Principal (Strategic) Partner

ACCA

ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world’s most forward-thinking professional accountancy body. We have 208,000 members and 503,000 students worldwide. Our strategic vision is to be number one on developing the accountancy profession the world needs.

Our mission is to:
  • Provide opportunity and access to people of ability around the world and support our members throughout their careers in accounting, business and finance
  • Achieve and promote the highest professional, ethical and governance standards
  • Advance the public interest
  • Be a global leader in the profession.

Principal (Knowledge) Partner

GIIS

Global Indian International School with over 108 international education excellence awards by the Industry Quality assessment agencies, Global Schools Foundation (GSF) is a Singapore headquartered education pioneer with a network of premier international schools. With over 13 (Thirteen) students having scored world topper positions in International Baccalaureate, the GSF schools are considered to meet the platinum standards in international education, and are highly coveted for their high academic standards.

Through its award-winning 9GEMS framework, aimed at fostering all-round development, the Foundation schools infuse the best educational approaches from around the globe into a unique pedagogy which imparts value-based learning that goes beyond academics. The 19 GSF schools are spread across ASEAN & South Asia, Middle East and India which provide world class education to over 16,000 students from 42 nationalities. The schools offer various curricula including International Baccalaureate & Cambridge IGCSE.

Silver (Banking) Partners

State Bank of India

The State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body. It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is ranked as 236th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations of 2019. It is the largest bank in India with a 23% market share in assets, besides a share of one-fourth of the total loan and deposits market.

The bank descends from the Bank of Calcutta, founded in 1806, via the Imperial Bank of India, making it the oldest commercial bank in the Indian subcontinent. The Bank of Madras merged into the other two "presidency banks" in British India, the Bank of Calcutta and the Bank of Bombay, to form the Imperial Bank of India, which in turn became the State Bank of India in 1955. The Government of India took control of the Imperial Bank of India in 1955, with Reserve Bank of India (India's central bank) taking a 60% stake, renaming it the State Bank of India.

Silver Partners

TCIL

TCIL, a prime engineering and consultancy company, is a wholly owned Government of India Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Ministry of Communications, Government of India. TCIL was set up in 1978 for providing Indian telecom expertise in all fields of telecom, Civil and IT to developing countries around the world. Company's core competence is in the fields of Switching, Transmission Systems, Cellular services, Rural Telecommunication, Optical fibre based backbone trans systems, IT & Networking Solutions, Application Software, e-Governence, 3G Network, WIMAX Technology and also Civil construction projects.


CTIL

Century Textile and Industries is a textile, cement, paper manufacturing and export company based in Mumbai. The main business activity involves manufacture of cotton textiles, yarn, denim, viscose filament rayon yarn, tire-cords, caustic soda, sulphuric acid, salt, cement, pulp, and paper. The company also has a substantial dominance in the international textile markets and exports its products to more than 45 countries around the globe.


Mintz Group

The Mintz Group is a corporate investigations firm that gathers information before relationships, during disputes and after frauds, all over the world.

Clarity in a Complex World It’s tricky doing business in a complex, cross-border environment. When the truth is complicated and hidden, we find what you need to know to make informed decisions in business relationships, in the workplace and in court. We specialize in one thing: Digging into questions that concern our clients.

Background Checks that Match Your Real Risks We’re the only corporate investigations firm that has thought through background checking from A to Z. Literally. Where our competitors make a mystery of what they are checking, we explain each of the 26 steps on our deep menu of due diligence checks. Whether it’s a customized report or one of our best-practice levels, we match background checks to your real risks, providing exactly the due diligence you need. No more. No less.

Litigation Investigations and Litigation Support We help litigators - across all practice areas - find admissible evidence hidden along obscure paper trails and in the memories of apprehensive witnesses. Many of our investigations end with the tracing and recovery of opponents' assets.

Fraud Investigations The Mintz Group conducts a variety of investigations on behalf of clients who believe they have been victims of fraud. And we regularly assist counsel with anti-corruption (FCPA, etc.) investigations.


Gokaldas Exports Limited

Gokaldas Exports Limited is a leading apparel manufacturer and exporter in India since 1979 with an annual turnover of about US$200 Million. The company is engaged in manufacturing of a wide range of apparel including outerwear, sportswear, casual wear and formal wear for women, men and children. It exports to more than 50 countries where all its customers are prominent players in the international apparel market across US, Europe, Canada, Japan, Russia, Middle East, South Africa and South America. GEL employs 26,000+ people spread across 21 units which are complaint with the global certifications.


Bharat Electronics Limited

BEL was established to meet the specialized electronic equipment requirements of the Indian Defence Services. While this continues to be its prime focus, the Company has a significant presence in the civilian market, too. BEL exports some of its products and services to a number of countries as well. BEL has been laying great emphasis on Research and Development right from the early years. It has also been able to successfully partner as production agency with many DRDO labs. From a meagre turnover of Rs.2 lakhs in 1956-57, BEL has grown manifold to record a turnover of Rs.7,510 crores (provisional) in 2015-16.

BEL is not only a successful business story but also an organization which cares for people and society. Even before the term ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ gained currency, BEL has undertaken innumerable CSR activities and continues to do them with a lot of passion and commitment. BEL has set up educational institutions, including a special school for the mentally challenged. It has also set up hospitals, fine arts clubs and sports facilities. These and other welfare initiatives ensure a good quality of life for employees and their dependents. Some of these facilities also serve the local community. BEL is currently concentrating on promoting education, sanitation, health care, rural development, employment and enhancing vocational skills, while ensuring environmental sustainability.

