Second REINVEST meet to be held in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is organising the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA); the 2nd Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting and the 2nd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo, (REINVEST- 2018) from 2nd to 5th October 2018 in New Delhi. The three events will be inaugurated in a common function by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in the presence of Antonio Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations on 2ndOctober 2018 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The Business and Technical Sessions of ISA Assembly, IORA Meet and…

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DB Schenker to showcase complete portfolio at China’s 1st International Import Expo

China is transitioning from being an export orientated country to becoming the world’s largest importer. With a presence of over 50 years in China, DB Schenker has been deeply involved with this market transformation since, and is in an excellent position to catalyze this shift. “We are excited to demonstrate our strong network in China and internationally which enables us to provide reliable and high-quality logistics services to our customers worldwide, who are increasingly importing to China”, says Chris Pollard, DB Schenker’s Chief Executive Officer for the Greater China Cluster. DB…

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Alibaba Foundation initiates philanthropy drive in India

On the UN International Day of Charity in memory of Mother Teresa, the Alibaba Foundation, a private charity fund established by Alibaba Group, jointly with UCWeb (‘UC’), a business within Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, hosted the Global Forum of the XIN Philanthropy Conference 2018. It is the first conference of this kind to be held out of China. Launched in 2016, the biennial conference is an important representation of Alibaba Group’s commitment to encouraging inclusive, universal and sustainable growth for businesses and communities alike – all for the greater benefit of…

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Ecozen wins Indian FedEx Express Small Business Grant Contest 2018

FedEx Express recently announced Ecozen Solutions, a Pune-based energy-focussed company the winner of the second edition of the FedEx India Small Business Grant Contest 2018. Launched in India in 2017, the second edition of the contest saw a significant rise in participation from small businesses, with more than double the number of entries received across a diverse range of industries, many of which focused on sustainable solutions that contribute and improve the lives of our communities.

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GIL India 2018 to focus on “Leadership & Wining through Change”

In its 10th consecutive year, Frost & Sullivan will host its annual flagship event, the Growth Innovation & Leadership (GIL) India 2018 Summit, on October 10th at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai. This year’s theme “Leading and Winning in an Era of Unprecedented Change” will bring together Executive Leadership teams to deliberate strategies and growth drivers as the country marches ahead despite disruptive business trends. Digital Transformation in the wake of convergence and unprecedented disruptions continue to have a significant impact on businesses. Over the ten years of GIL India, the summit…

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India focus country in Turkey Trade Show

The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) led a75-member Indian delegation in the recently held 87th Izmir International Trade Show in Turkey. The delegation had several B2B meetings and business tie-ups with members of the Turkish business community. India was the Focus Country in the trade show with a standalone pavilion named ‘Source India’. The India Pavilion was a multi-product pavilion, including companies displaying products like ceramics, cereals and mechanical appliances. The ‘Source India’ Pavilion was inaugurated by Sanjay Bhattacharyya, India’s Ambassador to Ankara, Turkey. A business collaboration has been worked…

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Over 600 global buyers to participate in Indusfood- II 2019 

The Dhaka based India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce (IBCCI) will participate with a strong contingent of F&B buyers in Indusfood-II 2019 to source their food and beverage requirements from India. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President-IBCCI and former President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) made this announcement following discussions with Ashok Sethi, Director-Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI), at NitolBhaban, in Mohakhali, Dhaka recently. TPCI is working to attract maximum buyers from the SAARC countries to source their food and beverage related requirements from India. Some of…

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION  HELPING EMPOWER WOMEN

Eminent global Chief Information Officers (CIO’s) from various telecom and Information Technology (IT) companies took part in a discussion  “Digital leadership & Inclusive Culture”  organised  in Delhi late last week  jointly by   FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the woman business wing of the apex business body Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Dell EMC . Leading women CIOs invited as the panellists for the session- included         Dr. Neena Pahuja, Director General at ERNET India, Department of Electronics & IT (DeitY), MC&IT,Govt. of India; Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO and Head of Digital – Airtel; Seema Gaur, Executive…

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Lufthansa initiates start-up Expo ‘Elevator Pitch’ contest

Lufthansa has launched ‘Elevator Pitch’, an extraordinary contest offering start-up entrepreneurs an opportunity to make a 3-minute business pitch at Start-up Expo 2018, powered by Lufthansa India and the Delhi-NCR Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). The winner will get a sponsored seat in a business program at Cambridge University, a LufthansaBusiness Class ticket to Europe as well as coveted TiE Delhi-NCR mentorship. Registration is now open for the contest. Start-up entrepreneurs are invited to apply online at www.lufthansastartupexpo.in by September 15, 2018. This will be followed by two rounds of shortlisting by the best business minds.…

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Stainless steel to ensure sustainable water management

A national seminar on ‘Sustainable Stainless Steel Solutions for Water Management’ was organized in Delhi recently by Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA), the apex body of the stainless steel industry. The seminar deliberated on sustainable infrastructural solutions for the growing issue of safe water management with OEMs and policymakers. The event was organized under the aegis of Ministry of Steel. Addressing the gathering, Secretary (Steel) Dr Aruna Sharma said, “As second largest stainless steel producer in the world, India is a point in time when it becomes mandatory to use stainless steel in water…

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