The India Responsible Business Index 2015 is an outcome of a collaborative partnership between Corporate Responsibility Watch, Oxfam India, Change Alliance, Praxis India & Partners In Change,
The movement, as many argue, has spotlighted the need for a stronger policy framework at workplace protecting women from abuse
The 3rd India Responsible Business Forum conference spanned over an entire day. It saw the unveiling of the IRBI 2017. Here’s a brief recap of what happened at IRBF 2018.
#IRBF2018 – 5 things we learned about the importance for companies to invest in equality and dignity from the panel discussion by Kiran Karnik, Pavan Rao @Wipro , @hkaur0304 @gcwlashoka , and @saliltripathi , read here.
#IRBF2018 – Read the 4 major insights on transparency in supply chains from the panel discussion.
In today’s scenario, a responsible business index matters more than ever before and here are 5 reasons why.
2% CSR is not enough, even though top companies in India spend millions of rupees on CSR projects annually. Here are the top 7 reasons why from interview excerpts from the video ‘Even It Up’ .
The theme for 2016 World Economic Forum was ‘Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.’ This article draws attention to the 3 key observations that arose at the WEF 2016 that Indian businesses need to take note of.
Leaders from around the world recently committed to 17 ambitious development goals for the next 15 years. These 17 goals, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) replace the Millennium Development Goals.
"Latest edition of the IRBI 2017 released. @livemint reports results are poor: Only 14 cos explicitly committed to paying minimum wages with just five, a step further to recognise fair living wages.” - @thewire_in articl
The Global Gender Gap Report 2017 explains why India fell to the 108th position. This article talks about the 4 important questions you should be asking about India’s poor performance.
Sustainable and Responsible Investment is a global trend that has picked up momentum in the last 10 years; and India is likely to be the next frontier. This is the finding of a recent research carried out by Oxfam India
Irresponsible corporate policies create social risk. A company that lacks policies for social risk management is not only jeopardising its own future but also causing social instability and insecurity.
The article focuses on two of the many functions that markets perform – selling and employment, viz a viz market based gender discrimination across borders and socio-economic strata.
As more Indian companies become multinational, they need to follow the ethos of inclusive and responsible business practices, because it is a picture of India as a nation that they carry with them.
For inclusiveness in businesses, the key is first to understand whether businesses are ready to understand a rights-based approach to inclusion. This article emphasizes the role of business in preserving human rights.