CSR: Tax of the matter
Despite the howls of protests, the government has stated that the CSR law is to encourage participation in social development and that incentivising through tax benefits may dilute the spirit and intent of it. It has also clarified that the objective of CSR is to...
CSR: Four and a half ways companies (mis)use funds
Here, we have unearthed some interesting ways in which CSR money has been diverted towards pursuits of happiness by individuals and entities who you wouldn’t exactly qualify as underprivileged or oppressed.
Alstom Foundation introduces skill development programme
Broadly, the scope of the project is to empower underprivileged women in rural communities to become entrepreneurs and earn an independent income by procuring and setting up machinery for the training and serial production unit...
Citi’s 130 million rupees grant for financial inclusion
Launched in 2014, the India Innovation Grant Program encourages local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to develop scalable and replicable programmes that improve consumer financial decision-making while utilising technology and behavioural insights to lower the cost of delivery