The student fraternity of Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal is coming up with the ‘CSR India Conclave 2010’, a one day conclave, on 23rd October 2010. The conclave aims to bring the various stakeholders (policy makers, corporate houses, PSUs, NGOs and the academia) under one single roof and to align the business activities with CSR initiatives to create an equitable environment of partnership between business and the society.
It also encourages national and international NGOs to come up with well drafted development proposals which shall be presented before the corporate heads for implementation.
The ‘CSR India Conclave 2010’ will be held in four sessions spanning throughout the day. The first session ‘Keynote Addresses’ will see eminent speakers addressing a revered gathering, which would comprise of esteemed personalities from the corporate world, NGOs, INGOs as well as academia, on predefined topics.
The speakers and panellists who would be gracing the event with their presence are:
Ravi Singh, Secretary General & CEO, WWF India
D C Garg, Chairman & Managing Director, Western Coalfields Ltd.
Dinesh Agrawal, General Manager & Head of CSR, NTPC Foundation
Manu Kapoor, Director, Corporate Affairs, Cairn India
Anuradha Bhavnani, Head CSR, Shell Foundation
Parul Soni, Executive Director, Ernst & Young
Meenu Bhambhani, Global CSR Head, MPHASIS (an HP company)
Vijay Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Essar Foundation
Rita Soni, Head Responsible Banking, YES Bank
Sudhir K Sinha, Country Head-CSR and R & R, ArcelorMittal India
The second session of the conclave will witness a lively and highly knowledgeable ‘Panel Discussion’ wherein five seasoned CSR professional will discuss the topic ‘Building effective CSR partnerships and challenges in implementation, measuring and reporting of CSR’ inside-out for one hour. This spectacular discussion will follow a public discussion for about 15 minutes.
The third session of the event ‘Social Innovations Idea Competition’ will see participants from leading b-schools as well as NGOs and INGOs locking horns with each other as in this session they will not only be presenting their socially innovative ideas addressing different dimensions of society and economy but also will be vying to outshine each other. The winners of this competition would see their ideas evolving into socially viable and responsible projects in future.
The fourth and final session of the conclave ‘Samvad’ will be an exhibition of ideas, thoughts and experiences of some of the reputed national and international organizations wherein a representative of each participating organization will make a presentation of about five minutes and try to highlight remarkable works carried by the organization as part of its CSR activities in the process.
Call for CSR Activities’ Presentation:
Corporates, NGOs and other organizations that are in CSR can send in their CSR activities/initiatives presentation by October 12, 2010 (6:00PM). The maximum number of slide should be seven, including title slide.
Mail your presentation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for ‘Social Innovation Idea’
For B-school, engineering college students and NGOs Send in executive summary of your idea on or before 10th Oct. 2010 10.00 PM Guidelines for the same is available on the download page of our website; www.csrindiaconclave.org Send in your entries to email@example.com or
For More information please contact:
Team CSR India Conclave 2010
Indian Institute of Forest Management
Nehru Nagar, Bhopal (MP) India 462003
Bhomik Shah (Conclave Coordinator) +91-99267 82965
Aakash Mehrotra (Conclave Head) +91- 88897 53340
Ashish Kumar (Conclave Co-Coordinator) +91- 99776 38395