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Asia Business Responsibility Conclave Exhibition & Conference, Nov 6-8, Mumbai


This is an interesting conclave for those of you keen on knowing how seriously (or otherwise!) Indian corporates are taking the social and environmental responsibility aspects.

ABRC 2012 – a pan Asia high quality conference will address:

  • The Business Responsibility Charter and Rio + 20 summit
  • Aligning of businesses for socio- environmental development using bottom of the pyramid solutions, social ventures
  • Best Practices- global, national and voluntary codes of conduct
  • Business partnerships with stakeholders and ways of working amicably together for a sustainable future
  • Lessons learnt and experiences encountered by drawing on practices adopted by established agencies

Panel discussions on:

  • Business responsibility and sustainable development
  • Business responsibility and corporate governance
  • Responsibility of business towards conservation of resources
  • Balancing values- stakeholders, long and short term
  • Business response to Rio + 20
  • Challenges of developing and deploying sustainable business models
  • Socially responsible investments
  • Sustainable and innovative challenges
  • Business responsibility and GRI framework
  • Role of business in sustainable development- possible partnerships with development funds/ aid organizations
  • Fair and just labour practices
  • Making NGOs work for the social and environmental agenda of business
  • Promoting social entrepreneurship for the triple bottom line
  • Technologies for bottom of the pyramid
  • Adherence to advertising ethics
  • Human rights protection in conduct of business
  • Protection of women’s rights in the business conduct
  • Consumer in the conduct of business
  • Ethics agenda in business conduct

 

Speakers from: GRI, AccountAbility, IICA, KfW, NITIE, GIZ, SEBI, JSW, Tata, M&M, Shapoorji Pallonji, PwC, Deloitte, BAIF, ICICI, Yes Bank, Nokia, Dell India, Cognizant, Competition Council of India, Advertising Standards Council of India, Consumer Association of India, Independence Ethics Committee and many more thought and practice leaders.

More about the event from here – www.abrcexpo.com

 

Also check out: Sustainability Edge – EAI Consulting to assist corporates design, evaluate and align sustainability strategies


Categories: Corporate Sustainability, Events

Author - Narasimhan Santhanam


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