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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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Corporate India and CSR by Anirudha Dutta

Corporate India and CSR by Anirudha Dutta

By  Anirudha Dutta    The Companies Bill 2012 has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session of the parliament. This will bring in big changes in the regulatory stance towards corporate social responsibility (CSR), as well as responsibilities placed on the corporate sector. Enough has been written about the pros and cons of […]

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Corporate Leaders Come Together to Incorporate CSR Into Business

Corporate Leaders Come Together to Incorporate CSR Into Business

It has reported that debates on corporate sustainability get louder by the day. Enticing monikers for doing good are coined. Codes of conduct proliferate and there is much congratulatory backslapping among CEOs on receiving awards and recognition. What is sorely missing is substantive progress on the ground. Now, a plain-speaking, crack team of 14 leaders […]

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Spending on Profit Earning Ventures Cannot be CSR

Spending on Profit Earning Ventures Cannot be CSR

  NEW DELHI: As India Inc readies itself for mandatory social welfare spending, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot today said money spent on activities that earn profits will be a grey area while considering it as a CSR initiative. The rules on what activities should qualify as such a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative would […]

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SBI to Spend Rs. 141 crore on CSR

SBI to Spend Rs. 141 crore on CSR

INDIACSR News Network Mysore: The State Bank of India donated an ambulance to Sneha Kiran of Mysore Spastic Society and funds for the purchase of a Braille printer to Divya Jyothi Charitable Trust here on Monday. The keys of the ambulance were handed over by A. Krishna Kumar, Managing Director (National Banking), to society trustees […]

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Success Story on Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikash Yojna

Success Story on Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikash Yojna

The program was initiated as a part of Vedanta’s CSR program in the year 2009 to improve the quality of education and Moral standards of the Secondary school students in vernacular schools from class 8th to 10th .Vedanta introduced Vedanta Vidyarthi Vikas Yojana (VVVY) (Vedanta Student Development Scheme) in its core peripheral villages namely Bhurkamunda, […]

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Gujarat High Court Asks to Central Vigilance Commission to Probe MNC Aid to ONGC Mahila Samiti

Gujarat High Court Asks to Central Vigilance Commission to Probe MNC Aid to ONGC Mahila Samiti

Also Read : Corruption in ONGC, CSR Funds Paid to Wife INDIACSR News Network AHMEDABAD: A bench of Gujarat High Court on Monday, 22 April 2013 ordered the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to probe into the allegations that officials of Oil and Natural Gas commission (ONGC) had received funds from 49 contractor companies in the name […]

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Lanco Tanjore Power Bags Good Green Governance Award

Lanco Tanjore Power Bags Good Green Governance Award

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI:   Lanco Infratech Limited (LITL), the leading integrated infrastructure conglomerate with global footprints having business verticals viz. EPC, Power, Solar, Natural Resources and Infrastructure announced that its Lanco Tanjore Power Company Limited (LTPCL) has bagged the GOOD GREEN GOVERNANCE (G Cube) Winner prize for the year 2012. LTPCL has won this […]

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Challenges of CSR Professionals in India

Challenges of CSR Professionals in India

By Harsha Mukherjee In the recent developments of CSR, India has mandated CSR in Lok Sabha and is waiting for the Bill to be passed by the Rajya Sabha. In this process, a new economy of CSR professionals, consultants, and social ventures has cropped up. The consultants are either independent or companies or even NPOs […]

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Smile Foundation Empowers 500 Grassroots NGOs

Smile Foundation Empowers 500 Grassroots NGOs

By Rusen Kumar NEW DELHI: This year Smile Foundation is actively working to cover 500 more grassroots NGOs under the Empowering Grassroots programme, Santanu Mishra, Co Founder & Executive Trustee, Smile Foundation, said. Smile Foundation has so far built the capacities of 500 grassroots NGOs under Empowering Grassroots programme in last two years. By 2015, […]

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