Introducing CSRworld

CSRworld has a vision to create a vibrant and all encompassing platform for CSR (corporate social responsibility) thought and action. CSRworld has multiple dimensions - showcase CSR practices and case studies of corporates, highlight NGOs and projects which need support and funding from CSR budgets, listing of companies whose products and services will be utilised in implementing CSR projects, showcase social enterprises who combine the best of entrepreneurship and social good, news and views related to CSR and more. Be part of CSRworld, get noticed and benefit yourself and others.

Corporate Initiatives

 

  • Tata Power Mundra UMPP’s Project 'Sagarbandhu' for the fishermen community

     

    Gujarat is India’s largest marine fish producer, mostly due to its 1640 km long coastline supports four lakh population of fishermen and women. These fisherfolk bring in large amount of business in the state with stark contrast to the northwest area of Kutch where the fishing sector is suffering with a mere 12 per cent of the fish brought in, even though it has the longest coast line.
  • Tata Power empowers women through Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Kutch Region of Gujarat

     

    Today, the Kutch region of Gujarat is representative of the synergistic relationship between corporates and communities working in tandem to facilitate holistic rural development. This is a major step forward as not too long ago, in the absence of developmental activities, the local communities of the region were solely dependent on grazing livestock or fishing to earn their livelihood.
  • CSR initiatives of Visaka Industries Limited

     

    As a responsible Corporate Citizen the management of Visaka has always held the view that the Corporate who benefit from the Society should pay back to the Society by taking up activities which would help uplift the standard of living of the people. Therefore Visaka Charitable Trust was established in the year 2000. The CSR activity of the trust supports programs devoted to the cause of destitute, rural poor and providing the basic necessities of life.
  • CSR initiatives of Eaton India

     

    Eaton’s CSR activities in India began when the company started operations in Pune after the acquisition of Aeroquip Vickers in 1999. Since then, Eaton has worked with several local and national NGOs such as Maher, Gurukul, NMP+, DeepGriha Society amongst otherson various causes and has extended contributions in the form of man-power, donations and relief material.
  • CSR initiatives of Citi India

     

    The Corporate Citizenship function is the umbrella entity for all Corporate Social Responsibility activities undertaken by Citi India. Our philosophy of Social Responsibility is based on the key pillars of – Grants made by Citi Foundation; Employee Engagement with Communities; and Local Charitable Contributions and Sponsorships.
  • CSR initiatives of Forbes Marshall

     

    Over the years, Forbes Marshall has believed in the philosophy of contributing and giving back to the community it operates in. Thus when the factory was originally set up in Pune in 1958, Darius Forbes felt it was insufficient to merely purchase land from the farmers who were the original owners of the land, it was necessary to now actively and positively contribute to the community the company would be operating in.
  • CSR initiatives of Zensar Technologies

     

    An essential component of our corporate social responsibility is to care for the community. We endeavor to make a positive contribution to the underprivileged communities by supporting a wide range of socio-economic, educational and health initiatives. Many of the community projects and programs are driven by active participation from our employees.
  • CSR initiatives of Thermax

     

    Thermax believes that corporate organisations should think beyond profit and reach out for the wellbeing of the larger society. Guided by the vision of its founder Chairman Rohinton Aga - 'profit is not just a set of figure but of values' - over the years, Thermax has worked on a modest CSR agenda to fulfill its obligations to its wider circle of stakeholders including the communities in which it operates.
  • ITC Limited Corporate Citizenship

     

    ITC Limited (ITC) is one of India's foremost private sector companies having a diverse portfolio of businesses. The company has been undertaking several CSR initiatives over the years and been appreciated for them globally. The case discusses ITC's CSR initiatives and focuses on its approach. The company's innovative ways and heavy investments to achieve the 'triple bottom line' are discussed.
  • Cognizant CSR

     

