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Dr Soumitro Chakraborty wins ‘CEO of the year’ award

20 Feb 2019
CEO of the year-Dr. Soumitro Chakraborty

Dr Soumitro Chakraborty, Chief Executive Officer of Innovative Financial Advisors Pvt. Ltd. (Fiinovation), was conferred with ‘CEO of the year’ award at the 8th World CSR Congress held in Mumbai on February 18.

The World CSR Congress this year focused on the integration of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in corporate strategies, innovation, and strategic alliances. The award recognizes Fiinovation’s exemplary work in the social development sector and noteworthy CSR and sustainability programmes.

Driven by the need to inspire innovative thinking and action leading to sustainable social change, Dr Chakraborty meticulously strategised several sustainability programmes across India in partnership with diverse corporations and civil society organizations. He left the role of an active aviator in 2006 and with an aim to build an institution that may consistently bridge the gap between the private sector and civil bodies, founded Fiinovation in 2009.

Over the years, he has proved his determination by converting challenges into opportunities and delivering quality, effective and strategic solutions to organizations for social initiatives at a grass root level, aiming at inclusive growth.

Backed by rich sectoral experience and profound command in sustainability and leadership as a subject has earned him the honour of being an influential keynote speaker at various national and international conferences. He has also penned articles for leading national publications around the role corporates could play in ensuring and building a sustainable world.

The 8th edition of World CSR Congress witnessed participation from 33 countries and recognised the efforts of individuals and organisations.

“I feel humbled on receiving the CEO of the year award. This belongs more to Fiinovation family than me. No leader can achieve anything alone. This is the fruitful result of all the hard work of each member of the family. This recognition will further strengthen our resolve in building a better sustainable world”, said Dr Chakraborty on the occasion and attributed the win to his team.

This story is provided by NewsVoir.

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