The second edition of the ET2Good4Good CSR Ratings turned out to be a major success with 33 companies walking away with the accolades in the presence of several industry bigwigsRead More »
The ET 2Good 4Good CSR ratings we're conferred at a glittering function in New Delhi. The evening saw the presence of the members of the august jury - Prof . Avanish Kumar, Mr Ashok Alexander, Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai, Prof RA Mashelkar, Mr TCA Rangachari and Me Vineet Nayar who presented the ratings certificates to the winning companies. Senior dignitaries including board members of companies were present at the function.
The evening began with Mr. Santhosh Jayaram, Partner and Head Sustainability & CSR Advisory , KPMG giving a short presentation on the ratings scheme. The ratings have been developed jointly by The Economic Times and KPMG in India (as knowledge partner) and this was the second edition of the ratings. Ms. Kidwai gave the jury's perspective on how the scheme has evolved and how it will add value to companies with intent to do good work on CSR. The evening also saw a panel discussion moderated by Mr TK Arum, Editor Opinion, The Economic Times with topic being "CSR 2.0- What next?". The other panelists included Mr Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motors and Vice President of CII, Mr Akhil Bansal, Deputy CEO, KPMG India, Mr Nayar and Prof Mashelkar.
The keenly awaited conferral ceremony was the high point of the evening with representatives from the winning companies expressing their elation at the recognition from The Economic Times, and reitrating their commitment towards doing even better and more in CSR.
Founder, Sampark Foundation, Ex-CEO, HCL
Chief Executive, Social Value UK and Social Value International
Ex-Country Head, HSBC India
Ex-CMD, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Former Head, CSIR
Professor and Area Chairperson-MDI Gurgaon
INSEAD Chair in Ethics and Social Responsibility, INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France
Vineet Nayar, Founder & Chairman, Sampark Foundation
Naina Lal Kidwai, Ex-Country Head, HSBC
Ashok Alexander, Founder & Director, Antara Foundation
Nishi Vasudeva, Ex-CMD, Hindustan Petroleum
Prof. Avanish Kumar, Professor, Public Policy & Governance, MDI
T.C.A. Rangachari, Distinguished Fellow, Vivekananda Distinguished Foundation