Sustainability Summit 2016 @FIIB
27th February 2016
Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) conducted its 6th Sustainability Summit on 27th February 2016. The pan-India level Summit was held at FIIB ‘Green Campus’ to mark 22nd Founder’s Day of the Institute. The core idea of organizing this year’s Summit was to generate ideas and opinions on the most discussed area of Sustainability - ‘From the Green Line to the Bottom Line: Creating Value through Sustainability’.
The conference saw many renowned speakers from various business and social sector organizations. Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder –Goonj, in his keynote address to the audience on “Sustainability & its Importance in Today’s Evolving Business & Social Communities” emphasized on the fundamentals of sustainability and the need of an individual’s contribution to the society. He also encouraged the youth to come out of the myths and explore the reality individually. He mentioned “by changing infrastructure you do not change country but by changing the state of people you actually change the world.” He commended the work of FIIB towards the cause of Sustainability.
The day progressed with industry experts from FICCI, Diageo, Lenovo, Viom Networks, Jamna Auto Industries, Real Medicine Foundation, Muskaan, Bharti Foundation and Bosconet, who progressed dialogues through Panel Discussion on Implementing Sustainability – From Board Room to the Shop Floor and Sustainability and Entrepreneurship- Turn Ideas into Projects, and Projects into Successful Businesses and a Special Session on the topic” Role of Social Enterprises in Development of the Nation” by Mr. Pankaj Jain.
Mr. Pankaj Jain, Chairman, Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation, IAS (Retd.), Former Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation left everyone enchanted with the pioneering work of Sulabh in social reform especially in the field of sanitation and hygiene. He encouraged the students to explore the Social Enterprises sector which provides high level of self- satisfaction.
The Summit eventually came up with implementable solutions that may leave a better footprint for future. Sustainability Summit closed on a highly motivating note with everyone pledging to do one good initiative for the society and living up to the practices of sustainable development for future generations and for the planet.
AuditoriumFIIB’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.