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Nasscom meet to focus on CSR trends in IT industry

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Indian IT industry apex body’s social arm Nasscom Foundation is hosting a conference in Bengaluru on December 10-11 to discuss corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends in IT industry.

“The CSR Leadership Conference will discuss innovative approaches to CSR and help create a roadmap to a new, developed and inclusive India,” the Nasscom Foundation said in a statement.

The conference will see the participation of 300 delegates including industry leaders from IT and business process management sectors, heads of NGOs, policymakers, social innovators and CSR thought leaders.

“This year the conference will go beyond discussing the intervention areas to new developments, innovative tools and disruptive ways of making the ecosystem more impactful and efficient,” the Foundation said.

Some of the discussion topics will include re-skilling the workforce, environment protection initiatives, collaborative models of CSR, rural development, re-imagining healthcare, employee volunteerism, mapping CSR to SDGs, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

The meet will witness the participation of global IT firms and organisations including IBM, Intel, Cognizant, Accenture, Atal Innovation Mission and National Skill Development Corp.

Source: IANS