Social Sector Pulse: Volume I

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Social sector is a critical pillar of democracy and adds immense value to society. Its role in the upliftment of the underprivileged with inclusive participation of all relevant stakeholders has been well acknowledged. Grant Thornton Bharat has a dedicated support ecosystem for the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). We help solve problems in the social sector and help our clients navigate the complex setup in the country by establishing expert connects and delivering bespoke solutions.

Grant Thornton Bharat's dedicated ESG offerings are aimed at helping our clients solve complex problems in the social sector. We CARE for our people, clients and communities.

Key highlights of the newsletter

Sector evolution in the past decade

Understanding the social sector framework in India and how it is now well equipped in terms of opportunities, open to accepting talent from varied backgrounds, aspirations, skillsets and visions of change.

Regulatory parlance in the 75th year of independence

Ever since independence, India’s social sector has witnessed a massive change with respect to legal and regulatory requirements. This section covers the key changes formalised in the 75th year of independence under the following sections:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act
  • The Income Tax Act

Partnerships for social good

The impact of cooperation between nonprofits and corporate entities and how it will help communities recover from the pandemic as a more equitable, sustainable, resilient and inclusive society.

Social NEWSeum

An insight into the key developments in India to meet the needs of dynamic Indian businesses.

The social sector has played a pivotal role in the country’s development agenda while ensuring that the related facets of society are also developed alongside. Now, the sector must consider strategies to transform the way people behave, collaborate and realise their full potential. Several stakeholders are involved in this transformation process and development occurs because of the concerted strength of all these players.