The CSR Good Book, 2015, a compendium of India’s strongest, most sustainable and socially responsible companies, has profiled DEMPO’s unique sports promotional initiative, the Dempo Goodwill Ambassadors, in its fifth annual edition, which was released at a glittering function in Delhi NCR recently.
The book release was part of the 5th edition of the annual CSR Show & CSR Live Week Conference, an event sponsored as in all previous years by the Aditya Birla Group and co-sponsored by ONGC.
The annual exercise has come to showcase the CSR efforts of corporates, PSU’s & NGO’s of the likes of Aditya Birla, Reliance, JSW, Tata, Reliance, DLF, Max, Apollo, Maruti, Kajaria, ONGC, SAIL, Hero Motors, Smile Foundation, Magic Bus, HelpAge, Bosconet, Caritas India over one hundred other entities.
Over 5000 people visited the show over the two days on 29th and 30th September, while no fewer than 700 delegates attended the conference, which was themed around ‘Swachh Bharat & CSR’. It was addressed by more than 60 eminent speakers in the course of the event at the Gurgaon Exhibition & Convention Centre venue.
Mrs. Rajashree Birla of the Aditya Birla Group delivered the keynote address, while Mrs. Shallu Jindal of Jindal Steel & Power, and Dr. Huzaifa Khorakivala of the Wockhardt Foundation each delivered special addresses.
In the course of the event, the 2015 edition of CSR Good Book was released by industry leaders with over 35 companies profiled in the publication, discussing their CSR initiatives and case studies.
This year’s new entrants to the annual round-up of socially responsible corporates Cochin Shipyard, DEMPO, Hero Motor Corp, Deepak Fertilizers, Fullerton, GE, IDFC, India Bulls, Kajaria, MMTC, NABARD, Parryware, TATA Global Beverages, Unicharm and Urvi Ashok Piramal Group.
We at DEMPO take pride in occupying a special place in the publication’s round-up by virtue of its CSR also focussing on Sport and the promotion of sporting excellence secure in our record of “CSR Lived, Not Just Practised”!