International Conference on CSR in Bengaluru on 17-18 Jan 2014


8th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility &
Presentation of Golden Peacock Awards
Date: 17 – 18 January 2014

Venue: Hotel ITC Windsor Manor, Bengaluru, India

INDIA CSR News Network

BENGALURU: Institute of Directors, India is organizing the ‘8th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility’, on 17 – 18 January, 2014 at Hotel ITC Windsor Manor, Bengaluru, India.

The theme of the Conference is “Strategy to Leverage CSR for Competitive Advantage”.

Download programme agenda: IOD ICCSR PROGRAMME- 03-01-14

The conference presents an opportunity to take stock of what has been achieved in the areas of CSR and sustainability during the last decade, and discuss their future path.

The Bengaluru Conference addresses a theme of topical global and national interest, where eminent speakers from different spheres shall share their views with participants through interactive sessions.  As in the past, we expect over 300 participants from Industry, government, media and academia.

As you know, India is the first country in the world to mandate Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending, through a statutory provision under the Companies Act 2013 and expects an annual spending of around INR 20,000 Cr by India Inc. This will ensure a gradual shift from the traditional charity model to a more strategic CSR model that fits in with the long term objectives of the company.

The famed Golden Peacock Awards for ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (both global & national), will also be presented during the above Conference. Details of application for the awards are on website

Confirmed distinguished speakers so far include H. E. H R Bhardwaj, Governor of Karnataka, Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India, Dr Bhaskar Chatterjee, DG & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Richard Howitt MEP, Member of the European Parliament for the East of England and European Parliament Spokesperson on CSR,  Dr Tayeb A. Kamali, Vice-Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), Kaushik Mukherjee, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka, R K Dubey, CMD, Canara Bank Ltd ,Shyam Srinivasan, MD & CEO, Federal Bank Ltd, Prof C. B. Bhattacharya, E.ON Chair Professor in Corporate Responsibility, ESMT, Germany, Deepak Amitabh, CMD, PTC India, Prabh Das, MD & CEO, HPCL – Mittal Energy, Smt Nishi Vasudeva, Director Marketing, HPCL, Adil Malia, Group HR, Essar Group,Vijay Chadda, CEO, Bharti Foundation, Mohd. Abdullah Yusuf, Chairman, PICG, R. Ramanan, MD & CEO, CMC Limited, P Dwarakanath, Advisor – Group Human Capital, Max India, A K Mirchandani, CMD, PEC Limited, Martin Neureiter, CSR Company, Austria, Gunelie Winum, Expert Consultant International Programs, Norway and many more.

Knowing your interest and involvement on the subject, we have pleasure in inviting you and your esteemed organization to participate in the above International Conference.

There are many ways to contribute, support and benefit from this Convention:-

1.      Raising brand profile, as Sponsor of the event.

2.      Showcasing of your products / services, through Advertisement in Convention Souvenir.

3.      Nominating your officers as delegate to benefit and update themselves on current CSR initiatives, apart from the unparalleled networking opportunities.

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