Environmental Aspect of Corporate Social Responsibility in a Nutshell

Ankita Sharma
Assistant Professor
Amity Law School, Amity University, Haryana, India.

Volume III, Issue III, 2020

Environmental aspect of Corporate Social Responsibility or in other words, Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER) is a part of corporate function and duty for the restoration of environment, adoption of eco-friendly technology and green management of resources and welfare of the community who are directly or indirectly affected by the corporate action. Corporate Environmental Responsibility is an integral part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and encompasses environmental commitment and awareness programmes, stakeholder engagement that measures, reports and audits, transparency, commitment to protection of environment. This paper examines the role of corporates in projects for environmental protection across the country and discusses various CER initiatives by the corporate houses. The paper further identifies various legal provisions governing the corporate houses for protection of environment and also recommends steps for environmental protection by the companies.


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