Sessions

Programme

Day – 1: 28 October 2020

Sustainability a key to Business Resilience in an Uncertain World
1000 hrs to 1200 hrs, 28 October 2020

• Green, Inclusive and Equitable Recovery
• Global Solidarity and International Cooperation
• Making Trade resilient and sustainable
• Governance of Value Chains (local – regional – global)
• India’s ability and capacity to demonstrate leadership (policy, business and societal levels) on ‘build back better’ agenda
• Inter-linkages between Business Resilience & Community/Social Resilience
• Community resilience focusing on vulnerability and addressing discrimination

Speakers:

 

SHRI. SURESH PRABHU

India’s Sherpa at the G20

Former Minister of Commerce &

Industry and Civil Aviation

HEIDI HAUTALA

Chair

European Parliament Working Group on

Responsible Business Conduct

DR. ASHOK KHOSLA

Chairman

Development Alternatives Technology

and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA)

Designing an Enabling Ecosystem to Build Back Better – Government to Governance
1215 hrs to 1345 hrs, 28 October 2020

• Role of government and regulation (State and Centre)
• Technology to reduce inequality and offer solutions
• Technology for better access to data and informed policy making
• Financing sustainable outcomes

Panelists:

 

ATUL BAGAI

Head of Country Office

United Nations Environment

Programme (UNEP)

 

DR. SANJEEV CHOPRA

Director

Lal Bahadur Shastri National

Academy of Administration

SHOKO NODA

Resident Representative

United Nations Development

Programme (UNDP)

 

Dr. Ashima Goyal

Professor of Economics

Indira Gandhi Institute for

Development Research

 

 
 

Pathways to our Common Future – Businesses in PostCOVID19 era
1445 hrs to 1615 hrs, 28 October 2020

• New & Emerging Business Models
• Lessons from COVID19 to combat the Climate Crises
• Identifying opportunities (Consumer Preference and Behaviour)
• Role of Frugal Innovations
• Priorities at the local level (Collaborations)

Panelists:

 

PROF. TENSIE WHELAN

Director

NYU Stern School, Business’s

Center for Sustainable Business

KARIN KREIDER

Executive Director

ISEAL Alliance

HERMAN MULDER

Co-founder & Chair

SDG Netherlands

Moderator:

 

ARUN MAIRA

Chairman

HelpAge International

 
 

 

Day 2 & 3: 29 – 30 October 2020

1000 hrs – 1715 hrs, 29 -30 October 2020

Session Name:  India Inc. Leads by Example – Responsibility in Revival
Co-Host: FNF


Session Name: Business Resilience in times of Crisis: A multi-sector Perspective on Decent Work
Co-Host: Aston Business School, IDRC


Session Name: Family Friendly Policies in A&T Sector
Co-Host: UNICEF


Session Name:  Is Living Wage “Relevant” and “Urgent” in the wake of COVID-19?
Co-Host: Massey University, University of New Zealand


Session Name: Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue
Co-Host: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)


Session Name: Sustainability Information to Empower Consumers
Co-Host: One Planet Network


Session Name: Deforestation Free Supply Chains
Co-Host: WWF


Session Name: Forest Governance 
Co-Host: The Indian School of Business (ISB)


Session Name: Partnership for Nutrition
Co-Host: Cargill , World Food Programme (WFP)


Session Name: Sustainable Trade post COVID-19 for India
Co-Host: Quality Council of india (QCI)


Session Name: Sustainability Education in B-Schools       
Co-Host: Wipro


Session Name: Tools & Approaches for Business to Build Resilience
Co-Host: Rainforest Alliance


Session Name: Circular IT and Electronics: Strategy for long-term Sustainability
Co-Host: 


Session Name: VSS Contribution towards SDGs in India
Co-Host: VSS Collaboration India


Session Name: Uncovering Hidden Supply Chains
Co-Host: Goodweave


Session Name: Policy Framework for Promoting Sustainable Business
Co-Host: World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA)


Session Name: Food Loss & Waste
Co-Host: World Resources Institute


Session Name: Building Back Better: Improving the Situation of Informal Women Workers in Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery Phase
Co-Host: Traidcraft, SEWA, HNSA, CARE, GPN Studies, Change Alliance, Fair Labour Association, Fair Wear, EU Commission


Session Name: Green & Inclusive Recovery in India
Co-Host: IIED


Session Name: Role of Data Analytics for Sustainability Solutions
Co-Host: 


Session Name: Youth as Advocates on Sustainability
Co-Host: 


Session Name: Circular Economy
Co-Host: 


*as of 16th September 2020, few more sessions expected