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Corporate social responsibility


Solar panels to be set up in all high schools in Odisha's Ganjam district

March 31, 2022 8:03 pm

"Our aim is to make the high schools energy independent through sustainable solar energy. This initiative will also help us to promote awareness among students about renewable and alternative energy resources," Ganjam Collector Vijay Kulange said. 

A Silent Revolution captures Srinivasan Services Trust’s unique approach to CSR

October 10, 2021 12:37 pm

Snigdha Parupudi’s book challenges existing ideas about corporate social responsibility while detailing how the Trust started by TVS Motor Company chairman Venu Srinivasan bucks the trend

Explained: Govt's clarifications on CSR expenditure; what impact will these have?

August 29, 2021 10:01 pm

Companies with a minimum net worth of Rs 500 crore, turnover of Rs 1,000 crore, or net profit of Rs 5 crore are required to spend at least 2 per cent of their average profit for the previous three years on CSR activities every year.

Pune startup distributes aid in flood-hit villages

August 23, 2021 9:36 am

"While managing their regular work, the team has crowd-sourced over 500 grocery kits for flood and landslide-affected Jor and neighbouring villages of Satara district,” said Aishwarya Patil, co-founder of Decipher.

Private Sector Funding: ‘Family philanthropy up over three-fold in FY20, to remain resilient amid Covid’

March 16, 2021 8:33 am

Private sector funding for philanthropic activities in India comes mainly from one of four sources, namely, foreign funding, corporate social responsibility (CSR), retail or individual donations and high net worth individuals (HNIs) or family-backed funds.

Explained: How CSR expenditure rules have changed for Indian companies

January 30, 2021 11:00 am

The Corporate Affairs Ministry has amended the rules for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expenditure by Indian companies. Here are some of the key changes

Govt amends CSR rules: Corporates can undertake multi-year projects

January 23, 2021 1:07 am

The government Friday amended various rules pertaining to the corporate social responsibility (CSR) regime, including allowing corporates to undertake multi-year projects and making registration compulsory for agencies implementing CSR activities on behalf of companies.

Maharashtra top spender in corporate social responsibility

February 10, 2020 3:45 am

“If we see the list of expenditure by states through CSR, with at least Rs 2,500 crore per year, Maharashtra is at the top among all the states in the country,” said Rakesh Baveja, vice-president, operations and CSR, Fiat India.

Expert panel on CSR: Make non-compliance civil offence; spending must be tax deductible

August 14, 2019 3:02 am

Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain classes of profitable entities are required to spend at least two per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a particular financial year.

Lok Sabha nod to Companies Amendment Bill

July 27, 2019 1:34 am

Pinaki Misra of BJD described the Bill as “disastrous” and A Raja of the DMK said the Registrar of Companies had been given “excessive powers”.