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Greed Makes People Do Many Things: Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation (Interview Part 1)

Sudha Murthy is the Chairperson of the 20 years old Infosys Foundation. She talks about how her vision for India is very different from that of Narayana Murthy.  An ardent social worker, Mrs.Murthy says, “Nothing in life should be given free besides mother’s love. In corporate social responsibility, it is not only about the...

The TATA’s Are My Role Model: Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation (Interview Part 2)

The concept of giving to someone who is not your own has just started in India. There is still time till the understanding of ‘my personal good is not important, but my public good is important’ is part of the Indian mentality. Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, in the second part of the conversation...

CSR Should Be Free From The Pressure of Nobility Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, a populous Bollywood celebrity,  has not only marked her presence in multi lingual films but also as a relentless philanthropist for the society. She campaigns for causes mainly related to education, sanitation, women empowerment and nutrition. In conversation with The CSR Journal, she speaks about how allocated resources need to be used...

Sadly We Have Received No Help From Corporate Houses: Chitra Iyer, COO, My Financial Advisor

Chitra Iyer in conversation with The wp Journal on how a few prevalent and pressing causes need recurring expenditure and does not always receive support. Chitra is a staunch supporter of differently abled children, autism in particular. She elaborates the manner where we need a setup to support and accommodate differently abled children, as...

We Need To Connect The Dots Amongst Various Initiatives: Dhimant Bhayani, Founder & CEO, iRevo

There is a huge shift in consumer behaviour where applications are being used increasingly, as there is an App for everything these days. Apps when used on small screen devices, lack a PC or big screen TV experience. The iRevo Smart PC device connects to a TV screen to make any TV a PC, with the...

CSR Mandate Should Have Been A Pre-Tax Spend: Paul Abraham

“Commitment is needed from more than one level of management and employee involvement is absolutely paramount. There is a certain amount of regulation required in the Indian working system but legal supervision can become draconian”, says Paul Abraham, COO, IndusInd Bank, while in conversation with The CSR Journal. In India, we have a vague...

Dementia Day Care Center

Dignity Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that has been working for the cause of senior citizens for over 19 years.

Mandate Is Good Because As Indians We Remember Our Rights But Forget Our Responsibilites: Arunab Kumar

Arunabh Kumar is the CEO of The Viral Fever (TVF),  India's first Youtube channel for original content to cross a million subscribers. In conversation with The wp Journal, he highlights the need to put the youth in the driver's seat to get them actively involved in wp to bring about the desired change. Any activity...

Corporates need to increase awareness of wellness for mental health: Richa Singh

Richa Singh is the Co-Founder of YourDost. Alarmed by the rising rates of suicides and stress levels in India and the social stigma attached to seeing a psychologist; YourDost provides an emotional support network for people to anonymously discuss problems with qualified and experienced individuals. While speaking to The wp Journal, Richa speaks on...

I think CSR is all about solving problems: Manvendra Singh Shekhawat

Manvendra Singh Shekhawat, a hotelier has his interests mainly in hotels, heritage conservation, design and social entrepreneurship. His hotels take the path less travelled and his NGO, I Love Jaisalmer, was responsible for launching the city's largest cleanliness and conservation drive. While speaking with The CSR Journal, he narrates about the cynicism faced and...

One can work more without red tapes in the country : Mainak Chakraborty

Mainak Chakraborty is the co founder and Co-CEO of GPS Renewables (Green Power Systems).  Fortuna Meida recently named him as "The Bioenergy person of the year, 2015". While speaking with The wp Journal, Mainak explains the methods used in the waste energy sector, which has seen a lot a failures. While working in Bangalore, his...

Relationship with society should not be transactional: Anuraag Saxena

" Looking good is part of wp, doing better is the bigger part", says Anuraag Saxena, Asia-Head for the World Education Foundation, UK. He believes that skills from academia and corporate-life, can and should be applied to solve social challenges as much as they solve economic ones. During the interview with The wp Journal,...

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