River Ganges

Corporates undertake Namami Gange Projects as part of their CSR activity

The banks of River Ganga are set to get a major facelift as several corporates have undertaken CSR projects for ghat cleaning and development, afforestation, provision of amenities and similar work under Namami Gange programme. Companies like Shipping Corporation of India, Indorama Corporation, IndusInd Bank, Yes Bank,30

School in India

CSR partnering for new age India

In the words of Abraham Lincoln, democracy is a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) has brought about an opportunity to work with the people and pay back a minimal part of the earning to the30

Green opportunity

CSR Manager, Eros International and Lulla Foundation

Title: CSR Manager, Eros International and Lulla Foundation Location:Maharashtra Organization’s profile: Eros International is a leading global Indian film entertainment company that co-produces, acquires and distributes Indian language films in multiple formats worldwide including, theatrical, television and digital channels. Job Description: Design and implement a30

Drivers of Solar Energy

Drivers of Solar Energy in India

India now has sufficient experience with Solar PV for Governments as well as large Consumers to accept that it is cost competitive with grid power. Consumers are gradually accepting the possibility of regular rise in electricity tariffs. Solar power provides a good source of electricity30

Fuel cost in Rupees per KWh

How Can Clean Energy Contribute in the Efficient Use of CSR Budget?

The recently passed Companies Bill, 2012 mandates large organizations to spend part of their net profit on activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility. Renewable energy presents an opportunity for organizations to make investments in sustainability that will pay back quickly. Purchase of clean energy or30

The amount of money spent on CSR work by Coal India Limited

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is increasingly becoming an important activity for businesses. CSR aims at building up sustainable business practices while also taking into account the triple bottom line approach- people, planet and profit. Considering the responsibility of corporates towards society and environmental protection, the30

CDP report India

New Companies Bill makes CSR mandatory

The new Companies Bill has been passed by parliament and will receive Presidential assent soon. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is being introduced and with this in India, it will now be a statutory provision. World over, CSR is increasingly becoming an important activity for businesses.30

CDP report India

What’s new in GRI –G4 guidelines?

There has been an increasing trend among global organizations to disclose information on their triple bottom line impacts, and why not when the benefits are so fruitful. Sustainability reporting framework was formulated by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) which is a non-profit organization that promotes economic,30