September 16, 2013
It’s the government that should be doing CSR work. »
New Delhi, Sept 10
Expecting an annual CSR spending of Rs 15,000-20,000 crore by India Inc, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot has asked companies to see the new law as an investment opportunity to create a bet...
Mumbai, Sept. 4
IT firm Polaris FT today said it has provided scholarships to 36,000 children this year under its CSR activity.These children are granted scholarships ranging from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,800 d...
Kakinada, Aug. 28
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Coromandel International Ltd, the leading phosphatic fertilizer manufacturer, has decided to contribute Rs 65 lakhs for carrying out repairs and ren...
Ahmedabad, Aug 26
In a first in India’s public relations consultancy business, Concept PR has announced the launch of its CSR wing, called Concept Community Relations (CR).
“With the new Companies Act maki...
Chennai, Aug. 23
Indian Overseas Bank will work full day on Saturday (August 24). In a press statement, the bank has said that due to a complex technological malfunction, its core banking system was affected on Mo...
New Delhi, Aug 19
An appropriate mechanism is being developed for public sector companies to report about their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, the government said today.
The move comes a...
New Delhi, Aug. 15
The Government is trying to create a database of projects that require funding, which can be tapped into by companies as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, Corporate A...
August 13, 2013
The provisions of the Companies Bill, arbitrarily applied, will drive talent away from the profession. »
August 12, 2013
...it seems to have missed, among other things, an attempt to meet IFRS norms.
September 15, 2013
Mahatma Gandhi had stated in 1931, at FICCI’s fourth Annual General Meeting: “Industry should consider themselves as trustee and servants of the poor”.
This proposition holds true...
New Delhi, Sept. 7
The new Companies Bill has made corporate social responsibility (CSR) the subject of wide debate. Amid the discussions on its relevance, French ophthalmic lens major Essilor is sho...
Chennai, Aug. 28
Great Lakes’ convention provided a platform for NGOs, governments and villagers.
Kochi, Aug. 27
Kannan Devan, the heritage tea brand from the house of Tata Global Beverages, is lending a helping hand to cancer patients this Onam. From each sale of a Kannan Devan Green 250 gm pack,...
Chennai, Aug. 25
The Ambassador Group of Hotels will honour eminent personalities from Chennai for their contributions in their respective fields. The group will give away the ‘Doyens of Madras’ awards o...
Mumbai, Aug. 21
Dinesh Shahra, Founder and Managing Director of edible oil manufacturer Ruchi Soya Industries, is a happy man. Spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR) is set to shoot up...
August 16, 2013
The new law, Companies Act, 2012, is good in parts. That does not include CSR.
New Delhi, Aug 14
The Government is trying to create a database of projects that require funding, which can be tapped into by companies as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, said Corpor...
August 12, 2013
I do not buy this hogwash called CSR. This has been aptly stated in the article “Why CSR isn’t everything” (Business Line, August 12). This is an imported concept to salve the consciences o...
New Delhi, Aug. 11
Minority shareholders can use class action suits to go after the wrongdoing of the company promoters or auditors. »