Green Signals from Jairam Ramesh – ‘go’, ‘no go’, and making sense of the in-betweens
Ramesh's decisions as a minister had pitted him against country’s large business houses as well as his ministerial colleagues for his assertive stand on environment protection. In this informal conversation, he reasons why environmental concerns have to be embedded into the growth process, laments industry’s mindset, calls current government’s at
Volunteerism drives CSR at SAP
All of our CSR programmes are employee-driven and each time we need a helping hand, we have an army of volunteers who are always prepared,’ said Gunjan Patel, head – CSR at SAP India, while conversing with CauseBecause. Here’s an abstract from the talk.
Conversations around CSR: The whole ecosystem has to be in sync
The Life Enrichment project was designed as an inclusive workplace intervention programme for transforming a fiercely ‘profit-first culture’ into a ‘life-first culture’. The philosophical premise on which the project was designed was that life was more valuable than all treasures on earth...
Conversations around CSR: Traditional communities can drive change
With an aim to have a clearer glimpse into thoughts that are in the minds of individuals who are playing an important role in this process of ‘dynamic change’ as well as to hear out their stories about change, CauseBecause is speaking to them and publishing their responses to a common thread of questions.
CSR: An independent state for corporate groups, please…
Such stray thoughts may not serve much practical purpose save mocking the current scenario where everyone wants a state—as if the country were a freshly baked pie. Yet, if the government is all set to cut more pieces, it must consider one for responsible and sustainable companies.
Future Trends in CSR: The Next 10 Years - PART 2
This is a purpose-driven, principle-based approach, in which business seeks to identify and tackle the root causes of our present unsustainability and irresponsibility, typically through innovating business models, revolutionizing their processes, products and services and lobbying for progressive national and international policies.
Future Trends in CSR – The Next 10 Years
Looking to the future, what is needed – and what is just starting to emerge – is a new approach to CSR, which I call Systemic CSR, or CSR 2.0. This is a purpose-driven, principle-based approach, in which business seeks to identify...