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Vikram S Mehta

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From global warming to globalisation

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Vikram S Mehta The minority that had these qualities and were able to board benefited disproportionately. The onset of a new year is an occasion for reflection. Herewith the random thoughts that coursed through my brain as I contemplated 2018. *The surge of na... More »

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Over the barrel: Why we need new thinking on CSR

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Vikram S Mehta The Companies Act, 2013, mandates that Indian corporates, public and private, must allocate at least 2% of their net profits for corporate social responsibility, or CSR. The Companies Act, 2013, mandates that Indian corporates, public and privat... More »

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Don’t repeat past policy mistakes for oil

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Vikram S Mehta There are several state elections round the corner and the general elections are barely a year away. The price of oil has crossed $70 per barrel, and the trend is upwards. In contemplating its policy response to a high oil price scenario, the go... More »