Catalysing Startup Ecosystems to Drive Sustainable Impact

CSRBOX has been hosting the annual India CSR Summit for the past 7 years. The Summit has been the largest CSR and social impact event in the South Asia region with participation of 1800 organisations and 2400+ delegates every year.

At the 8th India CSR Summit 2021 (7th-9th Dec 2021), we hosted a panel discussion on 'Catalysing Startup Ecosystems to Drive Sustainable Impact' (Powered by Bharat Inclusion Initiative by CIIE.CO), with following speakers:

  • Moderator: Mr. J Salim Vali, Partner Capital Development, CIIE
  • Ms. Madhura Talegaonkar - CSR Head, Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
  • Ms. Prachi Jain Windlass, Director-India Program, MSDF
  • Mr. Raoul Nanavati, Founder of Navana Tech, BII startup
  • Mr. Chintan Bakshi, Partner Incubation at CIIE, CEO Startup Oasis

    During this insightful discussion, the speakers shared their learnings, thoughts and experiences around the following points:

  • how investing in social enterprises create scalable impacts through digital financial inclusion and works as a multiplier effect
  • why it makes sense for companies to invest through CSR in such enterprises