Eastern India CSR Summit
SoulAce in association with Indian Chamber of Commerce organised Eastern India CSR summit on 17 Feb, 2015 at ITC Sonar, Kolkata. The agenda of the summit was to share success stories on CSR and deliberate on future opportunities in the sector.
The chief guest for the summit was then Union Minster for Sports & Youth Affairs, Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal and Guest of Honour: Mr. Krishan Pal Gurjar, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Minister of India. The summit also had keynote address by the founder of Sulabh International, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak. The summit was attended by 180 delegates from top MNCs and PSUs.
Shared Value Summit
SoulAce partnered with IFC for The Shared Value Summit on 20th November 2015 and 18th November, 2016 respectively at The Leela Kempinski, Gurugram. The agenda of the summit was to deliberate on lessons from experiences of participating companies in their journey of creating shared value and present an interactive learning platform for the Indian enterprises. It had keynotes and plenary sessions discussing strategies of implementing shared value business models in practice.
The chief Guest of the Summit in 2015 was Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Railways, India. The honorable guest for the event in 2016 were Mr Bibek Debroy (Member Niti Aayog), Prof Anil Gupta (Professor, IIM Ahemdabad) and many other delegates from Corporate, Government and Development Sector.
SoulAce as a platform partner collaborated with Economic Times to bring out ‘ongoing trends and future of CSR’ on 21st Dec, 2016 at Hotel Leela Palace, New Delhi. The chief guest of the event was Shri Ravi Shankar, Minster of Law and Justice and Information Technology. The event was attended by more than 150 delegates comprising of CXOs, Government officials and Development Sector Professionals.
Social Enterprise Summit
SoulAce in partnership with IFC organized Social Enterprise Summit on July 1st, 2016 at the Lalit, Mumbai. The agenda of the summit was to deliberate on how Conscious Capitalism is gradually emerging as a strong and viable form of doing business with a conscience. There is a growing network of global organizations and social enterprises, which are looking beyond the narrow focus on economic profits or philanthropy towards the whole business idea of creating shared value. The summit was an attempt to bring together the minds, businesses and social enterprises who believe in conscious capitalism and shared value as a way forward for sustainable economic growth and wider social impact. The event was attended by more than 100 delegates across Corporate, Government and Development Agencies.
SoulAce partnered with IFC for the Sustainability Summit “Creating Social Impact through Corporate efforts” on 7th May, 2015 at The Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon. The Key Note address was delivered by Mr. Ashok Pavadia, Adviser & Addl. Secretary, ISCS, Government of India (Instrumental in framing CSR law)
Special address was given by Dr. Nipun Vinayak, Deputy Secterary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India. (Heading Swacch Bharat Abhiyan). The Summit had participation from more than 100 CXOs from leading companies including Yes Bank, Essar, Jubilant Life Sciences, PVR, Welspun Energy, Religare, Microsoft, DLF, Panasonic, Jindal Steel & Power, NBCC etc