Griffith University’s MBA Director, Dr Nick Barkerpresented to industry members of the Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and the Tata Group at a series of events held in Hyperabad and Mumbai earlier this month.
Dr Barter’s presentations focused on how sustainable development is challenging conventional theories of business. Key topics included ‘What is Sustainable Development’ and international case studies for best practice.
Senior members of both the Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and the Tata Group attended the events.
The Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre is one of 10 Centres of Excellence of the Confederation of Indian Industry and offers advisory services in the areas of Green buildings, energy efficiency, water management, environmental management, renewable energy, Green business incubation and climate change activities.
The Tata Group comprises of more than 100 companies operating in seven business sectors: communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals.
Dr Barter’s expertise in sustainable business was recently recognised when Griffith’s MBA was awarded the 2013 Green Gown Award.
Griffith won the learning and teaching category of the Award for ‘greening their MBA’ as the first Australian business school to commit to the principles for responsible management education.
In addition to the events with Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and the Tata Group, Dr Barter also took part in a round table conference organised by SustaiNuance, India’s first Corporate Sustainability Magazine.