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IILM at the UN Meet of Business, Investors, Educators and Governments with UN Secretary-General at UN Headquarters

July 14, 2014 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

A first-of-its-kind meeting between the UN Global Compact Board, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Advisory Council, the Principles for Responsible Management Education PRME) Champions Group  was held  at UN Headquarters in New York on 2nd July to discuss the role of business, investors, governments, and educators  to shape and advance the post-2015 development agenda.
IILM Institute for Higher Education New Delhi, the only PRME Champion Business School from India, was represented by Dean Academics Prof Rakesh Chaudhry and DG Major General Wadhwa.
The high-level Luncheon Meet was attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, members of the UN Global Compact Board, deans of the PRME Champion Schools, members of the PRI Advisory Council and 30 ambassadors.
Major General Wadhwa, Director General, IILM presented the Taj Mahal Plate to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
IILM along with Babson College USA and Copenhagen Business School is also the co lead for the Faculty Development sub group of PRME.
The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations supported initiative whose mission is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. The PRME were developed in 2007 by an international task force of sixty deans, university presidents and representatives of leading business schools and universities.
“Our world’s toughest challenges demand solutions that involve business. No sector alone can slow climate change or reverse biodiversity losses.  No single entity can end corruption, poverty and violence, or promote equality, especially for women,” said the Secretary-General. “Success depends on Governments, companies, investors, educators, activists and citizens. Together, we can foster peace and security, protect human rights and achieve sustainable development.”

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PRME Head Mr. Jonas Heartle with IILM Dean Academics Prof. Rakesh Chaudhry

Major General Wadhwa, Director General, IILM presenting the Taj Mahal Plate to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Source: Business Wire India


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