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Companies Add Human Capital to CSR, Boost Managerial Skills

Companies Add Human Capital to CSR, Boost Managerial Skills

MUMBAI:  It has reported that , time is money, the saying goes. When put into social good, it can actually be a good substitute to money. From merely writing cheques towards CSR activities to supplementing the non-profit sector with human capital – the time clocked by employees who volunteer for social causes – India Inc […]

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Do Companies Take CSR Seriously

Do Companies Take CSR Seriously

By Asish K Bhattacharyya The Companies Bill 2011 is likely to be placed in the Parliament in the winter session. We may expect that it will be passed, as the Bill incorporates most of the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee. The Bill approved by the Cabinet is not yet in the public domain. Therefore, we […]

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Indian Management Education: Time To Stop Aping the West

Indian Management Education: Time To Stop Aping the West

There is a growing feeling that the curriculum offered by a majority of B-Schools in India is not oriented to create managers to handle socially responsibly management requirements.  By Suresh Kr Pramar Are Indian B-Schools preparing students to adequately fulfill the requirements of inclusive and responsible management? According to a number of Management experts Indian […]

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HR Needs To Wake Up To CSR

HR Needs To Wake Up To CSR

By Suresh Kr Pramar Business houses in India are reportedly facing problems attracting and retaining talent. According to a survey conducted by HT-Shine.com the biggest challenge facing Human Resource Managers is talent acquisition and employee engagement. A majority of employees interviewed said that they were not going to stay with their present jobs for more […]

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CSR Will Not Help Society if Companies Make Profits by Corrupting Political Brass: Arun Maira

CSR Will Not Help Society if Companies Make Profits by Corrupting Political Brass: Arun Maira

NEW DELHI: Spending money on corporate social responsibility activities will not benefit the society if companies make profits by “corrupting” the political brass and damaging the environment, according to Planning Commission Member Arun Maira. He said the level of people’s trust in both public and private institutions are declining worldwide. “If you keep making profits […]

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Vedanta Khushi: I Miss You So Much

Vedanta Khushi: I Miss You So Much

INDIACSR News Network This is NO LOVE STORY but still A LOVE STORY. It is a story of a brother who misses his sister whose soul departed to meet the almighty when she was just days away from her first birthday. This story has been sent to us by Anil Kumar (name changed on his […]

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Defining CSR- Beneficiaries, Stakeholders, Supply chain vs CSR

Defining CSR- Beneficiaries, Stakeholders, Supply chain vs CSR

By Anil Jaggi 21st Century  is together a new century for business  fraternity, business  houses, and multi-nationals,  as Corporate World never had such  influencing status before in the society,  as they enjoy today across the globe. With consistent & growing business, impressive balance-sheets, M&A (Merger and Acquisitions) on card, global reach and increasing cash  flow […]

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Govt Seeks to Make CSR Spending Mandatory for Companies

Govt Seeks to Make CSR Spending Mandatory for Companies

NEW DELHI: With an aim to improve corporate governance, the government today approved various amendments to Companies Act, including mandatory earmarking of funds by companies for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending. As per the amendments approved by the Union Cabinet this evening, the companies would also have to give preference to the local areas of […]

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SAFE, Tata Steel Organises Training Programme for Trainers of City Schools

SAFE, Tata Steel Organises Training Programme for Trainers of City Schools

INDIACSR News Network JAMSHEDPUR: In an endeavor to promote safety in the city schools and to implement school safety, SAFE, Tata Steel had organized a training programme for safety trainers of various schools today at Centre for Excellence. Two safety sessions were held wherein the gathering deliberated on topics such as fire safety measures in […]

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Interview with Niyati Sareen, GM-Corporate Responsibility,Hindustan Construction

Interview with Niyati Sareen, GM-Corporate Responsibility,Hindustan Construction

INDIACSR News Network Niyati Sareen is General Manager – Corporate Responsibility with Hindustan Construction Company Ltd (HCC). She spearheads HCC’s sustainability practices in the areas of Water initiatives, Disaster Response and Relief, HIV/AIDS awareness, Community Development and Education. Niyati Sareen shares her thoughts on CSR, her view on CSR in India and CSR best practices […]

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