Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the latest buzzword in the corporate dictionary. Many large and medium scale companies have invested and major initiatives in and around the country Harsha Mukherjee is one of them.  Biggies like, Tata Steel Ltd, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, ITC comes in the top 33% in the list companies focusing on responsible business. (©The Economic Times)

Harsha Mukherjee

Understanding the CSR Market

The Companies Act of 2013 have pushed organizations to work in significant ranges. Many other government initiatives have carved their way into the scenario. Stronger audits, compliance requirements have changed the course for many MNCs, MSMEs, and SMEs in India.

CSR is now a necessity than an option. Some major work has been noted on the initiatives like ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Solar Energy’ utilization.

Into the CSR world with Harsha Mukherjee

Harsha, an Entrepreneur, studied engineering and management in India and the US. After starting her venture “Pearls and Pashminas” in the US and working in the Middle East she started her first Social Venture – Ekjaa in India.

Harsha was awarded National Social Entrepreneur Fellow (NSEF – 2011) and selected as one of the “Top 10 Indian Women Entrepreneurs” by DELL Women Entrepreneur Network (DWEN-2012). She also recognized the emerging significance of CSR and guided various Private and Public sector companies in developing their CSR strategy.

At Vibrant Gujarat 2015
At Vibrant Gujarat 2015

She has served organizations in CSR Consulting and Media. She has been awarded CSR Visionary of 2012 by Lakshya Bhartiya Foundation (LBF) and CSR Women Leader – 2012 by Institute of Public Enterprises (IPE), GIANTS International Award (2013) for committed work in noble services and Women Excellence in CSR (2014) by Lala Management Institute – Mumbai.