About The Event

Corporate Social Responsibility has come a long way from being mere corporate welfare schemes which were aimed at uplifting communities around their organisation. The Government’s dictum to contribute 2% of the profits for CSR Spends has further boosted the sector and this could translate to a positive transformation in the foreseeable future.

Youth for Seva has been a witness to these changing trends in its journey of engaging volunteers from various walks of life. Though corporate funding has been a consistent contributing factor in organizing community work, there are a growing number of companies offering avenues to employees to volunteer in these projects. It is therefore the need of the hour to not just identify potential projects to contribute funds, but to also devise models to involve employees. The core objectives are to inculcate a culture of volunteering to build a sense of inclusion, promote sustainability and maximize impact.

The conclave will include participation of leaders from the corporate and development sector, along with CSR experts, policy makers and organizations studying trends and patterns of volunteering.

  16th March, 2018 Friday
  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  Infosys Convention Center, Bengaluru


Global Trends in Corporate Volunteer Engagement
Publication and release of paper on Best Practices in Corporate Volunteer Engagement
Panel discussion (Corporates) - Ideas and Initiatives: Employee Engagement in Volunteering
Panel discussion (NGOs) - The Impact of Corporate Volunteer Engagement
Awards - Corporate, NGO and Individual champions in volunteering/ volunteer engagement
Release of Corporate Volunteering Handbook


Vinay Sahasrabuddhe  
Member of Parliament - Rajya Sabha , Vice Chairperson, Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN)
Madan Padaki
Founder & CEO, 1Bridge
Shridhar Venkat
Chief Executive Officer, Akshayapatra

Corporate Panelists

Srikantan Moorthy
Executive Vice President and Head, Global Services, Infosys
Archana Sahay
Head –CSR, Thomson Reuters India
Shannu Kaw
Director, Global Business Services, Cisco Systems
Tushar Juvekar
Head-CSR, KPIT Technologies Limited
Ravishekar Konangi
GM Production, JSW , Toranagallu

NGO Panelists

Jagadeesh Maiya
Vice President Software Engineering, Optiv Cyber security India, Vice President - Youth for Seva
Captain Indraani Singh
Founder, Managing Trustee, Literacy India
Atul Nagras
Chairman, Seva Sahayog
Mahantesh G K
Founder Managing Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled
K S Ramanan
Chief Programme Officer, Dream A Dream

Awards Jury

Prof MK Sridhar
President -Centre for Education and Social Sciences and Member Draft New Education Policy Committee Govt of India.
Dr R Balasubramaniam
Founder, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Mysuru Founder & Chairman, GRAAM, Mysuru Visiting Professor, ILR School, Cornell University, USA


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