Monday, April 22, 2024

CSR or eyewash!

Mahtab Uddin Ahmed A common sight during winter months in recent years has been the distribution of blankets by our politicians, corporate leaders and businessmen to communities with little or no real need for them. News and social media coverage, mobile clicks and press conferences may outnumber the total spending on these so-called noble endeavour ... Read more

CSR and a new order of business

From being seen as mere philanthropy and ‘doing good’, corporate social responsibility is now at the heart of business sustainability and ethical and accountable corporate behaviour Bitopi Das Chowdhury CSR or corporate social responsibility has been a buzz phrase for quite some time now. Not a day goes by without it being mentioned, albeit in ... Read more

Seminar links CSR and PPP for social development

Business leaders should incorporate social welfare activities into their corporate strategy to raise organisations’ productivity and ensure social development, said a policy expert. “We urge the private sector to integrate corporate social responsibility (CRS) issues into business strategy,” said Anis Chowdhury, policy adviser at the Prime Minister’s Office. ”It will