The CSR Leadership Conference in its third year will put the Inclusive India agenda forward with thoughts and inputs from Industry leaders, CSR heads, NGO heads, Policy makers, Social innovators and Venture capitalists



08:30 – 09:30

Masterclass on Engagement with the Board and Executive Buy Ins by NextGen 

Speaker: Richa Bajpai, co-founder, NextGen

Room: Governor’s 1st Floor, Eros, Nehru Place


Registration Starts

10:00 – 10:05

Welcome Note

10:05 – 10:45

Inaugural Session

10:45 – 11:45

Driving the SDG Cause Through CSR

Multi-stakeholder like discussion on the growing convergence of Sustainable Development Goals with companies’ CSR action plan and how far will CSR take forward the agenda of Sustainable Development Goals.

11:45 – 12:00

Tea Break

12:00 – 13:00

Scaling Impact in Grassroots Programs (Change Alliance Session)

Discussing how CSR initiatives can leverage resources to scale poverty reduction and livelihood creation measures targeting the BoPs.

CSR in Education: Systemic Intervention and Scope of Technology

Session on defining the scope of intervention and innovation in education and the robust partnership models that deliver results on ground.

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Leveraging Technology To Reach The Masses

Discussing tech for good measures in CSR agenda for maximising social impact.

Driving the Inclusion of Person with Disabilities (Synchrony Financials Session)

Exploring approaches and practices in education, skills training and mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities in the ambit of CSR.

15:00 – 16:00

Refocusing on employment: are skills programs achieving outcomes?

Talking about current practices and the effectiveness of programs focussing on competency development and employability skill training and the way forward.

Building a Clean Digital India

Panel discussion on firming steps towards robust e-waste management and best practices.

16:00 – 16:30

Networking Tea & Exhibition

16:30 – 17:30

Concluding Session: Leadership for Social Change

CEO session discussing experiences in leading an organization and imbibing the CSR philosophy as their guiding principle without conflicting it with their business vision.

17:30 – 17:45

Vote of Thanks


Smt. Aruna Sundararajan

MeitY, Govt. of India

Arun Maira

Former Member, Planning Commission of India

R Chandrasekhar


Raman Roy

Quattro  & NASSCOM

Shri Awanish Awasthi

MSJE, Govt. of India

Dr. Harsh Vinayak


P. Balaji

Vodafone India

Sanjay Podder

Accenture Labs

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan

NASSCOM Foundation

Gaurav Dwivedi, Govt. of India

Ankur Dhingra

American Express

Dr. Dinesh Tyagi


Loveleen Kacker

Tech Mahindra Foundation

Syna Dehnugara


Ashutosh Chadha

Microsoft India

Harish Chopra

Hinduja Global Solutions

Debashish Mitter

Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

Dr. Sandhya Chintala


Shubhangi Sharma

Indian Public Libraries Movement

Deepak Maheshwari


Vikas Goswami


Amit Khera

McKinsey Social Initiatives

Shailendra Singh

Exl Services

Dr. Hameed Nuru

UN World Food Programme

Ravi Agarwal

Toxic Links

B K Soni


Nisha Agrawal


Shrikant Sinha

NASSCOM Foundation

Paramita Chatterjee


Nishant Pandey

American India Foundation

Dr. Sandip  Chatterjee

MeitY, Govt. of India

Priti Khare


Dr. Ashish Chaturvedi


Yashodhara Lal


Githanjali Pannikar


Richa Bajpai


Clement Chauvet


Tanu Mukherjee


Bezwada Wilson

Safai Karmachari Andolan (Magsaysay Award Winner)

Belinda Bennet

Change Alliance Pvt. Ltd.

Mamta Saikia

Bharti Foundation

For information on sponsorship and speaking opportunities, please contact: Smruti Das at,
+91 22 2832 8536 Ext: 21


For event information, please contact:Rikhiya Banerjee at , +91 80 4115 1705