GCNI in collaboration with BMW Group India hosted ‘India Sustainability Dialogue 2.0’
Thu, 28th January, 2016 @ Hotel Taj Mansingh, New Delhi
On December 8, 2015 GCNI in collaboration with BMW Group India hosted ‘India Sustainability Dialogue 2.0’ themed ‘Making Social Dimension Work’ at hotel Taj Mansingh, New Delhi. The event saw participation of more than 150 prominent delegates from academia, businesses and NGOs.
The conference provided a platform for businesses, government and civil society to reflect upon their practices, frameworks, innovations in demonstrating their social commitments through Corporate Social Responsibility Practices. The event engaged key stakeholders in constructive deliberations on the social aspect of sustainability in the light of the recently launched Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations. Eminent speakers across businesses, government and NGOs shared their thoughts and perspectives regarding implementation of programs towards achieving the SDGs.
Indian Corporations and multi nationals working in India are also open to working beyond the CSR framework, to align their efforts with national social priorities and the SDG goals. Shared value approach found a resonance in the talks delivered by the speakers.
The event witnessed engaging discussions where participants interacted with the speakers about social dimension of sustainability in the context of SDGs and the way forward. Recommendations were distilled from the presentations and discussions by stakeholders would be collated in form of a report for future reference.