INDIACSR Community Initiative Awards 2015
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Strategic Collaboration – The Key to Success by Dr Rana Singh

Strategic Collaboration – The Key to Success by Dr Rana Singh

By Dr Rana Singh The key to success for business and government would be to explore opportunities for strategic collaboration with different stakeholders. It was indeed a very heartening news to be read that MSDE i.e. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in association with World Bank organised a Google Hangout which aimed at enhanced engagement […]

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Top 75 companies spent Rs 4,000 crore on CSR in 2015

Top 75 companies spent Rs 4,000 crore on CSR in 2015

NEW DELHI: Economic Times reported that the country’s top 75 companies spent more than Rs 4,000 crore towards corporate social responsibility in the last fiscal, the first year after the government mandated bigger companies to give away a part of their profits for social work, early estimates of the government show. Big CSR spenders include […]

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Vedanta Aluminium Odisha unit closure to impact 2,000 jobs

Vedanta Aluminium Odisha unit closure to impact 2,000 jobs

MUMBAI: The mining conglomerate on Thursday said that the collapse in aluminium prices and lack of bauxite availability from Odisha had forced it to opt for a gradual closure of its Lanjigarh facility in the state. Vedanta Aluminium on Thursday said it has started the closure process of one of its production stream, which will […]

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Global Sanitation & Toilet Summit & Awards to be held in Pune on 27 Nov 2015

Global Sanitation & Toilet Summit & Awards to be held in Pune on 27 Nov 2015

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: IndiaCSR has announced the 2nd Edition of Global Sanitation Summit & Awards (Conference, Exhibition, Networking) on Sanitation & Toilet issues and the Summit titled ‘Sanitation for all – Toilet First’.  The Second Edition of Sanitation Summit 2015 ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’ will take place in India. Venue: Yashada, […]

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CSR – Conserving Society’s Resources

CSR – Conserving Society’s Resources

By Dr Rana Singh CSR has been focusing at various important areas in modern times. I want to remind all CSR professionals to focus on conserving the various natural resources. One of the most important area that deserves immediate attention of all corporates is the environment. The rampant industrialisation and urbanisation has left many of the Indian citizens and […]

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CSR Spending in Gujarat Has Potential to Touch Rs 900 Cr: Chairman Gujarat CSR Authority

CSR Spending in Gujarat Has Potential to Touch Rs 900 Cr: Chairman Gujarat CSR Authority

IndiaCSR News Network AHMEDABAD: Following the latest amendments in the Companies Act that statutorily mandates corporates to spend 2 per cent of net annual profit on 11 subjects earmarked in the statute, Gujarat has the potential to garner corporate social responsibility (CSR) contribution to the tune of around Rs 900 crore per year from around […]

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Mandatory CSR: SC Judge defends Mandatory CSR provision

Mandatory CSR: SC Judge defends Mandatory CSR provision

IndiaCSR News Network Endorsing the mandatory corporate social responsibility under the Companies Act-2013, Justice Madan Lokur of the Supreme Court on Saturday said that it was a step towards realization of directive principles of state policy enshrined in Constitution. He was speaking on new provision (which mandates that corporates must spend 2 per cent of […]

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Mandatory CSR provision should be scrapped: Supreme Court Bar Association President

Mandatory CSR provision should be scrapped: Supreme Court Bar Association President

IndiaCSR News Network AHMEDABAD: Terming the provision in the amended Company Law on corporate social responsibility as “forced philanthropy”, the Supreme Court Bar Association president Dushyant Dave has said that it should be removed. “I regret to say that judiciary has singularly failed to come to the help of citizens. Over the last 65 years, […]

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Karnataka tourism department seeks a slice of CSR

Karnataka tourism department seeks a slice of CSR

IndiaCSR News Network BENGALURU: After the Maharashtra government asked companies to adopt villages for promoting water conservation, the Karnataka tourism department is staking a claim to CSR funds, making a pitch for companies to adopt tourist destinations. The state’s tourism department signed agreements with six companies including JSW steel Ltd, Biocon Ltd and Coffee Day […]

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CSR activities should not be mere pretension: Jharkhand Chief Minister

CSR activities should not be mere pretension: Jharkhand Chief Minister

RANCHI: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today appealed to the industries that developmental works under corporate social responsibility (CSR) should not be mere “pretension”, but should be reflected on the ground. Referring to CSR and the recent setting up of a trust comprising industries and state representatives to oversee two per cent of CSR expenditure, […]

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