Rijit Sengupta is CEO of the Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) – and has over twenty-three years of experience in various areas of sustainable development policy and practice.
He is a Board Member of Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS); Member of Advisory Group of the Trade for Sustainable Development programme, International Trade Centre, Geneva; Member of Advisory Committee of Consumer Information Programme of UNEP's One Planet Network and Member of Advisory Council of the Capitals Coalition.
His interest lies in the interface of business and society –
particularly environmental protection/management, consumer welfare, community
welfare, livelihoods/SMEs, business regulation, responsible business and SDGs.
He has designed and implemented various projects/programmes on these areas in
Sub-Saharan Africa, South and South East Asia. Currently, while much of his
work on sustainable business/SDGs is focused on India, he has been also
advocating for greater North-South dialogue on sustainable business/SDGs at
various international platforms, while researching and writing on these issues.
He has a Master degree in Agriculture and in Environment Management. He is an
Alumnus of the University of Calcutta and the United Nations University