Odyssey 2022

The eminent guest speakers who graced the event with their presence were Dr. Prashant P Salgaonkkar, Group President HR & Admin, IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, Mr. Karthik SM, Global Head Talent Acquisition, Biocon Biologics, Mr. Pradipta Sahoo, Advisor to the Board, BOI CHRO, Pragati Finserv Pvt Ltd, Mr. Harish Sharma CL, CHRO, Toyota Financial Services Corporation, Mr. Ravi Kumar Matta, Head Talent Acquisition, Larsen & Toubro.

The panelists highlighted the importance of communication with the employees and the need for employee counseling to deal with mental peace. They talked about how their organization conducted one-to-one surveys to measure the sentiments and act on a real-time basis. They also discussed concerns about 3P’s – People, Planet and Profit and how technology is efficient to connect with the employees. They elaborated on the need for flexibility, well-being end sustainability models for the retention of employees in an organization and the transparency practices being followed in his organization and to improve retention rates.

Session 2: “Future Proofing Supply Chain: A Sustainable Approach”

The esteemed speakers who joined this panel discussion were Mr. D K Rai, Director-CHEP, Mr. Vikrant Aglawe, Director- Service Delivery, Hapag-Lloyd.

The panelist opined the initiatives on current and previous organizations have taken for reducing carbon emission by 2030.They also spoke about government policies and initiatives towards sustainability.

Session 3: “Sustainable Marketing Integration- A Step towards Social Responsibility”

The eminent speakers that took part in this panel discussion were Dr. (HC)P.K. Rajput, Sr. Vice President International Marketing, Cadila pharma, Mr. Saurabh Shrivastava, CMO, Monster, Ms. Sneha Beriwal, Global CMO, Wadham, Mr.Sandeep Das- FMCG & Consulting Leader.

The panel discussed the fact that end-to-end practice is the key to whole business sustainability and talked about how their own organization is using sustainable marketing approaches like buying products directly from farmers to reduce carbon footprint. They shared steps that companies can follow to go sustainable by focusing on 1-2 matrices, being honest about what they are doing, the practices like consumer-oriented marketing, customer value marketing, innovative marketing, and societal marketing.