IICA and HP India Partner to Upskill Professionals on ESG Frameworks
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IICA and HP India Partner to Upskill Professionals on ESG Frameworks

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The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and HP India have collaborated to launch the 'HP Future Impact Leaders - IICA Certified Environmental – Social - Governance (ESG) Professional Programme.' This partnership seeks to advance sustainability efforts and equip CSR professionals to take on leadership roles in understanding and implementing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks effectively.

Through this initiative, HP India, in partnership with IICA, will provide full scholarships to 75 individuals, allowing them to pursue advanced education in ESG without any financial constraints. The goal of this collaboration is to deliver high-quality ESG education to deserving candidates, empowering them to become future leaders and catalysts for change.

This initiative highlights a joint dedication to promoting sustainable business approaches and generating beneficial societal outcomes. The HP Future Impact Leaders program is structured as a thorough curriculum covering ESG, providing a comprehensive grasp of its philosophy, principles, significance, and implications in today's context.

The programme is designed to cater to professionals either working in business and human rights (BHR), ESG, environmental health and safety (EHS), sustainability, and CSR. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and a minimum of five years of experience in relevant fields to be eligible for the programme.

Praveen Kumar, Director-General and CEO of IICA, said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with HP to launch this programme. By combining IICA’s expertise in corporate affairs and HP’s commitment to sustainability, we aim to cultivate a cohort of future impact leaders who will drive positive change and innovation in the ESG landscape”.

Ipsita Dasgupta, Senior Vice-President & Managing Director, HP India market, said, “Sustainable impact is at the heart of HP’s business strategy. We constantly strive to achieve our most pressing environment and social goals of driving climate action and accelerating digital equity through impactful strategies and actions. Our partnership with the IICA is a significant step in this direction”.