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In the last decade, India has witnessed mixed periods of economic growth, with the country recently retaining its tag of being the fastest growing economy in the world. However, this neo-liberal appro...
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) cannot be dismissed as a mere farce. It needs to be deployed in action and also be eligible for the same bravery awards as sales or brand-building, so to say. This part of the organizational strategic plan is not about charity alone... in fact, there is no charity anywhere.
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Years ago, at a conference in Istanbul, Ramesh Agarwal was listening to a presentation on transport when suddenly he heard the speaker say, "India is world's number one." Agarwal, the chairman and man...
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SINGAPORE -- Indian companies need to improve on their Corporate Social Responsibility disclosure to attract more foreign investments, an Indian-origin business leader said today. Indian companies hav...
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Somewhere along the way vikas (development) became a one-dimensional concept for many, focused primarily on individual or organisational progress (profit) and the inherent interconnectedness of all things, of life, was forgotten. We are meant to be living in the age of sustainability, and in this regard, India is certainly in its infancy. In conversations I have had with business leaders in the private sector, it appears that the word sustainability is not fully understood, has lost its meaning. To many, it has come to mean being less bad.
Right to Live, India's first medical crowdfunding platform, started as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative through outsourcing firm Opteamix. The model is remarkably straightforward, built on the dual principles of trust and transparency, and formalises the already commonplace culture of informally helping out your friends and neighbours.