Monday, November 27, 2017

Bengaluru to host The NASSCOM Foundation CSR Leadership Conference

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  • NASSCOM Foundation to release ‘Catalysing Change’ – a report on the current CSR trends from across the IT-BPM Industry
  • The mega event to be focused on themes such as Future of Skills, Social Impact Investing, Data Driven Development and Sustainability
  • NASSCOM Foundation to bring together 300+ Industry leaders, NGO heads, Government Officials, CSR thought leaders, civil society members and social innovators for the CSR Leadership Conference
  • Shri Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, IT, Karnataka will grace the event as the Chief Guest

Bengaluru, 24th November 2017: NASSCOM Foundation today, announced that it will host one of India’s largest IT-BPM industry specific CSR Conferences – The CSR Leadership Conference 2017 in Bangalore on the 29th of November 2017 at The Leela Palace Hotel.

The event will see over 300 CXOs and CSR Heads, of the top most companies from across the industry with the NGO Leads, Government officials, Tech4Good champions, social innovators come under one roof to discuss innovative approaches to CSR in the wake of the fast growing economy and shifting demographical needs and help create a roadmap to a new, developed India.

This year, the CSR Leadership Conference (CLC) will try and go beyond discussing intervention areas, to talk about new developments, innovative tools and disruptive ways of making the ecosystem better, more impactful and efficient. In this process, the CLC will deep dive into
Re-Calibrating Employability through CSR, Social Impact Investing, Leveraging Big Data for Impact, Unlocking the Value of Corporate Sustainability in the form of panel discussions, fireside chats and impact talks.

Shri Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, IT, Karnataka, as the chief guest for the event, will share his immense knowledge and experience on how the private sector through its CSR initiatives can work with the government to help create sustainable impact.

The CLC has grown over the last three years to become the single largest IT-BPM specific CSR conference. This year the CLC will host the leadership from across the diverse IT Industry ecosystem.  Representatives from IT Engineering companies like Texas Instrument Services, Aricent; Social Media giants like LinkedIn and Twitter, IT Hardware companies like Cisco, Juniper, Dell;, IT-BPM Services companies like Bosch India, e-Clerx, Sonata Software, Bridge i2i Analytics, Mindtree, Wipro, Accenture, Hinduja Global Solutions, Cognizant, NTT Data, Mphasis, SAP, VmWare, USGT; e-Commerce companies like Amazon; Consulting firms like Boston Consulting Group, Sutherland Global Services have already registered to attend. The CLC has also attracted representation from other sectors with Logistics Companies like Maersk, CMACGM; Global Investment Management Firms like Principal Global Services, Social Venture Partners, Unitus Capital, Financial institutions like Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Societe Generale, AllState and Fidelity Investments; and Retail companies like Target also participating.

The CSR Leadership Conference will also have on showcase, innovations from various social startups and NGOs like Sohum Innovation Labs, Neurosynaptic, EYE-D, Bleetech Innovations, Sankalpturu, Foundation for Ecological Securities, Headstreams and CFBT.

The NASSCOM Foundation CSR Leadership Conference therefore promises to provide a 360-degree opportunity for all stakeholders to come and connect to solve the greatest challenges facing development and diversity in India. A detailed agenda  to the conference and registration details can be further referred to at  .

About NASSCOM Foundation:
NASSCOM Foundation is a leading non-profit organization driving technology for good. The Foundation’s work is just as expansive and evolutionary as the potential that technology and corporate India entail. Drawing strength from its parent body NASSCOM, the Foundation works closely with four major stakeholders: NASSCOM member companies, NGOs, emerging social enterprises and Government to foster a strategic relationship between technology and development. NASSCOM Foundation’s core initiatives include working for Persons with Disabilities, fostering innovative solutions for social good, creating unique skilling models for underserved communities, helping transform Indian Public Libraries into community engagement, information and knowledge centres and digital literacy where it is the industry partner to the Govt. of India’s National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM / PMGDISHA)

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