Sessions

Annual Conference: Market Dynamics And Social Dilemmas Of Promoting Sustainable Business

The Eros Hotel 20-22 November, 2019

Programme

Day – 1: 20 Nov 2019

Inaugural Session: Market Dynamics and Social Dilemmas for Promoting Sustainable Business in India

09:30 to 11:30, 20 Nov 2019

DR BIMAL ARORA

Assistant Professor, Aston Business School & Honorary Chairperson, CRB

MR. SURESH PRABHU (CHAIR)

India’s G20 Sherpa & Former Minister Of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation

PROF. JEFFREY SACHS

University Professor & Former Director of The Earth Institute, Columbia University

SHOKO NODA

Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India

DATUK DARREL WEBBER

Chief Executive Officer, Roundtable On Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

ARUNACHALAM MURUGANANTHAM (PADMAN)

Founder, Jayashree Industries, India

Shri Rajive Kumar

Chairperson, U. P. Real Estate Regulatory Authority & Former Cheif Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh

INAUGURAL REMARKS BY A SENIOR MINISTER, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (TBC)

SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR (CHIEF GUEST)
Hon’ble Minister of Labour & Employment, Government of India

VOTE OF THANKS BY MANJIT SINGH

Member of the Governing Body, CRB

Creating A Market For Sustainable Enterprises And Products

12:00 to 13:30, 20 Nov 2019

Moderator: Caroline Elliott, Deputy Dean, Aston Business School, U.K

Keynote: Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister, Department of Finance, Industry, Commerce & Enterprises, MSME, Textiles and IT & Electronics, Government of West Bengal

Panelists
  • Amb Marten van den Berg, Ambassador of The Netherlands in India
  • Vicky Sins, Lead Climate and Energy Benchmark. World Benchmarking Alliance
  • Edward Millard, Director, Rainforest Alliance
  • Sumita Ghose, Founder & Managing Director, Rangsutra
Bringing Paradigm Shift in Financial Sector to promote Sustainabilit

14:30 to 16:00, 20 Nov 2019

Moderator: Dr A Didar Singh, Senior Fellow, Delhi Policy Group

Panelists
  • Paul Schuilwerve, CEO & Country Head India, Rabobank
  • Chandru Badrinarayan, Managing Partner, ECUBE Advisors
  • Reema Nanavaty, Executive Director, SEWA
  • ASHLEY MENEZES Partner & COO, ChrysCapital
  • Norma Tregurtha, Lead Strategic Partnerships, ISEAL Alliance
Business Solutions to Developmental Challenges in Emerging Economies

16:30 to 18:00, 20 Nov 2019

Moderator:TBC
  • P S Narayan, Vice President, WIPRO
  • Joe Arvai, Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan
  • Ram Kumar Mishra, Director, Institute of Public Enterprises
  • Markus Loening, Former German Human Rights Commissioner
  • Bishow Parajuli, Country Director (India), World Food Programme

18:00 to 20:00, 20 Nov 2019

Launch of Book & Interaction with Authors
“Business Responsibility and Sustainability in India: Sectoral Analysis of Voluntary Governance Initiatives”, Palgrave Macmillan-:

Arora, Bimal, Budhwar, Pawan, Jyoti, Divya (Eds.)

Launch of CRB initiative
“Impact Conclave – Digital Multi-stakeholder Sustainability Initiative”
Reception & Networking Dinner

Programme Schedule for Day 2 & 3

Day 2: 21 Nov 2019

9:30 – 11:00, 21 Nov 2019

Plenary: CEOs Panel – Market Transformation towards Sustainable Palm Oil in India
Venue: Royal Ballroom 1 & 2
Parallel Sessions-12:00 – 13:30

Session – 1
Venue:Royal Ballroom 1

Session – 2
Venue:Royal Ballroom 2

Session – 3
Venue:Lutyens Lounge

Session – 4
Venue:Viceroy
Topic: Role of Municipalities in Sustainable Cities

Co-Host: CRB


Parallel Sessions-14:30 -16:00

Session – 1
Venue:Viceroy

Session – 2
Venue:Royal Ballroom 1

Co-Host: GPN Studies

Session-3
Venue:Royal Ballroom 2

Session-4
Venue:Lutyens Lounge

Parallel Sessions-16:30-18:00

Session-1
Venue:Viceroy

Session-2
Venue: Royal Ballroom 1
Topic: Garment Exports: Overcoming the low-level Trap Technology Management & Labour

Co-Host: GPN Studies

Session-3
Venue:Royal Ballroom 2
Topic: Integrating Sustainability into Bambo Value Chain – Chain- Scope & Role of Standards

Session-4
Venue: Lutyens Lounge

Co-Host: ISEAL Alliance


18:30

Closing

Day 3: 22 Nov 2019


9:30 – 11:00, 22 Nov 2019

Plenary Session: Circular Apparel and Textiles in India
Royal Ballroom 1 &2
Parallel Sessions-12:00 – 13:30

Session-1
Venue:Royal Ballroom 1

Co-Host: FNST

Session-2
Venue:Viceroy

Session-3
Venue:Lutyens Lounge

Session-4
Venue:Royal Ballroom 2

Parallel Sessions-14:30 -16:00

Session-1
Venue:Royal Ballroom – 1

Session-2
Venue:Viceroy

Session-3
Venue:Royal Ballroom 2

Co-Host: WIPRO

Session-4
Venue: Lutyens Lounge

Parallel Sessions-16:30-18:00

Session-1
Venue:Royal Ballroom 1
Topic: Human Trafficking in Supply Chains

Session-2
Venue: Lutyens Lounge

Session-3
Venue:Royal Ballroom-2

Session-4
Venue:Lutyens Lounge

Co-Host CRB

18:30 Closing