Addressing the MSME Credit Gap through Digitisation

ACCESS ASSIST, in partnership with Koan Advisory, organized a closed-door roundtable at Taj Palace on ‘Growth through Digitisation: Strengthening India’s MSMEs’ on December 17, 2019 in New Delhi from 11.00 am to 1 pm. The objective of the roundtable is to discuss pointed prescriptions on the use of technological  and policy tools to enhance credit availability in the MSME sector. Dr. Amit Kapoor was […]

The Battle of Supply Chains: India’s Rising Role

Trade tensions are on the rise. Traditional manufacturing hubs are no longer competitive. New manufacturing destinations are on the rise. Companies are looking at de-risking their supply chain flows. New trade blocs are emerging, and new trade deals – both bilateral and multi-lateral are being negotiated. India largely missed the industrial revolution of the 20th century, and manufacturing output is […]

The Special Case of Developing Economies: Are they Uniquely Placed in Online Economy?

Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired the session at the CUTS – CCIER Biennial Conference organised on December 2, 2019 at The India International Center, New Delhi. Developing economies have a rapidly enhancing user base for data driven services. They are also one of the biggest sources of user data, analysed to offer customised services, and retain consumers, by large internet firms. […]

Role of Competition and Regulation in Fostering Development and Reducing Inequalities

Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International) and CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) organised the 6th Biennial Conference on Competition, Regulation and Development on 01-02 December, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Through the 6th edition, this international conference enters its 12th year and as always, it promises to bring together a unique set of expert stakeholders from across […]

Biosciences to Bio-Economy

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the panel discussion “Biosciences to Bio-Economy” at the Global Bio 2019 organised by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and it’s Public Sector Undertaking, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) from November 21-23 in New Delhi. The detailed agenda can be looked here. The complete list of […]

Sustainable Supply Chain: Role of Big Businesses

India Sustainability Conclave 2019 is an interesting brainstorming platform with knowledge, networking and capacity building as additional take-away to address key issues of sustainability for businesses including: Presenting national and international best practices and case studies Recommending policy directives that will create an enabling environment for companies to engage in sustainability and helping create a market for sustainability Providing a […]

Fostering Indo-US Innovation Cooperation

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on the innovation landscape in India at the Cuts – USISPF Roundtable on Fostering Indo-US Innovation Cooperation for Mutual Prosperity on October 30, 2019 in Washington DC. Other panellist included: Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian Ambassador to the United States of America Pradeep S Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO, US […]

Fostering Indian State-Led Innovation

  Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his thoughts on the Innovation Landscape in India. The views were based on the India Innovation Index launched on October 17, 2019. The index was done by Institute for Competitiveness in conjunction with NITI Aayog. The discussion was hosted by USIBC on October 29, 2019 in Washington DC.

Make or break states of North – How to fill the gap

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the North Chapter of India Economic Conclave 2019. India Economic Conclave, the landmark property of the Times Network is on a mission to set the agenda for the world to shape India’s economic dream. The conclave was organised on October 17 at New Delhi. The complete details about the conclave can be looked […]

Sustainability and Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired the session at Sustainability Conclave organised by IIT Delhi on September 9, 2019. Sustainability Conclave is flagship event – a platform to disseminate information from a variety of sources on approaches and techniques used successfully in different communities to develop key aspects of their local economies on a sustainable basis. It will also showcase to the […]

Entrepreneurship

Guest of Honor at the launch of the book titled “The Growth Hacking Book” at the International Growth Hacking Day on July 13, 2019 iat India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Education

The Gandhi Mandela Peace Initiative celebrated the 150th birth-anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 100th birth-anniversary of Nelson Mandela. BW Businessworld Chairman and Editor-in-chief, Dr. Annurag Batra in association with Tarina Patel, Founder of RBP Foundation and Kartikeya Sharma, Founder of The Sunday Guardian Foundation organized the event in Delhi on July 11. Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a panel at […]

The Fate of Nations: Tech Redefining National Competitiveness Strategies

It goes without saying that those countries which cultivate technological breakthroughs, innovation, and diffusion will position themselves effectively for the economy of the future. This is especially true with the “readiness” ofeconomies to cultivate the key technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. So what are countries now doing to pre-position themselves for the future? Dr. Beh Swan Gin, Chairman, Singapore Economic Development […]

Corporate Karma: The Journey from Shareholder Value to Shared Value

U.S.-India Business Council’s India Ideas Summit & 44th Annual Meeting got together leaders from business, government and society for an exchange of ideas on the future of U.S.-India connectivity. The leaders shared their vision for the future of investment, technology and collaboration across the United States and India. Coming on the heels of SelectUSA, the India Ideas Summit will highlight […]

Challenges and opportunities for developing countries regarding life-sciences innovation

The Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) will held its Third Annual Summit a high-level, conference focused on innovation policy and how policymakers in developing countries can implement the “best practices” that have been employed in other countries. Attendees of this event consisted of representatives from GTIPA; experts on trade, globalization, innovation, and IP policy issues; Mexican leaders from […]

Innovative Frontiers of Development

Dr. Amit Kapoor was part of the group discussions of experts organised by The Rockefeller Foundation’s Innovative Frontiers of Development event, June 6-9 in Bellagio, Italy. This year the focus was on ’21st Century Systems Change’. The event brought together global leaders from government, business and civil society, to explore how technological developments will impact the future of the state, […]

Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets

Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets India has invested significant resources in erecting a biotechnology infrastructure from its biotechnology strategic plan to funding for biotechnology R&D. A panel of government, industry and think tank experts review India’s investment and its outputs to the global biotechnology endeavor. From legal infrastructure to regulations, the group will discuss what India has done right and […]

The Digital Economy and Social Media

The Stanford King Center on Global Development hosts the 19th Annual Conference on Indian Economic Policy on June 3 and 4. The conference brings together policy makers, academics, business experts and community members to discuss critical issues facing the Indian economy. This year’s conference focuses on priorities for the new government in India. As with earlier conferences, the program will […]

Competitiveness: Social Progress and Shared Value

Dr. Amit Kapoor at the plenary session discussed how Shared Value as a competitive strategy drives social progress and comparing the African and Indian economic landscapes at the Africa Shared Value Summit 2019. The summit was organised from May 22-24, 2019 at Nairobi, Kenya. The detailed program can be looked here and the complete list of speakers can be looked […]

