Past Attendees

Each year we have had over 400 participants from 15 cities across India with representation from Industry, Government, Bilateral and Donor agencies, International Foundations and NGOs, development sector practitioners and consultants, academia, self help groups, thought leaders and decision makers. Past speakers and attendees include organizations such as, Axis Bank Foundation, Britannia, CAP, GIZ, Godrej, Habitat India, ILFS, Siemens, Tata Power, Welspun, WIT and more.

Industry captains, government officials, celebrities and high profile experts have graced the inaugural and closing sessions that are based around the RISE values (Responsible – Inclusive – Sustainable – Eco-friendly). Our previous Key note speakers include:



Vinita Bali, Managing Director – Britannia Industries Ltd
Shri  R B Gupte, MSME Director
Babu Joseph, CEO – Axis Bank Foundation
Sharon Memis, Director West India, British Council
John A. Beed, Mission Director, USAID India
Nagesh Kukunoor, Film Actor-Producer-Director
Richard Bale, Consul General for Canada in Mumbai
Michele Weldon, UN Women Office for India, Bhutan, Maldives & Sri Lanka
Vandana Krishna, Director General, RJMC Health and Nutrition Mission, Government of Maharashtra.
Manfred Haebig, Country Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Past Attendees (Partial List)

Ambuja Cement Foundation, Allergan, Access Health International, Acumen, Adhar, Aditya Birla Group, AmeriCares, Afternoon Dispatch, AMPRC, Apnalaya, Art Effect, ASCO, Assist, Astha Foundation, Atharva Foundation, Axis Bank Foundation, AVP, AYS, British Council, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CFTRI, Conexus, Dow Chemicals, Dhawale Memorial Trust, Dasra, Dimagi, Earthen Life, Eminent Gas, Energg, FHI 360, GiveIndia, Glenmark, Godrej, Government of Maharashtra, Habitat for Humanity, HDFC Life, ICOR, IDEX, IHBP, Indian Centre for CSR, IL & FS, JCP, Kuprkabi Foundation, KARM, KSWA, KVIC, Life Accure, MAVIM, Mahindra Group, Mera Doctor, MLDT, MPCB, MSME, MSRLM, Mumbai Goes Green, Niramaya, NITIE, NCSR Hub, Niramala Foundation , Observer Research Foundation, Pfizer, Piramal, Population First, Smapurn(e)arth, Sankalp Rural, Sasha, Siemens, Sneha, St. Pius College, Sustainuance, Swastha, Swasti, Synterprise, Tata Power, TCS, TISS, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Tanclean, Umang, USAID, Unltd., Vrutti , Water Field Tech., Welspun Renewable Energy , WIT, Wockhardt Foundation .. +