Chaudhary Foundation in association with the Center for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) and Global Compact Nepal organized a virtual webinar on “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Support SDG Target in Nepal” on November 20, 2020.
Corporations play an important role in supporting UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Through their corporate practices, CSR, and corporate collaboration with government and civil society initiatives, corporations have been contributing towards the creation of an enabling environment. Hence, this panel discussion covered the corporations’ role in supporting the SDG targets and the obstacles they faced. Panelists brought in different perspectives to the issue of better and deeper corporate engagement.
The panelists for the session included Ms. Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe, Resident Representative, UNDP Nepal, Dr. Ruth A. Shapiro, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Asia Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), Ms. Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed, Director of Research, Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), Pradeep Man Vaidya, President, Global Compact Nepal Network, and Mr. Nirvana Chaudhary, Managing Director, CG Corp Global.