Soumitro Chakraborty: CSR Leader for Tommorrow

IndiaCSR News Network

Motivated by the need to bring about constructive and meaningful social change, Soumitro Chakraborty, created a niche in the CSR and Sustainability industry and established Fiinovation in 2008. He has strategized and implemented CSR and Sustainability programmes across India in partnership with various corporations and NGOs working in the field of health, environment, education and livelihood.

With Fiinovation, he put together ‘Asia’s First Proposal Design and Research Laboratory’ on CSR and Sustainability, which works towards converting challenges into opportunities by conducting thorough research and providing simple and strategic solutions to organisations.

Backed by a rich experience in the services and social sector, Soumitro serves on the board of several organizations as an advisor for sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and environment management.

He is also a visiting faculty to some institutions like the Institute of Directors for ‘Sustainability – Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility’ and has participated at various events as a panelist, speaker, jury and moderator and has also contributed his views on CSR & Sustainability in numerous publications.

He has been also been a part of several seminars and conferences including Institute of Directors (IOD) National Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability, CII Conference on ‘Bridging the Gap: Building Ecosystem for Inclusive Value Creation’ 2014, IOD 14th Global London Convention 2014, 16th World Congress on Environment Management in 2014, and many more.

Under Soumitro’s able leadership, Fiinovation was conferred with the ‘CSR Team of the Year‘ at the Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards 2015 and ‘Caring Company Award’ at the World CSR Congress, Mumbai.

He was bestowed with the medal of ‘Manager of the Year’ and ‘Best Enterprise of the Year’ in the field of health, education, environment and livelihood with a focus on CSR & Sustainability by the European Business Assembly, and the ‘Summit of Leaders’ Socrates Award Ceremony in 2014 at Oxford, UK.

He is also the recipient of the ‘Best Innovation: Product or Service’ award at the Social Innovation Awards, 2014′ at the World CSR Day and has also won accolades for his innovative ideas and his dynamic leadership at Fiinovation.