Business Responsibility has today assumed centre stage with the changed expectations of society from businesses in recent years. The business of business is no longer the maximisation of shareholder value. By acting responsibly and keeping in mind the impact of their actions on people, the society and the environment; companies can build greater trust and strengthen their relationships with all of their stakeholders. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reflects a company's recognition of the fact that 'doing good is good for business', and businesses are increasingly turning to CSR to make a difference and build a positive brand image.
AIMA is pleased to announce the 8th edition of its 'Business Responsibility Summit and Project Excellence Contest & Awards' which will focus on the stellar role that corporates and civil society have played in executing CSR projects. The Summit & Contest is being anchored by Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary General, Indian Steel Association and a well-recognised name on the subject. We want to honour and award those companies and civil society organisations who have done outstanding work in this field; and showcase exceptional Covid and non-Covid related CSR projects. The Summit will be a platform for dissemination and recognition of CSR work that makes our country and our planet a far better place to live in.
The Project Excellence Contest
The Project Excellence Competition is a refreshing, stimulating and dynamic contest through which teams coming from individual organisations will get the opportunity to learn and compete against teams from other participating organisations, in an environment which empowers team building, harnesses competitiveness and encourages innovative thinking. This contest aims to showcase the best of CSR Projects undertaken by both Corporates as well as Civil Society Organisations. It will provide a platform on which award winners will get a chance to present their outstanding achievements to the wider world.
The Project Excellence Contest will project India's leading CSR initiatives in the following two categories:
- Project/s on Covid related CSR Activities (implemented during the period 1/4 /2020 to 30/6/2021)
- Project/s on Non-Covid related CSR Activities (implemented during the period 1/4/2018 to 30/6/2021)
This award recognises organisations / Institutions which have successfully managed and implemented CSR in business practices as a part of their DNA.