Partnership Initiatives to Scale and Deliver Clean Energy

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a session on “Partnership Initiatives to Scale and Deliver Clean Energy” at the Africa Shared Value Summit 2019. The summit was organised in Nairobi from May 22-24, 2019. The detailed program can be looked here and the complete list of speakers can be looked here. Panelists: Maria Cristina Papetti, Senior Executive: CSV Sustainability Projects and Practice, […]

Masterclass at Africa Shared Value Summit

Dr. Amit Kapoor conducted a masterclass ” Enhancing Kenya’s Competitiveness, Social Progress and Shared Value through Big 4 agenda and the AfCFTA – Lessons from India’s experience” in Nairobi, Kenya on May 22,2019. The agenda can be looked here. On the sidelines of the 2019 Shared Value Summit, Strathmore University Business School hosted an interactive policy dialogue featuring global experts. The […]

Shared Value Leadership Summit 2019

At a time of change, challenges, and growing inequality, society is increasingly looking to business to address pressing social, environmental and economic issues.  There is a growing call for corporate leaders to embrace a purpose that goes beyond profit and includes the needs of other stakeholders.  But this need for a corporate purpose must go further than a declaration and […]

Enhancing Economic Competitiveness of Hyderabad – Practical Solutions

Dr. Amit Kapoor was invited on behalf of Telangana Government and ASCI to deliver a keynote address at the symposium titled “Towards Livable and Competitive City of the Future: Perspective Plan and Development Strategy for Hyderabad” on April 25, 2019 at ASCI, Hyderabad. Download PDF

Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a talk at Stanford University on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” on April 17, 2019. The seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries” from April 2 – May 28, 2019. The talk was attended by a group of entrepreneurs & students. The details about the seminar can be looked at https://events.stanford.edu/events/829/82995/ […]

The Business Case for Social Impact Work

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views in a conversation with business executives and foundation leaders around the intersection of social impact work and business growth in India. He presented his findings from his work with the Government of India to map development impacts of business operations and investment.

The Populist Uprising and Its Victims

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his thoughts on “Resilient Democracy in the 21st Century” at the Washington Symposium 2019 in Washington DC on April 12-13, 2019. The detailed essay can be looked at https://www.bfna.org/research/the-populist-uprising/

The Age of Awakening

The Age of Awakening Indian leaders at the time of Independence had their tasks cut out. The nation that was marred by an ugly Partition, had to be prevented from coming apart at the seams. A Constitution had to be framed for a complex society. An election system had to be designed for an electorate that was mostly illiterate. An […]

Competitiveness, Economic Development, Innovation and Clusters

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Competitiveness, Economic Development, Clusters and Innovation at the round table organized by National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in Washington D.C. on April 10, 2019. NAM and its member companies annually host hundreds of meetings and manufacturing events in Washington and around the country. These meetings provide opportunities for members to connect with their […]

Setting Priorities and Measuring Impact in Partnerships

Successful partnerships are a critical component in achieving the SDGs. However, partnerships have multifaceted challenges. This panel will focus on the value of having a tool, such as the Social Progress Index, in order to set priorities and provide a common language among partners. Panelists highlighted how informed decision making allows public and private sector actors to align and mobilize resources for the greatest […]

Innovation in India and China

Two Innovation Dragons: China and India While China has been caught in a trade war with the United States involving intellectual property and technology transfer, India has been making dramatic improvements to its IP environment. What opportunities and lessons do the two countries offer each other and the United States in high tech, biotech, intellectual property and other areas? Asia […]

Competitiveness & Innovation

Dr. Amit Kapoor in conversation with Olaf Groth, Professor, Hult Business School and Mark Esposito at Hult International Business School, SFO, California on March 19, 2019.

Global best practices that can serve as regulatory models for decision making

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the conference on “Global Perspective on India’s Bio tech sector”. The conference intends to give an overview of India’s investment in the biotech sector over the years and India’s contribution to the global biotech sector.. The discussion focussed on identifying what are the things India is doing right and what India can do […]

Innovation: An Industry Perspective

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a Round Table on Innovation: An Industry Perspective on March 11, 2019 at NITI Aayog. The roundtable convened experts and thinkers with the objective of developing concrete policy recommendations to promote innovation-led economic development in India. The discussion focussed on advancing the following set of objectives: Discuss how the innovative capacities of regions differ across the […]

Gita Aradhana Mahotsav

Dr. Amit Kapoor was the Master of Ceremony for the launch of Astounding Bhagavad Gita, which comprised of 670 pages, weighed 800 kg, covered the original 700 Sanskrit verses along with the commentary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya. Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Astounding Bhagavad Gita at the Delhi ISKCON temple on February 26, 2019. Hon’ble PM addressed a gathering comprising spiritual […]

Democracy

Dr. Kapoor participated at a roundtable discusion organized by CIFF on February 20, 2019 at Jesus College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Budget 2019

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his expert comments on Budget 2019 at ABP news Channel on February 1, 2019.

Condom Allaince Consultation Meeting

Dr. Amit Kapoor was part of the consultation meeting on condom alliance to revive the condom market in India. The USAID-supported Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus project convened a multi-stakeholder consultation on January 30, 2019. Download PDF of Report

India 4.0

The paradigm shifting buzzword – The Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Industry 4.0- is disrupting almost every industry across the globe. This fourth industrial revolution is different from the previous three in the sense that it is creating massive change in a non-linear way at unprecedented speed. Moreover, the humans are progressively replaced by machines that can make more machines, […]

Building on Jugaad: India’s Road to Transformative Innovation

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Roundtable on “Building on Jugaad: India’s Road to Transformative Innovation” organised by U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and the Institute For Competitiveness (IFC). The roundtable was organised on January 8, 2019 at Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi. In the last 300 years, life has improved more rapidly and dramatically than in all the millennia that preceded them. Technological breakthroughs enabled socioeconomic mobility, transformed global supply chains, and created new […]

Making of New India

Dr. Amit Kapoor in a fireside chat with Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister at the Shared Value Summit 2018 on November 29 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The theme for the summit was “Goals to Transform our World” and it was done in conjunction with NITI Aayog. The summit brought together all the stakeholders of […]

Role of Media and Information in Creating Shared Value

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a panel discussion on “Role of Media and Information in Creating Shared Value” at the Shared Value Summit 2018 on November 29, 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The other paneliists are as follows: Ashu Phakey, COO, HT Media Rohit Bansal, Group Communication Head, Reliance Industries Yatish Rajawat, Editor-in-Chief, DNA Himanshu Jain, President APAC, Diversey Dr. […]

