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Fourth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences

GB15Kolkata Conference

Theme: Green Economy! For Sustainable Development!

Conference Dates: December 18-20, 2015

Venue: Hyatt Regency Kolkata, JA-1, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700098, India.

ISBN - 978-1-63415-898-5

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Chief Guest & Keynote


Prof. Anuradha Lohia,,
Vice Chancellor, Presidency University,
Kolkata, India.

Guest of Honour


Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON,
Professor of Financial Mathematics,
Baze University, Nigeria.

Invited Lecture 1

Date : 18th Dec 2015, 10.10 – 10.30 am

Topic : "HRM and Organizational Sustainability"


Dr. Mousumi Sengupta,
SDM Institute
for Management Development,

Invited Lecture 2

Date : 19th Dec 2015, 10.15 am – 10.45 am

Topic : "Corporate Social Responsibility – Emerging Trends"


Dr. Ameeta Jain,
Department of Finance,
Deakin University,

Invited Lecture 3

Date : 19th Dec 2015, 10.45 am – 11.15 am

Topic : "Arts and the Economy"


Prof. Karendra Devroop,,
Department of Finance,
University of South Africa,
South Africa.

Invited Lecture 4

Date : 19th Dec 2015, 14.00 pm – 14.30 pm

Topic : "Creating a Conducive Environment for Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth"


Dr. Saurav Roy Choudhury,,
Capital University,
United States of America.

Panel Discussion

18th December 2015, 1.30 pm to 2.10 pm

Topic : "Ensuring Academic Integrity and Honesty!”
- The Role of an Academician!!


Dr. Srimantoorao. S. Appadoo,
University of Manitoba,

Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON,
Baze University,

Dr. Malathi Sriram,
SDM Institute for Management Development,

Dr. Mohammad Ataur Rahman,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,


Dr. Elango Rengasamy,
The British University in Dubai,
Dubai, UAE.

Dear & Esteemed Colleagues,

Warm Greetings!

It gives us great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you to the Fourth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences being jointly organized by the Global Business Research Journals (GBRJ) and SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore from 18-20 December 2015 in the city of Kolkata, India.

You are cordially invited to submit your research manuscripts/case studies/abstracts in all areas of global business, economics, accounting, finance, banking and management disciplines. In addition to paper presentations and discussions, the conference will include special invited lectures on contemporary topics in business, finance and banking.

Important Dates!

Abstract/Full Paper Submission Deadline : November 10, 2015 November 30, 2015.
Last Date for Registration : November 15, 2015 December 5, 2015.
Conference Dates : December 18-20, 2015


Conference Objectives!

Earth has lost many valuable resources!

Dear Folks,

It is disheartening to note that the Mother Earth has lost many valuable resources during the past three centuries. Please consider the following statistics-

- Earth has lost 40% of forests over the last three hundred years. Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, UN. 2006.

- More than 35% of mangroves have disappeared owing to the encroachment of aquaculture. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment-2005A.

A report published by the UNEP reveals that green economy encourages net welfare gains from economic activities.

What is a Green Economy?

“A Green Economy can be defined as one that results in improved human well‐being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities”. (UNEP).

Green Economy and Sustainable Development! The UN’s Step in the Right Direction!

The United Nations Organization (UN) has pursued the concept of green economy for many years. It is heartening to note that UN’s green economy vision has grown out its thinking on sustainable development, which emphasizes both social and environmental sustainability.

But the UN’s green economy work has shown that many actions to ensure environmental sustainability can also help to alleviate poverty and enhance social sustainability. The transition to a green economy represents a big challenge, one that will involve a major makeover of large sectors of the global economy. The UN has charted a course outlining how the transition could occur. In particular, the UN has articulated the need for a handful of enabling conditions that will be critical for the transition to a green economy.

 Public investment and expenditures, especially for infrastructure, green subsidies, and green public procurement;

 Taxes or tradable permits to offset environmental externalities;

 Reform of current subsidies for usage of fossil fuels and practices that damage fragile or overtaxed ecosystems;

 Sound and well-enforced framework that relies on regulations or standards where taxes or permits are infeasible;

 Strong international governance mechanisms.

Source: http://climatecolab.org/resources/-/wiki/Main/UN+green+economy+vision

In addition, the UN has noted the challenge of financing the investments required for the transition to a green economy, estimated at between 1 and 2 percent of global GDP annually over 2010-2050, an amount equal to between 5 and 10 percent of annual global investment.

In this scenario, the upcoming conference aims at achieving the following objectives:

1. Providing an ideal platform for academicians, researchers and economists specialized in green economics to share their research findings in light of the increased importance being gained by the concept of green economy;

2. Identifying and analyzing the need for change to a greener economy which assures resource efficiency;

3. Giving fresh fillip to the forces and sectors such as agriculture, fisheries and water that would help greening the global economy;

4. Suggesting suitable measures to save the world from different crisis such as fuel crisis, food crisis and financial crisis.


Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore, Karnataka

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), ranked among the top Business Schools in India, is located at the foot of Chamundi Hills in the heritage city of Mysore, Karnataka. The campus has won many architectural and landscape awards and provides a great environment for learning and germination of managerial intellect. The institute has been conferred A** Rating at National Level by CRISIL.

The institute is promoted by the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Educational Trust - a premier non-profit educational organisation functioning under the aegis of Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala, which is known for its unique embodiment of Dharma. Today, SDME Trust has more than 40 recognised educational institutions under its wings, imparting quality education from the primary level to the postgraduate level. Trust is known for the professional institutions in Medical, Dental, Engineering, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Law, Business Management and Physiotherapy. The trust and all the associate institutions benefit from the visionary leadership of our Chairman, Padma Bhushan Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala.

SDMIMD’s AICTE approved PGDM programme, accredited by NBA, runs for six terms over two years with an impeccable track record of academic rigor. SDMIMD also has Student Exchange Programs with the MAYS School of Business, Texas A&M; University, USA; Global Management Institute of Shanghai University, China; and British University in Dubai, Dubai. These student exchange programmes enable students to understand each other’s cultures, business practices and traditions. This gives students an edge when it comes to international opportunities.

The SDMIMD’s research unit - SDM Research Centre for Management Studies’ (SDM RCSM), publications ‘Cases in Management’, ‘Contemporary Research in Management’, ‘Excerpts of Select Summer Internship Reports’, have come in for praise from the world of academics. The institute’s journal ‘SDMIMD Journal of Management’ indexed in EBSCO and iScholar has evolved as a prestigious publication well known for the quality of the papers, therein.

To know more about SDMIMD please visit: www.sdmimd.ac.in