Anshu Kumar, CEO

Anshu Kumar is a Communication and Advertising  Professional with more than 20 years of experience. She has been leading a team of Creative and Communication Professionals, as CEO for several years, delivering on service and numbers. Apart from Corporate competitiveness, Anshu has always been inclined towards social commitments and contribution towards the larger good of the society. She has been instrumental in advising her Corporate Clients to look at ways and means for sustainable and inclusive growth. With CSRlive, she endeavours to be an active participant in knowledge and information dissemination, advisory and creating collaborative CSR Models in the new mandatory CSR Ecosystem.

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Kanhaiya Singh, Editor-in-Chief

Kanhaiya Singh is a Journalist turned Entrepreneur specializing in  Governance, Social Impact Investing and creating Thought Leadership Platforms. Kanhaiya has been the founding partner at and Centre for Empowerment Studies (CFES). His multi-domain, across-sector proficiency, proven leadership and negotiation skills have helped carve out a niche as an enabler and driver for different Business collaborations. Kanhaiya holds an MBA from Banaras Hindu University with over 14 years of experience in Journalism, Communication, Consulting and Strategic Advisory. As a senior Journalist, Kanhaiya has worked with leading media organizations like CNN-IBN, CNBC and News X in various capacities.

Nidhi Singh, Executive Editor

Nidhi is a prominent Social Entrepreneur and a well known name in the field of Advisory and Communication in the sustainability space. She is a former Television Journalist and has worked with leading National Channels like Star News and TV today Network in various capacities widely reporting on lifestyle, fashion and trends. As a successful entrepreneur Nidhi is co-founder of, Indigreen – a fair trade, organic clothing label & The Green People of India (TGPI) – a collective of sustainable enterprises across India. Nidhi is very passionate about Yoga and is a long time practitioner of Kriya Yoga Meditation as taught by Paramahansa Yogananda (Autobiography of a Yogi).

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Bhattacharya, Sales & Marketing – Lead

Arunima is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of expertise in Sales and Business Development and broad based exposure into areas like General Management, Marketing, Business Plans, Growth, Strategy. Her forte is an Entrepreneurial approach coupled with proven ability to analyse key business drivers and successful handling of small to mid sized Media businesses. She has worked with organizations like Midday, Zee, TV Today Network, afaqs! And Hindustan Times. Arunima is an Economics Graduate from St. Xaviers, Kolkata and holds an MBA from FORE School of Management, New Delhi. 


Sanjeev Singh, Research Head

A Social Researcher cum Political Analyst, Sanjeev has more than 15 years of experience in Social Research and has worked in leading research firms in India and Sri Lanka. The brain child behind the 1st B-school study conducted by All India Management Association in 1998 and the 1st media Brand-O-Meter study conducted by exchange 4media, Sanjeev has conducted several forms of innovative and path breaking research in the Indian subcontinent. Some of the key organisations lead by him include Hansa Research Group – Head of Quantitative Research, TNS -Sri Lanka – Head of Research, IMRB – Associate Vice President, PSB  (part of Genesis Bursten Mustellor) – Research Director. Sanjeev holds an MBA from KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar and has done Advanced Analytics from IIM-Ahmedabad.

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Deepa Adhikari, Consultant, CSR Planning & Execution Management

Deepa Adhikari is the Founder Director of CSR Design & Execution Management firm Pipilika Enviro Private Limited. Pipilika means an ant in Sanskrit. A former broadcast journalist, with 15 years of experience in national newsrooms, and a continuing stint in CSR media campaigns for corporate giants, Deepa is also a scout for grassroots innovations that she believes can be integrated into rural CSR projects with positive outcomes. Deepa is the author of On The Road… to initiatives of Change, an impact study of CSR endeavours in parts of tribal India, commissioned by Tata Steel.