The government had worked on healthcare projects for mental wellbeing of the citizens, along with Indian Council of Medical Research and the World Health Organisation in 2016. Many of these might come to fruition before the end of this year. 25 projects, by researchers from across the country, on suicide prevention, alcohol abuse, depression...
Imagine the generic scenario of a farmer in a rustic corner of India. He lives on a small farm in a remote tribal village, has received minimal education, and has no capital except his land, no resources and security, whatsoever. He feels all alone. But so does his neighbour. And all the other million farmers...
Penal action will be initiated against 160 firms for failing to comply with CSR norms under the companies law, according to Union minister P P Chaudhary.
Senior officials of Kamarajar Port Limited, a major State-run port, have been booked on charges of misappropriating funds allocated to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
It is important to inculcate, recognise and credit a winning culture. Creating a winning culture allows you to develop channels to tap into your employee base for ideas which foster creativity
Samhita Social Ventures and Villgro with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) have launched Incubator Marketplace, an online portal, which will help companies and incubators identify and connect with each other.
The central government released India’s third wildlife action plan, to chalk out India’s strategy for wildlife conservation in the next fifteen years. The first wildlife action plan was unveiled in 1983 and the second in 2002.
In the first piece of this three-part series, I introduced the relevance of systems thinking for development and CSR. The second piece talked about how systems thinking can be applied in practice with a range of approaches and methodologies. In this concluding piece, I will reflect on some of the skills-sets desired in a...
The scale and ambition of the 2030 development agenda create further opportunities for the private sector to demonstrate the central role it plays in sustainable development.