NASSCOM Foundation Archive

Insights from Nasscom Leadership Forum – global citizenship, the old, the new, cross-generation and nostalgia

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NASSCOM Foundation Contest winners announced!

We are glad to announce that the following have been selected as the three individual winners for the prize of ‘Gifting Software worth Rs. 40,000 to any one Indian Non-Profit of your choice’ more

Social Media and the Bottom of the Pyramid

On Thursday, I was honored to be part of a panel at NASSCOM CSR Track called “Reaching out to the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) Through Technology Services and Media.”  The moderator was the  Seemantinee Khot, CEO, Suzlon Foundation. The other speakers  Gaurav Mishra, CEO, 20:20 Social, Vijay Talwar, CEO, William J Clinton Organization. more

Relevance of Social Media in CSR

(Source: On the final day of the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2010, a separate track was conducted as part of the NASSCOM Foundation – the social development arm of of NASSCOM. more

Challenges that only the IT-BPO Industry can take up

IT is playing a pivotal role today in development of our country,  in both an economic and social sphere. There are societal challenges that we believe only the Indian IT-BPO Industry can really make work. more

‘Business with a Conscience’

Azim Premji, in an interesting session along with Jerry Rao today at the NILF,  shared some very simple messages and yet were able to create a spark in the minds of, probably, most of the many leaders present in the room. Following is a bit from what indeed was ‘more than a mere PR exercise’ and something we believe can be executed by all. We have shared some opinions below and hope to further the thought at the CSR track tomorrow. more