Jaipuria Jaipur, on December 7-9 organised an international conference on creating a sustainable business, its various implications and challenges. The conference provided a platform for deliberations to achieve sustainability in terms of business by sharing and considering examples and scenarios, defining a set of guiding principles for the future, and applying them into business plans and models.
The International Conference on Creating a Sustainable Business: Managerial Implications and Challenges (ICSBMC-12) focussed on strategic management and creating a sustainable business, developmental models and sustainability, human resource and sustainable development, ecological, social and economic sustainability, and environmental sustainability through engineering practices, according to a release issued by the institute.
An assembly of business, government, civil society, students and local populace gathered in Jaipuria Jaipur to discuss the fundamental value of managerial dexterity to creating rational and tenable businesses.
A large number of foreign representatives also participated in the conference and papers were submitted from countries like the USA, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iraq, Finland, Spain, and Canada. A total of 185 abstracts were received and 18 of them were from overseas. Contributors discussed ways to transform managerial commitments into tangible and viable actions by developing proposals towards incorporating diversities and assertions into progressive strategies and plans, the release said.
The chief guest in this occasion was Padma Bhushan (Dr) V S Vyas, member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, and the guest of honour was Dr B S Sahay, director, Indian Institute of Management, Raipur. Other eminent speakers were Prof Dilip Chhajed, director of TMP, College of Business, University of Illinois, USA; J K Dubey, general manager (network), State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur; Prof James M Leaman, director, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, USA; Ms Leela Bordia, CEO of Neerja International, Jaipur; and Prof Madhu Khanna, professor, University of Illinois, USA, to name a few.