Reports

Over the past couple of years, we have published analyses of BRRs through the series Disclosure Matters and launched multiple editions of the IRBI. Our reports analyse the interrelation between business and human rights of large corporates and MNCs, both through primary as well as secondary evidence gathered from company disclosed BRR, annual reports and annual CSR reports.

Status of Corporate

Responsibility in India, 2020

In this fifth edition on the analyses of corporate responsibility in India, the focus is on the impact of Covid-19 where the authors unpack nuances and ground realities of corporate responsibility in India on issues as diverse as responsible financing, violation of worker rights in the corporate sector, transmission lines’ violation of farmers’ claims and the vulnerability of auto industry workers

Status of Corporate

Responsibility in India, 2019

The fourth edition on the analyses of corporate responsibility in India focuses on issues ranging from child labour, the gig economy, corporate accountability in the textile as well as tea sector, consumer rights in the context of the Maggi case and includes a chapter on the new Labour Codes introduced in India.

Status of Corporate

Responsibility in India, 2018

This is the third edition on the analyses of the BRRs to unpack ground realities of corporate responsibility in India on issues ranging from dilution of environmental norms, corporate control of the media, bonded labour in the corporate sector and businesses, National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights.

Making Growth

Inclusive, 2018

Analysing Inclusive Policies, Disclosures and Mechanisms of Top 100 Companies 2018: This report details The India Responsible Business Index (IRBI) which was conceived through a collaborative partnership between CRW, Oxfam India, Change Alliance, Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices and Partners in Change for responsible business landscape.

Status of Corporate

Responsibility in India, 2017

The second edition of the CSR in India series assesses the continuity in compelling companies to go beyond the mandated 2% CSR spending and examine how the profits are made, rather than how they are being spent.

CSR  in India, 2016

CSR in India, 2016 goes beyond analysing the 2% CSR of companies to juxtapose their CSR activities against responsible practices in core business areas. It raises the question of how the profits are made, and not just how 2% of the profits are spent.