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CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY (CECRAS)

Vision
To create an institution which fosters excellence in research, thought leadership, teaching, professional training and curriculum development in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development towards creating a more socially, economically and environmentally inclusive world.
  
Mission
To develop relevant research, academic & training programs which incorporates the latest thinking on sustainability through participation in events, scholarly publications and policy networks.
 
Goals

  • Campus Sustainability- to create a university community who cares inclusively about People, the Planet and shared Prosperity;
  • Research, Training & Capacity-building- to foster excellence as a center for research, training and capacity-building;
  • Curriculum Development and Academic Programs- to develop and deliver academic content relevant to societal sustainability and human capital development needs;
  • Sustainability Knowledge Portal- to create a collaborative culture by bringing together diverse stakeholders bonded by a common passion for sustainability;
  • Sustainability Collaborative Networks- to forge partnerships with higher education, industry and development sectors to impact on policy.

  
Umbrella Programs

  • The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)-   [read more]
  • Knowledge for Change (K4Change)- UNESCO Chair for Social Responsibility in higher Education [read more]

   
Founding Executive Director: Amit Lahiri
Chief Sustainability Officer, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)
Associate Director, International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building (IIHEd)
Masters in Environmental Studies (York University, Canada)
Graduate Diploma in Sustainability (Schulich School of Business)
M.Sc (Bombay  University)

Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/amit-lahiri-b7a07a106/
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