FIIB Sustainability Summit 2014: An Endeavor towards Implementing Sustainability
Fortune Institute of International Business celebrates its Founder’s Day every year on the 21st of February in honor of Late R. K. Shrivastava. It is one of the select business management institutions across the country that spotlights Sustainability as one key pillar of its core activities and education strategies. The Institute has a dedicated center of excellence for research and practice in this field, known as the Sustainability Development Center (SDC).
Need for Sustainability
As an integral part of its mission statement, FIIB has always endeavored to integrate sustainability into its daily administrative undertakings, academic inputs and other activities over the past few years. This Summit is one milestone to reinforce the Institute’s efforts in propagating sustainability in the education sector by creating a conducive eco-system whereby it becomes a part of its DNA.The objective of the Summit is to bring together the worlds of academia, social and corporate sectors together to deliberate upon a few very contemporary and critical issues.
About Sustainability Summit 2014
FIB is ready to host the 4th edition of the Sustainability Summit this year. In the past noted Speakers including Ms. Anita M George (Regional Industry Director, Asia Infrastructure and Natural Resources at the International Finance Corporation, IFC), Dr. Annapurna Vancheswaran (Director-Sustainable Development Outreach at The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI, New Delhi), Padma Bhushan Mr. Devendra Raj Mehta (Founder and Chief Patron, Jaipurfoot), Dr. Ashok Khosla (Chairman –Development Alternatives), Mr. Mehmood Khan (Former Chief Innovation Officer – Unilever), Mr. Anshu Gupta (Founder, Goonj), Mr. Nitin Gupta (Founder and CEO – Atterro Recycling) have spoken at the summit.
Speakers and Panelists
The highlights of this year’s Summit includes panel discussions with leaders from several reputed companies of the world who will speak about the challenges they face and solutions they propose for implementing sustainability throughout their organizations. The Speakers and Panelists of Sustainability Summit 2014 include-
Dr. Prodipto Ghosh, Keynote Speaker of the Summit: Mr. Ghosh is a distinguished fellow and Director at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). He is also a Member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change.
Dr. GC Datta Roy- CEO, Development Environergy Services Ltd.,Mr.Amit Saha- Chief Sustainability Officer, Hindustan Coca Cola,Mr.Niranjan Khatri- General Manager, Environment Initiatives of ITCHotels, Mr.Rupam Raja- Partner, ERM (Environmental Resources Management), Brigadier Rajiv Williams- Corporate Head, CSR with Jindal Stainless Limited, Mr.Abhishek Sinha- Founder, Eko, Ms. PrachiPratap- Editor in chief & Founder, NGO Express, Mr.SubhiQuereshi- Co Founder, ZMQ Software Systems, Ms.SujataSahu- Founder, 17000 ft, and Ms. Anita Ahuja – Founder, Conserve India.
During the Summit, Panelists will discuss on implementing Sustainability from Board Room to Shop Floor and, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship with the goal to turn Ideas into Projects, and Projects into Successful Businesses. Hear from a wide range of professionals – from large companies to small start-ups; learn ways in which companies are successfully incorporating sustainability and social awareness into their business operations
Interested participants can register here.