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Govt to Double CSR Contribution of Top Earning PSUs

Govt to Double CSR Contribution of Top Earning PSUs

New norms expected to be finalised in few days and likely to be implemented from the beginning of FY14   NEW DELHI: Top earning PSUs like ONGC, BHEL and NTPC may have to double their expenditure on corporate social responsibility (CSR) as per the new draft guidelines being finalised by the Department of Public Enterprises […]

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Together We Solve: Tackling Global Development Through Collaborative Social Enterprise

Together We Solve: Tackling Global Development Through Collaborative Social Enterprise

By Reynard Loki A new public-private collaboration unleashes the power of universities and social entrepreneurship to solve the world’s most pressing developmental problems “A core part of my global development strategy is harnessing the creativity and innovation of all sectors of our society to make progress that none of us can achieve alone,” said President […]

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Indian Team Finishes Second at the Dell Education Challenge 2012

Indian Team Finishes Second at the Dell Education Challenge 2012

An India-focused project, Gyan (Knowledge) Lab strives to improve human resource value in India by empowering school kids through hands-on exposure and practical constructive learning  INDIACSR News Network BANGALORE: Dell today announced the winners of the Dell Education Challenge, a global competition for university students with entrepreneurial ideas to improve education, both in and out […]

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Welspun Energy Bags ASSOCHAM Global CSR Excellence Award 2012

Welspun Energy Bags ASSOCHAM Global CSR Excellence Award 2012

President Abdul Kalam recognizes IPP for its Triple Bottom Line Approach INDIACSR News Network  NEW DELHI: Welspun Energy Ltd (WEL) has successfully interwoven business with social inclusion and environment sustainability. This has differentiated Welspun Energy from its contemporaries. In a short span the organization has become the largest clean energy company in India. Simultaneous to […]

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FIRs Against all the 87 Vanishing Companies and Their Directors

FIRs Against all the 87 Vanishing Companies and Their Directors

Mega Conference on Fly Ash Management Raipur, 17 Feb 2013 for Registration please contact rusenk@indiacsr.in Call: 9981099555 For detail information please visit: www.flyash.indiaflyash.com   INIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs had initially identified 238 companies as vanishing companies. Out of these, names of 151 companies have since been deleted from the […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility a Leap of Faith for the Government: Sachin Pilot, Minister, Corporate affairs

Corporate Social Responsibility a Leap of Faith for the Government: Sachin Pilot, Minister, Corporate affairs

Sachin Pilot says the perception that India Inc is up in arms against mandatory spend on corporate social responsibility is highly misplaced. Corporate affairs minister Sachin Pilot says the perception that India Inc is up in arms against mandatory spend on corporate social responsibility is highly misplaced. Pilot, among the younger lot in the Union […]

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FICCI Welcomes New Company Bill

FICCI Welcomes New Company Bill

INDIACSR Bureau NEW DELHI: Leading Business Chamber -FICCI welcomed passage of this important Bill by the Lok Sabha. The Bill has been through many iterations in its draft stage and has emerged as a contemporary legislation and a worthy replacement to the time tested Companies Act, 1956. “The Bill intends to simplify regulations, bring greater […]

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Companies Bill 2011: CSR Mandatory for Profit-Making Companies

Companies Bill 2011: CSR Mandatory for Profit-Making Companies

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved the much-awaited Companies Bill, 2011, making it mandatory for profit-making companies to spend on activities related to corporate social responsibility. If a company does not do so, it will have to explain the reasons for it. The Bill, aimed at improving corporate governance, also contains provisions to […]

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LokSabha Approves Company Bill 2011

LokSabha Approves Company Bill 2011

INDIACSR Bureau NEW DELHI: On 18 December, finally the Lok Sabha passed the Companies Act 2011,  paving the way for a new modern company law. The new act will replace the existing Companies Act 1956, which was enacted 56 years ago. More importantly, the bill gives more muscle to shareholders. Now, shareholders can take legal […]

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Govt to Have a Hands-off Approach on CSR

As per the new regulations in the making, it will become mandatory for a company to spend 2% of net profit KOLKATA: Union corporate affairs ministry has put the onus of performing corporate social responsibility (CSR) on industry, as the Companies Bill is set to be tabled before the Parliament. “The government wants to have […]

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