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Very Few Corporate Houses Are Doing A Good Job: Vandana Luthra, Founder & Vice Chairman, VLCC

Empowerment for the girl child and women comes with education. This in turn creates employability and job skilling. Whatever work one does has to be done ethically and with the expertise of qualified people. It takes time to understand what the impact of investment and opportunity mapping to improve initiatives further. “People can be...

Community Civilisation Should Be Learnt From Tribals : Dr Prakash Amte

Doctors by profession and humans by conduct, Dr Prakash Amte and his wife Dr Mandakini Amte have been working for tribal population in the remote areas of Maharashtra and innocent animals for decades. They were honoured with Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2008 for ‘Community Leadership’. Their story became popular after a biopic titled ‘Dr Prakash...

“How Long Will You Be Dependent on Govt For Your Problems?”- Nana Patekar

Veteran actor, Nana Patekar has not only established his place cinematically but also prominently known for social work with farmers. His organisation- Naam Foundation works primarily for soldiers, farmers and their families. While talking to The CSR Journal, he emphasises how citizens need to stand up for themselves and not be completely dependent on...

More Than The Mandate, It’s About Awareness That Causes Generate: Dilip Jayaram, CEO, Procam International

“There are some pages from the sport of running that can be imbibed in other sports,” said Dilip Jayaram, CEO, Procam International. He and his team have been an integral part of the Standard Chartered Marathon, which the city of Mumbai has witnessed for over a decade. In conversation with The CSR Journal, he...

Focus Of Values Cannot Be Overstated: Gul Panag, Actress & Social Activist

Gul Panag runs the Colonel Shamsher Singh Foundation, an NGO that works towards a variety of causes including gender equality, education and disaster management. It was founded seven years ago. In conversation with The CSR Journal, she highlights that there is a vast chasm between what people have and what they should have. On a more...

Red Tapisim And Poor Directives Demotivate You: Ritu Chhabria, Managing Trustee, Mukul Madhav Foundation

Ritu Chhabria wears two hats; one is Managing Trustee of Mukul Madhav Foundation (MMF) and the second being Director of Finolex Industries. MMF is the CSR arm of Finolex Industries involved mostly in activities strengthening the current system and not making new ones. Chhabria believes that there are many existing educational and healthcare facilities in...

Revolution Doesn’t Have A Start And End Date, It Is A Process: Najet Zammouri, Vice President & Treasurer, The Tunisian Human Rights League

“If a minor is raped, the rapist has to marry the victim. This is an important issue we are fighting against. We are aiming to create stability and a sustainable environment for all. We want to do our best as the Nobel Peace Prize is a heavy responsibility,” said Najet Zammouri, Vice President &...

Himanshu Jain, VP and MD, Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia, Sealed Air

Himanshu Jain, MD & VP, SE Asia & Indian Sub, Sealed Air spoke to The CSR Journal on several topics ranging from health and Swachha Bharat to CSR and share value. Believing firmly in the concept of shared value, Jain says it is the true way of doing CSR. Thank you for watching the interview until the...

Talent Is The Biggest Pain Point In The Development Sector: Ashish Dhawan, Central Square Foundation

Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Central Square Foundation. The organisation works to achieve transformational standards of excellence for the Indian school education system. Speaking to The CSR Journal, Dhawan expresses his views on the need of appropriate talent in the development sector. He believes, corporate firms through CSR funds...

Sustainable Growth Is A Positive Circle Of Influence: RBS Foundation

The CSR Journal spoke to Pankaj Phatarphod and Sunil Kumar from Royal Bank of Scotland India and its foundation. Phatarphod is the Chairperson of RBS India Foundation and Kumar is the Head of Sustainability of RBS India. They shared their views on several topics including the role of corporate foundations in India's CSR sector and...

Unfair To Ask Corporations, Funds For State Duties: Sanjay Raut, Veteran Leader, Shiv Sena

Member of Parliament from Shiv Sena, Sanjay Raut speaks out on Maharashtra government's decision to build Shivaji Memorial at the cost of Rs. 3600 crore. He spoke to The CSR Journal about social responsibility and corporate firms. Thank you for watching the interview until the very end. We appreciate the time you have given us. In addition,...

Transparency Lacking In Our System: Rakesh Jain, Chairman, Navi Mumbai Committee, IMC

Rakesh Jain, Chairman, Navi Mumbai Committee of Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) spoke to The CSR Journal about how CSR funds can be utilised for the poor population. He said that children of industry workers are mostly deprived of quality education and CSR funds should be used for their education. He also said that our system...

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