Central Theme of the Conference

The 2005 World Summit on Social Development identified sustainable development goals, such as economic development, social development and environmental protection. Sustainability interfaces with economics through the social and ecological consequences of economic activity. The concept of sustainability is much broader than the concepts of sustained yield of welfare, resources, or profit margins. Sustainable business practices, integrate ecological concerns with social and economic ones (i.e., the triple bottom line) have become the new norms of conducting business.

The conference will deliberate on topics such as Sustainability in the public sector, Internationalization and Globalization of Sustainability, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Sustainability, AI and ML for Sustainability, Business Models for Sustainability, Social Organizations for Sustainability, Change Management in Sustainability Context, Shared Values for Sustainability.

Keynote Speakers

The sub-themes listed below (but not limited to) include multiple facets of sustainable business models that would be covered in the conference:

Dr. Ajay Abraham

Assistant Professor, Marketing

Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University

Dr. Sandeep Shastri

Pro-Vice Chancellor

Jain (Deemed-to-be) University

Dr. O. P. Goel

Head, Bosch India Foundation

Member, Steering Committee, Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojna, Govt of India

Mr. Hari Menon

Chief Executive Officer

Big Basket

Dr. Anand Joshi

Ex-VC, CMR University

UPSC Member

Dr. Arun Venkataraman

Ph.D. (Ecological Sciences)

Technical Director at ERM India

Ms. Rugmani Prabakaran

Head, Sustainable Development

The Art of Living

Who should attend?

Ideal platform for all with concerns in sustainability issues in business, environment, health, society should consider attending this conference. The contribution could be in the form of research paper submission, presentation, poster submission, talk on a specialized topic and so on. Students, faculty, research scholars, managers, leaders etc. - a platform for all.

Registration Fee


Rs 3000


Rs 2500

Research Scholar

Rs 1500


Rs 1500

Please submit the paper and register for the conference. Visit www.sjim.edu.in

Conference Organizing Committee

Chief Patron:

Rector, St. Joseph's Group of Institutions


Director, St. Joseph's Institute of Management

Conference Chair:

Dean, St. Joseph's Institute of Management

Conference Convenor:

Dr. Avil Saldanha, St. Joseph's Institute of Management

Opportunities For Publication

Full Papers of authors that are accepted and having duly completed the registration process will be published in the form of Book with ISBN Number. The decision of the reviewers will be final and binding.

Submission Guideline

Abstract and Full-Papers complete in all respects should be typed in 1.5 line spaced with Times New Roman font size of 12. Authors are required to comply with the APA style of referencing only and submission must be in MS-Word format (no other format will be accepted). For details on APA referencing style, please visit http://www.apastyle.org

Contact Us

Visit www.sjim.edu.in; Write to us at intconf2020@sjim.edu.in

SJIM Leadership Network Organizing Committee
St. Joseph’s Institute of Management
28/1, Primrose Road, Off MG Road, Bengaluru 560 025