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2017 | Things You Should Know About Business Responsibility Reporting in India

This report, Business Responsibility Report (BRR), has to be filed as part of their annual reports based on nine principles of National Voluntary Guidelines (NVG).

What Does BJP’s Vision 2022 Teach Us

In 2014, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into the limelight, along came a quest to rejuvenate India, economically and socially. The 2014 Manifesto proposed by the party spoke clearly about unity, equality and growing together: Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Among several promising plans, there was a sense and belief in this government...

‘New Opportunities’ Wait, As Tata Trusts Change Its Approach Towards Philanthropy

India Inc. continues its efforts to create a more suitable environment, legally and socially, for Corporate Social Responsibility practices. Not far behind is Tata Trusts, gathering pace in its attempts too. Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Trusts, mentioned about a shift, as it eyes for a more unified approach in its philanthropic efforts. A change...

36 Among Top-100 Companies Fail To Meet Prescribed CSR In FY 16-17

Among the top-100 BSE listed companies, 36% of the firms have been unable to allocate the prescribe Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expenditure in the third year of the 2% mandate, according to a report. As per findings in the CSR Outlook Report 2017, compiled by NGOBox, a research platform in the CSR sphere, the percentage...
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It’s 2017 And Andhra Pradesh Is Gearing Up For CSR

Ever since the 2% Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) mandate arrived in 2014, Andhra Pradesh has emerged as one of the leading states in the country for its investment rates. Andhra Pradesh (AP) has plans to be amongst the top-3 most developed states of the country by 2022, the year India will celebrate its platinum year...

Maharashtra State Department Proposes Using CSR Funds For Bail

According to recent reports, the Maharashtra home department has proposed using Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds for the purpose of bail. The report suggests, the department is aiming to decongest prisons and seeks CSR funds for poor under-trials, who cannot pay the bail amount. A committee has been appointed to prepare a report on the...

Report: FY 16-17 Spend of Corporate Houses On CSR

As per a recent article published by Bloomberg Quint, it was reported Coal India Limited, a state-owned coal mining company, has been the most generous Nifty 50 company in the past three years. This year, the company reported a net CSR expenditure of Rs. 128.05 crore. The article states that Coal India has spent about 18.8% of its average net...

Gorakhpur Tragedy: Blaming Doesn’t Help, Being Responsible Will

Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College tragedy has become a question of importance that for how long can such issues be tolerated than being avoided? As the Allahabad High Court waits for Uttar Pradesh (UP) government's response to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL), UP Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath will be visiting Gorakhpur today again,...

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...

“Sustainability Is A Driver And Not The Obstacle To The Businesses”

The first bilateral forum to address sustainability issues at the trade and investment between India and Netherlands was launched in New Delhi on Wednesday. It aimed to help Indian businesses in a big way as growing demands and regulations of sustainable practices in international trade aligned with SDGs, are affecting many Indian businesses having...

Echoing And Aiding Women Empowerment

Earlier in this month, the world celebrated the strength of women and promising to bridge the gap by aiding to create an equal place for them. At the 2017 Asia-Pacific commemoration of International Women’s Day a distinguished panel of experts underscored the need to close the gender pay gap, ensure comprehensive social protection for women...

India’s Adolescent Girls Need Employability Empowerment: Report

A report titled ‘Best Foot Forward: Enhancing the Employability of India’s Adolescent Girls’ was unveiled at the Dasra Philanthropy Week in association with Bank of America. The report dwells upon the need to create awareness around the issues faced by adolescent girls in terms of being employable. It highlights the fact that although secondary...
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