chhattisgarh Mandates Corporate CSR Spending

Chhattisgarh Mandates Corporate CSR Spending

The Chhattisgarh government move goes against the very grain of the CSR concept followed all over the world. All definitions of CSR strongly stress on the fact that it is voluntary. Even in countries where statutory provisions have been made the selection of activities and their implementation is left with the company. Even in India [...]

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Good Corporate Governance is Essentially about Effective & Responsible Leadership – Dr. M.Veerappa Moily

Good Corporate Governance is Essentially about Effective & Responsible Leadership – Dr. M.Veerappa Moily

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: Union Corporate affairs Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has underlined the need to bring in such a good corporate Governance that is essentially about effective and responsive leadership which calls for integrity, transparency and accountability. Dr. Moily was addressing the 2nd ICSI CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK here in at New Delhi [...]

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