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Spending 2% On CSR To Bridge Gap Between Society, Firms: Suresh Prabhu

The law under which companies are required to spend two per cent of their profit towards CSR activities provides an "excellent legal framework" to create a bridge between society and corporates, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu  said. Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain classes of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two per cent...

CSR: Think Twice Before You Print, To Help Reach Sustainability Goals

Xerox managed print services (MPS) customers will have the opportunity to contribute to the reforestation of global forests through Xerox’s new partnership with PrintReleaf. Based on a theme of “you print one, we’ll plant one,” PrintReleaf leverages paper usage reporting and equates the number of trees needed to reforest that usage on an equivalent basis...

CSR: Ditch The Unhealthy Lifestyle And Avoid Irreversible Health Issues

As we are leading an almost sedentary lifestyle, we are prone a number of sicknesses and ailments. There has been a rise in the number of people suffering from a variety of health issues. A recent survey was done on women’s awareness on health and critical illness. This was done in order to accelerate dialogue around...
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The Great Indian Literary Festival (TGILF) 2.0

The Great Indian Literary Festival (TGILF) is India’s only Regional Literature Festival that promotes writers and writing from the states of UP, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Odisha. Season 2, focused on ‘Nationalism and Literature.’  It witnessed top Regional Literary talent, Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi winners, TV actors and Thought leaders.   Thank you for reading the...

Artificial Intelligence Solidifying At The Workplace

Once feared as making the role of the recruiter impersonal and robotic, Artificial Intelligence (AI) today gives recruiters the information they need to source and hire higher-quality professionals. Korn Ferry recently surveyed close to 800 talent acquisition talent professionals globally. Nearly 64 percent say AI has changed the way recruiting is done in their organisation,...

Women Entrepreneurs Supported at Mann Deshi Mahotsav

The Mann Deshi Mahotsav is an annual community festival that is a platform for more than 90 women entrepreneurs to showcase arts and crafts, culture and cuisine from rural Maharashtra. Encouraging and empowering women entrepreneurs from rural areas of Maharashtra, Dow India partnered with the Mann Deshi Foundation to conduct the Mann Deshi Mahotsav. Speaking...

Manodhairya Scheme: Maharashtra Government To Use CSR Funds To Compensate Victims

The Maharashtra government has decided to use funds collected as part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives to provide monetary relief to victims of rape, child sexual assault and acid attack under the Manodhairya scheme. The Women and Child Development (WCD) Department has issued a government resolution notifying the revised scheme, following changes suggested...

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...
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