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Anna Hazare Launches The CSR Journal Magazine on India’s 72nd Independence Day


The CSR Journal, a distinguished portal reporting extensively on Corporate and Citizen Social Responsibility, proudly announces the launch of its magazine “The CSR Journal” on 15th August, 2018. Trailblazing social activist, Shri Anna Hazare launched the magazine as the nation celebrated 72 years of independence.

The inauguration ceremony was held at Hazare’s office in Ralegan Siddhi, Maharashtra. The village considered to be the best example of rural development in India. Mr. Amit Upadhyay (Editor-in-chief, www.thecsrjournal.in and the magazine) was applauded for his initiative in launching the first volume of the print magazine. It runs into 85 well designed pages and will be published every quarter. Shri Anna Hazare lauded Mr. Upadhyay’s effort in promoting CSR communication and creating a  platform for CSR after successful run of www.thecsrjournal.in, the largest platform for sharing best practices on business sustainability and the citizen’s social responsibility.

Industry leaders and activists like Sudhir Mungantiwar, Minister – Finance, Planning and Forests, Govt. Of Maharashtra, Anshu Gupta, Founder of the non-profit organisation Goonj, Actress Vidya Balan, Dr Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary General Indian Steel Association and Former Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Sanjay Dutt, MD & CEO, Tata Housing and Uday Mahurkar, Deputy Editor, India Today magazine feature in the launch issue which features top stories on issues related to Water Scarcity.

The CSR Journal magazine will cover the current practices and innovations in the field of CSR, innovative social enterprises and projects, research articles and interviews from CSR leaders and practitioners. The 85 page multicoloured magazine is priced at INR 175/- To subscribe to the magazine, click on the link https://thecsrjournal.in/magazine/

Mr. Upadhyay said, “As frontrunners in the CSR knowledge domain, The CSR Journal had been receiving requests from various sectors for the publication of a print magazine, and we’re meeting the demand with this premium quarterly publication. The aim of this magazine is to promote the latest developments, and feature innovative content and social commentary. Industry experts, practitioners, professionals and researchers will get a platform to share their experiences, findings on generating competitive advantage through stakeholder engagement. Case studies shall be published elaborating the contribution and impact of CSR in the corporate world. The magazine will update its readers on various topics through its cover story and featured articles and bring forth the emerging trends in this field.”

Shri Anna Hazare applauded the theme for the inaugural issue. His own village Ralegan Siddhi has set an example in the wonders of water harvesting. He said, “It developed immensely after villagers began harvesting rain water and improving the water table.” He added that a magazine like The CSR Journal would bring more transparency and accountability in the corporate world.

About The CSR Journal

The CSR Journal (www.thecsrjournal.in) is a digital news publication headquartered out of Mumbai, India. The CSR Journal was founded in 2014 with Amit Upadhyay as Editor-in-Chief. We are a team of passionate and young journalists, led by experienced leaders, aiming to contribute by turning its readership into meaningful reactions, providing first-hand information to its readers.

We work with policymakers, not-for-profit organisations, non-governmental organisations, leading corporate houses and various stakeholders.

The CSR Journal covers developments in and around the corporate social responsibility domain through timely news reporting. While monitoring on-goings through original insightful work, providing a value-adding impact. Our focus has been towards delivering readers with a one-stop credible platform for news and information related to corporate & citizen social responsibility.

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