ICMAI to host ‘Global Summit 2023’; focus on sustainability & ESG under India’s G20 presidency

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New Delhi, 14, July 2023: The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) is organizing Global Summit 2023 (GS-2023), a knowledge-sharing discussion board at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on July 14 and 15 on the theme “Unlocking Sustainability: G20 Presidency Paves the Way for an ESG-driven New World Order”. The summit will focus on India’s G20 presidency theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth, One Family, One Future”. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Law and Justice & Minister of State for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs would be the chief visitor on the occasion.

Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Education, Mr. Atul Sobti, Director General, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), and Lieutenant General Samir Gupta, Director General, Financial Planning, Indian Army would be the Guests of Honor of the Inaugural Session of the GS2023 on 14th July 2023.

ICMAI is a statutory skilled physique established by a particular Act of Parliament for the regulation and growth of the occupation of Cost and Management Accountancy. The Institute is under the executive management of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Pertinent to point out right here that India’s G20 theme is according to the Prime Minister’s imaginative and prescient of minimal authorities most governance; inclusive progress & social transformation; vitality transformation; attaining web zero & environmental sustainability; Green Mobility – Surface, Air, and Ocean; Green Finance; ESG (Environmental, social, and company governance) and Business Responsibilities.

Under the theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, India goals to prioritize inclusive financial progress and sustainable growth, and promote a rules-based order, peace, and simply progress for all.

GS2023 is geared toward offering us with a singular alternative to collectively redefine our priorities, reimagine our methods, and forge partnerships that may steer us in the direction of a extra sustainable and resilient future. More than 800 delegates from throughout the nation and overseas are doubtless to attend the Summit in individual. The Summit proceeds could be dwell telecast to attain our greater than 90,000 members, 5,00,000 college students, and thousands and thousands of different skilled colleagues sitting all around the globe,” says Vijender Sharma, President, of ICMAI.

“ESG issues have gotten more and more necessary for firms, and CEOs are dealing with a dilemma as they struggle to stability these issues with the necessity to meet the monetary expectations of shareholders. Cost Accountants play a key position in serving to firms navigate this dilemma by offering steering, sources, and training on how to combine ESG issues into their operations, and advocating for insurance policies and rules that help ESG issues. By viewing ESG issues as a chance, moderately than a burden, CEOs can enhance the long-term sustainability and resilience of their firms and assist to create a extra sustainable and equitable international financial system,” says CMA H Padmanabhan, Chairman, Global Summit 2023, Former VP, ICMAI.

The Summit could be addressed by eminent personalities holding excessive positions within the Government, Industry leaders, administration specialists, and Professional Gurus like Ms. Jyotsna Sitling, Member, of the Advisory Committee to SEBI on Social Stock Exchange, Dr. Harish Ahuja, Head (PSD), National Stock Exchange, Dr. Aditi Haldar, Director, GRI South Asia, CMA Asim Mukhopadhyay, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Motors Smart City Mobility Solutions Ltd., Dr. Paritosh Basu, Senior Director (Services), Stragility Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Sudipta Das, Partner Futurestation ESG, Dr. Birender Raturi, International Director SR Asia, CMA B.B. Goyal, Former Additional Chief Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, CMA (Dr.) Ashish Bhattacharya, Distinguished Professor, Shiv Nadar University, CMA (Dr.) S.Okay. Gupta, Managing Director, ICMAI RVO,  Mr. Prabhu Narayan Singh, Head ESG – Vikram Solar, Ms. Ruchika Drall, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ms. Meenakshi Sharma, Director, KPMG, Mr. R.Okay. Anand, BFSI Academics & Advisor, CMA (Dr.) Gopal Krishna Raju, Member (Co-opted), International Affairs Committee, ICMAI, and Ms. Ekta Kumar, Independent ESG and CSR Advisor.

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