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Taiwan To Legislate On Corporate Social Responsibility: Vice President

The Taiwan government is drafting an amendment to the Company Act that would require businesses to "internalise" good governance and social responsibility, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said on Wednesday. At an award ceremony for businesses that have shown excellent corporate social responsibility, Chen said that as enterprises pursue profits, they should also take responsibility...

Development And Conservation Must Go Together: Pranab Mukherjee

Development and conservation must go hand in hand, President Pranab Mukherjee said as he underlined the need for "sustainable" development.

Increasing Equality A Key Factor To Unlocking Prosperity In Asia-Pacific

The report underscores the importance of addressing poverty through pro-poor urbanisation, effective management of rural-urban transitions, and investment in sustainable infrastructure.

My Failures Taught Me How To ‘Fail Faster’: Jimmy Wales

“The world is facing many difficulties and young people will be the solution,” Wikipedia founder tells the UNESCO NGO Forum in Riyadh

Children Victims of Farmer Suicides See A Bright Future, Thanks To This Young Couple

After working in Pune city for about four years as a software engineer, 27-year-old Ashok Deshmane went to his hometown in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. This region is well-known for being water stressed and had then been suffering from drought. He had heard of many farmer suicide instances. He comes from a farmer family and...

Effective Governance Will Sustain Asia-Pacific Economic Growth And Improve Its Quality: UN Report

Effective governance and improved fiscal management are essential to sustaining robust economic growth and improving its quality, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its annual flagship report launched on Monday. The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017 highlights that despite a...

Bajaj Wants Govt To Clarify On Tax Exemption On CSR Spending

Bajaj Group patriarch Rahul Bajaj has asked the government to clarify whether the Indian firms spending two per cent of their profits on corporate social responsibility, as mandated by the new company law, should get tax exemption on it. Citing the conflicts in the tax laws, the veteran industry leader on Saturday said that when...

NABFINS And Swades Foundation Join Hands To Initiate Customised Microfinance For Rural India

NABARD Financial Services Limited (NABFINS), a subsidiary of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) would be initiating its direct lending operations in Raigad in partnership with Swades Foundation. Swades Foundation is working on developing the local entrepreneurial ecosystem in Raigad focused on animal husbandry, food and agro-processing units, self-help groups based small...

Mainstreaming SDGs In Business World

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) played a major role in channelising global attention towards fundamental development issues. As the MDGs transitioned into Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it has given way to a set of 17 integrated and indivisible goals which are broader and more ambitious in scope. The Indian economy boasts of a vibrant growth...

Leverage CSR To Address Developmental Challenges: President

President Pranab Mukherjee urged India Inc to leverage corporate social responsibility (CSR) to address higher developmental challenges in India, saying the country needs visionary business leaders to catalyse the growth process. "I would like to remind industry that just as much as the funds, the country also needs your ideas, energy and drive. I urge you to leverage CSR...

GNFC Wins Golden Globe Tigers Award

State-owned Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) has won the prestigious Golden Globe Tigers Award for Excellence and Leadership in CSR in the category of ‘E-Payment Leadership’ for the implementation of digital transactions in its township at Bharuch, Gujarat. The award recognizes ‘Tigers’ in marketing, branding CSR & social innovation, education & academic...

FDEC Commences Roll-Out Of Malaria Demonstration Project

The Foundation for Disease Elimination and Control of India (FDEC-INDIA), Indian Council of Medical Research and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh announced Phase 1 roll-out of Malaria demonstration project in Mandla, Madhya Pradesh. This Phase will focus on community awareness and education programs among the community residents in Mandla. Minister of State for Health, Fagan Singh Kuleste...
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