Corporate Social Responsibility

No takers for Rs 1,717 crore of CSR funds in FY18: Report

Only half of the 1,708 companies listed on NSE have a CSR committee in place despite the CSR Act mandating the same.

Nov 28, 2018, 10:53 AM IST

Mandatory CSR is morally reprehensible, logically repugnant, and economically wasteful

Compulsory CSR also flies in the face of Make in India programme.

Mar 13, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

HDFC Bank to develop 1,000 villages under CSR by FY'19

The bank has already empowered 750 deprived villages across the country in the last two-and-half years.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Mumbai Police can now accept donations from corporates. Conditions applied

The Mumbai Police will now be able to accept donations from corporates. As per a government resolution (GR) issued by the Maharashtra government on Tuesday, the Mumbai Police can accept donations from all private firms.

Oct 24, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

IIT Kharagpur partnering NGOs, corporates to shape their CSR initiatives

KOLKATA: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is gearing up to partner with corporate houses and NGOs to shape up their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Oct 18, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

FM Jaitley sees CSR spending potential of Rs 14,000 crore

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also exhorted companies to take up challenging areas for spending their CSR fund.

Sep 26, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Companies get socially more responsible, CSR spend up 47%: Report

Corporate India's social responsibility graph is headed up with 47 percent jump in CSR spend since it became mandatory, with 300 BSE listed companies spending Rs 6,871 crore on this front in 2016-17, says a report.

Aug 31, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Dr Subhash Chandra speaks on release of Corporate Social Responsibility report in Delhi

Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Subhash Chandra on release of Corporate Social Responsibility report in Delhi. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates!

Apr 17, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

CSR spends by corporates jump 22% to Rs 8,300 cr in FY16

Overall CSR spends by corporates saw a significant 22 percent rise in 2015-16, with bulk of the money going into education, skills development, healthcare and sanitation initiatives, a research report said.

Jan 30, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

TCS awarded for leading CSR practices

India's IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been awarded the Gold rating certificate by a world-leading independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) advisory firm for environmental sustainability, labor practices and business operations.

Sep 21, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Cipla, Godrej recognised in Fortune 'Change the World' list

India's pharmaceutical giant Cipla and consumer goods conglomerate Godrej have been recognised by Fortune magazine in a list of global firms changing the world for the good and having a positive social impact through their activities.

Aug 19, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

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.

Aug 15, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:01 PM IST

Don't forget society in name of shareholder value: Rajan to companies

Stating that the meaning of the maximising of shareholders' value has gone through a change, Rajan gave example of "a bunch of employees contributing a huge value to a firm", but the benefits of the value actually going to the shareholders.

Jan 22, 2016, 23:13 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra calls for more corporate support for Olympic sports

Beijing Games gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday urged corporate houses to play a bigger role in the progress of Olympics sports in India and said the disciplines should be "supported as a part of CSR activities".

Jul 15, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Reliance Life to add 20,000 agents in next fiscal

Reliance Life Insurance will add 20,000 agents during the next financial year, a company official said today.

Mar 24, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2015, 10:54 AM IST