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    Our social capital approach focus on both people and numbers: Anna Swaithes, SABMiller

    Swaithes highlights that taking human impact into account is key to ensuring that sustainability is an integrated part of corporate decision making.

    HSBC sees CSR spends more than doubling to Rs 22 crore in FY17

    Majumdar said HSBC prefers partnering with local NGOs for implementation of the programmes on a milestone-based approach.

    View: Why CSR should be a boardroom priority

    Strategic CSR becomes critical for both maintaining/increasing shareholder value and doing good at the same time.

    CSR: Manufacturing responsibly needs to go beyond mere slogan

    There is no doubt that manufacturing is essential for growth and an increase in jobs, at the same time manufacturing with responsibility is more the need of the hour.

    Mahindra & Mahindra tops CSR list in India even as companies scale up operations

    Only about 18% of all companies surveyed met the mandatory 2% spending norm. Not a single services company features in the Top 10.

    'CSR spend to rise; greater sensitisation needed'

    Mishra believes it makes business and economic sense for the organisations to form partnership and achieve the joint agenda of social development in an area of their choice.

    Corporate shirking responsibility? Only 14 Nifty cos spent 2% of net gain on CSR in FY15

    48 companies spent a combined Rs 4,252 crore during FY 2015. This is a mere 1.6% of the standalone net profit earned by Nifty companies for the fiscal.

    Top 75 companies spent Rs 4,000 crore on CSR IN 2015

    The government expects total spending in the first year to top Rs 9,000 crore and rise substantially in coming years, a government official said.

    CSR regime begins on disappointing note; two-third companies miss target

    Nearly two-third of the top listed companies have failed to spend the minimum 2 per cent of profits on social responsibility activities in the first year.

    What the automotive industry should really focus on

    Considering the essential nature of this industry it is imperative to look at key issues that automotive companies need to worry about.

    'Pvt sector intervention in achieving positive social impact is in the very fabric of business'

    'Pvt sector intervention in achieving positive social impact is in the very fabric of business'

    "It's interesting, because there's a sense that 'social' finance is a very new phenomenon, almost synonymous with the coining of the term 'impact investing' in 2007."

    How FCRA norms may hurt CSR contributions of Indian companies with large foreign shareholding

    How FCRA norms may hurt CSR contributions of Indian companies with large foreign shareholding

    Companies work with or pay NGOs, schools or hospitals. Some like Infosys, HDFC, ICICI and Hindustan Lever have started their own foundations.

    CSR: Here's what the banking industry should really focus on

    CSR: Here's what the banking industry should really focus on

    Unlike the manufacturing sector it does not naturally cause emissions, however the world of finance impacts almost everything in the modern world.

    Are Ratan Tata's post retirement investments more about CSR than commercial returns?

    Are Ratan Tata's post retirement investments more about CSR than commercial returns?

    In typical CSR you donate money. In Tata’s kind of CSR you invest in something that you believe is a good cause, says Samir Bhatia, SMECorner.com.

    Philanthropy: When will India get its Melinda Gates?

    Philanthropy: When will India get its Melinda Gates?

    Rather like an efficient office manager, hers is a detailed hands-on engagement with the nitty-gritties of the task at hand. 

    Companies not serious about CSR reporting: TCS study

    Companies not serious about CSR reporting: TCS study

    The study says there is an increasing level of maturity across reports and leading companies are "being spurred on by peers to cultivate a culture of transparency".

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