About IRBF

India Responsible Business Forum (IRBF) is a platform which promotes data driven dialogue and action on responsible business practices of Indian companies. IRBF supports the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business (NVGs). NVGs launched by Ministry of Corporate Affairs in 2011 laid a strong foundation to India’s business responsibility context.

IRBF invites people from business, civil society organizations, government, media, regulators and opinion leaders to join the platform.

The annual IRBF Conference is a congregation of civil society and business leaders devoted to making India’s business sector more responsible and inclusive. IRBF Conference looks at business responsibility in the context of National Voluntary Guidelines (NVG) covering social inclusion, environment & product lifecycle, ethics & transparency and consumer protection. IRBF emphasises the significance of data in business responsibility decisions. An index ranking the top 100 companies listed on Bombay Stock Exchange based on NVG disclosures is at the heart of IRBF Conference.

Advisory Panel

Anil Padmanabhan

Executive Editor, Mint

Arun Maira

former Planning Commission member

Atul Dev Sarmah

Head Institutional Partnerships & Corporate Communications,

Mamta Binani

President, ICSI

Neha Kumar

Senior Adviser, GIZ

Sumantra Sen

Sushanta Sen

Principal Adviser, CII

Sutapa Banerjee

Fomer CEO Private Banking ABN AMRO Bank and Ambit

Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil

Assistant Professor, Economics and Public Policy
IIM Trichy


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