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Corporate Social Responsibility in India

This is a selection of resources on Corporate Social Responsibility in India available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so we can share them with our readers.

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Corporate social responsibility in India: Some empirical evidence

Gain insights on community development and corporate social responsibility in India through this book, which presents corporate social responsibility in two parts. The first part covers the contributors’ experiences with corporate social responsibility in various regions of India, while the second explains the methods used to understand and assess the needs on the ground.

All rights reserved, Singapore: Springer, 2017.

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Indian business: Notions and practices of responsibility

How has the concept of corporate social responsibility evolved in India? How do Indian businesses and non-governmental organisations see the issue of corporate social responsibility? Find out from this book today, which examines the Indian notion of corporate social responsibility from the historical, legal and social contexts.

All rights reserved, New York: Routledge, 2018.

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Coupling corporate social responsibility into Millennium Development Goals: A case study of Tata Steel Limited in Jharkhand

Using the case study of corporate social responsibility in Tata Steel Limited in Jharkhand, this report looks at how India’s Companies Act 2013 and the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals have impacted the country’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Retrieved from ProQuest Central. (myLibraryID is required to access this database.)

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Corporate social responsibility of public sector company: A case study of BHEL

This report looks at the concept of corporate social responsibility in BHEL, a public sector company and one of the largest engineering firms in India. Besides describing the various corporate social responsibility activities which BHEL has adopted from 2009 to 2014, it also provides an analysis of its spending on corporate social responsibility.

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A study of CSR in Indian banks with special reference to State Bank of India

Through this article, take a closer look at how the State Bank of India played a part to improve community welfare, health, education and agriculture through its various corporate social responsibility activities from 2012 to 2015.

Retrieved from EBSCOHost Databases. (myLibraryID is required to access this database.)

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Joy of giving at Snapdeal: A case study

Snapdeal is a technology start-up and one India’s largest e-commerce sites. Learn about how the company rolled out innovative corporate social responsibility interventions without the need to invest huge funds on its corporate social responsibility initiatives.

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CSRBOX

CSRBOX is a comprehensive analytics and information platform covering corporate social responsibility in India. Besides news and information about corporate social responsibility, it provides a list of over 1,000 Indian companies and details about their initiatives and financial spendings on corporate social responsibility.

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INDIACSR

Said to be India’s largest corporate social responsibility network, INDIACSR is a news portal dedicated to the sharing of information, news and best practices of corporate social responsibility and sustainability in India. In addition, it includes interviews with prominent business leaders on the corporate social responsibility efforts and initiatives adopted by their companies.

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Indian law requires companies to give 2% of profits to charity. Is it working?

Has the Companies Act 2013 increased contributions to corporate social responsibility in India? This article attempts to seek the answer as it examines the development of corporate social responsibility in India two years after the Companies Act passed in 2014 made corporate social responsibility mandatory.

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Microsoft India – Real impact for a better tomorrow

Learn about how Microsoft India contributes to the community through its corporate social responsibility, sustainability, volunteerism and humanitarian initiatives that help to empower the locals, raise funds and address societal challenges in India.

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