Institutional Partnerships and Corporate Communications are cross-cutting services across and within the IICA verticals. The Centre facilitates collaboration and communication for all IICA Schools and Centres and also serves as the external interface of the institution. Engagement with external institutions; building up of strategic partnerships; creating national and international platforms for exchange of experience and ideas; stimulating dialogue; event planning; notification and promotion; communications regarding opportunities and dissemination of information are the major activities of the Centre.
The Centre’s activities include forging of Institutional Partnerships- both national and international and collaboration with partners for exchange of knowledge and information, joint research, development and execution of training programmes, seminars and conferences. Such partnerships work towards reinforcing the Institution’s presence through proactive and strategic collaborations that are inclusive and reflective of the national and global corporate governance, and more responsive to the need for greater accountability and responsibility.
The Centre also anchors all activities under the International cooperation
segment and also is responsible for all reporting and coordination requirements. The Centre provides the requisite support for such cooperation and seeks to assist international cooperative structures, through its activities.
The domain of Business Responsibility has been anchored in the Centre for Institutional Partnerships and Corporate Communications. Several initiatives, including capacity development efforts in collaboration with NSE Academy Limited; roll out of an E Tool for Business Responsibility Reporting; updating of the National Voluntary Guidelines and organizing the annual India Business Responsibility Conclave, are some of the key initiatives which being planned by the Centre.
Post completion of the IICA-GIZ Business Responsibility Initiative in December 2014, IICA is functioning as the nodal hub for all business responsibility initiatives.
The Centre is also responsible for all internal and external communication requirements of IICA, the projection of the IICA brand and the documentation and preservation of IICA history in print and audio/visual formats. While each School and Centre engages in interaction with external institutions at a certain level, all formalized communications and dissemination of information that emanates from the Institution as well as its verticals, is generated from the Corporate Communications