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CSR data: Govt tweaking annual filing form for companies

Government is amending the form for furnishing annual financial statements under the companies law as part of efforts to ensure that CSR spending figures are reported in a proper manner.

Haryana to encourage corporates to fund govt school projects

Haryana to encourage corporates to fund govt school projects

A co-ordination committee has been formed as part of the measure aimed at filling the funding gap in the sector and improving quality of education.

Most cos see higher CSR spending next fiscal, says survey

Most cos see higher CSR spending next fiscal, says survey

Majority of corporates expect to spend more on social welfare activities in the next financial year as CSR increasingly becomes part of strategic decision making process, says a survey.

Govt may ask companies to spend 30% of CSR funds for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Govt may ask companies to spend 30% of CSR funds for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Large companies may soon be asked to devote 30% of CSR funds towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

BSE-listed cos spent Rs 6,400 crore on CSR last fiscal: Report

Over 1,000 BSE-listed companies together shelled out Rs 6,400 crore towards CSR activities last fiscal, with funds going to education, health and other areas, says a report.

Actor Aamir Khan applauds UNICEF-ICC partnership for cause

Actor Aamir Khan applauds UNICEF-ICC partnership for cause

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who is Unicef Ambassador for South Asia, has applauded its decision to associate with the International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body of cricket.

Sensex firms miss CSR threshold by 30%, only 7 firms comply

Collectively, the 30 Sensex companies are estimated to have spent about Rs 3,500 crore on CSR initiatives during the 2014-15 fiscal, when they were required to spend nearly Rs 5,000 crore on such activities under the new Companies Act.

Govt-appointed panel on CSR to finalise report next month

Interestingly, nearly two-third of the top listed firms have failed to make the minimum 2 per cent CSR spend in the first year (2014-15 fiscal).

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is Corporate Social Responsibility nothing but a marketing gimmick?

This week on Dr. Subhash Chandra Show, India’s leading Businessman meets 150 Medium & Small Industry Entrepreneurs to discuss “If Corporate Social Responsibility a hypocrisy?” Dr.

SBI creates foundation for group CSR activities

The nation's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has created a separate company, SBI Foundation, to carry out its massive CSR initiatives and hopes to get it "running" from July.

Companies not serious about CSR reporting: TCS study

Reporting of CSR activities on environment and governance issues is not being taken as seriously as it should be, a study backed by the country's largest software exporter TCS said on Friday.

Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Maruti helping tribals to drive and live

Vibha Sachdev

"My name is Vasara Mansukhbhai. I used to be a labourer and my earnings were very low. I used to earn Rs 4,000 a month earlier but now, after I learnt driving from here, I have started to earn Rs 8,000 a month."

ICSI seeks mandatory audit for CSR activity

Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is for introduction of audit of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity.

CSR monitoring panel to meet second time next week

IICA had been entrusted to provide secretarial and technical support to the committee headed by former union home secretary Anil Baijal.

"Corporate be responsible, before being socially responsible"

The Corporates must act responsibly, so that their actions benefied not only the stakeholders, but society as whole, N Sessasayee, Principal District Judge, Coimbatore, said today.

Budget 2015: 100% I-T deduction for contributions made to Swachh Bharat Fund

Budget 2015: 100% I-T deduction for contributions made to Swachh Bharat Fund

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Presenting the national budget for the next fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced 100 percent income tax deduction for contributions made to Swachh Bharat Fund, other than CSR.

CSR spend may grow over 4 times to $2.5 bn: Study

CSR spend may grow over 4 times to $2.5 bn: Study

The CSR norms came into effect from April 1 last year through the Companies Act, 2013, which is being implemented by the Corporate Affairs Ministry.

Sports Ministry revises Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar plan

Sports Ministry revises Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar plan

 Sports Ministry has revised the scheme of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, which was introduced to encourage involvement of corporates and sports promotion boards in the development of sports in the country.

CSR of companies be spent in a transparent way: Jharkhand CM

 Total funds under corporate social responsibility (CSR) should be spent transparently by companies based in Jharkhand so that benefits reflect in the society, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said on Saturday.