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Delhi based Asia Pacific Institute of Management, which has MDP Centre is organizing on day program on CSR: Non Financial Reporting Aspect, How Useful? On September 14, 2012 in its campus. Institute has world class infrastructure for Management Development Progrmmes. The program is meant for, top and middle level HR and CSR professionals from PSUs, NGOs and Corporates. Participants have to register themselves for the MDP. Senior faculty of the institute Dr. Veena Tewari Nandi and Dr. Poonam Kumar are the resource faculty for the programme.
Some of the issues which will be covered in the programme are, sustainability measurement, why companies and other organizations publish sustainability reports, what is sustainability reporting or non-financial reporting?, why is it important? how sustainable reporting is to be done- reporting framework and the drivers and levers behind NFR.
Some of the best known and most widely used sustainability measures include corporate sustainability reporting, Triple Bottom Line accounting, and estimates of the quality of sustainability governance for individual countries using the Environmental Sustainability Index and Environmental Performance Index. The highlight of the program will be open discussions on GRI G-4 guidelines which are going to come up in May 2013.
India is fast emerging as a growth engine and the Indian businesses are now facing new challenges. These new-age challenges are different from the conventional ones active so far viz. Challenge of growing profits, revenues and markets in the face of increasing competition, etc. The new challenges centre on securing a ‘social license to operate’, ensuring long term sustenance, generating a long term value and creating a win-win between business, society and the environment. In the midst of these transformational challenges, it is imperative for the business to perform not only financially but also to be good corporate citizens. Following the path of holistic growth and creating sustainable values is the only route that leads to embracing transformation, combating challenges and achieving growth. But is walking on the sustainability path alone is enough?
Sustainability measurement and reporting is a term that denotes the measurements used as the quantitative basis for the informed management of sustainability The metrics used for the measurement of sustainability (involving the sustainability of environmental, social and economic domains, both individually and in various combinations) are still evolving: they include indicators, benchmarks, audits, indexes and accounting, as well as assessment, appraisal and other reporting systems. They are applied over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales.
The participants have to register themselves, fees is Rs. 7500/- per person. Registration details can be taken from Dr. Veena Tewari, firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Pooanm Kumar, email@example.com. Certification of participation will be awarded to each participant.
Resource Faculty Profile
Dr. Veena Tewari Nandi
Presently working as a faculty member and the head of Centre for Corporate Citizenship in the Asia Pacific Institute of Management, she has a mixed experience of more than a decade in teaching, research and consultancy. This includes working on the projects and trainings in Parle, Coke, Neptune India Ltd, Speedway food & Beverages etc and having a short stint with IIM, Ahmedabad. She has been on the teaching assignment in East Europe and North East Africa. She has been an extensive traveler and has been to various countries by virtue of the consultancy and research projects. She has given keynote speeches and presented papers and have publications in various HR, Tourism, Marketing and Innovation conferences in India and abroad.
She is a life member of CEEMAN (International Management Development Association) IEDRC (International Economics Development Centre), International Institute of marketing Professionals, IAENG, editor in chief for IJKRM, reviewer for International journal of Management, Innovation & Technology, IJITBM International Journal of information technology & Business management, International journal of computer research and application, IJCAR, JMS, Journal of consumerism, Society, Anne Mary Publications, David Publishing House.
Dr. Poonam Kumar
Dr. Poonam is Trainer and Researcher, with extensive experience in corporate research and teaching in Marketing and Information and communication. She is head research center having a rich and mix experience of working under different University systems like, Guru Goblind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi; Jaipuria under UP Technical University, Amity University, Noida, U.P, and her industry experience relates to Duns and Bradstreet (Information Technology-marketing).
She has extensively presented and published number of papers in various national and international conferences as well as reputed journals. Her credit are on over dozen of International research Papers in esteemed journal from inderscience Publishing, IGI global and many others. She has been extensively involved in consulting research scholars and corporate in various research Project, been awarded as employee excellence award in D&N Software Company for her best contribution in client handling and as a project leader. She is a permanent member if ISHREA and IACST. Presently she is guiding two PhD research scholars as external guide from Aligarh Muslim University.