Going by the CSR data analysis of previous four years, beginning from FY 2014-15, states with high concentration of industries and businesses have been receiving substantial amount of CSR fund while states like Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir and entire region of North East has been at the lower rung of CSR priorities for businesses. Eight states of North East (including Sikkim) have received just 7.32% of India’s total CSR spend in previous 4 years while Maharashtra alone has received 15.60% of the country’s total CSR spend. 

North East region present good opportunities for businesses to undertake development interventions, engage with government agencies and collaborate with like-minded institutions and organizations to design and test innovative social impact models.

Given the facts that the region has rich natural resource-base, relatively higher literacy rate and less population intensity, it becomes easy to engage with communities and co-create solutions that lead to sustainable impacts. With collaborations of impacts at the crux, CSRBOX and Dalmia Bharat have come together to host the mega forum ‘North East CSR Forum’ in Guwahati on 26thFebruary 2019.

The North East CSR forum focuses on:

·       Scope for engaging businesses in development agenda of North East region

·       Identification and deliberation of thematic interventions and modalities

·       Leveraging existing community institutions and social fabric

·       Different models of collaborations and engagement

·       Feasibility of setting up single window-assistance system to help businesses other organizations

·       A few successful interventions by companies and non-profits and scaling up

·       The way forward for time-based action-plan

The forum brings together:

·       Companies and CSR Foundations

·       State governments from North East states and associated agencies

·       Non-profits

·       Impact investors and social incubators

·       Social enterprises

·       Academic and technological institutes.

Highlights of the Event:

The Summit provides a platform to showcase projects and programs; to learn from peers; to initiate new partnerships; to find new resources; and to understand how CSR is playing a vital role in developing Deccan. The key highlights of the event are:

·       Conference

·       Exhibition

·       Thematic tracks

·       Workshops

·       Masterclasses

·       Networking

·       B2B, B2G, B2NP collaborations

Expected Outcomes

·       Learning

·       Networking

·       Partnerships

·       Sustainable Solutions for societal issues. 

For more information about the event, please visit www.northeastcsr.in

For more details, please contact: 

 Shilpi Jain 

 Con: +91 9560352170 / 9971429654,

Email : csr@ngobox.org 

About CSRBOX

CSRBOX is India's largest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) analytics and information platform. It lists CSR portfolio of 1000 + companies falling under the ambit of mandatory CSR and investing altogether more than INR 10,000 Cr. on CSR projects each year. The platform takes the engagement with organizations a step higher, where not-for-profits and social enterprises are provided support and outreach services to help them connect with businesses that are looking for good CSR implementation partners. The symbiotic partnerships service also focuses on facilitating business-business (B2B) collaboration for larger CSR projects that ultimately helps in reducing the duplication of efforts by various agencies. CSRBOX is the host of India’s largest annual CSR forum ‘India CSR Summit & Exhibition’.  

For more information, please visit www.csrbox.org

About Dalmia Bharat Group

Dalmia Bharat Group is a leading Indian conglomerate with a strong presence in Cement, Sugar and Refractories. The Group has a turnover of over 10,000crore. Dalmia Bharat commenced its operations in 1935 and has played a defining role in India's manufacturing sector. The group has significant market presence in each of its sectors of operation.Its cement business has grown exponentially since 2006 in terms of capacity and production and the company is a leader in the specialty cements space. Also, Dalmia Cement is the greenest company in the world with lowest carbon    footprint. In sugar, the group is a prominent generic player. It caters to an enduring and growing customer base in refractories.
Dalmia Bharat is committed to responsible growth and sustainable development and its efforts in undertaking various sustainability initiatives have merited it with several notable awards for Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Safety, Health & Environment issues, from the Government of India and other reputed agencies.

For more information about the Group’s CSR intervention, please visit www.dalmiafoundation.org

About NGOBOX

NGOBOX is a development communication platform helping companies, CSR foundations, NGOs and social enterprises to network, communicate and find resources online and offline. We are a leading CSR research platform in the country with over 70 data-reports on CSR in India. We help companies and CSR foundations to identify credible CSR implementing agencies based on thematic and geographic priorities. With the verified database of over 95000+ non-profits, CSR Teams and social enterprises, we present immense opportunities for organizations to promote their products/services with one-click promotion and outreach.

To know more about us, please visit www.ngobox.org

India CSR Summit & Exhibition

India CSR Summit & Exhibition is an annual event curated and hosted by NGOBOX & CSRBOX. The event is the largest CSR forum in India bringing together companies, CSR foundations, government agencies, non-profits, social businesses and advisory firms to network, collaborate and scale up initiatives in development and impact sector. The event also witnesses annual ‘NGOBOX-Dalmia Bharat CSR Impact Awards’ for best of CSR projects in various thematic areas. Beginning in New Delhi 2014, the event has been hosted in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Gurugram in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively. The 2018 event took place at J W Marriott, New Delhi on 24th-25th September.

For more information, please visit www.indiacsrsummit.in