The Hindu Businessline: India INC Is Finally Talking About Diversity In The Workplace, Says IRBF Report

  NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 14:  Businesses are getting more socially inclusive, but more needs to be done. The Constitution promises equal opportunities for all, but it wasn’t necessarily always the case in the workplace. Corporate India, however, appears to be finally talking about diversity in workforce, with over 60 of the top 100 listed companies on

Mint: Companies Turning More Responsible, But Still A Long Way To Go

  New Delhi: To gauge the extent of engagement that Indian companies have with the communities around them, non-profit organizations Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Praxis and Partners in Change collaborated on an index—the India Responsible Business Index (IRBI), now in its second edition. The collaborative effort is aimed at promoting discussions and debates around the

Mint: Business Responsibility Helps Risk Mitigation

  New Delhi: Adoption of best practices in non-financial aspects of business is increasingly becoming as important as it is in the financial aspects. Investors are keen that firms mitigate social and environmental damage to avoid financial strain and ensure best practices in environment, social and governance (ESG) aspects along with financial performance. According to Navneet

Mint: How Employee-Friendly Are Indian Companies?

  Mumbai: The India Responsible Business Index (IRBI) 2016, scheduled for release on Tuesday (14 February), seeks to draw attention to the need for companies to extend employee policies to include all workers who are part of extended supply chains, including labour and contractual workers. The 2016 index, a collaborative effort by a group of not-for-profits—Oxfam