INDIACSR & AIM Delhi to Organize CSR MDP with Internationally Acclaimed Experts on 29-30th October 2012

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INDIACSR News Network

NEW DELHI: INDIACSR, India’s largest CSR Network in partnership with Leading B-School Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi is organizing Two Day Management Development Programme ( Workshop and Training) on Corporate Social Responsibility, from 29-30th October 2012 at New Delhi. Kindly visit http://www.asiapacific.edu/csrmdp/ for detailed information.

The workshop aims to enhance the understanding the various aspects of CSR for executives and researchers from Corporate, NGOs, Researchers/ Academicians. Our training programme is designed to impart an understanding of the basic principles and implications of CSR and its underpinning concepts of sustainable development, latest development and emerging issues in the field of CSR. Our theoretical/practical knowledge and expertise shall help improve skills, knowledge and ability to integrate responsible and sustainable business practices.

Venue :     Takshila: The MDP Centre
Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, 3 & 4, Institutional Area, Jasola,  New Delhi 110025

The major topics to be covered in the workshop include:

1. CSR Agenda Formulation, Process & Content for CSR & Sustainablity.

2. Organisational Policy and Strategies for CSR, Drivers and Motivators for CSR

3. Monitoring Mechanism for CSR Activities

4. Managing the Information System

5. CSR agenda formulation process and content

6. CSR implementation process and issues

7. CSR Reporting & Stakeholder dialogue and sustainability reporting through research, capacity building, policy advocacy, network building and outreach

8. Strategic Partnership with NGOs and other local Institutions CSR Evaluation & Audit

9. Role of External Consultants, Role of NGOs

10. CSR Audit Process

11. Disclosures and reporting issues

12. In-house Capacity Building

13. Corporate governance, CSR, and business ethics

14. CSR Practices in Europe and other parts of the World

The workshop will address and analyse the current trends in CSR and Government Directives, Guidelines, reporting issues, evaluation and audit.

Also the workshop shall have distinguished resource persons like Dr. Wayne Wisser (UK), Prof. CV Baxi (India) and Dr. Aditi Haldar (India).

Key Resource Persons

Prof. C V Baxi

Ex-Dean, Ex-Director, MDI

Prof. C V Baxi was associated with MDI for 35 years. He taught strategy, economics, corporate governance and CSR  courses at MDI, visitng faculty at IIM Kozikode, IIM Ranchi, NIIT University, IIFT, FORE Business School and other B-Schools of national importance. He served in the CII and ASSOCHAM Committees as also SCOPE committee  GOI on Corporate Governance. He is also a consultant to the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises  New Delhi. He has published books on corporate governance and CSR.

His case on corporate Governance at Satyam was published by the ACRC Hong Kong University(2009). He has delivered lectures on corporate  governance in Germany and France as Director- India European Study Center. He was a Fellow at the  Kellog Graduate Business School and also the Australina National University Canberra.

Dr. Wayne Wisser

Founder– CSR International, Kaleidoscope Futures

Dr Wayne Visser UKDr Wayne Visser is Founder and Director of the research company Kaleidoscope Futures and the think-tank CSR International and the agency Sustainability Market. In addition, Wayne is Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Visiting Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Warwick Business School in the UK.

Dr. Wayne is the author of fifteen books, including The Quest for Sustainable Business (2012), The Age of Responsibility (2011), The World Guide to CSR (2010) and The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility (2010). His work has taken him to more than 50 countries in the last 20 years.

Dr. Aditi Haldar

Director, Global Reporting Initiative India

Dr. Haldar is an expert in corporate sustainability management, with almost twenty years experience with leading companies and global institutions in the areas of environment and sustainable development. She has worked with key stakeholders such as the large and small businesses, government agencies, financial markets, chamber of commerce, academia, civil society and communities within the local, national, regional and international context. Her goal is to strengthen the linkage between business and sustainable development through measurable incremental enablers and results and create an enabling condition for credible information exchange between stakeholders. Dr. Haldar held positions in various advisory committees and network at the national and international level including the GRI Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Stakeholder Council (SC). She is a member of MoU Task Force for Department of Public Enterprise, member of Disclosure framework committee for Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Board Member of Centre for Responsible Business. In more recent dates she is also a member of the Global Agenda Council Network of the World Economic Forum.

Prof Saurabh Mittal: Programme Director

Prof. Saurabh Mittal is currently serving as Member-CSR Cell and Area Chairperson –IT at Asia-Pacific Institiute of Management, New Delhi. Prof. Mittal has been very active in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility. He has successfully organised International Conference in association with INDIACSR which had more than 200 participants from various parts of the globe. He edited a book on CSR & Competitiveness. He has successfully organised CSR Conclave on Youth for Seva, Workshops on Non Financial Reporting, ISO 26000 with his colleagues at AIM Delhi. He has around seven years of experience in Industry & Academia. Prof. Mittal has research papers published to his name in various International Research Journals from India, Canada, Korea and London. He has presented research papers on Information System, Green IT, Cyber Crime and other IT related areas at various national and international conferences.

“Over the past decade Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) has acquired a new dimension and a new meaning. It has ceased to be purely altruistic in nature and has become a mainstream activity core to the business strategies of corporate houses. Social & Environmental considerations are being combined with economic factors in strategic decision making throughout the organization. The concept of ‘Triple Bottom Line’ today demonstrates the competitive advantage of companies, which is essential for any young graduate to inculcate, thus creating an edge over their existing knowledge base.” Rusen Kumar, Founder & Director INDIACSR says about the programme and its relevance.

According to Prof. Saurabh Mittal, “The businesses of today cannot afford to neglect the importance of CSR activities and their contribution to the business value. This workshop shall provide insights for development of an effective CSR Agenda, its efficient implementation and impact maximization.”

Registration fee for this programme is Rs. 12000 + Service Tax for Corporate representatives and Rs. 9000 + Service Tax for NGO/Academics/Research Professionals.

Fee is for Non residential and Per Participant basis. Fee includes course material, presentations, networking tea/coffee, and full lunch. (Group Discounts & Early Bird Discounts available)

Important Dates:

Workshop Announcement :           26th September 2012

Early Bird Registration :          05th October 2012

Regular Registration:           15th October 2012

Workshop Dates:           29-30th October 2012

Early Bird Registration get 10% Discount. Group Registration discounts also available.

You are welcome to the event along with your collegues and friends having an inclination towards CSR and Responsible Business!

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