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CSR among Bristol Business on Rise

Public trust in large businesses has suffered a breakdown caused by the banking crisis, a perceived focus on profits ahead of customer service and numerous tales of companies seen not to be paying their “fair share” in taxes. Right on the front line is always the building trade. More than any industry, construction cannot hide […]

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CSR Still Has Some Grey Areas

CSR Still Has Some Grey Areas

A more flexible interpretation of what activities come under corporate social responsibility would be welcome The much-awaited corporate social responsibility rules have been notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and they allay many, but unfortunately not all, of industry’s concerns. For instance, exempting overseas branch profits from the calculation of net profit is an […]

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“Project Charaka” under RSP’s CSR

“Project Charaka” under RSP’s CSR

Rourkela: In a new initiative as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has launched “Project Charaka” to provide free surgical treatment to patients with various ailments. “Project Charaka is another step forward in the long list of CSR Projects of RSP,” said RSP’s CEO G S Prasad at the inauguration […]

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CII Gujarat to Set Up CSR Consulting

CII Gujarat to Set Up CSR Consulting

Ahmedabad: In an attempt to create further awareness among its members on the New Companies Bill’s norms for corporate social responsibility (CSR), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)’s Gujarat chapter will be setting up a centre of excellence (CoE) for the same. What’s more, to assist member companies in choosing non government organisations (NGOs) to […]

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BHEL Distributes Free Medical Kits

BHEL Distributes Free Medical Kits

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Public sector major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), in association with the Haemophilia Federation (India) Trivandrum Chapter distributed free medical kits containing Anti-Haemophilic Factors (AHFs) to children suffering from haemophilia and hailing from poor families, here on Thursday. The humanitarian gesture was part of BHEL’s ‘Heart A Soul’ project undertaken under its Corporate Social […]

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Govt may Mandate 10% of CSR funds for Welfare of Elderly Persons

Govt may Mandate 10% of CSR funds for Welfare of Elderly Persons

    NEW DELHI: It has reported that the Centre may make it mandatory that 10% of ‘corporate social responsibility’ funds are spent on the welfare of elderly persons and effect a ten-fold hike in the old-age pension, in what is likely to be a new focus on senior citizens in view of their rapidly […]

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UK set to invest millions of pounds in CSR in India

UK set to invest millions of pounds in CSR in India

LONDON: British companies are expected to contribute as much as 100 million pounds per year for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work in India under the country’s new Companies Act. The research conducted by NextGen, one of India’s largest sustainability and CSR management company working with Fortune-500 clients across 16 sectors, was hailed by Hugo Swire, […]

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GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited wins CSR Award

GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited wins CSR Award

INDIACSR News Network Dhenkanal (Odisha): GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited (GKEL), which is setting up a 1,400 MW thermal power plant at Kamalanga in Dhenkanal, has bagged “Corporate Social Responsibility Award ” during the ‘Odisha State Safety Conclave – 2013’, organised by the Institute of Quality & Environmental Management Services and Rotary Club, Bhubaneswar Heritage, with […]

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GMR Kamalanga Energy’s Agriculture Based CSR Activities.

GMR Kamalanga Energy’s Agriculture Based CSR Activities.

        INDIACSR News Network BHUBANESWAR: While there is a controversial debate is going on in Odisha whether industry and agriculture can co-exist, GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited has undertaken number of agriculture-based livelihood activities under the aegis of GMR Varalakshmi Fondation in periphery villages in Dhenkanal district, which has been bringing good results. […]

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Companies Bill Sets Global Benchmarks By E Balaji

    By E. Balaji The enhanced role for women and independent directors on the board is welcome. The new Companies Bill is a landmark in the history of Corporate India. The Bill, awaiting the President’s approval, will be formally promulgated as the Companies Act, 2013, replacing the Companies Act, 1956. The 1956 Act was […]

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