The Futuristic Business School

  Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a keynote at the BSchool Excellence Conclave 2018 on November 20, 2018 at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi. BW Education B-School Excellence Conclave is exclusively designed for the Heads of Business schools for students interested in this career area. All the schools are being remodeled by the best contractors found in this The Palm Beach […]

PPP Framework

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the South Asia Regional Conferenceon Urban Infrastructure: New Approaches to Public – Private Partnership & Municipal Finance Innovations on November 15-16 in New Delhi. National Institution of Transforming India Aayog (NITI Aayog), the apex policy think tank of Government of India has partnered with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia […]

Land Transportation Corridors: Regional Networks for Trade and Development

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Regional Connectivity Conference: South Asia in the Ind0-Pacific Context organised by CUTS International on November 1-2, 2018 at Taj Palace New Delhi. Transport connectivity empowers economic growth and competitiveness by enabling movement of goods and people. It helps farmers access markets, enhances logistics for industrial clusters, widens consumer choices, and furthers socio-cultural […]

IP Valuation and Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a session at the IP Dialogue: Opportunities for US -India Collaboration, a FICCI-US Chamber Initiative on IP Led Innovation organised on October 30, 2018 at Federation House, New Delhi. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), in partnership with the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-India […]

Designing collaborative networks for innovation: Cluster Mapping as a tool

Follow the yellow brick road: how cluster mapping lays the foundation for successful clusters Understanding how your clusters work and who is involved is the first step in building a strong network. This session will explore the successes of mapping cluster networks, fostering intra-cluster relationships, and how these initiatives are the key in bringing supplies to global markets. Dr. Amit […]

Economic Outlook and Growth Potential of India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the 18th World Knowledge Forum organised on October 10-12 in Seoul, South Korea. India, the largest democracy in the world, has emerged as a game changer and a leader in the global economy and security. It is the fastest growing economy this year and the years to come, contributing to about one-fifth of Asia’s […]

Smart cities not about sensors, they are about PPPP

Dr. Amit Kapoor’s coverage of the talk delivered at the Smart City Expo India held in Jaipur on September 26, 2018. The details can be looked here.

Driving the digital transformation of local governments

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Smart City Expo in Jaipur on September 26, 2018. The seeing titled “Driving the digital transformation of local governments” looked at how local governments are at the frontline of institutional action. Since they provide services that are critical to people everyday lives. This session is aimed at exploring how digital transformation can […]

Is India’s BJP failing the people of Kerala?

More than a million people have been displaced from their homes in the Indian state of Kerala after the worst flooding in almost a century. State officials say the federal government isn’t giving them what they need to rebuild, and even rejected an offer of aid from the UAE. Is the Indian government doing enough to help the people of […]

The India Ideas Summit

Dr. Amit Kapoor outlined the objectives of the CSR Mapping Initiative at the 43rd Anniversary Annual General Meeting & India Ideas Summit of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) held in Mumbai. The event was scheduled on 5-6 September and brought together leaders from business, government and society for an exchange of ideas on the future of U.S.-India connectivity. The Ideas Summit […]

Fireside Chat with Rasmus Hougaard

Dr. Amit Kapoor in conversation with Rasmus Hougaard, Founder, Potential Project at the third edition of Mindful Leadership Conclave on August 23 at le Meridian, Gurgaon. The complete list of speakers and detailed agenda can be looked here.

Trade and Indian Economy

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a breakfast round table hosted by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on July 18, 2018 in Washington DC. Event:  ITIF Roundtable Breakfast Featuring Amit Kapoor Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 18 from 8:30 – 9:30 AM Location:   ITIF, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610A, Washington, DC 20005 Program: 8:30 – 8:35:  Arrival of Guests […]

Scaling up & Financing Urban Solutions for Smart Cities

Institute for Competitiveness and Reach Scale organised a closed door session with Mr. Hardeep Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Urban and Housing Affairs on July 16, 2018 in NewYork. Other presenting organizations included Barefoot College and Apple and Tata Trusts. Dr. Amit Kapoor also shared his thoughts on the same.

Localization and Implementation of the SDG’s using SPI

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the High Level Political Forum side event at UN on July 17, 2018. The detailed agenda and complete list of speakers can be looked here. Download the Agenda

Role of Innovation in providing new cures

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Innovation at the OPPI annual summit on July 13, 2018 at Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi. The other panelists were: Dr. Malathi Laxmikumaran, Director & Practice Head, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys Mr. Shyamal Mishra, Deputy Secretary, Department of Cmmerce Suja Chandy, Vice President, Invest India Prashant Tandon, Co-Founder, 1MG Dr. Milind Antani, Leads Pharma […]

Sustainability Reporting Frameworks: Experience of Companies

In the lead up to World Environment Day 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, and UN Environment are co-hosting a series of High Level Dialogues with exciting sessions. Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired the plenary at WED Conference on Corporate Sustainability & SDGs on June 3, 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The topic of the […]

Comparative Global Innovation Policies

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the panel discussion at 2018 Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance Summit in Milan on May 17, 2018. This session examined recent, newly promulgated national innovation policies introduced by several nations/regions, such as Canada, China, the European Union, India, Italy, Sweden, and beyond. Representatives of either these governments or member GTIPA think tanks gave […]

India’s Competitiveness: A Perspective from States

  A lunch discussion was hosted by GIPC with Dr. Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness and President, India Council on Competitiveness. The session was organised on May 8, 2018 at US Chamber of Commerce Dr. Kapoor shared his insights on “India’s Competitiveness: A Perspective from States.” His remarks addressed issues pertaining to regional competitiveness, economic development, social progress, and […]

Shared Value in Low-Resource Settings

  Developing economies have outdone themselves in the last few years. Low disposable incomes and resource challenges have incentivized businesses in these countries to develop mechanisms that can address consumer needs through more efficient means than their counterparts in the developed world. As low-resource economies take the lead in business innovation, there also remains immense scope of bringing about social […]

Clusters Mapping in India

Dr. Kapoor made a presenation to Dr Bibek Debroy and Shri Ratan P. Watal, Chairman and Member Secretary respectively of the EAC to PM on April 25, 2018 at Room No. 134, NITI Aayog, Parliament Street, New Delhi. Dr. Kapoor his heading the cluster mapping project in India.

