Sumit Chauhan

CSR Lead for WASH initiatives

India Sanitation Coalition

Sumit Chauhan is working as a CSR Lead for WASH initiatives at India Sanitation Coalition under the aegis of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), to supplement the national efforts in driving partnerships and potential new market outreach.

Previously he served as CSR Lead at the Macquarie Group Foundation where he was in charge of planning and executing CSR programs and was tasked with ensuring corporate brand positioning and message consistency, delivering strategic insights to business stakeholders, and collaborating with cross functional teams to achieve desired goals globally.

He has a unique combination of being a CSR professional who is also a client-facing marketer with nearly 10+ years of experience in CSR, branding, marketing, across sectors like Finance, FMCG, Advertising, ITES, Print publication and Pharmaceutical industry.

It is an additional advantage that Sumit has a good hold on areas of policy, the Companies Act 2013, Section 135, Schedule 7 – CSR rules, a working knowledge of standards like ISO-26000 and SA-8000 and international reporting standards like GRI-3/4.

I think of volunteering as an opportunity to gain insights, real-world experiences that shape you as a person. It gives you the chance to impact the kind of community and world you want to live in. Volunteering also exposes you to meet people who think and act similar to you, forming an impact social circle.