New Delhi, November 9. Recognising Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) as an important contributor to the sustainable development in India, the oldest and one of the most respectable TV news network ZEE decided to partner with CRB’s annual conference – India and Sustainability Standards 2017: International Dialogue and Conference 2017 (ISS 2017). The premier business news TV channel from the ZEE group, ZEE BUSINESS is now the media partner of ISS 2017.

The theme of the fourth annual conference of Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) “From Tragedies of the Commons to the Strategies for the Commons” underlines this. CRB, the global Centre of excellence, will organise this three day’s conference ‘India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues & Conference’ (ISS, 2017) from 15-17 November, 2017 at India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi.  ISS 2017 will provide most sought after dialogue with multiple stakeholders about adopting and implementing the practice of sustainable development at various sectors, fields and levels besides creating huge knowledge bank and developing tools for the change.

ISS 2017 is aimed to generate dialogues and set in motion processes to build social capital for pro-sustainability strategies among the business community, policymakers, civil society, and wider society in India and beyond.

The journey of ISS, conceptualised by CRB, began in 2014. With overwhelming response and encouragement received over the years, ISS evolved into India based independent international Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Platform. The ISS convenes diverse industry sectors and themes in different formats every year in November, with Partners as Co-hosts and Convenors – to deliberate and dialogue on the status, challenges and opportunities inherent in each sector and theme covered.

An international centre of excellence, CRB is working to promote collaborative sustainability initiatives and sustainability standards as voluntary and self-governance tools and mechanism among various stakeholders since 2010. As one of the important element of this endeavour, it has been organising this conference since 2014.