Oxford India Business Forum “Responsible Business” Invitation

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Saïd Business School will host the 8th Oxford India Business Forum on the theme of Responsible Business in Mumbai. Academics, global business leaders, practitioners and policy-makers will discuss the Indian business community’s responsibility to Indian society.

For immediate release: Monday 22 September 2014

Media Invitation

Oxford India Business Forum 2014
“Responsible Business”
8th annual Oxford India Business Forum

Tuesday 9 December 2014, Mumbai, India: 19.00hrs - 20.45hrs
Vivanta by Taj – President, 90 Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

We are delighted to announce the 8th Oxford India Business Forum on the theme of Responsible Business, which will be held on Tuesday 9 December 2014 in Mumbai.

Panellists will debate the Indian business community’s responsibility to Indian society. Representatives from Oxford University, Indian business, civil society and government will jointly explore: what responsibility means; the role of business in economies and society and; how that role will be defined under the new government and under recent legislation.

Participants will include:

Professor Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
U.K Sinha, Chairman SEBI – Keynote speaker
Professor Colin Mayer, Saïd Business School
Subir Gokarn, Brookings India
N Chandrasekharan, CEO & MD of Tata Consultancy Services
S Ramadorai, Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services

Further speakers and participants will be announced in due course.

Professor Tarun Ramadorai will also join the Oxford Forum delegation.

Professor Peter Tufano, Dean of Saïd Business School said: “For the last seven years, Oxford University has organised this business event in India bringing together eminent individuals to discuss timely and important issues. Once again we will meet to make a fundamental contribution to thinking and policy formulation on an issue of central importance in the 21st century in India and beyond– Responsible Business.”

Outline of schedule

19.00hrs Welcome address: Professor Peter Tufano
Panel discussion
In Conversation with Professor Peter Tufano
20.45 hrs Close

The event is sponsored and co-hosted by Tata Consultancy Services and organised in partnership with the Brookings Institution India Centre.

Media interviews will be available with the Dean, faculty and alumni. There are also a limited number of media spaces available to attend the Forum. To register your interest in attending, please contact the press office:

Clare Fisher, Head of Public Relations, Saïd Business School
Mobile: +44 (0) 7912 771090; Tel: 01865 288968
Email: clare.fisher(at)sbs.ox.ac(dot)uk

Jonaid Jilani, Press Officer, Saïd Business School
Tel: 01865 288879
Email: jonaid.jilani(at)sbs.ox.ac(dot)uk

Notes to editors
For further information and speaker updates please see: Oxford India Business Forum

About Saïd Business School

Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford blends the best of new and old. We are a vibrant and innovative business school, but yet deeply embedded in an 800 year old world-class university. We create programmes and ideas that have global impact. We educate people for successful business careers, and as a community seek to tackle world-scale problems. We deliver cutting-edge programmes and ground-breaking research that transform individuals, organisations, business practice, and society. We seek to be a world-class business school community, embedded in a world-class University, tackling world-scale problems.

In the Financial Times European Business School ranking (Dec 2013) Saïd is ranked 12th. It is ranked 14th worldwide in the FT’s combined ranking of Executive Education programmes (May 2014) and 23rd in the world in the FT ranking of MBA programmes (Jan 2014). The MBA is ranked 5th in Businessweek’s full time MBA ranking outside the USA (Nov 2012) and is ranked 5th among the top non-US Business Schools by Forbes magazine (Sep 2013). The Executive MBA is ranked 23rd worldwide in the FT’s ranking of EMBAs (Oct 2013). The Oxford MSc in Financial Economics is ranked 7th in the world in the FT ranking of Masters in Finance programmes (Jun 2014). In the UK university league tables it is ranked first of all UK universities for undergraduate business and management in The Guardian (Jun 2013) and has ranked first in nine of the last ten years in The Times (Sept 2013). For more information, see http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/


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