LGBT Policy, Global Diversity & Inclusion

It’s great to know about how the World is evolving. We were invited to attend a round table discussion with ExIm Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg which was organised by U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai. The dignitaries present for the round table were Radhika Piramal, MD, VIP Industries, Matt Beven, Export-Import Bank Of the United States, Nisaba Godrej, Director, Godrej Industries and Pallav Patankar, Director, Humsafar Trust.

It was a packed house and there were detailed dialogues and discussions on the existing LGBT Policies, ways on how corporate could look at equal rights and benefits for employees with same-gender partners; current society pressures in India, workplace discrimination; cross-cultural issues for foreign firms operating in India on accepting LGBT’s to name a few.

Honorable Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launches new MMRDA Headquarters in Mumbai

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) new office was launched on 23 January 2016 at Bandra Kurla Complex by Honorable Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Also present for the inauguration ceremony were BJP Member, Loksabha – Poonam Mahajan, MMRDA Commissioner – UPS Madan, Chief Sec – Swadhin Kshatriya.

The new 9-storey iconic Green building was designed with green (sustainable) features including energy efficient water, lighting, HVAC systems and is equipped with many facilities ; such as modern auditorium, board rooms, two-level basement, two service floors, public address system, CCTVs, door frame metal detectors, baggage scanners, ample parking space etc. The building also provides for sewage treatment plant, rain water harvesting and solar panels among other facilities.

Krescendo Communications Founder Wins Young Achiever Year 2015

27 November 2015-  Krescendo Communications, a leading 5 year old marketing and communications agency’s Founder, Ganesh Somwanshi has won the Daily News and Analysis (DNA) Young Achiever Year 2015 Award. The awards were held at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Nand Kishore Badami, Chief Marketing Officer, CISCO presented the award to the founder.

Ganesh won the coveted title against competition from a set of finalists, which included several leading professionals from India. This is the first award for the Founder & the agency .