“Creative Economy” as a champion of economic value generation

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the closed door dialogue organised by Digital India Foundation (DIF) with high-level stakeholders from various creative industries, on 4th April, 2018, at “Villa Medici”, Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.The consultations were presided by the CEO of MyGov, Shri Arvind Gupta, and was  attended by 20 senior representatives from prominent organisations.  The outcome […]

Clusters and Innovation: Regional Foundations of Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at The 2018 India Conference on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (IIPC) Conference which is a day long event including panel discussions, policy keynote speeches and academic / industry speaker interventions. The event was scheduled for March 29, 2018 in New Delhi. The detailed agenda can be looked here and complete list of speakers here. […]

Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Economic Growth

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Back to Basics: The Role of Property in the IP System conference on March 22-23, 2018, at the National Law University in Delhi, India.The event was hosted by The Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC) at National Law University Delhi and the Centre for Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason […]

Current Trends in Corporate Sustainability: Indian & Global

Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired the Plenary I on Current Trends in Corporate Sustainability: Indian & Global at the India Sustainability Conclave 2018 on March 5-6 at FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. He shared insights on why sustainability is becoming an imperative for companies in India. India Sustainability Conclave 2018 is an interesting brainstorming platform with knowledge, networking and capacity […]

Discussion on Budget 2018-19

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the panel discussion on Budget 2018-19 on February 3, 2018 at IMI New Delhi. The other speakers who were a part of the session are  Mr. R K Dubey (CMD (Retd.), Canara Bank) Dr. Rajat Kathuria  (Director and Chief Executive, ICRIER) Prof Sandeep Mann (International Law Practitioner) Dr. S P Sharma ( Chief Economist, PHDCCI)

Access to FELT Elements

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his insights on Access to FELT elements (Finance, Electricity, Labour, Transport) at the CUTS International Symposium on “Competitiveness of North Indian States to achieve Inclusive Growth” on January 24, 2018 at JW Marriott, Chandigarh. The details about the event can be looked here. The event was organized in association with CUTS International, US Department of State, Industry […]

Insight: State of Economy

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his insights at the State of the Economy series on January 11, 2018 on Lok Sabha TV Channel.

Developing a Digital Workforce

Dr.Amit Kapoor shared his views on “Developing Digital Workforce” at the Digital India Summit, a flagship event of Times Network on December 16, 2017. The detailed agenda can be looked here. Digital India Summit is a mega event that seeks to discuss the possibilities of a digital workforce to achieve the digital India mission.

Insights: Global Economic Outlook

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his insights at the Global Economic Outlook series on December 13, 2017 on Lok Sabha TV Channel.

Strengthening Livelihoods of the Poor: Role of Private Sector

Dr. Kapoor shared his views on Strengthening Livelihoods of the Poor: Role of Private Sector at the Livelihoods Asia Summit on December 13, 2017 in New Delhi. The detailed agenda can be looked here. The Livelihoods Asia Summit 2017  is a unique platform established to facilitate south south dialogue on livelihoods enhancement of the poor. Wide ranging discussions will be held […]

Unlocking India’s Mineral Wealth: Policy Priorities

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the Round Table Discussion on “Unlocking India’s Mineral Wealth: Policy Priorities” organised by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) on November 20, 2017.  

Economic Prosperity Vs Social Progress

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a high level panel on “Understanding the nature of the ‘Tragedies of the Commons’ stemming from tensions between development and growth and implications for an inclusive and sustainable economy of India” at  the India & Sustainability Standards 2017: International Dialogues & Conference 2017 on November 15, 2017 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. […]

East West Cultural Festival

Dr. Amit Kapoor had the privilege of being the Master of Ceremony for the East West Cultural Festival organised by ISCKON celebrating the life of Srila Prabhupada. Hon’ble Vice President of India was the Chief Guest for the event and Dr. Bibek Debroy as the Guest of honour. The event was held at Siri Fort auditorium on November 12, 2017. The detailed agenda […]

India Development Debate | ET Now

Dr. Amit Kapoor sharing his views on the #SocialProgressIndex of States of India at the India Development Debate | India Lags In Social Progress Index; Are We Ignoring Basic Human Rights? on ET Now.

Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a session at an interactive workshop, entitled ‘Diversity and Inclusion’, organised by The High Commission of Canada, in association with Concept Public Relations India Ltd, on November 3, 2017, in New Delhi. This was the eighth edition in a series of media workshops organized to promote a better understanding of the role of media in the contemporary global […]

Release of Social Progress Index of States

Dr. Amit Kapoor sharing his views on CNBC TV 18 on the release of Social Progress Index: States of India.

BtH: Is Resolution Possible in Jammu and Kashmir?

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a panel discussion on “The Jammu and Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan — now the oldest unresolved international dispute on the United Nations docket” at the Beyond the Headlines series at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University on October 16, 2017. A brief summary about the event can be looked […]

Global Progress 2017

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Social Progress Index and Data Driven Governance at the Global Progress 2017 in Montreal from September 15 -17, 2017. Hosted in partnership with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta, the Global Progress Summit is an annual gathering of progressive organizations, think-tanks, and thought-leaders from around the world to meet and discuss […]

Infrastructure, innovation and access to medicines

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a round table on “Increasing access to medicines – perspectives from civil society” on September 12, 2017 at Yale Club of New York. Agenda Increasing access to medicines – perspectives from civil society 0800 Continental breakfast (optional) 0900 Welcome remarks, Philip Stevens, Director, Geneva Network  0905-1015 Barriers to access – the problem of health […]

Elara India Dialogue 2017

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a Panel Discussion on “States” at the Elara India Dialogue 2017 organised by Elara Capital on August 31 – September 1, 2017 in Mumbai. Panel members:  Shri Haseeb Drabu, Finance Minister Jammu & Kashmir Mr Sumit Bose, Former Union Finance Secretary and current NIPFP Vice Chair Mr Arvind Jadhav, FormerChief Secretary, Karnataka Dr Amit Kapoor, President […]

Drivers of Innovation

Dr. Amit shared his views at the round table on science and innovation organised by Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) India (led by Founder Bejon Misra), Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) India (led by Aman Gupta) and the Indian Alliance of Patient Groups (IAPG) (led by Dr. Ratna Devi) on Friday, Aug 4, 2017 New Delhi. The goal of the roundtable […]

Education

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the largest conversation on twitter on the theme of “Education” covering topics of “Unique Challenges & Opportunities in Education in Rural India” and “How do we make our education more innovative?” More than a 100 Educationists, Entrepreneurs, Technologists and Eminent Personalities from different walks of life were a part of the tweetathon. The conversation was an […]

Incentives to Boost Returnee Entrepreneurship in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views as one of the panelist at the conference on “Creating an Enabling Ecosystem for Returnee Entrepreneurs” hosted by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Hong Kong University for Science and Technology (HKUST). The session would allow for deliberations on existing policy initiatives of the government that returnee entrepreneurs can benefit from […]

The Economy of 1000 cities: City Competitiveness

The city is becoming the centre of economic growth in the modern world, but gaps between different cities are only increasing. Not all are succeeding in realizing their ambitions. Successful cities in many developed and emerging countries are demonstrating high rates of growth, even in spite of the financial crisis and stagnating national economies, and are putting themselves on the […]

Competitiveness and Innovation

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Unreasonable Thinking Summit organised in association with Bahrain Economic Development Board on May 17-18, 2017 in Bahrain. The detailed list of speakers can be looked here and the agenda looked here.

