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Silver circle initiates light-hearted yet meaningful conversations over a cup of coffee, organizes dinner for those valuable and focused meetings. It brings together individuals who either make decisions or are in capacity to influence responsibility decisions.

Silver circle is not any industry body; neither is it a pressure group and certainly not a lobby. It is just a meeting, talking, unwinding and smiling group of people whose professional lives revolve around social responsibility and personal efforts are focused at sustainable living. All silver circle members are social scientists who are committed to the development of the country either through our company’s social responsibility arm or through the social enterprise or an organization that we work with.

"It is a circle of Individuals who are seen as the torch bearers of hope, a silver lining around those dark clouds, the obstacles before development of communities, society and country."

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Dr Pragnya Ram

Exec.president - corp. comm. & CSR

Aditya Birla Group

Lt Gen. Rajender Singh


DLF Foundation

Ms Mohini Daljeet Singh


Max India Foundation

Brigadier Rajiv Williams

Corporate head, CSR

Jindal Stainless Ltd

Ms Sushama Oza


Adani Foundation

Col. Prakash Tewari

Group vice president, CSR and education

Jindal Steel & Power

Ms Anuradha Bhavnani

Regional director

Shell Foundation India

Mr Vijay Sethi

Vice president and head CSR

Hero MotoCorp

Dr Y Suresh Reddy


SRF Foundation

Dr KK Upadhyay



Ms Urja Shah


Setco Foundation

Mr Ritesh Sinha

Director, CSR


Mr Siddhartha Upadhyay

Founder and general secretary


Mr G K Swamy


Purkal Youth Development Society

Mr Sreedharan Nair


Family Planning Association of India

Mr Sriraman PK


Helpage India

Ms Gurpreet Kaur

Founder Trustee

Action Centre for Transformation

Mr Debangshu Ganguly

Head, strategic partnerships


Mr Santosh George


Cure International

Why it is needed?

In order to increase our capacity and strengthen our commitments, all of us need to join hands, share knowledge and experiences, and on top of it all, know and understand what and who makes this ‘development sector’ as they say. We meet over coffee or dine together. That’s it. And, social initiatives, developmental ideas and synergies that that we form are just a by-product of our meetings.

Silver Circle advantages

While Silver Circle will continue to meet over coffees and dinners, Team CauseBecause will ensure that each member benefits from being part of it through


Knowledge Sharing Platforms| Ideas Exchanges | Meeting Summits

Coffee For Cause | India Responsibility Forum


All-Encompassing Reach of Social Organizations | 30,000+ Subscribers | Partnership Opportunities

Personalised Introductions | Resource Connect


CauseBecause Portal | Because Magazine

White Papers Exchange | Research Reports | News Stories | Features

Patron's Privileges
  • Special invitation/speaker opportunities to editions of Coffee for Cause events
  • Special invitation to two silver circle dinners
  • Individual profile /organizations’ initiatives to be published on CauseBecause and shared with all silver circle patrons
  • Initiatives, needs, programmes briefs and other updates to be shared won CauseBecause as well as its newsletters (over 30,000 subscribers till July 2014)
  • Copies of India Responsibility Report (release scheduled in October 2015)
  • Use of silver circle logo on in all your communication collaterals including business cards.
  • Discounted subscription of Because, India’s first magazine on responsible and sustainable consumption.

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