According to the India Philanthropy Report by Bain & Company and Dasra, private philanthropy has grown 10% to Rs 1.2 lakh crore in FY23, including corporate social responsibility funding and donations from the wealthy and retail donors.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has encouraged companies in India to embrace eco-friendly practices. She has asked Chartered Accountants (CAs) to adopt measures that contribute positively to the environment and society.
Indian companies are reshaping their approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending, with a growing focus on environmental and health initiatives.
Despite a recent surge in such investment, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has emphasised the minimal effect of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and has asked India Inc to take a long-term approach "to yield productive results."
Before you strive for a board position you need to do a self-assessment. Ask yourself if you are ready to switch your mindset from an executive role to a non-executive role. Another key question to ask is whether you feel comfortable with numbers. At the board level, you should be able to decipher t