Campus News

Valedictory Address to IEC 2018 by Dr.M.S.Sriram

Dr. M.S.Sriram, Visiting Professor-IIM Bangalore & Distinguished Fellow at IDRBT- RBI delivered valedictory address to the 4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 24, 2018.  Dr.Sriram raised concern over the widening wealth gap in the society in the reform era, which is the major threat to the major threat to the growth sustainability. He strongly argued that, the faster the growth rate, the greater are the chances of taking something away from the future. He opined that, sustainability is all about extracting as much as we can replenish. Dr. Sriram also highlighted on how growth is always moving us towards exclusion from. The talk emphasised on the need for striking a balance between growth and sustainable development for the overall development of national economies.

Dr. Ashly Pinnington Spoke on Compliance with Soft Regulation

Dr. Ashly Pinnington, Dean-Research, British University in Dubai was the Distinguished Speaker in the Valedictory Session of the 4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 24, 2018.  He delivered an insightful talk on ‘collective compliance with soft regulation? – creative paths to consensus’. Dr. Pinnington elucidated the corporate governance framework - G2O/OECD, principles of Corporate Governance (2015) and stated as to how it helps in promoting transparency and fair markets, efficient allocation of resources, to be consistent with law and effective supervision and implementation. Dr. Pinnington opined that it is essential to legitimize CSR governance to promote transparency and deliberation. He also designed the ways to achieve and sustain soft regulations.

Mr.R.C Jagadesh, Director - GCC, Klueber Lubrication India Pvt. Ltd

Mr. R.C Jagadesh, Director - Global Competence Centre -Cement Industry, Klueber lubrication India Private Limited was invited to an as distinguished speaker to the 4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 24, 2018.   In his talk, Mr.Jagadesh emphasised that cultural sustainability is the key to organisational sustainability, and environmental sustainability is the key to sustainable development.  

Talk on General Insurance by Mr. Easwara Narayanan

Mr. Easwara Narayanan, former Chief Operating Officer at Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd was one of the invited speakers of the 4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 23, 2018. He delivered lecture on “General Insurance Industry-Megatrends Shaping the Future”.  He elucidated the main challenges the insurance industry is facing today and possible ways to tackle them.

Talk by Ms.Lekshmi Bhargavi, VP-HR, Fusion Microfinance

Ms.Lekshmi Bhargavi spoke about the challenges of talent acquisition in Microfinance sector. She was delivering the talk to the delegates of the 4th International Conference on “Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Trends” on November 23, 2018. She identifies productivity, moral compass, and demography as major issues surrounded acquisition and retention of talent in microfinance sector.