Research and Insights
The Centre shall support research projects aligned with the core mission and focus areas. Research support could include competitive research grants, fellowships, and support for doctoral research. The Centre may also support data procurement and data collection activities through surveys, interviews, and other electronic means to curate primary and secondary data to support research activities. A core research outcome shall be the development of an India specific ESG metric.
Advisory and Consulting
The Centre will actively engage with companies, investors, and other organisations on short-term consulting projects and advisory services that leverage the core strengths and scholarship developed at the centre. Advisory services will also include the enterprise-level application of the metrics, methods, and frameworks developed at the Centre.
Training, Outreach, and Knowledge Dissemination
The Centre will support the design and development of teaching and training materials including but not limited to case studies, simulations, multimedia content, and other novel pedagogical tools. These teaching content and material shall be used in teaching and learning programmes conducted by the centre and its affiliates. The Centre will conduct periodic outreach and knowledge dissemination activities like expert webinars, public talks, and panel discussions. The Centre will also conduct a flagship annual conference on ESG, with the goal become an influential regional platform for sharing research, insights, and conversations among scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and the media.
Advocacy and Impact on Policy Design
The centre will facilitate dialogue and knowledge sharing between the multiple public stakeholders in the country to help in evidence-based policy design and standards-setting for the ESG ecosystem in India.