CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #19

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #19

“CSR in India as understood by a large number of corporations is all about ‘numbers and spend’ rather than on ‘quality and investment’. CSR must be strategic and contribute toward a ‘just society’, where quality should replace quantity. Such CSR initiatives after...
CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #18

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #18

“Reports show that there has been substantial growth in CSR spending since the Companies Act came into force. However, at a strategic level, issues such as fair trade, supply chain, human rights, regulations on land acquisition and rehabilitation, environment and...
CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #17

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #17

“I feel most of the corporates do responsive CSR from branding/ protection/ sustainability/ reputation perspective. All these approaches address only the conflict between the business and the community. In future, the CSR will be done from an impact perspective which...
CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #16

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #16

“The journey so far looks credible. Education and skill development is the choice for approximately 50 per cent companies, which is a national agenda of drive also. There is no need to reinvent the wheel. Projects in line to supplement SDGs and government programmes...
CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #15

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #15

“In the history of humanity, the corporate sector has never had so much resources, influence and promise to make a positive difference to the society. If channeled properly, these attributes can make a sustainable and long-term impact in the lives of ordinary people,...
CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #14

CSR PROFESSIONAL OF THE WEEK #14

“In India, we have seen CSR evolving rapidly and progressive companies adopting strategic CSR policies and practices which also contribute to the larger purpose of nation building. CSR has also gained legitimacy in its new avatar of being a mandate from a voluntary...