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1 December 2012

[PDF] CSR Working Paper - Sustainability reporting on children’s rights

Author: Elizabeth Umlas, for UNICEF

Public reporting will be one way in which stakeholders can and will hold companies accountable for implementing the [UN Children's Rights & Business] Principles. In most cases companies will be expected to integrate children’s rights into existing...

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21 July 2010

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot...

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30 November 2009

In a closet darkly: why disclosure lies beyond corporate assurances [India]

Author: Jacob P. Koshy, Live Mint [India]

Last month, India’s labour ministry came out with a national policy on HIV/AIDS…Several companies, including Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd, Apollo Tyres Ltd, Crompton Greaves Ltd, SRF Ltd, Ballarpur Industries Ltd, PepsiCo Inc., Hindustan Unilever Ltd...

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1 November 2009

Partners in sustainability [India]

Author: Yashashree Gurjar, InfochangeIndia.com

Ballarpur Industries Ltd (BILT) ...is a part of the...Avantha Group...BILT has active partnerships with 18 NGOs across India, operating at six of its manufacturing sites. Most of these partnerships are focused on working in communities where BILT has...

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13 April 2009

Study Finds that Largest Indian Companies Need to Improve CSR Activities and Reporting

Author: Robert Kropp, SocialFunds.com

In its second annual report on the corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities of the 1,000 largest Indian companies, Karmayog, a Mumbai-based online organization, has found that on a scale of zero to five, 494 companies (49%) received the lowest...

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1 March 2009

[DOC] Report on the Karmayog CSR Ratings of the 1000 largest Indian companies - 2008

Author: Karmayog.org [India]

The Karmayog Corporate Social Responsibility Study and Ratings of Indian Companies was undertaken to explore and understand the role that corporates are playing...in finding meaningful solutions to the problems facing India today...Karmayog undertook....

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1 January 2009

[PDF] Partnership with a small NGO for ensuring quality education

Author: Ballarpur Industries

Sankalpa Bahu-Udeshiya Sanstha, is a small grass roots level NGO which BILT has been partnering with for the last five years...Before the intervention, in 2005, 30 per cent children in the age group of 6 to 14 were out of school and even amongst...

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2 June 2008

BILT Conferred TERI Corporate Award for Business Response to HIV/AIDS [India]

Author: India PRwire

Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), India’s largest paper manufacturer and part of the over $3 billion Avantha Group, was conferred the prestigious TERI Corporate Award for Business Response to HIV/AIDS… the award acknowledges the efforts of...

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24 July 2007

India’s Private Sector to Gain from Supporting Fight against HIV and AIDS: World Bank Report

Author: World Bank

India’s private sector stands to gain much from supporting interventions aimed at preventing HIV both at the workplace and in local communities…Businesses bring critical advantages in ensuring prevention and control of HIV and AIDS, including...

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4 April 2007

Asia-Pacific: Indian corporate responsibility – Asian giant on an ethical crash course

Author: Poulomi Mrinal Saha, Ethical Corporation

[Overview of corporate responsibility initiatives in India, including dalit discrimination, child labour, displacement, climate change. Refers to Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Infosys, National Thermal Power Corporation, WeP Peripherals, General Electric,...

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