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CSR is charity, not a marketing gimmick

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 16:23

Experts express opinions on achieving sustained growth through corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the 6th National conference held at Chetana`s RK Institute of Management and Research. Prachi Rege reports.

EC allows Corp Affairs Min to notify new rules

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:47

The Corporate Affairs Ministry Thursday received Election Commission's approval for notifying rules related to various sections of the new Companies Act, paving the way for its implementation from April 1.

New CSR rules not applicable to SBI, bank to comply voluntary

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 11:54

The new Corporate Responsibility Regulations notified recently was not applicable to the State Bank of India, but it would comply voluntarily.

Villagers oppose Jindal-promoted NSPL public hearing

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 00:20

A public hearing organised to give environmental clearance to the OP Jindal Group-promoted Nalwa Steel and Power Limited (NSPL) for expansion of its capacity was opposed by villagers who accused the firm of short- changing them.

CSR norms: Industry bodies expect flexibility for boards

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 20:59

Both groupings have welcomed the clarity around provisions related to CSR activities.

Building hostels for women, orphans to be CSR activity

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:57

Setting up of hostels for women and orphans as well as efforts that benefit armed forces veterans etc will come under the `Corporate Social Responsibility` spending ambit.

`Spending 2% on CSR won`t help if cos keep damaging environment`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:30

Planning Commission member Arun Maira today said that making it mandatory for corporates to spend 2 per cent of their profits on CSR will not benefit the society if they continue to adopt corrupt practices that are damaging to the environment.

Par panel for action against CIL officials for CSR funds

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:51

The Committee has said that although the Coal Ministry has replied that they have intentions to spend the money for CSR activities but in reality it seems that they do not have serious intention to spend it.

Govt can't tell companies on how to spend CSR money: Pilot

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 18:40

The new Companies Act, 2013, requires certain class of profitable entities to shell out at least three percent of their three-year annual average net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

India Inc must embrace mandatory CSR: HBS Dean Nohria

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 22:31

The India-born Dean of the prestigious US-based Harvard Business School (HBS) said the government's new policy on CSR allows corporates to do good for the society.

UK set to invest millions in CSR in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:44

British companies are expected to contribute as much as 100 million pounds per year for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work in India under the country's new Companies Act.

Corporates should take CSR law positively: Nita Ambani

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 13:03

"CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is a process that creates sustainable and self reliant communities by lending a hand to realise their aspirational goals," Nita Ambani said here.