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CSR Activities Increase with Increase in Competition: Study

According to a new study, if there is more competition in the market among companies, they tend to spend even more on Corporate Social Responsibility. A research paper authored by Prof. Ross Levine from the University of California, Berkeley – Haas School of Business, Wenzhi Ding and Chen Lin from the University of Hong Kong...
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Government Programmes, CSR Initiatives to Tackle HIV/AIDS in India

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare digitally addressed a ministerial meeting of the Global Prevention Coalition (GPC) for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention, conducted on November 18th 2020,  and highlighted the strength of working in solidarity. Acknowledging the success achieved by Global AIDS response in reducing new infections, improving access...
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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020 – Memories of the murdered

Every November 20th is poignant for the queer community; it is a day for honouring the memory of trans persons who have lost their lives due to violence. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) today is a reminder that transphobia is very much alive and present in the “woke” new millennium. What is Transgender Day of...
World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day 2020: Ensuring Sustainable Sanitation for All

19th November is celebrated as World Toilet Day as declared by the United Nations Organisation. The day is aimed at raising awareness about 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is intended at encouraging action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation...
International Men's Day 2020

International Men’s Day 2020 – Better Health for Men

For all the men out there who crib about Women's Day being a big deal, today is your day! November 19 is celebrated every year as International Men's Day. You are the yang to the yin, the purush to the prakriti, the Shiva to Shakti. It's not just women and minorities; men have also...
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How India is Promoting Responsible Business Behaviour in the Country

Responsible business behaviour is no more an option, but the need of the hour. With the rising threat of global warming and the effects of it on the global climate, it has become extremely important for the countries of the world to keep a check on their carbon emissions. Accountability of Businesses to behave Responsibly...
National Journalism Day

National Journalism Day 2020: Role of Journalism in Development of Indian Society

17th November is celebrated as National Journalism Day in India every year. The day is aimed at the promotion of freedom of speech, thoughts and virtues as well as the role of media in shaping our society. Role of Journalism in Development of Indian Society Journalism plays a role of mediator between the public and policymakers....
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The Ultimate Report on Wipro CSR

Diversity and Inclusion. Employee engagement and satisfaction. LGBT allyship and tolerance. Social transformation and sustainable development. Wipro CSR comes out tops on all the beats that matter. In our ed#LetstalkCSR series, The CSR Journal explores the corporate social responsibility strategy and flagship programmes of the global IT, consulting and biz process services corporation which...
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CSR Committee – All you need to know

The CSR Committee is to corporate social responsibility what a ministry is to government. It bestows transparency, structure and direction to welfare initiatives. In its absence, there would be no internal mechanism for scrutiny. Compliance would be a matter of debate. There is a certain gravitas that the members lend. They ensure that the guidelines...
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CSR Case Study: Cisco Extends Technological Solutions For Inclusive Growth

Over 650 million people live in extreme poverty, all over the world. More than 1.5 billion people lack access to banking and financial services. In fact, about 617 million youth lack basic mathematics and literacy skills. Such a gap has led to inequitable development of people across the world. Technology is an integral part of...

6 CSR campaigns for Diwali in 2020

This will be the first Diwali in 100 years that will be celebrated during a raging pandemic. You and I may be safely ensconced at home with a box of sweets. However, for certain sections of society – senior citizens, families of migrants, those battling mental illness, ones lost their livelihood and others who...

Govt promises Rs. 10,000 crore boost for rural employment

If there is one upside to the reverse migration towards villages during the pandemic, it's the focus on rural employment. Both the government and the private sector are prioritising economic growth in the villages. While companies are moving their plants and manufacturing units out of the metros, the government seems to be propping up...

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