SPJIMR and IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a seminar that was inaugurated by Mr. Ashish Vaid, President, IMC; Mr. Ajit Mangrulkar, Director General, IMC and members of IMC CSR Committee. More than 50 people from CSR and NGO representatives attended the seminar where they got a comprehensive understanding of the Social Return on Investment (SRoI).
Mr. Jignesh Thakkar, Associate Director, Sustainability & CSR Advisory from KPMG India and Prof. Rukaiya Joshi, Chairperson, CEdSS – SPJIMR took the Masterclass on ‘Decoding SRoI’ in which Prof. Joshi shared the results of the survey conducted to understand the present situation of implementing SRoI by corporates in India. 66 organisations both from NGO and CSR participated in survey. SPJIMR plans to come up with a white paper and also work on creating the capacity of the development organisations in this area.
A Panel discussion on ‘Perspectives and Experiences on SRoI – A way Forward’ was also conducted with panelists: Mr. Anjani Agrawal, Chairman- Thinkthrough Consulting, Mr. Ashwini Saxena, COO – JSW Foundation, Ms. Afreen Siddiqui, State Focal Point Maharashtra- UNDP, Mr. Saurabh Singh, President- ICICI Foundation and Mr. Sushant Verma, Asia Regional Director- Trickle Up Inc, bringing in different perspectives on the subject.