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Keep the spotlight on the the true hero – 3 tips for telling your sustainability story.

The Co-operative publishes 2013 Sustainability Report

Growing green cities

UNGC urges businesses to press action against corruption

Development not sustainable without effective public sector

Corporations are the only thing that can save the world

The circular economy's trillion-dollar opportunity

With passing of New Company Bill, ICCSR was inundated with request to provide professionals who are trained in the field of CSR

New Company Bill mandating 2% CSR spent

CSR Guidelines - Iran

CSR Guidelines - Colombia

CSR Guidelines - Norway

CSR Guidelines - America

CSR Guidelines - Vienna

CSR Guidelines - Asutralia

CSR Guidelines - South Africa

CSR Guidelines - Europe

CSR Guidelines - USA

CSR Guidelines - France

CSR Guidelines - Sweden

CSR Guidelines - UK

Voluntary guideline for CSR - Germany

CSR Training Workshop for Industries

Understanding the basics and fundamental principles of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Appeal to Enlightened Self Intrest


Corporate Social Responsibilty

CSR & The Media

The Impact of CSR

Perspectives on Best Practices of Sustainable Corporate Responsibility

A case study of Starbucks’ CSR communication

ISO 26000 – Social responsibility

Implementing business responsibility across business sectors

National Voluntary Guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility

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Effective CSR Communication Strategy
Best Global Practises in CSR by Karin Huber Mumbai, 8th April 2015, Monday at Lotus Corporate Park, 185/A Grahmfirth Steel Compund, Gaothan Road, Near Raheja Titanium, Goregaon (East) Mumbai 400063 View more

Certificate course in Corporate Social Responsibility
Indian Center for CSR and CSR Training Institute UK presents Certificate course in Corporate Social Responsibility, Duration of the course: 4 months, Data: 2nd May 2015 to 29th August View more
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Corporate Training
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Indian Center for CSR and CSR Training Institute UK presents Certificate course in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Duration of the course: 4 months
Data: 2nd May 2015 to 29th August View more

Corporate social responsibility googly to tax some and spare the rest
India Inc, which now has to spend on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, may have to bear a heavier tax burden, unless the expenditure is covered by specific provisions of the Income Tax (I-T) Act. The Finance Bill has clarified that such spend will not be treated as business expenditure. If it were treated as business expenditure, it would have directly reduced the taxable profits of the concerned company. However, tax benefits could be available for certain CSR activities under other sections of the I-T Act. "If the CSR expenditure is covered by the specific sections (Secti View more

Environment Ministry clearances to be policy-based
Environment Minister says case-by-case consideration of defence projects delayed clearances

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the government will evolve “policy-based solutions” for the pending environment clearances, adding, the defence projects clearance delays has been due to their case-by-case consideration.

“We are evolving new ways of solutions to the existing problems of environment clearances by evolving policy based solutions,” Mr. Javadekar told reporters here.

“Delay in the defence projects were due to case-by-case decision making process. View more

The Road to Sustainability
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a sought-after university for courses related to sustainable development, has forayed into distance learning recently. The university offers an intensive, multi-track, online programme in renewable energy. A two-year advanced ­postgraduate diploma, and a one-year postgraduate diploma in renewable energy are on offer. Both these programmes have been approved by the Distance Education Council.

Each of these programmes have been split into four certificate courses: CEIE (certificate course in energy infrastructure and efficiencies), CRERP (certificate View more

Slum redevelopment a CSR activity: Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Mumbai: Slum-redevelopment, road safety awareness and consumer protection services will be treated as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, according to clarifications issued by the ministry of corporate affairs in response to queries from stakeholders.

BJP's election manifesto had promised to usher in a low-cost housing policy that would ensure every family in India a home by 2022. The ministry, in a circular, has clarified that slum-redevelopment or housing for economically weaker sections could be covered under the eligible CSR category of 'measures taken for reducing inequa View more

Govt provides clarity on CSR activities under Companies Act
Providing more clarity on social welfare spending norms for corporates, the government has said that "one off events" such as marathons and sponsorships of television programmes would not considered towards CSR expense.

Under the new Companies Act, certain class of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

Asking stakeholders to "liberally" interpret the provisions in Schedule VII (Companies Act) — that relates to CSR works — the government has said that CSR View more