NEW DELHI: National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) has accredited BlueSky as Inspection Body making it the only Accredited Inspection body in the CSR domain.
NABCB, India’s national accreditation authority is a constituent Board of the Quality Council of India (QCI) attached to Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
BlueSky has been accredited as Type A Inspection Body to provide Inspection Services for projects involving Social work and Social services.
Commenting on the development, Jyotsna Belliappa, Founder of BlueSky said, “We are extremely happy to have received internationally equivalent NABCB’s accreditation”.
“We feel privileged with this accreditation as it makes BlueSky CSR Inspection Certificate globally recognised and accepted”, she added.
Martin Neureiter, Chair, Advisory Council of BlueSky said “We see many good CSR initiatives in India. An independent Inspection of these CSR Projects on international and national guidance standards will enhance the credibility of the projects by making it accountable and transparent,
BlueSky CSR Inspections refer to ISO 26000 and India’s National Guidelines for Responsible Business Conduct- 2018.
BlueSky CSR Inspection Reports of CSR Projects identifies best practices, areas that need attention and highlights brand risks if any.
The BlueSky CSR Inspection Certificate makes communication to the Board, Employees, Investors, Communities and other stakeholders easy, credible, and accountable.
Almost Rs. 55,000 crores has been spent on CSR projects in India since 2014. While The Companies Act 2013 mandates the CSR investment, there is a growing need to inspect these contributions to ensure that these funds are deployed in a manner that maximise the benefits