Poverty, Inequality and Inclusive Growth

  Dr. Amit Kapoor was invited to share his views on “GDP: is not Destiny: Social Progress and Inclusion in a Changing World” at the Global Think Tank Summit 2017 on May 1-3, 2017 at Yokohama, Japan. The global Think Tank Summit 2017 aims to focus on the major eminent issues confronting Asia and the world, and identify areas for […]

The Business of Doing Good

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the What Works 2017 Summit on April 26, 2017 at Reykjavik, Iceland. The detailed list of speakers can be looked here and the detailed agenda can be looked here. Nathan Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP was part of the panel and the conversation was moderated by Ruma Bose Bishop, Former President, Chobani Foundation.

Competitiveness of India

Capturing different moods of Dr. Amit Kapoor who shared his views at the University of Iceland on April 24, 2017 at Reykjavik, Iceland.

Understanding India

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a virtual session to the delegates of INTEL Israel. He shared his views on the strategic changes that are happening in India over the years on April 20, 2017.

Measuring Growth and Success: Going beyond GDP

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Social Progress at the Hero Mind Mine Summit 2017 on April 20 at the Taj Palace, New Delhi. The detailed agenda can be looked here and the complete list of speakers here.

Models for Success: The Power of Partnerships and Creating Shared Value

Partnerships are critical to addressing the most difficult challenges that face women and youth in India. This panel will provide examples of how companies and foundations are coming together to leverage complementary resources and how inclusive business models are creating shared value. Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the U.S. India CSR Symposium – Making Economies Work for Women […]

Understanding regional competitiveness drivers across Indian states

Analysis of competitiveness at the national level does not capture regional disparities. This Brown Bag Lunch (BBL) will discuss how, through the use of different analytical tools, we can understand why some states have been able to develop competitive advantages in specific industries while others have not. It is based on research of manufacturing and state competitiveness of Indian states and […]

Extrusion Processing – Technology, Applications and Business Development for the Indian Food and Feed Market

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a keynote at A Short Course by National Institute of Food Technology and Entrepreneurship Management (NIFTEM), Wenger Manufacturing USA and Assocom-India on April 8-10, 2013 at NIFTEM, Kundli, District Sonepat, Haryana.  

Theory versus Practice: The Practitioners View

Dr. Kapoor shared his views on “Upgradation and Synthesised Ecosystem for an Organised Education Industry” at the “Future of Education Summit” on April 7, 2017 at Noida. The detailed agenda can be looked here and a complete list of speakers can be looked here.

Challenges and Development indicators of Bihar

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a Keynote Address at the event “Convergence 2017: Enabling Environment for Sustainable Agriculture” on March 20, 2017 at Maurya, Patna. How Bihar Performs from Dr. Amit Kapoor

Policies that align to support growth in agricultural sector

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a  panel discussion on Policies at the “Convergence 2017: Enabling Environment for Sustainable Agriculture” on March 20, 2017 at Maurya, Patna.

Riding the tiger

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his point of view on what it will take for India to become global superpower by 2030 at the Inspire Series: India in 2030 at the India Conference at Harvard on February 12, 2107. The conference was organized by students of Harvard Business School and Kennedy School of Government. Some of the folks who gave a talk during the […]

Riding the Tiger: Global Action Summit

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a session on Prosperity at the Global Action Summit at Nashville on November 14-15, 2016. The Preeminent Summit for global thought leaders and decision makers for abundant food, health and prosperity. The Global Action Summit is an annual forum to align cross-sector perspectives and to create, guide and facilitate leadership initiatives. The detailed agenda can be looked here.

Innovation in Healthcare

Dr. Amit was invited to share his views at a private round table organised by Centre for Strategic and International Studies on 9th November, 2017. The details can be looked here.  

SEMBA Advisory Board Meeting

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the SEMBA Advisory Board Meeting, University of Vermont on 27-28 October, 2016. He is the Advisory Board member of 2016-2017 Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA. The SEMBA Advisory Board is made up of individuals that work in corporations that have a commitment to sustainability and of individuals that have a long and successful career as entrepreneurs. […]

Bridging the Entrepreneurial Gap through Innovative Business Models and Collaboration in Emerging Markets

Dr. Amit Kapoor conducted a workshop at the BOP World Convention 2016 in Singapore on September 22, 2016 as part of the Workshops and Masterclasses. The detailed agenda is available here and the complete list of speakers and the delegate handbook is available here.

Competitiveness, Shared Value and Social Progress

   Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a keynote on Competitiveness, Shared Value and Social Progress at the BOP World Convention 2016 in Singapore on September 21, 2016 as part of the Plenary “Supporting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Scale”. The detailed agenda is available here and the complete list of speakers and the delegate handbook is available here.  

The Political Economy of Regulation in India: Impact on Investments and Economic Growth

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a High-level Panel Discussion & Book Release Competition and Regulation in India on September 1, 2016 at The India International Centre, New Delhi.

Private Sector Approaches to South-South and Development Cooperation

Dr. Amit Kapoor discussed on how Governments have limited capacity and need to enable corporations to do help solve social issues at the Partners in Asian Development Cooperation: The role of private sector at 2016 KDI-TAF AADC Dialogue on August 10-11, 2016 in New Delhi.

Competition is the answer to corruption

Dr. Kapoor shared his views on the panel “Rule of Law: How to create institutions that work for everyone?” at the 2nd Annual Property Rights Conference held on August 10, 2016 at The Theatre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The detailed agenda is available here and the complete list of speakers here.

Exploring the overarching themes for a circular economy in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on circular economy at “A Circular Economy Vision for India” on August 2, 2016 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. He was also one of the expert contributors for the report “Circular Economy in India: Rethinking Growth for long term prosperity”.  

