Benetton Group’s Sustainability Head Chiara Mio to be a Guest Speaker at India CSR Leadership Summit

MUMBAI: Chiara Mio, chairwoman of the Sustainability Committee of Benetton Group will deliver a keynote talk India CSR Leadership Summit & Awards being organized by India CSR Network on May 26, 2016 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai, India.

She willshare her experiences and practices in building sustainable organization aswell as her vision and values of Benetton Group towards global leadership. Theday long India CSR Leadership Summit & Awards will witness vibrantpolitical leaders, CSR think tanks, thinkers, social reformers and Govt.officials. It would be one of the biggest CSR knowledge and idea sharing forumin the year 2017.

She leadsBenetton Group’s Sustainability Committee, a body set up by the company toaddress – in a strategic way – issues of sustainability, starting fromgovernance and top management.

With adegree in Business Administration from Venice’s Università Ca’ Foscari, ChiaraMio is currently Professor at the university’s Department of Management, whereshe teaches Management Control and Strategic planning and sustainabilitymanagement. She is also a member of the university’s PhD in Science and ClimateChange Management faculty board. Since 2010, Mio has also served on theeditorial board of the journal Corporate Social Responsibility andEnvironmental Management; her research has appeared in numerous national andinternational journals.

Over thelast 20 years she has been involved in research within the ESG (Environmental,Social and Governance) field and taken on national and internationalassignments. In this capacity, she is currently chair of the ESG Task Force forFee in Brussels.

Author ofarticles and books on corporate reporting, corporate social responsibility,performance measurement, sustainability as a strategic perspective in valuecreation and integrated reporting, Mio is active in the international researchcommunity and in the national community as an expert professional.

BenettonGroup is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in themost important markets with a network of about 5,000 stores; a responsiblegroup that plans for the future and lives in the present, with a watchful eyeto the environment, to human dignity, and to a society in transformation. TheGroup has a consolidated identity comprised of colour, authentic fashion,quality at democratic prices and passion for its work: these values arereflected in the strong, dynamic personality of the brands United Colors ofBenetton and Sisley.

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