balachandran corporate governance ethics and social responsibility

Dr. M. Sriram, Associate Professor, Department of Management Sciences, D. J. Academy for Managerial Excellence, Othakalmandapam, Coimbatore-641032

  • Chapters are well structured. The various facets of good governance is explained in a lucid manner.
  • The comprehensive coverage of the nuances of ‘Corporate Governance’ and various legal aspects relating to Corporate Governance.
  • The unique feature of the book is relating to a brief discussion on various CSR initiatives by India Inc. and also a snap shot on various labour legislations prevalent in India.
  • The book will be very useful to all those who lack clarity on the topics such as CSR, CG and Social Audit.


Dr. S. Thothadri, Assistant Professor & Research Supervisor, Department of Corporate Secretaryship, The New College (Autonomous), Chennai – 600 014, India.

“The chapters and contents of the book are well arranged. The book extensively covers all the contents of Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, CSR practices by Indian Corporates, Cadbury Committee Report on Corporate Governance, Clause 49 of the listing agreement, Compliance Report on Corporate Governance and NGO’s and their objectives. The book highlights the importance of Business Ethics, Professional Ethics, Social Accounting, Auditing and Reporting in a lucid manner which will be the need of the hour. The appendix and annexure in Chapter 1, Chapter 4, and Chapter 7 are noteworthy highlights of the book.

The Air and Water (Prevention and Control on Pollution) Act has been included in a simple manner highlighting the importance of pollution prevention in order to achieve global sustainable development.

The book will be very useful for the P. G. students as well as the students pursuing professional courses like Company Secretaryship, Chartered Accountants, etc., as it provides an insight into the guidelines for ethics to be maintained by various professionals.”

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