CSR and Sustainability: Creating Shared Value

4th India Sustainability Conclave 2016 FICCI, Federation House, New Delhi July 7-8, 2016 About the session Corporates today have consciously adopted practices that help to create a positive value for the environment and society. The delta they add by means of their sustainability and CSR activities creates a shared value for not only their shareholders, but also for their stakeholders. […]

Moving towards global relevance and competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the 3rd India Education Summit 2016 on June 30, 2016 at The Grand, New Delhi. The summit head strong calls for improving educational standards in the country through more investment in infrastructure.  

Social Enterprise Summit

Speaker at the Social Enterprise Summit The Lalit, Mumbai July 1, 2016 To know more

Shakti Leadership

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a session on exploring the ‘True Source of a Leader’s Power’ based on the book ‘Shakti Leadership – Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power’ coauthored by Nilima Bhat and Raj Sisodia on June 27, 2016 at Devang Mehta Auditorium, Pune.

Make in India Challenges & Opportunities

Dr. Amit Kapoor was the Guest of Honor at 6th National Management Convention on June 10, 2016 at the Bharuch District Management Association, Bharuch, Gujarat.

Business Model Innovation in Emerging Markets

Dr Amit shared his views at the Shared Value Leadership Summit 2016 on May 10, 2016 at Conrad New York Session Details Social enterprise can play a valuable bridge role between end users and large corporations. How can their efforts be scaled to improve access to markets, resources, and better livelihoods? Learn how nonprofits, impact investors, corporations and social enterprises can work […]

Inclusive Innovation Incubation & Acceleration Models for Innovative Start-ups

Dr. Amit Kapoor was invited by the Hon’ble President of India Shri. Pranab Mukherjee to share his ideas at the Global Roundtable at the Festival of Innovation 2016 on March 13, 2016 at Rashtratpati Bhavan, New Delhi. The detailed agenda can be looked here. Watch the complete proceedings of the round table here. The complete photo gallery can be looked here  

Promoting Innovation and Competition for effecient use of Intellectual Property in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his ideas on the Role of a Robust IP Regime to Boost Design in India on March 11, 2016 at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi.    

How Can the Civil Service be a Facilitator of Innovation for Mauritius?

Dr. Amit Kapoor conducted a session on competitiveness with the senior bureaucrats in Mauritius organised by Mauritius Civil Services College on February 24, 2016 at the National Assembly of Mauritius. The press release can be looked here. Dr. Amit Kapoor with Hon’ble Prime Minister (Acting) Xavier Duval of Mauritius Dr. Amit Kapoor with Alain Wong, Minister for Civil Services and Administrative Reforms

Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights – Infinite Possibilities for India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Boosting Innovation and Investment in IP Intensive Industries – The real engines of Economic Growth on February 16, 2016 at Aftab Mehtab Hall, Hotel Taj Mahal, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.

Building Pollution-free Cities/ Healthy Cities

Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired a Panel Discussion at Urban Thinkers Campus Habitat for Humanity India – “Building Inclusive Smart Cities” on February 11-12, 2016 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. He was also a part of the discussion group on “Research and Academia: the safe city we need.” The detailed agenda can be looked here.  

Changing Face of Budget Hospitality in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the panel discussion at INSPIRIA 2016 held on February 1, 2016 at Holiday Inn, Aerocity Hospitality District, New Delhi.

Life 2015

Bike it to save your city

What makes a great city? In this TEDx talk Amit Kapoor talks about the secrets of the best cities in the world – Technology, Tolerance and Talent. And then goes on to say that you too can do something to make your city great – if you just bike.it   TEDxWalledCity Presentation on Cities in India from Dr. Amit Kapoor

Creative and Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Kapoor particiapted in the panel discussion at the BW Disrupt event on December 30, 2015 in New Delhi.  

Smart Citizen / Governance

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Global Business Forum GBF2015 on 17th October, 2015 at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Taleigao, Goa. The detailed agenda can be looked here and the complete list of speakers can be looked here.  

5th International Congress on Patient Safety

  Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the 5th International  Congress on Patient Safety on October 16-17, 2015 at The Lalit, Ashok, Bangalore.

Challenges to food waste reduction – The Indian scenario

  Dr. Kapoor shared his views at INSPIRIA 2015 on October 8, 2015 at Le Meridian, MG Road, Gurgaon.  

Innovate in India

  Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired a session on “Perspectives on IP and Innovation in India” at the Round Table organized by Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) as part of NBR’s initiative on India’s IP and Innovation Policies on September 24, 2015 in New Delhi. The event also served as the New Delhi launch of NBR’s Special Report, “Innovate in India: Global Perspectives on the Continuing […]

Strategy, Economic Development and Competitiveness

Dr. Kapoor shared his views on competitiveness and strategy at the Aalto Executive Summit 2015 Program on August 17-18, 2015 at Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore.

Urbanization: Disaster or Panacea?

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the “Lead the Change, Leaders Forum” at The Global Education & Leadership Foundation on August 12, 2015. The detailed agenda can be looked here.

It’s Time to Re-Think & Re-Model Your Business Strategy for 2020

Dr. Amit Kapoor as one of the Global Strategy Leaders at the Strategy Summit 2015 at Mount Lavinia Hotel, Srilanka on 29-30 July, 2015.  

The Government Challenge: Designing Effective National Policies

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the Working Group 2: BoP Challenges at the 2nd BoP Global Network Summit: “Driving Sustainable Entrepreneurship from the Bottom Up” on July 16  at Burlington, VT. Panelists: Dane Smith, Managing Director, FSG Heloisa Menezes, Technical Director, SEBRAE Brazil Amit Kapoor, President and CEO Institute for Competitiveness, India Takashi Baba, Director, Private Sector Partnership Div., JICA The […]

Beyond Silos: Systems Thinking for BoP Sustainability

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated a plenary session on the second day of the BoP Global Summit 2015. Plenary Provocation III: Beyond Silos: Systems Thinking for BoP Sustainability Most BoP ventures to date have been focusses on the sectors and industries that define business at the top of the pyramid: water, energy, transportation, telecommunications, food. housing, health, and education, to name […]

Mobility: Entrepreneurship for Tomorrow’s Sustainable Infrastructure

  Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the Working Group 3: Domain 1 on July 17 at the BoP Global Summit 2015. Mobility Entrepreneurship for Tomorrow’s Sustainable Infrastructure Panelists: Susan Zielinski, Managing Director of SMART, University of Michigan Amit Kapoor, President and CEO, Institute for Competitiveness, India Komal Anand Doshi, Research Associate, SMART at the University of Michigan The […]

The State of the Indian Economy

  Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Emerging Issues in Global Competitiveness Lecture Series on July 14, 2015 at The Council on Competitiveness, Washington.

