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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

India continues to struggle to engage women in the workforce. World Bank data shows that the female labor force participation rate (% of female population 15-64 years) has decreased from 35% in 1990 to 27% in 2014. To start to get hold of this, the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) recently launched the ‘Gender...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Maharashtra is the first state to make it mandatory for all their commercial contracts above Rs. 5 crores to have institutional arbitration clause for dispute resolution! Click...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

CSR spending related to the environment, women empowerment and slum development has declined as per recent data presented in the parliament. For example, In 2015-16 only Rs. 9 Crore was spent on slum area development compared with Rs. 123 crore in 2014-15. Click...

Monday, April 24, 2017

The MCA on 13 April 2016 notified Section 234 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act) and the Companies (Compromises, Arrangements, and Amalgamation) Amendment Rules, 2017 (Amendment Rules) which allows the merger of a foreign company with an Indian company and vice versa.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

"Digital payments are an efficient and scalable way to improve the lives of the employees of our suppliers….They offer a faster, safer and more transparent way to receive their salary, increase financial inclusion and support women's economic independence” Gustav Loven, Social Sustainability Manager at H&M...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

“Food is a big part of the IKEA brand and the idea. Shoppers aren’t happy when they have an empty stomach. So the food business is very important because it’s a driver to our stores. It’s about the whole experience,” says Henrik Österström speaking on IKEA’s key retailing strategy used globally. Click...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ericsson and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi have signed a MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence at the institute. A 5G test bed and incubation center will be installed for conducting research and development to explore new mobile technologies. Paolo Colella, Head of Region India, Ericsson says “It will...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Growth conditions in India seem to remain favorable as faith in the govt’ reform agenda continues to be strong. But the forecast for Sweden is less positive -read the latest Macro Economic Outlook from Handelsbanken. Click...

Friday, March 10, 2017

A TRIBUTE TO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Sandvik Asia Private Limited (SAPL) hosted the first edition of the ‘Sandvik India Diversity Award’ to commemorate the International Women’s Day, today at Sheraton Grand Hotel Pune. The...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

On 20th January, 2017, Sandvik was declared the winner of ‘Special Commentation’ for ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ at the 11th International Conference on CSR held in Bangalore by the Indian Institutes of Director...

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