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CSR Has Mobilised A Lot of Funding: Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director, USAID/ India

Getting more flexibility, corporates can now carry out CSR activities through non-profit entities and societies set up by governments that do not have three years' track record in undertaking such projects. With the latest amendment to rules pertaining to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), entities would have a wider choice in carrying out such works...

Greed Makes People Do Many Things: Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation (Interview Part 1)

Sudha Murthy is the Chairperson of the 20 years old Infosys Foundation. She talks about how her vision for India is very different from that of Narayana Murthy.  An ardent social worker, Mrs.Murthy says, “Nothing in life should be given free besides mother’s love. In corporate social responsibility, it is not only about the...

The TATA’s Are My Role Model: Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation (Interview Part 2)

The concept of giving to someone who is not your own has just started in India. There is still time till the understanding of ‘my personal good is not important, but my public good is important’ is part of the Indian mentality. Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, in the second part of the conversation...

CSR Should Be Free From The Pressure of Nobility Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, a populous Bollywood celebrity,  has not only marked her presence in multi lingual films but also as a relentless philanthropist for the society. She campaigns for causes mainly related to education, sanitation, women empowerment and nutrition. In conversation with The CSR Journal, she speaks about how allocated resources need to be used...

Sadly We Have Received No Help From Corporate Houses: Chitra Iyer, COO, My Financial Advisor

Chitra Iyer in conversation with The wp Journal on how a few prevalent and pressing causes need recurring expenditure and does not always receive support. Chitra is a staunch supporter of differently abled children, autism in particular. She elaborates the manner where we need a setup to support and accommodate differently abled children, as...

In conversation with Pearl Tiwari, President (CSR & Sustainability), Ambuja Cements Limited

Pearl Tiwari, , President (wp & Sustainability), Ambuja Cements Limited in an honest conversation with The wp Journal talks about wp at Ambuja Cement Foundation. The foundation has a strength of 130 employees for wp projects at 21 locations in India and another 350 people who work on project basis. Straightforward in her chat,...

We Need To Connect The Dots Amongst Various Initiatives: Dhimant Bhayani, Founder & CEO, iRevo

There is a huge shift in consumer behaviour where applications are being used increasingly, as there is an App for everything these days. Apps when used on small screen devices, lack a PC or big screen TV experience. The iRevo Smart PC device connects to a TV screen to make any TV a PC, with the...

CSR Is Not A Marketing Campaign That Delivers Short-Term Results: Bhasker Sharma, India Giving Manager At Dell

Technology leader, Dell Inc. is well known for its presence in the IT industry. In an interview with The CSR Journal, Bhasker Sharma, India Giving Manager at Dell, shares his views about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and how CSR is impacting communities and improving lives.  What are the activities undertaken by Dell...

In conversation with Shashi Shetty, Chairman, All Cargo Logistics

Talking to The wp Journal, Mr Shashi Shetty from All Cargo Logistics talks about the role of cleanliness and environment for a better India. He elaborates on the wp activities of the company in varied sectors.

In conversation with Prerna Langa, CEO, Yes Foundation

Prerna Langa, CEO of Yes Foundation shares how they thought of tapping the power and strength of Indian youth by involving them into something the youth is excited about- making movies. Speaking to The wp Journal, she also spoke about how promptly we need the shift in mind set for a better India.

In conversation with Sharad Kachalia, Director, Navnit Motors

Sharad Kachalia, Director, Navnit Motors in a chat with Pooja Domadia from The wp Journal talks about social activities the company is involved in. He believes that wp is not merely sharing a part of the profit with society but is essentially a responsibility towards society that every person has.

CSR Mandate Should Have Been A Pre-Tax Spend: Paul Abraham

“Commitment is needed from more than one level of management and employee involvement is absolutely paramount. There is a certain amount of regulation required in the Indian working system but legal supervision can become draconian”, says Paul Abraham, COO, IndusInd Bank, while in conversation with The CSR Journal. In India, we have a vague...

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