• Wed. May 29th, 2024

Indo-British Scholars’ Association hosted an interactive session with UN Global Compact Network India

Indo-British Scholars’ Association (IBSA) hosted an interactive roundtable session with members from the UN Global Compact Network India at the British Club on 13 September.

The key objectives of the meeting were:
• To expand our outreach in the eastern region through a collaborative approach with various business chambers and associations
• To promote UN GCNI’s 10 Principles and its 17 SDGs among various stakeholders
• To increase awareness and capacity building on the UN GCNI’s 10 Principles and its 17 SDGs
• To brief on amelioration of participant engagement; regional chapter revival; and sharing upcoming projects and events of UN GCNI.

Ratnesh Jha, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network India said: “We are immensely grateful to the Indo British Scholars’ Association (IBSA) for hosting us in Kolkata to help us amplify our Eastern region outreach and are excited about the potential for joint collective action that will empower our members to integrate sustainability into their practices. Our association with IBSA will serve as a significant step forward in our mission to advance sustainability and responsible UNGC business practices.”

Saptarshi Kar, Secretary, Indo-British Scholars’ Association said: “We are delighted to invite UN Global Compact Network India to Kolkata. We hope that through this roundtable conference, IBSA would be able to expand our outreach in the eastern region with several industry bodies and associations. We would like to promote the UN GCNI’s principles and Sustainable Development Goals amongst the industry stakeholders.”

Members from different industries such as tea, engineering, hospitality, tourism, education, Information Technology and consultancy attended the roundtable session.

Source: IBSA

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