Events & Updates
Inclusive Finance India Summit
Inclusive Finance India Summit, 22nd April 2021
Devyani Hari represented CRB as a speaker for the Inclusive Finance India Summit session on Sustainable Finance, organised by ACCESS ASSIST. She shared her views on practicing Sustainable Finance & what it means for financial institutions.
Join us for the TEEB-AgriFood for Business training program, offered by the Capitals Coalition in collaboration with the Centre for Responsible Business (CRB).
The training program is an opportunity for you to learn and hone skills to measure and value your business’ impacts and dependencies on natural, social and human capital. Guiding you through each stage of the TEEBAgriFood Operational Guidelines a tool for businesses, this program will arm you with the knowledge to identify the risks and opportunities associated with your business’ interaction with the capitals, and learn how to integrate and apply these considerations into your business decision making.
By participating in the training program, you will:
- Gain essential tools to future-proof your business, free of charge
- Carry out a capitals assessment on a particular area/subject of relevance to your (case study) and build baseline evidence
- Be part of and interact with a international network of businesses and expert practitioners
- Have the opportunity to showcase your case study and work to an international group of frontrunners
Register here to save a spot.
Consumer Assisto International Conference
Consumer Assisto International Conference, 15th March 2021
On the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, Rijit Sengupta represented CRB as a panelist at the Consumer Assisto International Conference, and shared his views on the present & future of consumerism & role of sustainable living.
Retailers Association of India’s Retail Leadership Summit 2021
Retailers Association of India’s Retail Leadership Summit 2021, 24th February 2021
CRB and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) were the silver partners for Retailers Association of India’s Retail Leadership Summit 2021. Rijit Sengupta, represented CRB as a panelist for the discussion on, ‘Leadership in Sustainable Sourcing - How to transition to certified Sustainable Palm Oil in India.’
Task Group of One Planet network and IRP releases final report for UNEA5
The One Planet Network – 10YFP and the International Resource Panel (IRP) have released a new report on the Value Chain Approach to action on sustainable consumption and production SCP. The purpose is to identify key points of intervention within economic systems to reduce natural resource use and environmental impacts caused by production and consumption to define a common agenda for action. The report shares findings from its application to three critical sectors: food, construction and textiles. Read the report here and learn more about this action-oriented approach.
Promoting a Sustainable Agriculture & Food Sector
CRB & the Capitals Coalition co-hosted a virtual roundtable discussion to review and discuss the Agri-food Operational Guideline that has been developed by Capitals Coalition under the aegis of The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEB AgriFood). The guidelines were presented to a wide range of stakeholders, and participants were given the opportunity to learn, provide comments and input into the development process.
CRB, FNF & IGCC webinar series on Business & Human Rights
Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) together with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) & Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) organized a webinar on “Responsible Business: Practitioners Guide to Business & Human Rights”, on 10th December 2020. Nandini Sharma represented CRB for the discussions & dialogue.