IOD’s first Distinguished Fellowship from ASEAN Region conferred upon

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Mr. Peter Seah Lim Huat,
Chairman, DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank and
also Chairman, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd

during IOD, India’s first ever, ‘Singapore Global Convention on Corporate Ethics & Risk Management ’ held in Singapore last month, December 2017 India’s Economic Business Model

India’s Economic Business Model

New Delhi (India): The Indian economy is growing at a steady pace and its performance during the recent years has been very impressive. The record performance of the economy over the last few years has placed India among the fastest growing and most promising economy in the world. Today, Global CEOs also see India as one of the top reckoning attractive investment destinations. Truly, India has earned a bright spot in the global landscape.

Earlier India was nowhere in the list of top 10 world economies, but now it is poised to overtake Japan and Germany to emerge as the third largest economy in the next 10 years. However it needs to be consistent in reforms and focus more on the social sector. We need to support the Govt in its efforts.

India has many advantages over its competitors: a rich traditional skill base coupled with cutting-edge technology and a huge skilled workforce. A decentralised approach to a creative manufacturing hub has never been easier.

Under the leadership of Mr. Narenda Modi, Prime Minister, India’s 1.3 billion strong young population will be one of the key drivers of economic growth and shared prosperity globally. India’s Economic Business Model management will continue as source of inspiration for other countries. The world has much to learn from India.

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Last month, the Institute Of Directors (IOD), India organised its first ever, ‘Singapore Global Convention’ on Corporate Ethics & Risk Management from 14 – 15 December 2017 in Singapore and over 250 leaders, professionals from countries such as Singapore, UK, USA, UAE, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, etc. participated. Before the commencement of the formal Sessions, a personal message was received from Mr. Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India which was read out to the audience. The Message commended the Institute Of Directors, India for choosing a very apt theme, i.e. ‘Ethical Governance and Risk Management’. To quote from the Message: “Transparency and accountability are vital pillars of Corporate Governance”. The complete report is covered in the January issue of ‘Director Today’.

Today the legally mandated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) law in the Companies Act 2013, has created more opportunities for corporations to build a more inclusive economy, where CSR initiatives become mainstream corporate policies.

The Institute Of Directors (IOD), India is organizing its next annual ‘12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility’ (Presenting Partner – DMCC) in Bengaluru (India). The Conference will debate some of the topical global issues & trends in CSR as they relate to the Board of Directors.

Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, Padma Vibhushan, National Chairman of IOD & former Chief Justice of India shall preside over the Convention.

Mr. Gautam Sashittal, CEO, DMCC Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, UAE will deliver the Keynote Address and this year’s Theme Address will be delivered by Mr. Vineet Nayar, Founder Chairman, Sampark Foundation & Former Chief Executive Officer, HCL Technologies. Mr. Manish Kumar IAS, MD & CEO, ‎National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), will deliver the Special Address.

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Convention Name : 12th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Dates : 9th – 10th February 2018
Venue : Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru (India)
Theme : ‘Responsible CSR: A New Agenda beyond Governance’
Convention Details : http://iodglobal.com/conference-on-corporate-social-responsibility-2018.html

The famed Golden Peacock Awards for CSR, and HR Excellence will be conferred and some of the outstanding Individual leaders will also be felicitated during the Conference.

I am sharing with you the latest issue of ‘Director Today’. It has a number of articles, authored by thought leaders on ‘Corporate Governance’, Director & Board Development, Board Training, etc. We are certain you will find a wealth of information in this issue.

View & Read online issue of ‘Director Today‘ – January 2018 issue
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View IOD’s Board Research & Advisory Services for BOARD EVALUATION and Corporate Governance Compliance
View Golden Peacock Awards Results announcement for Individual Leaders
View Golden Peacock Awards Results announcement for CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (Both Global & National) and HR EXCELLENCE – 2017
View Winners’ Digest : Case Studies of Excellence
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