IIM Lucknow's Noida campus announces the first of its kind Leadership Summit- Udyam' 10: Architecting Sustainability
Eminent speakers to discuss the role of the corporate leaders to architect business with sustainability

Sustainability today is a social challenge for the corporates. It has become imperative for budding managers to understand the potential for long-term maintenance of well-being. IIM Lucknow's Noida campus is organising the first of its kind summit for the corporate leaders to architect business models with sustainability. "Udyam '10 –The Leadership Summit" will be held on Saturday, the 13th of November 2010 at IIM Lucknow's Noida campus.

Bill Gates has rightly said, "As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." The summit is IIM Lucknow's endeavour to provide a platform where business leaders, statesmen and eminent personalities exchange thoughts on the topics that are going to shape the future of India Inc.

The Leadership Summit aims at providing a channel for confluence of ideas and amalgamation of varied perspectives to surmount these challenges through focus on the central theme 'Architecting Sustainability'.

The corporate leadership today is on the path to architect business models with sustainability at its core. However, given the complex interplay between social, environmental and economic activities, the road to sustainability is fraught with uncertainty and challenges.

Eminent speakers from Tata BP Polar, Reliance Power, GMR Group and others will speak on architecting sustainability that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations to meet their own needs.

The sessions of the Leadership Summit includes:

Sustainability: A business imperative

For many organizations, the term sustainability has evolved from a feel good buzzword to a concept for creating value for stakeholders. This discussion aims to be a reality check on importance of sustainability over other business imperatives.

Healthy business via Healthy Environment

Amidst increasing global awareness to climate change, many businesses have taken initiatives to reduce their current level of carbon footprint. What are the breakthrough ideas in this direction and how businesses can further reduce environmental impact from their operations?

The road to green economy: New opportunities

The changing consumer preference towards green offerings means a plethora of opportunities for those businesses, which look at Environmental Sustainability as a key strategic priority. What are the challenges & opportunities for the businesses in the coming years?

Source: By E-mail (October 25, 2010)

Published on IndianMBA.com on October 27, 2010


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