Genesis

GIZ, SAI and BSCI partnered through a three-year (2010-2013) development partnership project in India to incubate a centre of excellence for development of capacity building initiatives in the domain of business responsibility and voluntary standards. The incubated centre was registered as a not-for-profit entity, Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), in November 2011 under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860.GIZ, SAI and BSCI partnered through a three-year (2010-2013) development partnership project in India to incubate a centre of excellence for development of capacity building initiatives in the domain of business responsibility and voluntary standards. The incubated centre was registered as a not-for-profit entity, Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), in November 2011 under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860.

The Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) is an independent centre of excellence, working with business and stakeholders to promote responsible business strategies, policies and practices. Based out of New Delhi and global orientation, CRB’s activitiesareorganized under four verticals:

  • Training and Capacity Building
  • Convening Knowledge Forums
  • Customized Advisory Services
  • Action and Policy Research

Our foundation is driven by these four verticals that facilitates an ecosystem for uptake on sustainable business practices and create impact on the ground. Over the years, we have pioneered multi-stakeholder engagement on sustainable business related issues in India, using the framework of voluntary sustainability standards. CRB’s commitment towards promotion of responsible business practices lies in developing linkages of corporate responsibility to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

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