Putting the Ruggie-Framework and the Guiding Principles into Practice
September 19, 2013

By directly addressing existing international standards, political guidelines, and regulations, the adoption of the “UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights” formulated by  Prof. John Ruggie, is…

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UN Global Compact releases Sustainability Report 2013

The United Nations Global Compact’s Global Corporate Sustainability Report for 2013  tackles the existing disparities between the sustainable policies of companies and their implementation. The United Nations Global Compact…

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India to raise charity from corporates

With a majority of Indian citizens still suffering from poverty, the country’s richest firms have been asked to help India’s development sector by engaging in responsible business in…

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Chhattisgarh government wants CSR funds into Chief Minister’s fund
September 18, 2013

In the name of holistic development of affected districts where industries are located, the Chhattisgarh government plans to set up a Chief Minister Community Development Fund with the…

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IIM Lucknow starts course on Sustainable Management

With most management institutes in India criticised for not taking the field of business sustainability seriously, one of India’s top-notch business schools has decided to offer a programme…

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Companies to spend Rs 15,000-20,000 crore a year on CSR: Sachin Pilot
September 10, 2013

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…

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CSR award for Alok Industries
September 9, 2013

For its outstanding work in CSR, Alok Industries has been awarded by the Administration of Dadra & Nagar Haveli. Home textiles manufacturer Alok has been recognized for outstanding Corporate…

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National Foundation for India holds discussion on India’s Companies Bill
September 6, 2013

With the new Companies Bill being passed, a lot of discussion veers into the actual effects of the Bill. Keeping in with this, the National Foundation for India…

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IBM collaborates with NGOs in Jamnagar

The 11 member team hail from nine different countries and will be the 20th group from IBM to engage in the program in India. IBM announced three community…

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Record number of nominations for SEOY India-2013 Awards
September 5, 2013

The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation organizes the SEOY Awards India in association with the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. The SEOY India 2013 Awards has received a record number…

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