Five CSR Trends to Watch for in 2016

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Five CSR Trends to Watch for in 2016

Guest Blog by Maeve Miccio, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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Monday, December 21, 2015 - 4:00pm

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Global CSR policies will create new challenges and opportunities for internal collaboration

Companies worldwide will have to navigate through new CSR requirements. In India, for instance, the India Companies Act, a legislation passed into law in 2013, mandates that companies of a certain size donate 2 percent of their net profits generated by the Indian entity to social impact initiatives. While this has created an opportunity to increase the scope of companies’ existing programs, it has also presented the challenge of determining the degree to which these investments and programs will align with corporate strategy and procedures developed at headquarters. Companies and our clients at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) impacted by this legislation are determining if adjustments should be made to partner criteria, vetting standards and focus areas, and if so, how to create a cohesive story.

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Maeve Miccio is the Vice President for Corporate Responsibility at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a US-based comprehensive center of philanthropy providing visionary leadership, strategic grantmaking and world-class expertise to donors worldwide.

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