IGNOU launches PG course in corporate social responsibility; apply for PGDCSR before 28 Feb on ignou.ac.in
The course will be conducted in an open distance learning mode and is open to private sector employees as well as State and Central government employees
With a major chunk of CSR funding having gone towards the PM-CARES Fund, there are few resources left with corporate organisations to fund new initiatives
As human rights crisis brews in Assam's tea plantations, businesses must step up to end cycle of deprivation
To make a significant impact on the human rights of Assam's tea plantation workers, businesses need to move away from the window dressing approach of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that allows them to cherry-pick issues that they wish to address. They must move to a more robust and systematic approach — one that places the protection of human rights at its core.
The government has amended the norms whereby contributions by corporates to the PM CARES Fund will qualify as CSR spending under the companies law
Companies need to be more diligent while choosing partners for implementing COVID-19 relief measures: EY report
With an increasing number of corporates mobilising resources to support the government address the COVID-19 threat, there is a greater need for due diligence by companies on the partners they choose to work with to implement the relief measures, consultancy firm EY said on Wednesday
Coronavirus Outbreak: Ex-gratia payments to temporary workers, donations to PM-CARES FUND to be CSR spending, says govt
"If any ex-gratia payment is made to temporary/ casual workers/ daily wage workers over and above the disbursement of wages, specifically for the purpose of fighting COVID 19, the same shall be admissible towards CSR expenditure as a one-time exception," the corporate affairs ministry said.
A section of India Inc on Tuesday appealed all corporate social responsibility initiatives to unite and focus efforts towards protecting the vulnerable sections of the society from the COVID-19 pandemic
Honda India Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Honda group companies in India, on Wednesday pledged Rs 11 crore aid towards COVID-19 relief and prevention measures
Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation have together committed Rs 1,125 crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from the COVID-19 outbreak in the country
Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and other public sector oil companies have contributed over Rs 1,000 crore to the Prime Minister CARES Fund to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak: SBI' s 2.56 lakh employees commit Rs 100 cr for PM relief fund to fight Covid-19
Employees of SBI have donated Rs 100 crore to the Prime Minister's relief fund to fight the coronavirus pandemic
Seeking more funds for the fight against coronavirus pandemic, the government has appealed to top corporates to make contributions to the PM-CARES Fund
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has pledged Rs 20 crore from its CSR fund to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund
The country's biggest lender State Bank of India on Monday said it will provide 0.25 percent of its annual profit for 2019-20 to fight the coronavirus outbreak in India
Spending by corporates to deal with the coronavirus outbreak will be considered as CSR activity under the companies law, the government said on Monday
Under the companies law, certain classes of companies have to shell out at least two percent of the average net profits, made during the three immediately preceding financial years, towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
More companies in India complying with CSR norms under Companies Act; number of firms spending beyond 2% registers rise: Report
The findings of the 'India CSR Reporting Survey 2019', compiled by KPMG in India, that covered 100 companies also revealed a 150% rise in the number of firms that have committed to carry forward 2% of the unspent amount.
Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday exhorted India Inc to expand CSR reach to poor states like Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Bihar and North East region
Budget rollbacks by Nirmala Sitharaman show decisiveness, but also highlight pitfalls of 'strong leadership'
India’s GDP growth has fallen to below 6 percent in the first quarter and expected to fall further in the second.
US corporate sector hails India's slashing of income tax to 25.17%, says move will reverse economic slowdown
The government on 20 September slashed the income tax rate for companies by almost 10 percentage points to 25.17 percent