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Corporate Trends

Aug 20, 2019, 06.01 AM IST
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Shareholder value is no longer everything, say top CEOs

Now, companies must also invest in employees, deliver value to customers and deal fairly and ethically with suppliers.

Coal mines PF body to invite fresh bids for fund managers

The organisation, which pays pensions to some 500,000 people from the coal sector, operates like the Employees Provident Fund Organisation.

How Ambani is rewriting rules of retail business in India

Ambani's plan entails creating the world's largest online-to-offline e-commerce platform in India. He told the AGM that the results of beta trials of this digital commerce venture — which seeks to integrate producers, sellers and consumers under one platform — have been promising.

39% Indian companies in China plan to invest more this year: Survey

About two-thirds of respondents said that their business was ‘profitable’ or ‘very profitable’ in 2018.

Gautam Singhania's strategy to maintain Raymond's growth trajectory

Raymond has a wider range of businesses, right from machine tools, hardware and, more recently, real estate.

Companies offer free flights, deploy feedback apps

In the services sector, organisations are using digital tools to enhance employee engagement.

Caught in the (Companies) Act? Don't fret

Government is looking to decriminalise most offences under companies law.

IL&FS cuts nearly 50% staff since October for cost cutting

In its fifth progress report, the firm said the measure has helped reduce its wage bill by nearly 47%.

Old hostilities between Birlas and Lodhas resurface

“The decision not to support the resolutions is wrongful,” Lodha told reporters after Birla Corporation’s 99th AGM in Kolkata.

MCA panel moots CSR expenditure as tax-deductible

The committee has underlined that the CSR spending should be a board-driven process to provide innovative technology-based solutions for social problems.

For companies, it's human capital that makes or breaks a deal

Firms that are looking to raise capital now choose funds based on the human capital they bring to the table.

How gig economy is becoming a key part of India Inc’s strategy

How gig economy is becoming a key part of India Inc’s strategy

Most of the professional gig economy segments have seen growth double in two years.

Setback for Lodhas in dispute over control of MP Birla Group

Setback for Lodhas in dispute over control of MP Birla Group

Court-appointed committee not to support Lodha's reappointment as director.

Enforcement Actions Have Generated ‘Soul Searching’ at Cos, says Srinivas

Enforcement Actions Have Generated ‘Soul Searching’ at Cos, says Srinivas

At a very broad level, enforcement actions have generated a lot of soul searching and there appears to be perceptible change in behaviour for the good.

All the big announcements from Reliance Industries 2019 AGM

All the big announcements from Reliance Industries 2019 AGM

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani on Monday addressed the shareholders of the company at its 42nd annual general meeting (AGM). Ambani stated that the slowdown in some sectors of economy is temporary adding that India has potential to grow into $10 trillion economy by 2030.

Inside Mukesh Ambani's plan to make Reliance a zero-net debt company in 18 months

Inside Mukesh Ambani's plan to make Reliance a zero-net debt company in 18 months

Reliance has invested nearly Rs 5.4 lakh crore over the last five years to generate EBITDA in excess of $1 billion annually for over a decade.

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