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    Mumbai: Railways approach corporates to improve amenities

    Mumbai: In a bid to improve the experience of passengers at all the suburban railway stations, the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) called a meeting of corporate houses on May 10 to know their willingness to use Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to improve passenger amenities.

  • Five years on, mandated philanthropy not delivering in India

    India is now into the fifth year of its unique experiment of legally binding companies to be socially responsible. This push by the government to solve the country’s most challenging social problems was based on the idea that the corporate sector will come up with transformative solutions that will scale up impact across the country. As the development goals of the country are immense and everyone recognises that the challenges can only

  • Women lead everywhere as companies focus on skill rather than gender

    New Delhi: As workplaces become more focused on skill and capability rather than being gender-biased, it’s women leading everywhere, feels the fair sex in the corporate world. Rati Shetty, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder,, said that close to 40 percent of her company’s employees are female, and this has been completely organic — not deliberate.

  • CSR violations: 196 cos face penal action

    New Delhi: The Corporate Affairs Ministry has given permission for penal action against 196 companies for violating corporate social responsibility (CSR) norms in 2014-15 fiscal, according to Union Minister P P Chaudhary.

  • Dabur adopts and revamps 3 government schools in Alwar

    New Delhi : India’s Science-based Ayurveda major Dabur India Ltd announced the formal launch of its community development initiatives in Alwar with the complete revamp of the infrastructure in three government schools in the district.

  • FM sees CSR spending potential of Rs 14K cr

    Every company with a net worth of Rs 500 crore or a turnover of Rs 1,000 cr or net profit of Rs 5 crore, needs to spend at least 2% of its average net profit for the immediately preceding 3 financial years on CSR

  • Tata group launches report on its sustainable work

    Mumbai: The Tata group has announced the launch of ‘We Dream of a Better World’, listing 65 case studies from the Group companies across geographies, and of the Tata Trusts’ philanthropy efforts in the country. The report maps out the Group’s contribution in business, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and philanthropy, and are aligned with the 17 SustainableDevelopment Goals (SDGs), identified in September 2015 and subsequently agreed on and committed to by 193countries,

  • Mumbai: Citibank focuses on skilling over 2,000 youth through CSR

    Mumbai: In a first of its kind initiative, Citibank will give training to 2,000 youths as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Under this pilot project in Maharashtra, youth will be imparted with skill development department in the banking and financial sector.

  • Mumbai: CSIA marks World Hepatitis Day with tests

    Mumbai: For the first time an airport in India GVK MIAL the company that administers Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), observed World Hepatitis Day 2017. A free check-up camp was organised on Friday as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

  • CSR conclave held at IIM

    Indore : Executive post graduate programme in management (EPGP) batch 2017-18 conducted corporate social responsibility (CSR) conclave at IIM Indore on Saturday.

  • Western Coalfields Limited: Changing perception about coal industry

    Nagpur-based Miniratna, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) has achieved various milestones not just through its production but all through its corporate social responsibility. Apart from creating records in growth of production during last three months and especially in March 2017, WCL went all out in setting various milestones in producing employment, skill development,
    eco- tourism and other out-of-box initiatives.

  • Women’s Day 2017: Where giving is a way of life

    Aditya Birla Group wears its heart on its sleeve. Each of its companies in the country, and abroad, is busy taking up projects to empower women and change lives under its CSR activities. Vidyottama Sharma comes back impressed.

  • Bhopal: NTPC gives away 400 blankets, programme organised by CSR department

    BHOPAL: In a programme organised by corporate social responsibility (CSR) department of NTPC, Rhind Project, as many as 402 people in village Dodhar were given blankets. Chief guest, additional general manager (CSR) AK Sinha in his address said besides power generation, the project also shoulder the responsibility of all round development of villages. He said the department also gives things like sweater, bags and copies to children going to school in the

  • Bhopal: Amway celebrates Children’s Day at Matrachaya

    BHOPAL: Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF), the corporate social responsibility arm of Amway India, celebrated Children’s Day, in association with Matrachaya. A special day was organised for the under-privileged children of Matrachaya. The day’s celebration included fun activities like indoor sports and entertainment games, cartoon show etc.

  • Bhopal: NTPC, Rihind wins CSR award

    BHOPAL: National Thermal Power Corporation, Super Thermal Power Station, Rihind was conferred ‘Swarna Shakti’ award for exemplary work in corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the year 2015-16.