Inaugural Day

Inaugural Day @ 15 November 2017

08:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 12:00 Inaugural Plenary: Understanding the Tragedies of the Commons and implications for Sustainable Development in India
 1000-1005 Welcome Address
1005-1015 Context Setting
1015-1030 Special Address by a UN Agency Head
1015-1035 Special Address by an Indian Industry Leader
1035-1105 Special Address by thought leaders on Economic Transformation from Tragedies to Strategies for the Commons
1105-1145 Guest of Honour – Minister from the Government of India
1145-1150 Vote of Thanks – CRB Governing Body Member
12:00 – 12:20 High Tea and Networking
12:20 – 13:50 High-level Panel 1: Understanding the nature of the ‘Tragedies of the Commons’ stemming from tensions between development and growth and implications for an inclusive and sustainable economy of India

Convener: Arun Maira (Former Member, Planning Commission of India)

· Climate change

· Resource depletion

· Unemployment/youth unemployment

· Entrenched social inequality/inequality of opportunities

1220-1230 Tragedies of the Commons; the outcomes that nobody wants and that we produce together – Intro to frame the session
1230-1240 Climate change mapping in India
1240-1250 Resource depletion in India
1250-1300 Unemployment and social inequality
Questions & Answers from the Floor (30 minutes)
13:50 – 14:45 Networking Lunch
14:45 – 16:15 High-level Panel 2: Towards Strategies for the Commons – Pro-sustainability innovations in business models and strategies

Convener: Terry Nelidov, Managing Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan (TBC)

· From Responsible Business Strategies (CSR 2.0) to Sustainability Innovation (CSR 3.0)

· Circular economy/Circular business/Circular society

· Integrated thinking, corporate governance and integrated reporting

· SDGs as a framework for systemic change

Social value system and business ethics (risk, reputation and business impacts)

 1445-1455 Intro to frame the session
1455-1505 Integrated Thinking and integrated reporting
1505-1515 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance to Harness Strategies for the Commons
1515-1525 Beyond CSR: from Corporate Responsibility Strategies (CSR 2.0) to Sustainability Innovation (CSR 3.0)
1525-1535 The Circular Economy
Question & Answers from the Floor (30 mins)
16:15 – 16:45 Networking Tea
16:45 – 18:15 High-level Panel 3: Leadership and vision in enabling pro-sustainability strategies and action

Convener: PROF.MANFRED MAX BERGMAN, (Uni of Basel, Switzerland)

· Transforming the energy mix

· Sustainable agriculture and food production (curbing food waste)

· Technology, human development and employment

· Moving towards ‘living wages’

· Socially Responsible Investment and Impact Investment

· Supply chain sustainability

Question & Answers from the Floor (30 mins)
Evening Interaction followed by Cocktails & Dinner

18:30 – 19:30

Interactive Debate

(Possible theme): Business is the main catalyst/innovator to forge a sustainable economy


· 2 Conveners to Sum-up the Day’s Proceedings

· 2 External Speakers

Moderator: Senior Business TV Anchor