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Naresh Kumar Gupta Officer - Advisory
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Children’s Rights

_JUL6559 Corporate Social Responsibility and Children’s Rights “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children” … (Dietrich Bonhoeffer (c.1940)) The Concept of Social Responsibility of business is not a new phenomenon. It has been there since ancient times, right from Kautilya to the Gandhian notion of Trusteeship. CSR involves a commitment by a company to manage its various roles in society, as producer, employer,…

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Posted on : January 25, 2017
K. Saibaba Founder Secretary, Sports Coaching Foundation (SCF)
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SPORTS AS A PLATFORM FOR SOCIAL GOOD

11 By Saibaba, Sports Coaching Foundation (SCF) Involvement in sports is the cheapest medicine for good health. Given this backdrop it is disheartening to know that India is known as the DIABETIC CAPITAL of the world. ‘Education without involvement in sports is incomplete’. Yet, an extremely high percentage of school children (especially underprivileged) in India never participated in any kind of sport. Most importantly, sport can be used as…

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Posted on : January 9, 2017
Krishan Nayan Deputy Head, Digital
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Technology and its role in Not-For-Profits – Part 1

technology-with-not-for-profit-orgs-in-au-1024x768 By Krishan Nayan As an introduction to the first in a series of blog posts on “Technology and its role in Not-for-Profits”, I am going to stress on the basics of digital technology and benefits associated with it, especially with respect to its utility in the development sector. Technology is scaling new heights every passing day and it has become imperative to incorporate technology in business. Although, the role of technology is ext…

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Posted on : December 28, 2016
Radhika Ralhan Senior Manager, Advisory
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Generosity in times of Adversity

blank The world we live in is witnessing a new form of global crisis, with more than 65 million people displaced from their homes, half of which are children. Around 21.3 million people have been forcefully transformed into refugees and 34,000 people are forcibly displaced every day. We are all aware of the crisis in Syria where 12 million people have been uprooted by violence since 2011 – including 4.9 million registered refugees, 6.6 million people…

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Posted on : November 15, 2016
Radhika Ralhan Senior Manager, Advisory
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Transcending towards Systems of Giving: Reflecting on our Roots

causes-tree-version-1 Einstein once said “if you can’t explain it simply, that means you don’t understand it well enough.” I realised to follow the same principle while writing this piece. I am amidst the noise of heavy taxonomies of the modern world – Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), charity, volunteering and our very favourite sustainability. I have embarked my journey with Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India an…

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Posted on : October 4, 2016
Kartik Ayer Deputy Head, Strategic Partnerships
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Transforming lives through employee giving

GAYE Infographics Charitable Giving at individual level in India has always been the backbone of Indian culture from times unknown. Earliest known mention of charity as a virtuous practice is in the Rigveda. Since the Vedic period until recently, charitable giving barring religious donations in India has come a long way and has transformed into an act of systematic investment in social causes with the focus on yielding impact. More specifically, following the amen…

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Posted on : September 20, 2016
Sabita Parida Senior Manager, Advisory
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Cascading into Oblivion: Tribals of India

Orissa Following the coverage in national and vernacular media about the death of 17 children of Juanga tribe in Jajpur district of Odisha in the last six months has compelled the Odisha state government to initiate an emergency “feeding programme”. Though quick action of the state government deserves special mention, but the ground situation raises several other bigger questions to answer for. Is the launch of a feeding program sufficient to combat…

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Posted on : July 19, 2016
Samrat Paul Manager, Communications and Engagement
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The ‘cause’ behind the award-winning campaign!

CAF India- Sunil Chhetri Appeal 1 Marketing and communicating a social initiative effectively for the greater good of benefitting the society means so much more. It gets better when you stand out in the crowd for doing good. The latest recognition to come CAF India’s way is the ‘The Best Cause Marketing Campaign of the Year in NGO Sector’ for the Himalayan Earthquake Response campaign. I am glad to be a part of a hard-working and committed team at CAF India who put their…

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Posted on : June 30, 2016
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