A publication was released against the backdrop of the Corporate Social Responsibility Symposium - Making Businesses more responsive: 2% & beyond organised by CII on 12 February, 2014 at Chandigarh.
The background paper reflects upon the scenario of industrial houses and big corporates towards CSR after the coming up of the 2 % spending of profit clause under the Companies Act, 2013. It also introduces the idea of CSR to the forefront and through its disclose-or-explain mandate, promoting greater transparency and disclosure.
The paper covers the following aspects of CSR:
- What is CSR? – Global & Indian context
- CSR and sustainability
- Global principles and guidelines
- Implications of Companies Act, 2013
- Getting involved In CSR
- Benefits of a robust CSR programme
- A Top-driven approach
- CSR and SMEs
- CII Perspectives on CSR