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CRB organizing 5th annual sustainability conference in New Delhi on Nov 14-16

image CRB organizing 5th annual sustainability conference in New Delhi on Nov 14-16

New Delhi, Nov 10 (KNN) The 5th annual conference of Centre of Responsible Business (CRB), titled ‘India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues & Conference’ will be held from November 14-16, 2018 in New Delhi.

The 3 day conference is based on the theme ‘Collaboration a key to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Leveraging CSR & Voluntary Sustainability Standards’. 

The event will begin with an inaugural session on November 14, followed by three high-level panels to elaborate on the theme.

Experts from various fields and organizations would shed light on number of sectoral and thematic sessions including Human Rights: A critical component in responsible business practices, E-waste management in India¸ leveraging social responsibility to manage strategic risks, academia collaboration on live MSMEs problems skills enhancement in SMEs.

Federation of Indian Small and Micro Enterprises (FISME) has been invited for the conference and will be the ‘Industry Association Partner’ for the conference.

Since, SMEs comprise a large component of Indian business sector and thus a detailed discussion on ‘Business and Human Rights’ from the lens of SMEs will also be held.

For wider sectoral consideration or discussion on this, Secretary General of FISME,  Anil Bhardwaj,  has been invited as a panelist for the session ‘Business and Human Rights’.

CRB is an independent centre of excellence, working with business and stakeholders to promote responsible business strategies, policies and practices. 

Over the years, CRB has pioneered multi-stakeholder engagement on sustainable business related issues in India.

CRB finds the framework of voluntary sustainability standards as a prime tool to adhere to with sustainable business practices.

CRB’s commitment towards promotion of responsible business practices lies in developing tools and linkages of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

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