Inviting you to an exclusive CSR-NGO partnership meetup in Bangalore – Dec 7 by NHRD and co-curated by Sattva. The National HR network is a network of HR professionals and ecosystem members from across Indian companies. The NHRD HR Showcase is a signature event of the NHRD Bangalore Chapter, and is shaped to bolster the enduring spirit of the HR […]
4 lakh children is still a high number in terms of out-of-school children. We need the support of CSRs to focus on raising enrollment in pockets which are still very low.
We need to invest in teacher training and hassle-free technology in classrooms, says Chennai Teach For India’s Founding members.
Padmini Somani, Salaam Bombay Foundation, on the importance of working on life skills for improved learning
Education today is skewed towards cognitive aspects, however, holistic education covering performing arts, sports and several other critical skills is as much a core part of educating a child as are subjects in the curriculum.
Please note: These CSR case studies were a result of the combined efforts of BoP and Sattva. These CSR case studies are also examples of effective and impactful CSR in India. Social entrepreneur Ramji Raghavan and his team believe 2 things – one, that curiosity is the source of all learning, and two, that science education […]
NGOBOX last week released its new annual CSR spending report for CSR FY15-16 – a detailed analysis of data from 250 companies that account for over 1/3rd of the actual CSR spend. The criteria for the analysis was that companies had atleast a budget of a crore and reported before Aug 31 2016 (the cutoff date for reporting […]
N R Narayana Murthy, the iconic founder of Infosys is famously known to have said, “In God we trust. Everyone else bring data to the table.” Data is critical to informed decision making and social programs are no different. A strong Monitoring & Evaluation system is vital to building effective and impactful social programs. M&E can […]
Here is a 2-part webinar series designed to help practitioners get an essential start on planning and implementing M&E in social programs in India.
The Ministry has urged CSRs to invest in incubators focused on social causes. Are CSRs interested?
It is Year 3 of CSR in India and the spending data highlights that there has been over 75% compliance from companies on the 2% CSR, resulting in an outlay of roughly 6337 crores in CSR spending in the FY2014-15. The National CSR conclave 2016, a first of its kind practitioner meet organized by BSE, IICA […]
Manufacturing firms have been invested in community development for several decades in India now. There is a lot to learn around maturity of CSR from manufacturing firms that have honed their strategies and implementation practices over time. We at Sattva, in our experience of working with manufacturing CSR firms, think there are 4 key success […]
[Publication]: Every Child in School and Learning Well – Gaps and Opportunities in Education CSR in India
A briefing for CSR leaders on key gaps, focus areas, success factors and case studies on Education CSR in India.
Insights from a discussion with CSRs, NGOs and the ecosystem on improving the quality of learning through Education CSR.
The mandate of Indian Companies Act 2013 has made it increasing critical for business and NGOs to come together and partner with each other. There has been a lot of debate on the credibility of NGOs and businesses responsibility towards society. In order for substantial impact to take place and for CSR money to be used efficiently […]
Insights from a panel discussion with corporate, NGOs and the ecosystem on existing gaps in healthcare in India and how can we tackle the same through healthcare CSR
Insights from a panel discussion with corporate, NGOs and the ecosystem on existing gaps in skill development in India and how can we tackle the same through CSR
23% of corporates spent beyond the required amount, 18% were on par, and 7% did not spend at all on CSR activities to conduct CSR The top CSR spenders amounted to 2,760 Crores 29% of companies implemented CSR activities directly through a combination of directly through their company their own foundation and with NGOs Health […]
Sammaan, an initiative founded by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), BSE and Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), is a platform that bridges the accountability gap between corporations and NGOs. Companies today find it increasingly hard to navigate the world of corporate social responsibility and have no way to validate the legitimacy of the NGOs […]
The BSE and IICA’s proposed CSR Index assigns a number on the quality and scope of CSR activities as well as adherence to the CSR Act for all companies listed on the BSE. This figure allows for CSR comparison across companies, industries, and sectors. Sachin Pilot, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs, regarding the CSR Index, […]