Akanksha Sharma is an internationally acclaimed CSR and Sustainability expert. She is noted amongst '100 Most Impactful CSR Leaders Globally' by World CSR Congress; 'Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen List of Honour' by CSRWorks International; ‘Young CSR Leader’ by India CSR and is also conferred with the “Sustainability Leadership Award” by World Sustainability Forum. She is also a 'Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum' and a TEDx Speaker. She is also a peace activist, a writer and has been a sustainable fashion model. She has been working at Leadership positions with various MNCs for over a decade on building valuable alliances for development ranging across public, private, NGOs and civil societies helping the organizations leverage the policy context governing the contribution of the private sector to development through CSR, Social Entrepreneurship, Impact Investing & Strategic Philanthropy.
According to economists and policy makers, private sector investment is the key for sustainable growth and there is a huge potential for it to become a significant part of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in India