Successful Completion - 7th Sustainability Summit
FIIB celebrates its Founder's Day every year in the form of a Sustainability Summit to honor the Institute's founder Mr. R.K. Shrivastava. This 7th edition of the Summit too upheld the similar idea. Since its inspection, the FIIB Sustainability Summit has inspired more than 1900 students, academicians, and professionals, to strive for sustainability based growth model for their careers and businesses. FIIB has also launched the 'Make FIIB Green' campaign as a part of its environmental conservation drive. Following the motto of "Reduce, Reuse & Recycle", the Institute has developed Sustainability Development Centre to work towards aspects such as energy & water conservation and employee welfare. This summit once again served as an ideal and unique forum for Students & Leaders from business, academia, government and NGOs to engage in dialogue in the field of sustainability, with speech and panel discussion on themes such as from the green line to bottom line creating value through sustainability From the Boardroom to the Shop floor. Today FIIB's founder Mr. R.K. Shrivastava's motto of "Give more than you receive!" resonated once again in the campus today, as FIIB's Executive Director Ms. Radhika Shrivastava addressed the participants of the summit and handed over the 3rd 'FIIB Leadership in Sustainability' Award to Mr. William Bissell, Managing Director- Fabindia, a brand which stands as a harbinger of sustainable growth model.
A Keynote Address was delivered by Mr. Vijay Rai, Managing Director - APAC & EMEA Markets, Savior US INC & President - NHRDN on 'Sustainability & its Importance in Today's Evolving Business & Social Communities'
Following were the dignitaries who participated in the panel discussion on the theme of 'Corporate Sustainability- Economic, Environmental and Social Developments', moderated by Prof Partha Pratim Saikia, Assistant Professor, FIIB:
- Mr. Phil Turner, Group Head Safety, Health & Environment, Vedanta Resources Plc
- Mr. Manpreet Singh, Director, Climate Change, and Sustainability Services, KPMG
- Mr. Bibhuti Pradhan, Chief Manager, CSR & Sustainability area, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
- Mr. Charudutta Panigrahi, President - Forum for Integrated Development & Research (FIBR)
The last panel discussion was on the theme 'Social Enterprises in India - The Road Ahead', moderated by Prof. Tushar Sankar Banerjee, Assistant Professor, FIIB, and participated by the following speakers:
- Prof. Kuriakose Mamkoottam, School of Business, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship - Ambedkar University
- Mr. Arun Talwar - Chief Operating Officer, Udayan Care
- Mr. Niraj Gupta, Founder, Weekendworks - Junkart
AuditoriumFIIBâ€™s state-of-the-art auditorium can seat over 150 individuals and has provisions for video conferencing along with other ultra-modern technologies. Students also enjoy the provision of multiple conference and seminar halls if required.
CafeteriaA fully functional cafeteria serves sumptuous meals and beverages all through the day for the students to refresh and revive. Students not only enjoy the meals here but sometimes unwind sitting in the area over a cup of coffee.
ClassroomsThe state of the art classrooms at the Institute enhance the learning experience of students as they are equipped with the latest equipment including projectors, screens, options for video conferencing etc.
Electronic Resource CentreThe campus hosts a state-of-the-art computer lab housing over 180 terminals and 200 laptops. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Online Learning and Teaching Software is also provided for flexibility and access to learning material at all times.
Indoor GamesThe recreational centre has arrangements for several indoor sports like pool, table tennis, carom and chess. These may be accessed by students during their breaks and can be used as effective recreational tools to relax.
Knowledge Resource CentreStudents can access a fully computerized and air-conditioned library housing over 15,000 books, 195 periodicals/journals, 750 audio-visual and multimedia. The Library subscribes to major online research and informational databases.
Outdoor GamesThe Campus also has provisions badminton, volleyball and a number of outdoor games and activities
Recreational CentreThe recreational centre of FIIB provides its students space and opportunity to indulge in activities like indoor games and relax. The Centre is outfitted with television, student lockers and various indoor sports like pool table, table tennis, carom and chess.