Status of Corporate Responsibility in India 2019

2019 hasnt been a great year for India's economy. As a result, jobs are dwindling and companies are unable to retain the existing workforce. Certain sectors like IT, manufacturing and automobiles have laid off their employees. This problem has been further compounded by more and more companies increasingly resorting to unethical, non transparent means to cut corners and shirk their social, economic and environmental responsibilities and accountability to their communities as its primary stakeholder. The fourth edition of the Status of Corporate Responsibility in India contains case studies that showcases the ground reality in India covering issues as diverse as the dilution of environmental norms, state-business complicity, health impacts on consumers and communities child labour, violation of worker and child rights in the corporate sector and businesses and human rights defenders.

For full report: Status of Corporate Responsibility in India 2019

Chapter 1: Analysing Disclosures: Are Businesses Paying Lip Service to Human Rights?

Chapter 2: A Textile Story: Missed Opportunity For Creating Model of Safe Migration in Tamil Nadu  

Chapter 3: Corporate Accountability: The Elephant in the Room for Assam's Tea Industry

Chapter 4: An Unsafe Ride? Ola and uber as Drivers of the Gig Economy

Chapter 5: Decoding Child Labour in the Handicrafts Industry

Chapter 6: Ethics of Business of Social Media and Gaming

Chapter 7: New Labour Code: Are they Empowering Workers?

Chapter 8: Blinkered View: Government Approach to Tobacco is Injurious to Health

Chapter 9: Justice: A Distant Dream in Thoothukudi

Chapter 10: Tasty Bhi, Healthy Bhi! Maggi's Instant Violation of Consumer Rights

Chapter 11: Deplorable Cost of Corporate Greed: A Study of the Asbestos Industry in India 

Chapter 12: Towards a National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights: Is This Going to be Business as Usual?

 

 

 

 

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Written on 04/10/2019, 16:19
2019 hasnt been a great year for India's economy. As a result, jobs are dwindling and companies are unable to retain the...