    Cognizant Technology Solutions ( Cognizant ) is a U. S. - based multinational provider of business, technology and consulting services headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Cognizant has been named to the 2010 Fortune 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List for the eighth consecutive year. [2] Cognizant has also been named to the Fortune 1000 and Forbes Global 2000 lists.
  • CSR Activities of Indian Oil Corporation Limited

     

    Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. is India's largest company by sales with a turnover of Rs. 271,074cr and profit of Rs. 10,221cr for the year 2009-10. IndianOil is the highest ranked Indian company in the latest Fortune 'Global 500' listings, ranked at the 125th position. IndianOil's vision is driven by a group of dynamic leaders who have made it a name to reckon with.
  • ONGC Corporate Social Responsibility

     

    Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is state owned Oil and Natural Gas company founded on 14 Aug 1956. It is a Fortune Global 500 company ranked 413, and contributes 77% of India's crude oil production and 81% of India's natural gas production. It is the second highest profit making corporation in India. Indian government holds 74.14% equity stake in this company.
  • Pepsico-Corporate Social Responsibility

     

    PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and has grown to become the country's largest selling food and Beverage Company. One of the largest multinational investors in the country, PepsiCo has established a business which aims to serve the long term dynamic needs of consumers in India.
  • Stanchart's Project Burjwadi

     

    Standard Chartered was formed in 1969 through a merger of two banks: The Standard Bank of British South Africa, founded in 1863, and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, founded in 1853. The Chartered Bank opened its first overseas branch in India, at Kolkata, on 12 April 1858.
  • Tata Steel Corporate Citizenship

     

    The Tata Steel Group has always believed that mutual benefit of countries, corporations and communities is the most effective route to growth. Tata Steel has not limited its operations and businesses within India but has built an imposing presence around the globe as well. With the acquisition of Corus in 2007 leading to commencement of Tata Steel's European operations, the Company today is the tenth largest steel producer in the world with employee strength of above 81,000 across five continents.
  • Report on Business Ethics

     

    Levi Strauss is one of the world's largest brand-name clothes manufacturers and also one of the first international companies to adopt a corporate code of conduct to apply to all contractors who manufacture and finish its products two parts:
  • Tata's gift Rs.220 crore to Harvard

     

    In one of the biggest corporate contributions by an Indian business house to education, Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata group has donated $50 million (Rs.220 crore) to the Harvard Business School to fund a new building that would support a wide range of executive education programs. The school acknowledged that the funds, which would come from a clutch of Tata -controlled charitable trusts & firms, are the "largest international donation in its 102-year history".
  • Don't bank here if you smoke...

     

    If you are like your cigarette or gutkha, the Rajkot People's Co-operative Bank has no job for you. The bank does not hire anyone who smokes or chews tobacco. And, customers with these habits have to pay higher interest if availing a loan. "It is my belief that a person not addicted to smoking or chewing pan, gutkha or tobacco performs his/her duties in a far more..
  • Hope on wheels

     

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY: Hyundai Hope on Wheels, a partnership of Hyundai dealers across the U.S. and Hyundai Motor America, today announced a new nationwide initiative to raise funds to fight childhood cancer. Hyundai dealers have pledged to donate a total of $3 million dollars to Hope on Wheels based on vehicles sold during the month of September (National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month).
  • Seven food majors vow responsible advertising ... Shubham Mukherjee

     

    Mumbai: Seven major food and beverage companies have signed a unique pledge committing themselves to responsible advertising and marketing to children. This is the first such self-regulatory pledge in India on the lines of the one in the European Union. According to people familiar with the development, firms that have become signatories to the pledge are Indian subsidiaries of global majors such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle, Kellogg, Mars International, General Mills and Hindustan Unilever. While more are expected to join in, Cadbury India is the only notable exception.
  • VIPs to Volunteers

     

    Corporates have been rewriting their social responsibility curricula to allow their employees to pitch in with their own philanthropy. Instead of conveniently outsourcing altruism to sponsored non-profits, companies are getting into the very act via the workforce. And they've found the returns coming home to roost.