Reinventing business strategy through incorporating CSR objective in the company's core business and moving towards sustainability by bringing innovation and building stronger partnerships

4th ANNUAL STRATEGIC CSR & SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT 2020





Today, the basic objective of CSR is to maximize the company's overall impact on the society as well as on the stakeholders. An increasing number of companies are comprehensively integrating CSR policies, practices and programs throughout their business operations and processes. CSR is perceived not just another form of indirect expense but an important tool for protecting and enhancing the goodwill, defending attacks and increasing competitiveness.

Companies in India spent Rs 7,536.3 crore on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in 2017-18, a 47 percent rise compared to 2014-15, says a survey. The CSR compliance is also likely to improve and fall in the range of 97 to 98 per cent by financial year 2019-20, according to a research. As per a recent report, Top 500 companies that contribute to over 90 per cent of the total CSR spend estimate to spend over Rs 11,000 crore on social initiatives in FY19. Observations in 2018 state that 6% increase in the prescribed CSR and 8% increase in the actual CSR spend compared to FY 16-17.

Prime Minister's appeal for doing business on the tenet of "Zero Effect & Zero Defect" is the evidence for dealing with the dilemma of sustainable development. This is where corporate India has to showcase business innovations (technology or commercial) to pursue the profit which is inclusive, green and promote low carbon economy.

4th Annual Strategic CSR & Sustainability Summit 2020 will focus on how companies have been reinventing their business strategy through incorporating CSR objective in the company's core business and are moving towards creating sustainable growth models in different ways. The event will focus on principles and best practices used by corporates and CSR & Sustainability professionals to innovate their existing efforts and the importance of effective partnerships.

SPEAKERS

KEY TOPICS OF DISCUSSION

  • Approaches to a catalytic intervention for a sustainable social impact on a larger scale
  • GRI guidelines in Sustainability Reporting - adapting global methodologies to Indian needs
  • Assessing the exact impact of the CSR related recent amendments
  • Approaches to embedding sustainability internally and making it relevant to the entire employee base
  • Best practices for high quality impact quantification and reporting
  • Best practices for most effective use of SROI techniques

KEY TAKEWAYS FROM THE SUMMIT

  • Map out the latest emerging strategies that will help your CSR process reach the next level
  • Gain in-depth guidance on latest solutions being adopted to combat CSR & Sustainability goals
  • Understand the specific guidelines on Corporate social responsibility
  • Share best practices on various aspects shared by top companies in CSR activities
  • Network with India's top regulatory and CSR & Sustainability experts

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Industries:
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy and Resources
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Consumer Business
  • Life Sciences and Health Care
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • IT, ITes and Telecom
Functions:
CEOs, Managing Directors & Functional Heads of
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability
  • Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R)
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Environmental Affairs
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate & External Communications
  • Investor Relations
  • Community Relations
  • Public Relations & Branding
  • Strategic Planning

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