Entrepreneurship in India: Its Current and Future Impact on Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries, Spring 2015” at Stanford University on May 19, 2015.  

SVI India Launch and Dialogues with Local Executives

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Shared Value at “Business at its Best: The 5th Annual Shared Value Leadership Summit” on  May 12-13, 2015, in New York. He is part of the plenary session “Regional Champions for Shared Value” The 2015 Shared Value Leadership Summit will gather the world’s leading thinkers and doers of shared value to explore the […]

What is Shared Value

From philanthropy to corporate social responsibility to public private partnership, the way companies describe their social initiatives can imply vastly different methods and approaches. At the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York, Devex Impact Associate Editor Adva Saldinger asked sector executives what shared value means to them. Watch Dr. Amit Kapoor share his thoughts at the Devex Interview Series […]

Competitiveness Challenges in India and beyond

Dr. Amit Kapoor as a keynote speaker at the Institute for Competitiveness at Lauder Business School, Vienna on May 1, 2015. As part of an entertaining inauguration ceremony in the LBS ballroom, the Director of Vienna’s MA 23 Department of Labour, Economic Affairs and Statistics Dipl.-Vw. Klemens Himpele presented Vienna’s stringent policies to promote sustainable innovation in research and business. […]

The Importance of Trust in Cluster Development: Perspectives from India

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a speaker at the “Cluster World Congress” at Session II – Cluster Internationalisation – Value Chains and Social Capital on 25-26 March 2015 at Dabrowa Gornicza (Silesia – Poland). The detailed agenda can be looked here.

Economic Development and Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor interacted with the The Basque delegation lead by Minister Arantxa Tapiaon March 23, 2015 at Mumbai. The Press Release can be looked here.

Innovating an Eco-System on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Special Address by Dr. Amit Kapoor at the Global CSR Conference 2015 on March 19, 2015 at the India International Center, New Delhi. Indian Centre of Corporate Social Responsibility (the custodians of CSR) with its partners United Nations Global Impact, presented a platform called ‘Innovating an Eco-system for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ on March 19, 2015 at Indian International Centre Annexe, New Delhi. […]

What doesn’t kill you will only make you more risk-loving! Early disasters & CEO behaviour

Dr. Amit Kapoor commented on the views shared by Professor Raghavendra Rau at a session organised by The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India and the UK India Business Council on March 4, 2015 in Gurgaon. Agenda 18:00 – 18:30 Arrival and registration 18:30 – 19:30 Business briefing 19:30 – 20:00 Networking drinks Profile of speaker Professor Raghavendra Rau was Principal at Barclays […]

Financial Inclusion

Dr. Amit Kapoor was a part of the panel “Global Solution Network that solve real problems” at the GSN Summit Washington, DC; Applying New Models of Global Problem Solving and Governance on February 19-20, 2015 at Embassy of Canada. Panel – Global Solution Networks That Solve Real Problems Climate Change – Brendan Guy, Global Policy Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council Planet Stewardship – Yasser Ansari, […]

Competitiveness and Urban Mobility

Dr. Amit Kapoor presented his views at the New Mobility Trends: Business Models That Are Growing a Trillion Dollar Industry Cluster on February 18, 2015  at University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute. The detailed agenda can be looked here. The complete list of speakers can be looked here.   Competitiveness_and_urban_mobility from Dr. Amit Kapoor

Bali Package: Implications on Development, Trade and Food Security

Dr. Kapoor was one of the speakers at the Annual Economics Festival: ECOVANTAGE organised by The Economics department, Jesus and Mary College, Delhi on January 22, 2015. Other Panelists: Prof. Manoj Pant, TK Arun, Dr. Rathin Roy

India’s Environment for Innovation

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the India’s IP and Innovation Policies Strengthening International Cooperation, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan on November 4, 2014. About the Panel: Moderator: Roy Kamphausen, The National Bureau of Asian Research Panelists: Amit Kapoor, India Council on Competitiveness Chritosph Rademacher, Waseda University Katsuichi Uchida, U.S.-Japan Research Institute Minister Arvind Singh, Embassy of India in Japan Takako Hirose, Senshu University […]

Relevance of Creative Economy in Sustainable Development

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his insights on creative economy at the Conference on Asia-Europe Network of Urban Heritage for Sustainable Creative Economies on October 25, 2014 at INTACH, New Delhi. The broad aim of the seminar is to understand the relationship between heritage and sustainable creative economies.  Other panelists: Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Centre for the Study of Culture sand Society Jagan Shah, Director, National […]

Innovating for a better world: a global perspective

Dr. Amit Kapoor as a Plenary Speaker at 2014 Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) Doctoral Summer School on September 17-19, 2014 at Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Meet The New Mobility Industry Vanguard: A View From the Trenches

Dr. Amit Kapoor shred his views at the New Mobility Special Interest Session on September 9, 2014 at ITS World Congress, Detroit. The World Congress saw the most innovative and dynamic research and thought leadership from research scientists, industry experts, and academic leaders. Other panel speakers were: Tim Johnson, Director, Transportation Initiatives, NextEnergy  (Moderator) *** Amit Kapoor, Chairman of the Institute for […]

Gurgaon: Millennium Next City

Dr. Amit Kapoor made a presentation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Gurgaon on August 12, 2014. Governance Now and the Directorate of Information, Public Relation and Cultural Affairs, Government of Haryana is organising a conclave Gurgaon: Millennium Next City. The conclave focuses on the how Gurgaon has emerged as a new destination—both for the corporate and the citizens—and what it needs to […]

How can the 2% CSR Spending drive significant change?

Dr. Amit Kapoor chaired the session at Sustainability Reporting for Sustainable Development on June 11-12, 2014 at Apollo Bunder Mumbai, Maharashtra. The session looked at the difference between CSR and philanthropy, the concept of shared value and creating business cases for CSR, Focusing on creating value across the value chain, so that business becomes sustainable in the long term. Other Panelists: Mr. Kaushik Dutta, […]

Win-win Models for Industry University Partnerships

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated the panel on “Win-win Models for Industry University Partnerships” at the Businessworld Higher Education Summit – India’s Higher Education: Purpose, Mission, Challenges & Solutions on May 30, 2014 at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. Other Panelists: Dr. SS Mantha, Chairman, AICTE Prof. S Raghunath, Dean, IIM Bangalore Prof. Raghurama G, Director, BITS Pilani Mr. Arindam Das, Director, NIFT Dilip Chenoy, Chairman, […]

Policy & Societal Impact

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views on Policy and Societal Impact at the Canada India Infrastructure Forum on April 25, 2014 at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto. The Forum will attract 200 stakeholders in the Canadian and Indian infrastructure sectors to identify opportunities for cooperation and address challenges on such topics as transportation, construction, and policy. APF Canada President and CEO Yuen Pau Woo will […]

Identify opportunities for cooperation

Dr. Amit Kapoor as a speaker at the Plenary session at the Canada India Infrastructure Forum on April 23, 2014 at Canada India Centre of Excellence, Carleton University, Ottawa. The detailed agenda can be looked here.

