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The illegal is made to sound optional And there is more pressure to do what is purely optional Simplistically putour society has three modes of being Capital relies on incentives and profit The state on compulsion backed by legitimacy And civil society has to rely on voluntary persuasion These modes of operating are the source of the contributions each of these sectors makes The pursuit of profit brings its own forms of innovation in its appropriate sphere; and it is absolutely necessary to suspend considerations of profit in other spheres Liberalism is founded on this art of separation By making CSR subject to state directionwe are saying that we will use the compulsive power of the state to direct profit-making entities to give to NGOswhose basis should be voluntary persuasion This is a real confusion of the dharma of different entities Part of what makes these three entities different and counterbalance each other is that they have different degrees of freedom based on their aims and organisational structures All have to be accountable in ways appropriate to their mission A condition of their creativity is that they are not subject to norms that derive from the experience of other types of institutions But this mixing of roles can be a ruse to extend government-type control over the functioning of private entities What is the great idea That SEBI de-lists companies who dont follow CSR norms That companies be penalised for not doing the right kind of charity In compulsory CSR there is a strange subversion of democracy Firstthe stateinstead of carrying out its dharma of providing public goodsis simply passing on this responsibility to the NGO and private sector The energies and organisational experience of the NGO and private sector should certainly be deployed in thinking about better delivery of public goods But this proposal represents an admission by the state that it will coerce private entities into performing a role that is properly its own Instead of becoming supplements to the state responsibilitiesthey begin to displace it Seconda mandatory requirement of CSR is like a tax It would be better if a government just straightforwardly taxed companies But in revenues collected through taxationthe citizensthrough their representativeat least exercise control over how these revenues are spent If compulsory CSR is enacted we are in this anomalous situation Government is exercising its coercive powers to get companies to pay out something But it exercises no power over what the money is spent on With taxation there is a process of both public justification on collecting and on spending it With compulsory CSRgiving will be compulsory; but the spending of money generated through compulsory giving will not be subject to public justification The clamour for CSR is coming in a context where the government is itself confused about whether it wants to promote NGOs or make life more difficult for them On the one handthings like the new Direct Tax Code will make it more difficult for the NGOs; and the ambit of tax-exempt activity is being narrowed In additionthe government has not really ever supported taxation regimes that would help encourage genuine givinglike estate taxes On the other handwe keep making a big deal about state nudging more CSR Government is not able to properly enforce the few rules on companies it ought toin areas ranging from governance to environment Governance and administration isin all areasa scarce resource Needlessly multiplying directives is to stretch this scarce resource even thinner By multiplying the facets on which corporates are held accountable to include CSRthe government will only ensure that private entities are subject to more potential harassment Rememberpart of the allegation against A Raja is that he sought to direct Tata trusts to good causes of his choosing Making the system awash with CSR fundsunder the supervision of the statesounds like a backdoor way of the state redirecting favours from corporates Finallyas Ajay Shah pointed outthere is something odd about companiesas opposed to individualsfurthering social goodsbeyond the direct interests of profit and their long-term sustainability There is no doubt that we would all be better offif the wealthy regarded themselves as trustees and directed their private wealth for social purposes A socially enabling environment for that would be desirable But compulsory charity is an oxymoron It violates both the ethics of compulsion and the meaning of voluntary furthering of social goods CSR may seem like a marginal matter But it is symptomatic of the confusion of our times The writer is presidentCentre for Policy ResearchDelhi[email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News and I let that get the better of me. 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