How Corporate India 
Can Leverage a 
Mandatory CSR Bill 
to Shift Gears For the 
Long Term 
Namrata Rana 
The Customer Exp...
India, the third largest economy by purchasing 
power parity (PPP), has a new Companies Bill 
that nudges certain companie...
4 things 
that Corporate India can do to make it work
Collective Funds 
For Greater Impact 
Can corporate India collectively fund efforts to 
solve common problems? 
Waste. Wat...
Social Impact Bonds 
SMBs 
The law would apply to about 3,000 companies 
in India and disburse $2 billion for CSR 
activit...
Sustainable Innovation 
Indian companies’ unique culture, skills and 
intrinsic ability to innovate can establish unique 
...
CSR and Sustainability 
Education 
Companies need suitably trained corporate 
executives who can gear up to the strategic ...
If done strategically, 
rather than as a 
standalone activity, 
CSR can yield strong results
Futurescape, Delhi 
Level 4, Rectangle 1, Commercial Complex D4 
Saket, Behind Sheraton, Delhi 
New Delhi – 110017, INDIA ...
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India, the third largest economy by purchasing power parity (PPP), has a new Companies Bill that nudges certain companies to invest two percent of their profits in corporate social responsibility [CSR] .

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  1. 1. How Corporate India Can Leverage a Mandatory CSR Bill to Shift Gears For the Long Term Namrata Rana The Customer Experience Company
  2. 2. India, the third largest economy by purchasing power parity (PPP), has a new Companies Bill that nudges certain companies to invest two percent of their profits in corporate social responsibility [CSR] . Could this be an opportunity to solve India’s deep rooted problems?
  3. 3. 4 things that Corporate India can do to make it work
  4. 4. Collective Funds For Greater Impact Can corporate India collectively fund efforts to solve common problems? Waste. Water. Education. Health. Safety
  5. 5. Social Impact Bonds SMBs The law would apply to about 3,000 companies in India and disburse $2 billion for CSR activities. To make sure that this is money spent well, innovative financial products such as SIBs will be critical.
  6. 6. Sustainable Innovation Indian companies’ unique culture, skills and intrinsic ability to innovate can establish unique ways to support society and build their brands. Initiate best-in-class policies / reinvent a product that changes an entire industry NOTE - While R&D budgets cannot be accounted under CSR, partnerships with NGOs and innovative models that reach the needy can be developed via establishment of social enterprises.
  7. 7. CSR and Sustainability Education Companies need suitably trained corporate executives who can gear up to the strategic and implementation requirements of their company. Change needed in business school and postgraduate curriculum
  8. 8. If done strategically, rather than as a standalone activity, CSR can yield strong results
  9. 9. Futurescape, Delhi Level 4, Rectangle 1, Commercial Complex D4 Saket, Behind Sheraton, Delhi New Delhi – 110017, INDIA Futurescape, Mumbai Level 2, Raheja Centre Point 294 CST Road Near Mumbai University Off Bandra–Kurla Complex, Santacruz (E) Mumbai – 400098, INDIA Telephone: +91 9910201783 +91 (11) 6654 4196 Email: innovate@futurescape.in Web: www.futurescape.in Twitter: @futurescape

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