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CSR and PR

Relationship Between CSR And PR

CSR and PR are closely related to each other. PR could be both, a blessing and a curse to CSR. Therefore, it is very important to understand these concepts and relationship between them. CSR is not PR. The CSR legislation has made many companies view CSR as a marketing tool. The organisations undertake certain activities...
mary kom wins sixth gold medal

CSR: Mary Kom Won Sixth Gold Medal In Women’s World Boxing Championship

Mary Kom wins Gold at the World Championships. This headline has become normal over the course of Mary Kom’s career. She has a knack of winning gold medals at World Championships and no wonder this is her sixth one! She whitewashed her Ukrainian opponent Hanna Okhota 5-0 in the 48-kg category to tie with the...
Data privacy

CSR: Data Privacy Laws in India

From May 2018, every website you visit started showing you a notice informing you of an update in their privacy policy or asking if you understand that the company is using cookies to collect data about you. These companies were always collecting data while you were surfing but after May 2018, it became mandatory...
My choice - women empowerment

CSR: Women Are Women’s Worst Enemies

According to a study, women are their own worst enemies. The narrative is widely accepted. The behavioural traits of women around female issues are often deterrent to women empowerment. In a patriarchal society like India, women are traditionally brought up to take up a supporting role in the household. Since this is the way the...
CSR In India

Why India Needs CSR

India is a fastest growing economy. However, it has several poverty issues too which act as chronic diseases against development and progress. Hunger, malnutrition, unemployment, unemployability, illiteracy, casteism, etc. are only some of them. The government is working tirelessly towards these causes. However, poor accountability, corruption and favouritism act has hindrances. Lack of inadequate methods...
water cut in mumbai

CSR: BMC Executes 10% Water Cut In Mumbai

In April 2018, Cape Town’s Day Zero took centre stage. Day Zero is when the city would run out of water and the government would have no option but turn off the supplies. Cape Town is one of the most developed cities in the world and they are facing the possibility of a day...
urban india

CSR: Urban India’s Problems

According to the census 2011, around 31% of India’s population lives in urban areas. That is close to 400 million people. The Census defines ‘urban’ as an area that satisfies the following three conditions at least 5,000 inhabitants density of more than 400 people per sq. km at least 75% of male working population engaged...
CSR and HR

CSR And HR Are Mutually Beneficial To Each other

CSR and HR are mutually beneficial to each other in an organisation. Given their mutual focus on the human element of an organisation, these two departments have always supported and strengthened each other. CSR function was handled by the HR department in majority of Indian companies before the mandate. After the mandate though, the two...

CSR: The Happiness of Indian Mothers

The mental health of an individual is of utmost importance. It is very important for mothers to stay healthy and happy in order to raise offspring that is healthy, mentally and physically. Society puts demands on a mother to rejoice in each and every aspect of motherhood. However, with the social status and material realities...

CSR: The Pros And Cons Of Zoos

Humans have always been fascinated with wildlife. There is a whole sector in the tourism industry designed to facilitate human beings to observe wild animals from close quarters. Zoos offer patrons the experience of exotic animal gazing and entertainment for a small fee. The functioning of zoos has faced a lot of controversy over the...
namami gange

CSR: Obstacles Of Namami Gange Campaign

Almost four years ago, the government had promised a clean Ganga by 2019. Cleaning the holy river has been one of the biggest national agendas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign. The deadline has moved to 2020 now. But experts seem to have doubts if the government will be able to meet...
corporate volunteer program

CSR: Corporate Volunteer Programs

Companies spend a huge chunk of their revenue in training their employees in soft skills like team work, adaptability, problem solving, leadership development programs, etc.  which increase employee engagement, foster a feeling of belonging and lead to overall development of an individual. These skills can be acquired by starting a Corporate CSR Volunteer Program. Here...

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