The jury of the fourth edition of सबेरा SABERA Awards 2021 commenced the process of selecting the final winners to be announced at a grand virtual summit on December 9th. The awards recognize social impact to promote Sustainable Development Goals and ESG principles besides acknowledging CSR outreach. SheThePeople is the knowledge partner for the event.
सबेरा SABERA, which stands for Social And Business Enterprise Responsible Awards, endeavours to acknowledge Purpose beyond Profit. It was launched by the UN Women awardee Simply Suparnaa.
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SABERA Awards Jury Enters Final Round of Winner Selection
- The SABERA Awards jury, led by Renu Sud Karnad, MD HDFC Ltd, comprises 10 leaders from the corporates, civil and nonprofit sectors
- The three main award categories acknowledge SDG and ESG aligned initiatives, entities and individuals
Jury Chair, Renu Sud Karnad, MD, HDFC Bank Ltd, said, “SABERA has been doing a commendable job by bringing to the fore and recognizing achievements by individuals, corporates, and communities working towards a better sustainable future. These selfless do-gooders by virtue of their perseverance and conviction deserve to be celebrated as role models for society at large. I am honored to be the JURY CHAIR for the 2020-21 awards and I am convinced that the awardees this year will inspire many more to follow in their footsteps.”
The jury includes Dr Bhaskar Chatterjee (IAS), popularly known as the father of CSR in India; Uday Varma (IAS), Former Secretary Ministry of I&B and MSME; Suhela Khan, Country Program Manager, WeEmpower Asia UN Women; Ananta Raghuvanshi, Founder Director, NARDECO MAHI GOI; Kamal Bali, President and Managing Director, Volvo Group India; Richard Rekhy, Board, KPMG Dubai; Shaili Chopra, Founder, SheThePeople.TV; Mathew Cherian, Chair CARE India and Geeta Goel, Country Director, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.
SheThePeople founder, Shaili Chopra who is also on the jury said “Future organizations will be reviewed for trust and impact. I am looking forward to bringing a gender lens to initiatives that are driving change and seeking a more equal tomorrow.”
The participants from India’s largest Organizations & most Impactful NGO’s include Anugraha Drishtidaan , Auspice Social , Birlasoft Ltd, , BansiVidya Memorial Trust, Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute, Bharat Aluminium Company, Bharat Petroleum Company Limited, Bharti Foundation, Cancer Awareness Prevention and Early Detection Trust, Childrens LoveCastles Trust, Dabur India Ltd, DGTRA Consultancy Pvt Ltd., E Waste Social Private Limited, Ecohoy, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd., IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute Foundation, Ingenuity Edulabs LLP., Jyoti Bahuudesiya Sevabhavi Sanstha, Kamalnayan Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation, Keshav Sita Memorial Foundation Trust, Kimberly Clark, Maruti Suzuki, ONGC Foundation, Oorjan Cleantech, S M Sehgal Foundation, Samarpan Foundation, Sanjeevani Life Beyond Cancer, Sankalp Jyoti, Sarathi Development Foundation, Save the Children SBI General Insurance Company Limited, Sterlite Technologies Limited, Sun Pharma Community Healthcare Society, Sustanable Advancements, Swades Foundation, TIEEDI Forest Garden, Udyama, WAY2WORLD, We will still rise, WinPE Development Forum and WNS Global Services amidst others.
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The awards will be held virtually on December 9th, 2021. The speakers at the Summit preceding the awards will include Padma Shri Dr Prakash Amte and Dr Mandakini Amte. Dr Bibek Debroy, chair, economic advisory council to the Prime Minister.
Since year one, the award ceremonies have been anchored by girls from marginalized sectors of society who have emancipated themselves and their communities through education. This year, too, the face of सबेरा SABERA will be a teenage girl from the remote village of Uttarakhand.
सबेरा SABERA has partnered with United Nations Global Compact Network India as SDG partner, ShethePeople.TV as digital-media partner, and eShe as magazine partner to amplify content on traditional and new-age media platforms. Amazon India has come on board as a Gift Partner to felicitate the eminent jury members and speakers. MG Motors India Pvt Ltd., who work diligently to promote gender diversity, will be the ESG partner this year.
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