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Mr. Arpit Chaturvedi

Founder, Insights International | CEO & Co-Founder, Global Policy Insights

Arpit Chaturvedi is a Public Policy and International Relations Professional. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Global Policy Insights, a centrist think-tank. He is also the Co-Founder of EnviPol, an environmental consultancy firm based out of New Delhi. He is the Founder of Insights International and also the Joint-Director of the Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability Fellowship and serves as a Co-Chair on various international affairs forums such as the QUAD Security Forum. He also serves as an Advisor at the Kyiv School of Diplomatic Arts.

He holds an MBA and MPA and has taught at various prestigious institutions across the world such as
San Francisco State University. Arpit has advised policymakers, NGOs, and businesses and combined
history, systems thinking, macro-economics, and game theory to author high quality research material
for policymakers across the globe.

May 28th, 2023

6:30 – 8:30 PM (IST ) I 9:00 – 11:00 AM (EDT)

Workshop 2 - ESG Reporting Fundamentals, ESG Reporting in India and BRSR/NGRBC Principles

The objective of this second workshop is to bring the focus on India, Indian compliance requirements, their evolutions, and frameworks. This section also lays down the brief structure of the BRSR framework.

Duration: 2.5 Hours Activity Format Duration
Fundamentals of Reporting
• Vision, Mission, Capacity, and Learning Framework (VMCL) (Cabrera et. al.)
• Difference between Outputs and Outcomes
• Log frames
Instructor Led Discussion
60 Mins
Activity: Activity on Outputs Vs Outcomes + Log frames
Group Activity on Google Sheets
30 Mins
Evolution of ESG in India
• National Voluntary Guidelines NVGs (9 Principles)
Instructor Led Discussion
Discussion 15 Mins
Objectives of Business Responsibility Reporting Framework
Introduction to BRSR
• Evolution of BRSR and SEBI’s rationale
Instructor Led Discussion
10 Mins
National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC) for BRSR
• 9 Principles
• Sections A: General Disclosures, covering operational, financial and ownership related information
• Section B: Management and Process Disclosures covering the structures, policies and processes to integrate the Guidelines
• Section C: Principle-wise Performance Indicators covering how well businesses are performing in pursuit of these Guidelines. Essential and Leadership Indicators.
30 Mins
Discussion
10 Mins