Two Day National Level Seminar on Corporate social Responsibility : Emerging Trends and Challenges [3rd th & 4th March 2017]

Dates: 3rd & 4th March 2017

About the Seminar

The Business and corporate world in India is at crossroads facing many ethical and legal challenges in doing business. The fundamental values of doing business insist that the proprietor’s obligation is to keep the people’s interest above everything else. For several socio – political reasons, a sizeable section of such societies have accusation of violation of basic rights of the people by the business professionals which every human being would never cherish. In response to this reality the Company Act 2013 under section 135 provides that Board of every company referred to in section 135(1) shall ensure that the company spends in every financial year at least 2% of average net profit of preceding 3 financial years in pursuance of CSR policy. However, noncompliance of this provision will not attract any penalties, so there is need to critically analyze utility of the said provision. Therefore, the themes chosen for the study in this two day National Seminar is owing to the increasing dissatisfaction on the part of the weaker sections of the society who are expecting more and more from the corporations and government schemes, leading to increasing incidence of litigation. Besides this, an important issues of autonomy, confidentiality, justice, beneficence, and non mal-efficiency are key factors that should guide the daily decision making by the business professionals. Attempts to subdue this evil via legal approach gives rise to the circumstances where national and international community to unite and force all those in power to ensure safeguarding human rights of all human beings, no matter who they are, what they did or where they belong to. The corporate adventurism in the country like India is now considered as liable like other professions for paying damages for their wrongful act. With this preamble, the various characters, concepts, deeds and issues are proposed to be discussed in this two days National level seminar on “ CSR : Emerging Trends and Challenges ”

Thus the expected output of this National Seminar is to determine whether the Corporate Social Responsibility is a tool for making profits and for bringing good name to the corporation or it is really a key of distributive justice as enshrine in the Preamble to the Constitution

 Themes

  1. Corporate Social Responsibility Vis-a-vis Sustainable Development.
  2. International Perspective of CSR: The comparative Analysis
  3. CSR and Legislative Response.
  4. CSR and Environmental Justice
  5. Role of Judiciary in promoting CSR
  6. CSR: Social, economic and philanthropical Perspective.

Call for Papers

The Faculty, Researchers & Students from all disciplines who are interested in the subject are invited to participate / present their papers on the above themes in MS-Word Format via E-Mail and also a hard copy through post/Courier. A4 Size page setup should be used and Times New Roman Font Size of 12 should be selected for typing. The length of full paper shall not exceed 2000 words. Accepted papers will be published in a Conference Proceeding with ISBN. The papers shall be sent to the following address.

Principal

New Law College, Ahmednagar.

Lal Taki road, Delhi Gate,

Pin – 414 001.

Email – nlccsrseminar2017@gmail.com

Registration Fees

  1. a) Rs. 500/- For Teachers and Research Scholars without Accommodation
  2. b) Rs. 1000/- For Teachers and Research Scholars with Accommodation
  3. c) Rs. 2500/- For Others d) Rs. 200/- For Students.

The Participants have to bear their travel expenses, accommodation and local hospitality will be provided to outsider participants, on prior request from them. The Participants have to send their registration Fees in advance by Cheque Payable at Par/Cash/D.D. of Nationalized bank in favour of Principal, New Law College Ahmednagar on or before 15th Feb. 2017

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