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2027 is Calling Our Youth Capital By Ritesh Garg

2027 is Calling Our Youth Capital By Ritesh Garg

By Ritesh Garg India, being a developing country, could certainly be traced as one of the fastest growing economies of the world. It has remained vaguely unaffected from the global incidents and economic drench that drew the countries of the world during 2008 slowdown/ global meltdown. Even in this period of economic deceleration, India has […]

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CRY Corporate Responsibility Summit 2013 Held in Mumbai

CRY Corporate Responsibility Summit 2013 Held in Mumbai

By Himanshu Chanda & Harsha Mukherjee CRY successfully conducted the CRY Corporate Responsibility Summit 2013, here in Mumbai on 11 Jan 2013. The prime motive of the event was to delve deeper into corporate responsibility and CRY did a phenomenal job at it by having the best minds in the Corporate Responsibility domain come together, […]

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The ‘Sustainability Movement’ in Our Country is Now Coming of Age: President, Pranab Mukherjee

The ‘Sustainability Movement’ in Our Country is Now Coming of Age: President, Pranab Mukherjee

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI:  President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2012 today at a function at Vigyan Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion the President congratulated the award winners and advised Indian industry to think, create, and deliver while taking care of our future generations. He said what is necessary for […]

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Social Innovation: Ancient Art Techniques Used to Save Trees in India

Social Innovation: Ancient Art Techniques Used to Save Trees in India

By Sangeeta Haindl This is a beautiful story of art saving trees in the state of Bihar, India from being cut down. Artists are painting images of Hindu gods on trees to save them from the axe and protecting the environment. At fewer than seven per cent, Bihar has one of the lowest forest coverage […]

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New Provisions in Company Bill 2012

New Provisions in Company Bill 2012

INDIACSR News Network The Companies Act 1956 is all set to be replaced by the Companies Bill 2012 which was passed by the Lok Sabha on 18th December 2012. Here are new provision added in the Company Bill 2012: 1. Inclusion of whole-time director in the definition of ‘key managerial personnel’. 2. The term ‘private […]

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Centre Tightens Noose on Corporates By Kumkum Sen

Centre Tightens Noose on Corporates By Kumkum Sen

Kumkum Sen Finally, at the fag end of the winter session, the Companies Bill 2012 was passed by the Lok Sabha and now awaits clearance by the Rajya Sabha before it undertakes the complicated process of being notified and coming into effect as the applicable law. It’s been a long and painful gestation since 2002, […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility of RINL and SAIL

Corporate Social Responsibility of RINL and SAIL

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scheme, the Public Sector steel companies namely Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) are allocating funds for the CSR activities as per the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), govt said today. The details of […]

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New Innovations Are Needed in Educating Rural and Tribal Children in India

New Innovations Are Needed in Educating Rural and Tribal Children in India

By Sheela Balaji Ms. Sheela Balaji, Managing Trustee & Secretary, AIM for Seva shares her experience and views how AIM for Seva is serving the nation by educating the Rural and Tribal Children in different part of country. When AIM for Seva was born a decade back, little did we expect to cover so much […]

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CSR Looks Set to Emerge as an Independent Stream with Measurable Output

CSR Looks Set to Emerge as an Independent Stream with Measurable Output

Currently, in most companies, CSR activities are a part of other management areas, mainly HR, marketing and corporate communication. Some companies undertake activities, including education, environment and housing, with the subtler objective of gaining business by establishing a relationship with communities. MUMBAI / NEW DELHI: Barely a couple of weeks after the new Companies Bill […]

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How India Inc Can Make their CSR Spends Count

How India Inc Can Make their CSR Spends Count

Economic Times reported that wow that the new Companies Bill has mandated that organisations of a certain financial strength spend 2% of their net profit on corporate social responsibility (CSR), two things are likely to happen right away. First, the general spend on development projects will shoot up, with more companies having to set aside […]

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