John Elkington, the defining voice on corporate responsibility globally and several heads of Indian industry to discuss CSR at this forum.
INDIACSR News Network
MUMBAI: Leading Indian NGO and Child Rights Advocate, CRY – Child Rights and You plans to bring together key voices on the corporate responsibility debate in order to build greater convergence between stakeholders. The event will see dialogue between leaders of some of the biggest companies in India, members of civil society as well as representatives of the Government. The CRY Corporate Responsibility Summit (CCRS) will be held in Mumbai on 11th January 2013 at the JW Mariott, Juhu.
The summit will feature prominent corporate leaders including Harsh Mariwala – Chairman and Managing Director, Marico Limited, Anand Kripalu – President, India & South East Asia for Mondelez International, Santosh Desai CEO Futurebrands India Ltd, Ronnie Screwvala, Founder of the UTV group, Kiran Khalap, founder Chlorophyll brand Consulting, Sandeep Singh, Deputy MD Toyota Motors and many more. They will debate and discuss various aspects of corporate responsibility including the criticality of a centrally held CSR vision by the leader, employee engagement and the evolving Indian consumer’s expectations.
In addition, John Elkington, the acclaimed author, strategic thinker and creator of the term ‘triple bottom line’ will anchor sessions aimed at giving the audience hands on learning through case story based examples and interactive exercises.
CRY is also instituting the CRY Child Rights Champion Award for corporate commitment to children the first such award of its kind in India. This award will recognise companies that show extraordinary commitment to children by ensuring that all their business practices take cognisance of this vulnerable and critical stakeholder. The awards will be presented at the summit.
Child Rights and You
CRY – Child Rights and You is an Indian NGO that believes in every child’s right to a childhood – to live, learn, grow and play. For over 30 years, CRY and its partners have worked with parents and communities to ensure Lasting Change in the lives of more than 20 lakh underprivileged children. CRY has over the years partnered over a 100 companies in India and has rich understanding of the how to create successful CSR programmes.