Ahmedabad: 4th Wheel is organizing a one day seminar on CSR on June 4, 2011 in Ahmedabad. The seminar shall showcase “Sustainable Social Business Models as forms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) investments”. In addition, it is a networking event for corporates and NGOs to build alliances and increase interface. 4th Wheel is a social enterprise which focuses on research, advocacy and consultancy of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in Gujarat. Mr. Asit Vora, Mayor of Ahmedabad will be chief guest of the seminar.
Ms Payal Mulchandani, co-founder of 4th Wheel informed INDIACSR that the seminar is conceptualized to cater to the growing interest in CSR, provide information related to CSR initiatives, supply options for use of CSR funds and volunteering, understand Socio-economic impact of initiatives, explore social business models leading to sustainable and inclusive growth, advocate and facilitate investments and contributions by businesses towards economic and social development and Initiate a networking platform for corporates and NGOs.
Venue: Metropole Hotel, Subhash Bridge Corner, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Time: 10-00am to 4-30pm
Here is the Speakers at the Seminar:
Mrs. Sushama Oza, CEO, Adani Foundation
Mr. Vishnu Swaminathan, Director, Housing for All, Ashoka Foundation.
Mr. Ajay Dixit , Sr. Faculty, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & CSR, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
Mr. Anand Shah, CEO Sarvajal
Mr. Aakash Sethi, Executive Director, Quest Aliance (USAid)
Mr. Prashant Pandya, Dy. Director, Solid Waste Management & Conservancy Services, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
Mr. Vikrant Kishore, Entrepreneur and chief worker, Wealth out of Waste (WOW)
Mr. Ravin Vyas & Ms. Hiral Mehta, Project Head, Project Mehak implemented under Mission Mangalam of the Government of Gujarat
In the event
Will discuss and supply options for the utilization of CSR funds
Increase the scope of PPP models
Impart CSR education
Deliberate on ideas related to CSR
Build alliances between organizations
Provide an opportunity to participate and engage in solving pressing social issues
Ms Payal Mulchandani