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Excellence Awards 2017 | Speech by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, CM of Maharashtra

Watch Chief Guest Shri Devendra Fadnavis Ji, Chief Minister, Maharashtra, speak at this year's The CSR Journal Excellence Awards. “Our society gives better life opportunities to every individual. Now we have to contribute to the betterment of society to give back something. If the citizens, corporate and the Government work hand in hand, our Nation...

Mandate Provides An Added Impetus To Attain A Goal: N.S.Kannan, Executive Director, ICICI Bank Ltd

" The cornerstone of our CSR philosophy has always been to promote inclusive growth. The leadership resource we have can be deployed on field," says N.S.Kannan, Executive Director, ICICI Bank, while in conversation with The CSR Journal. As the mandate provideds an added push, it is important to track employability as well as income generation growth; as...

To Access CSR Funds Is A Very Big Challenge: Dr. Subhadra Anand, CEO, Save The Children India

Dr. Subhadra Anand, CEO, Save The Children India, talks about the challenges faced in the education sector and in the provision of quality education to all children. She emphasised the importance of collaboration with other organisations with the same vision. "Without working with other organisations, it is impossible to increase your reach and impact",...

It Is Important To Collaborate As Part Of An Ecosystem: Harsh Mariwala, Chairman, Marico Innovation Foundation

Harsh Mariwala, Chairman of Marico Ltd and Founder, Marico Innovation Foundation (Incepted in 2003, aiming to nurture innovation in India across the business and social sectors alike) emphasized on the importance of Innovation in present times, while in conversation with The CSR Journal. "It is important to collaborate as part of an ecosystem. At present,...

It Is Important To Benchmark The Impact On Lives: Ameera Shah, Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare LTD

The change we see in health care is a matter of perspective. Consumers have become more aware of their health. People are trying to find out what is happening inside their bodies. People think fitness is about how you look in the mirror, but it is more about how you feel. With more money...

सीएसआर फंड विभिन्न क्षेत्रों में खर्च करना चाहिए: सुधीर मुनगंटीवार, वित्त और वन विभाग मंत्री, महाराष्ट्र

सीएसआर याने कॉर्पोरेट सोशल रिस्पांसीबिलीटी समाज में बदलाव के लिए मील का पत्थर साबित हो रहा है।सीएसआर के तहत कई ऐसे काम हो रहे है जिससे ना सिर्फ समाज मे बदलाव हो रहा है बल्कि लोगों की जिंदगी में भी काफी बदलाव आ रहा है।

Value Alignment Is Essential To Co-Create Projects: Garima Dutt, Senior Manager, CSR, GlaxoSmithKline

Concentrated in the space of healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline is in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO). While in conversation with the lead person, Garima Dutt, CSR, GlaxoSmithKline, she says, “All stakeholders need to benefit, either in knowledge gain or project impact. At the same time, volunteering is a great key for Individual Social Responsibility. It...

Very Few Corporate Houses Are Doing A Good Job: Vandana Luthra, Founder & Vice Chairman, VLCC

Empowerment for the girl child and women comes with education. This in turn creates employability and job skilling. Whatever work one does has to be done ethically and with the expertise of qualified people. It takes time to understand what the impact of investment and opportunity mapping to improve initiatives further. “People can be...

Community Civilisation Should Be Learnt From Tribals : Dr Prakash Amte

Doctors by profession and humans by conduct, Dr Prakash Amte and his wife Dr Mandakini Amte have been working for tribal population in the remote areas of Maharashtra and innocent animals for decades. They were honoured with Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2008 for ‘Community Leadership’. Their story became popular after a biopic titled ‘Dr Prakash...

“How Long Will You Be Dependent on Govt For Your Problems?”- Nana Patekar

Veteran actor, Nana Patekar has not only established his place cinematically but also prominently known for social work with farmers. His organisation- Naam Foundation works primarily for soldiers, farmers and their families. While talking to The CSR Journal, he emphasises how citizens need to stand up for themselves and not be completely dependent on...

More Than The Mandate, It’s About Awareness That Causes Generate: Dilip Jayaram, CEO, Procam International

“There are some pages from the sport of running that can be imbibed in other sports,” said Dilip Jayaram, CEO, Procam International. He and his team have been an integral part of the Standard Chartered Marathon, which the city of Mumbai has witnessed for over a decade. In conversation with The CSR Journal, he...

Focus Of Values Cannot Be Overstated: Gul Panag, Actress & Social Activist

Gul Panag runs the Colonel Shamsher Singh Foundation, an NGO that works towards a variety of causes including gender equality, education and disaster management. It was founded seven years ago. In conversation with The CSR Journal, she highlights that there is a vast chasm between what people have and what they should have. On a more...

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