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Social change in different contexts

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If you are reading this then you, like me, likely have a desire to “be the change you want to see in the world.” This deceptively simple proposition can be incredibly complex. How can this be done? And how can ...

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New corporate governance rules [India]

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The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will soon come out with new corporate governance rules for the listed entities in the country. Sebi chairman UK Sinha said on Saturday that the board will take up the proposals in ...

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Crowd-funding or not?

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We need your views on this…. We’re thinking of using crowd-funding to help build our website and CONNECT tools. Remember, if we can achieve this through crowd-funding, our services on the website will be free! It will always be free ...

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Find out more about India’s new CSR rules

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New rules governing Corporate Social Responsibility [‘CSR’] in India have been introduced by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs through the Companies Bill 2012.  As a consequence, there will be many corporations across the country that will be looking to invest ...

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Core Elements of your CSR policy

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While we still await more detailed rules and instructions on the implementation of the new Corporate Social Responsibility code as laid out in the Companies Bill, 2012, listed below is a short summary of the guidelines issues by the Ministry ...

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Can customers drive CSR spending?

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An interesting line to suggest how Companies in India should read the new Companies Bill, 2012 rules on CSR spending.  Customers should be aware of what Companies are doing and could potentially use this to select which manufacturer to buy ...

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Registration of Non Profits as Trusts in India

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        In the last article, we saw how non-governmental organisations (“NGOs”) can be registered as “Societies” in India. In this article, we shall focus on using a “Trust” to establish an NGO in India. Prerequisites to form ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility in India – Companies Bill 2012

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On the 18th of December 2012, the Indian Legislature passed the Companies Bill 2012 and with this most would hope for significant positive changes in the operating and regulatory environment for Companies and Entrepreneurs working in India.  The 35 year ...

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Telemarketing, Fund Raising, Non Profits and You

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Fund Raising through telemarketing… How effective do you think Telemarketing is – when the purpose is to approach a target and attempt to convince him/ her to financially support a cause not heard about earlier. The process, we believe, is ...

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Registration of Non Profit Organisations in India

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Non-governmental organisations (“NGOs”) are difficult to define and classify since the term ‘NGO’ is not used consistently. An NGO has a connotation of being a non-government organisation that is established to do public good. To put it simply, an NGO is ...

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