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Odisha Governor Inaugurates XUB Sustainability Summit2016 at XIMB

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Published: Friday, 12 August, 2016 7:05 PM

Odisha Governor Inaugurates XUB Sustainability Summit 2016 at XIMB

The XUB Sustainability Summit, organized by the Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University Bhubaneswar, was inaugurated on 12th August, 2016, at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. His Excellency Dr. S. C. Jamir, Hon’ble Governor of Odisha, inaugurated the summit and presided over the event as the Chief Guest. The other distinguished personalities who graced the occasion were Shri. Upendra Tripathy, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, Mr. Anup Sahay, Chief, Corporate Strategy & Planning, Tata Steel, Mr. P S Narayan, VP & Head, Sustainability, WIPRO and Ms. YumiBae, Chief, Field Office, UNICEF, Bhubaneswar.

The theme of the XUB Sustainability Summit was Energy, Peace and Global Governance.

The event commenced at 12 PM on Friday, 12 August 2016 with a welcome address by Prof. S. Peppin, Dean, Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), which was  followed by an introductory address by Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J, Vice Chancellor, Xavier University. 

Odisha Governor Inaugurates XUB Sustainability Summit 2016 | XIMB

The Keynote Address was delivered by Mr. Anup Sahay. He highlighted the importance of developing close synergies between governments, industry, civil society and academia in order to build a truly sustainable society. Similar sentiments were echoed by Mr. P S Narayan. The gathering was then addressed by Ms. YumiBae. She spoke of the urgent need to balance human and economic development with the survival of the planet.

This was followed by an address by the His Excellency, Dr S. C. Jamir, who spoke of the criticality of humanity progressing on a sustainable development pathway, especially in context of the profound implications these issues have for global peace, stability and security. The Summit Inaugural Function concluded with a vote of thanks by Fr. Lourduraj S. J., Dean, Xavier School of Communications.

Odisha Governor Inaugurates XUB Sustainability Summit 2016 | XIMB

The inaugural function was followed by a plenary session which commenced at 02:30 PM. This session was chaired by Prof. Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes, S. J, VC, XUB & Director, XIMB and moderated by Prof. P. D. Jose, Corporate Strategy & Policy, IIM Bangalore. The speakers for this session were Mr. Farookh Mistree, LA Comp Chair & Professor, University of Oklahoma, USA, Dr. Aditi Haldar, Director, GRI, Regional Hub, South Asia, Mr. Ashok Panikkar, Founder, Meta Culture, Bangalore, Mr. Lars Bernd, Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction Section, UNICEF - New Delhi, Mr. Shankar Venkateswaran, Chief, Tata Sustainability Group, New Delhi and Ms. Vandana Jain, Head-Education Division, Bharat Sokka Gokkai, New Delhi.

Theay was rounded off by parallel sessions on four sub-themes of the Summit :

Building Peace and Protecting our Common Home, Sustainable Energy and Future: Challenges and Choices, Advancing Sustainability Education &Research on Energy, Peace & Global Governance and Sustainability & Global Governance.

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