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CSR Helps Create Engaged Employees: Sridhar Sarathy, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, TATA Capital

The few working areas TATA Capital has identified for their CSR activities are mainly Employability, Healthcare & Sanitation, Education and Environment. Sridhar Sarathy, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, TATA Capital speaks on the need to identify the right kind of projects, the target market that needs to be addressed inorder to make the desired...

Corporates Have To Justify Their Existence To The Society: Ashish Chauhan, BSE

Ashish Chauhan, MD & CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has held vital roles in his prior organisations like National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Reliance Group. Playing a crucial role at a platform for numerous corporate companies, Chauhan talks about CSR Exchange, CSR Index and social responsibility of firms. Thank you for going though the story...

CSR Mandate May Increase to 8-10% in Next 10 Years: Pratyush Panda, Head, CSR, ACC Cements

No plan can be executed without considering the needs of beneficiaries who are an important stakeholder. It is crucial to align business practices in line with sustainable methods for the environment. In conversation with The CSR Journal, Pratyush Panda, Head, CSR, ACC Cements says, “In the cement sector, all the competitors work together to...

CSR is not just about allocating funds, it is also about participation of individuals: Ramesh Iyer, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.

Ramesh Iyer is the Vice Chairman & MD, of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.  Speaking with The CSR Journal, he shares his views on CSR practices. Believer of the fact that CSR is beyond just spending money, he says involvement in activities for the betterment of society, energises him to work more. Thank you...

We Are A Food Company And It’s Our Privilege And Responsibility To Address The Issue Of World Hunger: Rahul Shinde, MD, KFC India

India is home to the largest undernourished and hungry population in the world. Moreover 3,000 plus children in India die every day from poor diet related illness or hunger. KFC India's CSR initiatives focus on addressing the issue of food and malnutrition for underprivileged children. In an interview with The CSR Journal, Rahul Shinde, Managing...

So The World May Hear: Rohit Misra, CEO, Starkey

Rohit Misra is the CEO of Starkey Labs and one of the Founders of Starkey Hearing Foundation. With a career spanning almost a decade at Starkey, Rohit has worked relentlessly to sensitise the civil society of the magnitude of impact of hearing disabilities.

Rules Take Away the Beauty of Socially Productive Work: Sibesh Sen, Tata AIG

Sibesh Sen, Vice President, Tata Academy & CSR of Tata AIG General Insurance believes that the government cannot do everything and so corporate firms should play their roles well. However, he also thinks that too much of monitoring would take away the charm of the social initiatives and would filter them to mere figures...

CSR Is Turning Focus Into Long Term Solutions and Not Knee-jerk Reactions: Naghma Mulla, COO, EdelGive Foundation

All stakeholders have to work towards bridging the gap, keeping in mind it is towards the benefit of the beneficiaries. Corporate houses are working towards projects, which were not spoken about a few years back. “We are so streamlined, we are so process oriented, that fine-tuning around the need of the beneficiary is something...

It shouldn’t be a choice but a compulsion to give back to the society

Social Change Maker and Founder of Goonj, Anshu Gupta talks to The CSR Journal about Individual Social Responsibility. He strongly believes and advocates that individuals in their capacity should give back positively to society as their due responsibility. Thank you for going through the story until the very end. We appreciate the time you have...

Collaboratively, We Can Do A Lot: Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation

Shrikant Sinha is CEO of the NASSCOM Foundation. He has over 25 years of experience in the education sector, and is known for bringing vision and agility to NASSCOM's programs while he focuses the foundation on its goal of ‘Technology for Good’.

Corporate Houses Are Aware Of Their Accountability, Penalising Won’t Help: Parag Bengali, Director, Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd.

With almost 60% market share in India's packaged drinking water sector, Bisleri is one of the oldest and popular brand in the country. In an interview with The CSR Journal, Parag Bengali, Director for Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd, talks about their CSR initiatives and philosophy behind the same undertaken by the organisation. Please list the major CSR...

Businesses Can Play A Role In Stakeholder Value Creation: Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA Power

“A whole range of programs is needed to be really effective for it to benefit a community”, says Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA Power while in conversation with The CSR Journal. The final stage of every good program is when there is an exit strategy and the community is self-reliant.

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