IOD, India’s CSR Convention, 20-21 January

CSR has come a long way in India and has gained unprecedented importance. The market focus of leading organisations is now shifting towards a more Responsible form of Growth, taking a long term view of sustainability and social responsibility.

The Government of India has also made special provisions to utilize CSR funds for skills development, social entrepreneurship, social business development, spread of digitization; and the programmes relating to ‘Swacch Bharat’ and ‘Cleaning of Rivers’.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is enmeshed in the mission statements of most organisations these days, but how often does that truly shape a company’s culture or equate to wider and genuine social engagement?

To discuss & debate, the current challenges before the Industry, Institute Of Directors (IOD) is organizing the annual 11th International Conference on CSR (in association with TIMES NOW) on 20-21 January 2017 in Bengaluru.

Event Name • 11th International Conference on CSR
Theme • ‘Embedding CSR in Corporate Strategy for Responsible Growth’
Date • 20 – 21 January 2017 (Friday & Saturday)
Venue • Hotel Lalit Ashok, Ball Room , Bengaluru
Timing • 9am on 20th to 5pm on 21st Jan
Inauguration • 9am on 20th January
Awards Nite & Dinner • 20th January at 7pm
Event Details •
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During the occasion, the Golden Peacock Awards for CSR, and HR Excellence will also be presented to the winners of Global and Indian business & industry.

It’s our great pleasure to invite you to join us at this year’s CSR Convention in Bengaluru. This will be a biggest assemblage of CSR Experts, Professionals and policy makers to evolve a suitable corporate model for CSR and Sustainability. My apologies, If you have already responded. You may kindly ignore this or may kindly forward to a person who would be interested.

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has kindly accepted to be the Chief Guest. Dr. S. C. Khuntia, IAS, Chief Secretary, Karnataka shall deliver the Inaugural Address. Mrs Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, Aditya Birla Group shall deliver this year’s Theme Address.

The other distinguished guests and speakers those who already have confirmed include S.V. Ranganath, IAS (retd.), Chairman, IFCI Ltd., Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, D.V. Prasad, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries, Govt. of Karnataka, Renuka Chidambram IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Govt. of Karnataka, Dr. B. Basavaraju, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government of Karnataka, Transport Department, ArunTiwari, Chairman & Managing Director, Union Bank of India Ltd., Y. M. Deosthalee, Chairman & Managing Director, L&T Financial Services, R.K. Gupta, IAS, MD, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd, Suresh Goklaney, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Eureka Forbes Limited, Dr. R. Seetharaman, Group Chief Executive Officer, Doha Bank, Qatar, S. Chakraborty, Chief Executive, Innovative Financial Advisors, Annette Stube, Managing Director – Group Sustainability, A. P. Moller-Maersk, Denmark, Tapan Singhel, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance et al.

Partcipating Organisations: WNS Global Services, Doha Bank (Qatar), IRPC Public Company (Thailand), Mahindra & Mahindra, UltraTech Cement, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals, AON Services, Bajaj Electricals, Panasonic India, Carborundum Universal, Canara Bank, YES Bank, IIFL Holdings, GAIL India, Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance, Microsoft Corporation India, Hindustan Copper, HPCL – Mittal Energy, AkzoNobel India, NTPC, Idea Cellular, Delhi International Airport, Adani Ports, IL&FS Transportation Networks, Hero MotoCorp, Gabriel India, Shree Cement, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals, Accenture Services, Bharat Heavy Electricals, Union Bank of India, Fullerton India, PepsiCo India, Reliance Infrastructure, Bharat Aluminium Company, ONGC, Reliance Industries, Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, SAIL, Sudarshan Chemicals, Sony India, Sandvik Asia, American Express India, Transport Corporation of India, Odisha Power Generation Corporation, Omega Healthcare, Tradebulls Securities, Fiinovation, IFCI Ltd, L&T Financial Services, Eureka Forbes Ltd, TCS, SBI Foundation, Adani Foundation, Reliance Foundation, Max India Foundation, Tech Mahindra Foundation, IIM Bangalore, Cognizant Foundation, A. P. Moller-Maersk (Denmark), Tata Motors, UN Women India, Aditya Birla Group, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation, Karnataka Vidyuth Karkhane, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, Allcargo Logistics Ltd., Leonard Cheshire Disability, Dell, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Charities Aid Foundation, Socio Research & Reform Foundation, et al

This is IOD, India’s 11th annual Convention on CSR and over the time this event has set new standards of excellence by bringing together Policy makers, Industry leaders of India and global. As in the past, the Convention is expected to be attended by around top 200 organisations and 400 business executives and participants.