Nestlé India Executive Board accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand recognition

At a special session, the Executive Board at Nestlé India Ltd, led by CMD Suresh Narayanan (centre), received the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award from CRII Guild Members, including Abhilash Misra (Director, India and South Asia Outreach, Chicago Booth) and Anupam Kaul (Head, Institute of Quality, Confederation of Indian Industries); Nestlé India India was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey; during the ceremony, Nestlé India was also inducted into the esteemed CRII Guild

Dabur India Ltd accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand recognition

Sunil Duggal, Dabur CEO (second from right) and Byas Anand, Head Communications, Dabur India, accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award, after Dabur India was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey; during the ceremony, Dabur India was also inducted into the esteemed CRII Guild

Hindustan Unilever Ltd awarded and inducted into the CRII Guild

After the incorporation of HUL into the CRII Guild, Rajeev Batra, Group Head, Corporate Affairs, HUL, addressing the CRII board on behalf of HUL Chairman and Managing Director, Sanjiv Mehta, while accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award; HUL was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey

CRII and University of Chicago Booth School of Business sign a wide ranging MoU

After the momentous signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between CRII and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, William Kooser (Associate Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business) accepts the Confederation Guild testimonial on behalf of Chicago Booth

Union Ministry of MSME, Government of India, being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Honourable Union MSME Minister Sh. Kalraj Mishra (second from right) accepting the CRII Guild testimonial in the presence of (extreme right) Bharath Visweswariah, Executive Director, UChicago Center, New Delhi, India, (extreme left) Kartik Narayan, Executive Director, CRII, and Param Khanna, Executive Director, CRII

Union Ministry of HRD, Government of India, being inducted into the Confederation Guild

(Centre to right) Honourable Union HRD Minister Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, William Kooser (Associate Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business) and Abhilash Misra (Director, India & South Asia Outreach, University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Foodpanda being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Foodpanda, represented by the Foodpanda India CEO Saurabh Kochhar (center), accepting the CRII Guild testimonial, in the presence of Kartik Narayan (left), Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

PolicyBazaar being inducted into the Confederation Guild

PolicyBazaar.com, represented by co-Founder, CFO & COO Alok Bansal (right), accepting the CRII Guild testimonial, in the presence of Rushil Khanna, Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

FabFurnish being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Ashish Garg, co-Founder FabFurnish.com, accepting the Confederation Guild testimonial on behalf of FabFurnish.com, in the presence of Param Khanna (left), Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

 

CHICAGO BOOTH – CONFEDERATION OF RETAIL INDUSTRIES OF INDIA MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

Abhilash Misra, Director, India & South Asia Outreach, University of Chicago Booth School of Business:
“The Indian retail industry is going through a rapid transformation and CRII is playing a pivotal role by bringing together policy makers, industry and the academia. We at Chicago Booth are excited about the joint possibilities that will add value to the retail industry and the consumers.”

Rushil Khanna, Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India:
“The areas of joint collaboration documented through the MoU between CRII and Chicago Booth are very relevant to not just the retail industry in India, but to the general economy as well. The research strength of Chicago Booth is unparalleled. This, matched with CRII’s in-depth understanding of the Indian economy, will provide significant advantages to the government and industry players in the years to come.”

William Kooser, Associate Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business:
“We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with CRII. We are looking forward to collaboration on a variety of fronts – from research projects, to educational programs to conferences and seminars. We hope that our joint efforts will prove beneficial to the Indian retail industry and support the continued growth of India’s economy.”

Joint Statement of CRII and Chicago Booth
Confederation of Retail Industries of India (CRII) and University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) are pleased to enter into this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the guidelines for activities they may jointly conduct in the future.

Background
CRII is one of the leading not-for-profit confederations in India assisting the coordination of public-private-government initiatives. CRII has notable alliances with leading organisations across the world. Chicago Booth is one of the leading business schools in the world offering degree programs in areas related to business and finance across three continents. The MoU between CRII and Chicago Booth is expected to be mutually beneficial for both the institutions, to academia, industry and civil society in general, leading to the creation of significant knowledge, research and intellectual output.

Purpose
CRII and Chicago Booth hereby agree to contribute in the following possible areas:

  1. Coordinating and conducting joint research projects under the guidance of leading Chicago Booth faculties and CRII personnel.
  2. Coordinating and conducting joint hallmark events – seminars, conferences, symposiums, speeches, award events, counseling sessions for prospective students, and any other such events as may be agreed upon subsequently.
  3. Exploring the creation of intellectual properties in the areas of joint collaboration.
  4. Inviting third parties, as mutually and jointly agreed upon from time to time, to become partners with CRII-Chicago Booth in their joint initiatives.
  5. Exploring the possibilities of procuring sponsorship and other support from such third parties as may be jointly agreed upon for the said joint initiatives.
  6. Exploring the possibilities of expanding or modifying the scope of this MoU whenever mutually and jointly agreed upon in the future.

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