Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in India
January 21, 2014

The CSR Handbook is a guidance document which will facilitate development of CSR mandate within organisations and help streamline dialogue within the industry. This handbook begins by building a…

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Vodafone India unveils sustainability report – 2013
January 16, 2014

The report, ‘Footprints-III’ is the first sustainability report by an Indian telecom company as per latest GRI G4 guidelines. Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers,…

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GRI Guidelines are the global standard for sustainability reporting: KPMG survey
December 19, 2013

According to the KPMG survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2013, Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines are used as a global standard for sustainability reporting by many companies.…

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CSR needs to go beyond cheque writing: expert
December 9, 2013

Government needs the help of corporates and the civil society in reaching out to the deprived sections in a large country like India, said Dr Syeda Saiyidain Hameed,…

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CSR projects need strong compliance checks: expert
December 6, 2013

Experts from the corporate world and civil society have urged both the stakeholders to explore CSR partnerships with mutual trust. With the new Companies Act in India making…

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Smile Foundation bags Education Excellence Awards -2013
November 29, 2013

Smile Foundation has also been awarded with the certificate of ‘Leader in Social venture Philanthropy in Child Education by ASSOCHAM and The Education Post. Smile Foundation a national…

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India Inc urged to take CSR activities to rural regions

A national conference organised by IIRD on ‘Corporate Social Responsibility- Emerging Issues, Challenges and Strategies’ urged the corporate houses to  spread CSR activities in rural areas. With the…

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FICCI dialogue moots entrepreneurship for women empowerment
November 28, 2013

A policy dialogue organised by FICCI on women entrepreneurs advocated for sharing knowledge and up scaling their skills. It is important to create a unified platform to engage…

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Long way for Indian CSR to match upto global best practices
November 27, 2013

Very few companies carry out a need assessment or track and monitor the progress or impact of their CSR activities, says report. A recent report by National Foundation…

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Google India to help 50 million women get online in one year
November 21, 2013

Google India aims to create awareness about the benefits of internet for women and empower them through digital literacy initiative. With over 200 million Internet users in the…

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