New Delhi: Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi, in collaboration with Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Australia, organised the 5th edition of its Biennial International Conference on ‘Ensuring a Sustainable Future: Role of Entrepreneurship, Innovation in Management Practices, and Circular Economy’, here last week.

Introducing the vision of the conference, the convener, Dr. Kawal Gill emphasized the necessity to explore new business models, to address sustainability issues around the world. She added that the conference aimed to reassess the role of innovators, entrepreneurs and collaborative efforts in ensuring a sustainable future.

In her video message, Professor Grace McCarthy, Dean, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Australia, highlighted the role of the educationists and researchers in making a difference with their insights and future collaborations.

The principal of the college, Dr. Jatinder Bir Singh, EGROW Foundation chairman Arvind Virmani, Bindu Dalmia, chairperson, National Committee on Financial Inclusion and Literacy, Niti Aayog, Bindu Dalmi and PHDCCI president DK Aggarwal addressed the opening session.

The plenary session was addressed by National Coordinator, PAGE, UNEP, Anubha Prasad, Environment Education Consultant, UNEP, Gayatri Raghwa and entrepreneur Manoj Kumar Keshwar.

After the plenary session, nine parallel technical sessions, spread over two days, witnessed presentations of eighty-one research papers, including two student sessions.

The valedictory session was addressed by seminar committee convenor Kawal Gill and principal J.B. Singh.