CSR

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NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours 2012

Spark your innovation with NASSCOM Foundation’s 4th edition of the NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours NASSCOM Foundation, in association with Genpact opens entries for India’s most impactful social enterprise projects, using technology to solve India’s social and environmental issues. The awards aim to showcase projects that demonstrate best practices in using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) [...]

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The paradox of CSR in India

New Delhi: Regretting that the concept of voluntary CSR has not picked up in India, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily today said the new Companies Bill would make it mandatory for corporate to earmark part of their profit for corporate social ….

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Mukesh Ambani criticises Western charity ethos

"There is awareness in India that growth has to be sustainable, inclusive and environmentally friendly," he said. "CRS (corporate social responsibility) has to be an integral part of every business. "Businesses should be measured on…

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Genpact NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours – Apply Now !!

NASSCOM Foundation announces Genpact NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours (GNSIH) 2011…  Entries to the 3rd edition of the biggest industry recognition for social innovation are solicited.  Last date for entries is October 1, 2010.NGOs, NPOs, Corporate, Students, Government/PSUs, Individuals/Groups, can now apply across the following seven categories: ICT led Innovation by Non – Profit Organisation ICT [...]

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Can Indian companies be regulated to become more socially responsible?

A Government of India regulation mandating companies to commit a minimum level of resources towards socially responsible projects? Does the idea seem a little far-fetched? Well, you are not the only one who is surprised. Here is the update from Forbes.com: In early March, corporations were surprised by an announcement from the government’s Corporate Affairs [...]

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India Needs Social Entrepreneurs and Social Intrapreneurs to Fight Recession

This op-ed was submitted by Suresh Pramar, and is a user post. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of TC-I, but we feel that it is important to cultivate opinions from all sides. India like the rest of the world has not escaped the impacts of the current downturn. The sudden rush in [...]

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Op-Ed: CSR and the Nazis

Here is a piece that I wrote for my school paper. While it is not focused on India specifically, I believe that the topic is relevant to every country. Profits or Profiteering?: Why Companies Are Responsible for More If a corporation’s responsibility is truly only to its shareholders, then I guess the actions of Mercedes-Benz, [...]

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[TC-I Call to Action]: JustMeans Social Enterprise Fellowship

JustMeans, an online portal for companies interested in social responsibility, is recruiting for a Social Enterprise fellowship in their Pune office.  The fellow will cover a variety of tasks: Develop a  business strategy for Justmeans expansion into Asia in the first two quarters of 2010 Work with one of our partners to launch an annual conference on sustainable [...]

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20th South Asian International Fund Raising Workshop

User Post Block your calendar for South Asia’s most popular event on Fundraising and Communication: 20th South Asian Fund Raising Workshop 8-11 August 2009 Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur Registrations Now Open! Log on to www.safrg.org Contact: [email protected] / [email protected] or Call us @ 91-11-26132024 Early bird discount – register before 31st May and save Rs. [...]

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Survey for NGOs

As you may notice on the sidebar, we have a new featured survey for you all to participate in. Here is some additional information directly from the survey makers: NGOs: Dig into your strengths and opportunities AND win great prizes! Ethos Advisors and NGO Post have created a short survey to assess the needs to [...]