Bronze Partners

Reliance Industries Limited

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), founded by Shri Dhirubhai H. Ambani four decades ago, is India’s largest company. RIL’s activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, organised retail and digital services.

A significant global player in the integrated energy value chain, RIL recorded a consolidated turnover of INR 622,809 crore ($90.1 billion), cash profit of INR 64,478 crore ($ 9.3 billion), and net profit of INR 39,588 crore ($5.7 billion) in FY 2018-19.

In 2019, RIL became India’s largest company in the Fortune Global 500 list of ‘World’s Largest Corporations’. It currently ranks 106th in terms of both revenues and profits. The company stands 71st in the ‘Forbes Global 2000’ rankings for 2019 – the top-most among Indian companies. It ranks 10th among LinkedIn’s ‘Top Companies Where India Wants to Work Now’ (2019).


NBCC

NBCC (India) Limited, formerly known as National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited, is a Government of India Navratna Enterprise. With operations spreading across India & Overseas, the Company is organized into three market focused segments : PMC (Project Management Consultancy), EPC (Engineering Procurement & Construction) & RE (Real Estate).


NLC India

NLC India Limited (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited) (NLC) is a 'Navratna' government of India company in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. It annually produces about 30 million tonne lignite from opencast mines at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India and at Barsingsar in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state. The lignite is used at pithead thermal power stations of 3240 MW installed capacity to produce electricity. Its joint venture has a 1000 MW thermal power station using coal. Lately it has diversified into renewable energy production and installed 141 MW solar power plant to produce electricity from photovoltaic (PV) cells and 51 MW electricity from windmills.


JK Lakshmi Cement

JK Lakshmi Cement (JKLC) was set up in 1982- in a village in District Sirohi, Rajasthan. Today, the company stands tall with an annual turnover of about Rs. 3000 Crores and an impressive production of 13.30 million tonnes per annum.

JK Lakshmi Cement is the strength behind structures that India is proud of - Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojna, Sardar Sarovar Project, Golden Quadrilateral , Mundra and Kandla Port stands to name a few. It partners India’s leading corporations such as L&T, Reliance, NTPC and Essar to create the new India’s success story. It is the brand choice across all section of customers such as housing projects, roads and bridges , airports , factories and as well as the individual house builder (IHB). Behind these numbers and achievements lies a story of grit, perseverance and a thirst to excel through innovations in products ,using world-class technology , excellence in manufacturing by being the least cost producer , a robust marketing and distribution network ; and the heart to give the society an opportunity to grow.

Media Partner

Republic TV

Republic TV is India's most watched english news channel from its week of launch. Founded by Arnab Goswami, Republic TV was launched on 6 May 2017. The channel was launched as a free-to-air channel through DTH services and cable television operators across the country. Republic TV has nationalism at its core, the pursuit of truth as its guiding principle and imbibes the fearlessness to investigate, dig out and broadcast that truth in order to fix accountability for a billion. Being home to the youngest and most insatiable news team in India, Republic has broken the norms of traditional newsrooms and journalistic set ups. As the digital wing of Republic TV, RepublicWorld.com is a platform built for the next generation of news. Seeped in hard-hitting opinion and wound with interactive news content and formats, Republic World follows the principle of breaking the news and breaking the silence.

University Partner

NUS

The National University of Singapore aspires to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world.

Our singular focus on talent will be the cornerstone of a truly great university that is dedicated to quality education, influential research and visionary enterprise, in service of country and society.

In Associate with

SICCI

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is one of Singapore’s most respected and active commercial organisations today with close to a 1000 members. From humble beginnings in 1924, SICCI today offers its members a diverse range of services through its subsidiaries SMECentre@SICCI, SICCI Institute of Business, SICCI Trade Documentation and SICCI Trade Match. All of these services are effectively combined to promote the development of members and provides useful and relevant platforms for them to network and expand their businesses both in Singapore and overseas.

Associate Partner

 

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI), previously known as The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), is a premier statutory professional accountancy body in India with the objects of promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Cost & Management Accountancy. It is the only licensing cum regulating body of Cost & Management Accountancy profession in India. It recommends the Cost Accounting Standards to be followed by companies in India to which statutory maintenance of cost records applicable. ICMAI is solely responsible for setting the auditing and assurance standards for statutory Cost Audit to be followed in the Audit of Cost statements in India. It also issues other technical guidelines on several aspects like Internal Audit, Management Accounting etc. to be followed by practising Cost Accountants while discharging their services. It works closely with the industries, various departments of Government of India, State governments in India and other Regulating Authorities in India e.g. Reserve Bank of India, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, Securities and Exchange Board of India etc. on several aspects of performance, cost optimisation and reporting.

Supporting Partner

ESGuru

ESGuru Pte. Ltd. is a pioneering and integrated service provider on corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) related research, consultancy and investment issues in Asia. It is based in Singapore and serves corporate, investor and NGO clients globally. Its vision is becoming a Guru in ESG issues. Its mission is to advocate more responsible and sustainable corporate practices; to assist more responsible and sustainable investment decisions; and to promote a more responsible and sustainable business world.

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