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Companies have to comply with CSR norms: Govt

Companies have to comply with CSR norms: Govt

Press Trust of India NEW DELHI: Government will keep close watch on social welfare spending by corporates to check whether they are complying with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) norms under the new companies law. Certain class of profitable companies are required to spend at least two per cent of their three-year average annual net profit […]

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In Conversation With Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director, Bata Brands SA

In Conversation With Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director, Bata Brands SA

Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director, Bata Brands SA shares her thoughts on CSR and Bata’s Sustainability Program with Deputy Editor, IndiaCSR, Bilal Hussain (BH) Nicole Voillat, Director of global sustainability program for the Bata Shoe Organization and the Bata Children’s Program Foundation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, has been working in sustainability and CSR  for the past […]

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Two Day MDP on Corporate Social Responsibility: Contemporary Issues & Opportunities on 27-28 June in Delhi

Two Day MDP on Corporate Social Responsibility: Contemporary Issues & Opportunities on 27-28 June in Delhi

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: Leading B-School Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi in partnership with INDIACSR (www.indiacsr.in India’s largest CSR Network) is organizing Two Day MDP (Workshop) on Corporate Social Responsibility: Contemporary Issues & Opportunities 27-28th June 2014 (Friday-Saturday) at its campus in New Delhi. The workshop aims to enhance the understanding the various […]

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CSR Efforts In India

CSR Efforts In India

MUMBAI: India is the only country in the world that seeks to make sure companies do good things, by mandating that 2% of their profit be spent on corporate social responsibility or CSR. But for local arms of multinationals and Indian companies with an overseas stakeholding of more than 50%, philanthropy isn’t proving easy because […]

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CSR Is About Looking At Problems As Opportunities

CSR Is About Looking At Problems As Opportunities

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a buzzword with the government making it mandatory for companies to spend 2% of their net profit on the social upliftment of people. In an interview, Deloitte ’s William D. Eggers , co-author of The Social revolution: How Business, Government and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society’s […]

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Exclude Tobacco companies from CSR

Exclude Tobacco companies from CSR

CHENNAI: Cigarette, beedi and kattha manufacturers should be kept out of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, as it would help them promote their brands and earn good will, they should instead be asked to pay their CSR contributions directly to state and central governments for welfare schemes, a PIL filed in Madras high court […]

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Teething Troubles In New Regime

Teething Troubles In New Regime

Corporate India shares its experience as it gears up for a new company law regime Lending to Special Purpose Vehicles will become risky: Rajeev Uberoi The Companies Act 2013 is in keeping with the changing market dynamics, with a focus on investor protection and interest of minority shareholders. While the stress on corporate governance practices […]

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Yum! Brands Releases New CSR Report

Yum! Brands Releases New CSR Report

LOUISVILLE: Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), one of the world’s largest restaurant companies and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, today announced the release of its online 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. “We are a company with a huge heart and you’ll see that reflected in this year’s report” “As a global corporate […]

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Utilise CSR for Social Change

By Ravi Venkatesan Starting tomorrow, an estimated 16,000 companies will finally have to start discharging their corporate social responsibility (CSR) as per the new Companies Act, 2013. If most companies actually comply with the requirement of spending 2% of their profits on CSR, an estimated Rs20,000 crore and substantial expertise will flow to the social […]

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SBI’s CSR package in Nagaland

SBI’s CSR package in Nagaland

Kohima: Living upto its commitment on Corporate Social Responsibility, the State Bank of India (SBI) on March 25 donated computers to five educational institutions in the state capital. David Kire, chief manager Lead Bank Officer, SBI Dimapur said that SBI set aside 140 crore for social service activities across the country in compliance with 1% […]

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