New Delhi: re corporate houses sensitive to vulnerable groups, local communities, sexual minorities and other stakeholders while going about their business? A collaboration of civil society organisations—Praxis, Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Change Alliance, and Partners in Change — will release the India Responsible Business Index (IRBI) on February 27, 2018. Titled “Making Growth Inclusive-2018” the IRBI assesses policies and disclosures of the top 100* BSE-listed companies for responsible business practices and ranks them on five parameters: non-discrimination in the workplace, employee dignity and human rights, community development, inclusiveness in supply chain and community as business stakeholders.
Here are the findings and trends of how this fares on specific variables related to women, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged communities. [Read More]