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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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19 May 2010

[PDF] The caste system and CSR

Author: Sharan Bal, CSR Asia

…For any company…in India, the caste system represents both a social and human rights risk...It also represents an opportunity to institute change through its CSR policies and practice…A very interesting report written in 2007 by the UK branch of the...

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2 May 2009

Bite The Caste Bullet [India]

Author: Naren Karunakaran, Outlook Business [India]

“I was the one who was against caste profiling and kept it at bay in the group for decades,” confesses Irani [Director, Tata Sons], who also heads the council for affirmative action of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). But in finally doing...

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28 June 2007

[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility and Children’s Rights in South Asia

Author: Save the Children

In this mapping, you will find examples of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives within the context of children's issues in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. The mapping highlights that children's issues often do not get sufficient...

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10 April 2003

Indian industrial empire redefines bottom line: Michael Smith reports on Tata's army of worker-volunteers, who produce social capital as well as profits [India]

Author: Michael Smith, Guardian [UK]

The Tata group, one of India's largest private sector conglomerates (involving about 80 companies), is renowned worldwide for its commitment to social welfare...Housing for employees, company-run hospitals and schools, and rural development projects...

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