Business Respect - CSR Dispatches No#194 - 17 Apr 2014
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In this issue, we look at the Indian CSR law.
Should CSR be made compulsory after all?
Author: Mallen Baker, dated 17 Apr 2014
During the first decade of the 21st century, it was pretty much a consensus amongst all but the anti-corporate campaigners that CSR was best if it was voluntary. Legislation is there to enforce minimum standards, but CSR is about creating best practice, and doing so in a way that finds the best wins for both the company and society.
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