CSR disclosures form a major component analysed in the India Responsible Business Index (IRBI). Unsure what a disclosure means? We recently had a chat with Pradeep Narayanan, who heads the Research and Capacity Building at Praxis and in this interview, Pradeep explains all you need to know about CSR disclosures in India. WHY DO COMPANIES NEED TO
Imagine you and your colleague do exactly the same work but you get paid lesser than him, just because you happen to be a woman. Are you shaking your head and thinking that can’t happen? Well, it does happen. Gender pay gap is the difference between men’s and women’s average wages. A vast gender pay
You probably know a bit about India Responsible Business Index, but don’t understand it all. Now, we’ve made it easy for you. In this post, we explain all you need to know about IRBI. WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS? Responsible business means doing business for good. It not only focuses on profits but also benefits people
A business index is a compilation and analysis of statistical and policy-related data that sets the context for financial and economic conditions in a particular sector or region. A ‘responsible business’ index, as the name suggests, measures what businesses are doing in terms of their social, environmental and ethical impact, apart from making profits. In
#WEF2016 discussed global challenges. Here are 3 observations that Indian businesses must take note of: http://bit.ly/1UQ5HLD Inequality, health, gender – 3 observations from #WEF2016 that Indian Businesses must address now. Read more: http://bit.ly/1UQ5HLD The theme for this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum was ‘Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.’ This was rather brave,
Companies often fail to see the links between their corporate policy gaps and social risks. Social risks are identified as potential threats to individuals and communities from social changes. A social risk can negatively affect both society and businesses. Firstly, it threatens the most vulnerable low-income groups who live on the margins of society.