The Ugly Indian Chronicles – Volume 10

It’s been a while since I did an Ugly Indian update. To be precise, three months since Volume 9. I’d like to highlight two key developments in this edition. The start of ‘engagements’ (for lack of a better word) with Bangalore’s technology firms. Dell, Netapp and Sasken (Spotfix videos below)¬†are the early adopters who are …

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Differences between CSR and CSV (Creating Shared Value)

Earlier this week, I wrote an overview post on Creating Shared Value. In the foreword, I loosely described the Shared Value concept as ‘CSR on steroids’. As though anticipating such loose characterizations, the authors of the Shared Value paradigm included a section that visually summarizes the key differences between CSR and CSV. I reproduce that …

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CSR Ratings of the largest 500 Indian companies

After writing the post on ITC e-Choupal, I’ve been looking for the complete list of Indian public companies that do triple bottom line reporting. I still haven’t found it but came across an interesting CSR (Corporate Social Responsibilities) ratings list for the Top 500 public Indian companies from Karmayog. Furthermore, they’ve been publishing this for …

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