Competitiveness through Collaboration

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the closing Plenary at the Better Business Summit: “Competitiveness through Collaboration” on 28 March, 2014 at Hotel Taj Tashi, Thimphu, Bhutan. The Summit, the first public-private dialogue of its kind in Bhutan, will bring together top leaders from business, government and international organizations to explore challenges and design solutions to business-related issues such as entrepreneurship, private […]

Increasing FDI

Dr. Amit Kapoor at a Workshop Session/Pillar I: Accelerating Competitiveness at the Better Business Summit: “Competitiveness through Collaboration” on 28 March, 2014 at Thimphu, Bhutan. The details of summit can be looked here.

Making Business Easy

Dr. Amit Kapoor at a Workshop Session/Pillar I: Accelerating Competitiveness at the Better Business Summit: “Competitiveness through Collaboration” on 27 March, 2014 at Thimphu, Bhutan. The details of summit can be looked here.

How Indian Cities can be made more Competitive

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his ideas at the ABP Best City Awards 2014 on  March 11 at The Lalit Barakhamba, New Delhi. ABP News Best City Awards is the only and the biggest Research based show in Indian News Television which selects and honours the Best Cities to live in India. The Best City Awards 2014 was organized at Delhi on […]

Global Competitiveness Forum 2014

Dr. Amit Kapoor expressed his views at the 7th Annual Global Competitiveness Forum on January 18-21, 2014 at Riyadh, Saudia Arabia. In its 7th year, the GCF will focus on showcasing local and regional authorities and business leaders opposite world renowned global thought leaders to shed light on local, regional, and global business trends and opportunities.

Smart Urban Hubs: Solutions for the changing urban scenario

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the CII Conference on Smart Urban Hubs – Solutions for the Changing Urban Scenario on December 19, 2013 at Hotel Westin, Gurgaon. Planners and designers along with Commissioner Municipal corporation Gurgaon, Government of Haryana participated in the conference hosted by CII. Nayan Raheja, ED, Raheja Developers too participated in the inaugural session.

Encouraging Gender Diversity: The Unseen Barriers

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Conference on Women Empowerment: Bringing Women to the Boardrooms on December 17, 2013 at Hotel Westin, Gurgaon. In an initiative to empower the Indian Women and bring them to boardrooms, the CII organized a Conference on Women Empowerment at Hotel Westin, Gurgaon on 17th December 2013. The CII National Committee on Women Empowerment works with industry to […]

Globally Competent India – The role of Young Minds as Key differentiator

Dr. Amit Kapoor sharing his views at the National HRD Network, National Youth Conference: “Energizing for Excellence” on September 14, 2013 at Indira Gandhi Panchayat Raj Auditorium, Jaipur.

Dogmas, Emerging Markets and Economics

Dr. Amit Kapoor addressing the students at Harvard University on July 2, 2013.

India’s Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor addressing the students at Harvard University on July 1, 2013.

How Higher Education would Change

Dr. Amit Kapoor addressed the participants at the Academic Leadership Academy on June 26, 2013 at Pennsylvania State University, USA. Each year’s Academy cohort is comprised of a diverse group of 70 to 80 academic administrators, including department heads, program directors, academic deans, and associate provosts. Given the increasing demands and complexities of higher education leadership, many academic leaders are faced with difficult […]

Clusters

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views  at various occasions on different topics w.r.t. clusters on June 24-25, 2013 at Puebla.

How to do business in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor made a presentation at a Seminar: Opportunities in India on June 13, 2013 at Håndverkeren, Rosenkrantz gate 7, Oslo. BI Norwegian Business School (Department for Strategy and Logistics) in cooperation with Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry and Innovation Norway will arrange the seminar, Opportunities in India, in Oslo, June 13, 2013. Where is the world’s tenth biggest economy […]

National Policy Dialogue

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a Seminar organized by Planning Commission along with the Ministry of HRD on “National and Institutional strategies on University Rankings, Research Evaluation and Research Funding” on May 23, 2013 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.  

India’s Gold Frenzy

Dr. Amit Kapoor on BBC World Service Radio on May 17, 2013 on latest edition of “Your Money” from Delhi.

Responsible marketing to kids

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the World Children Expo on May 17, 2013 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Gurgaon.

Unmet medical needs – Challenges faced by India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at “Driving Innovation to advance access to healthcare: Challenges and way forward for India” on May 16, 2013 at India Habitat Center, Delhi.

Excelling in the Modern Higher Education times

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Indian Education Congress 2013; 3rd National Convention & Awards on Business of Education on May 3-4, 2013 at Hotel Claridges, Surajkund, Delhi. The detailed list of speakers can be looked here.

Workshop on Urbanization, Sustainability, Resilence and Prosperity

Dr. Amit Kapoor participated in a Workshop on Urbanization, Sustainability, Resilience, and Prosperity: Towards a New Global Research Agenda on April 17 – April 19, 2013 at School of Sustainability, Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Arizona,USA.  

I to I-Indian to India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Anti-Corruption Workshop on India (A World Economic Forum initiative in association with the UN Global Compact, Transparency international, OECD and the UN Office on Drug and Crime) on April 12, 2013 at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi.

Corporate Governance and Business Responsibility

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Conference on ‘Corporate Governance and Business Responsiblity’ on April 8, 2013 at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. At a workshop on responsible corporate governance at Observer Research Foundation, it was noted that corporate governance and business responsibility are no longer add-ons to markets; they are integral to them. The event report can be looked here.

IndiAfrica Collaborative Workshop

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the First Indiafrica Workshop on April 4, 2013 at Young India Fellowship Campus, Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Culture, New Delhi. He was a member of jury panel as well.

Innovation for Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor conducted a workshop on March 24-29, 2013 at Grenoble Graduate School of Business One week intensive program was organised for professionals engaged in innovation. The program was divided into two parts in which the first part focus on environment and external dynamics of innovation, through the Harvard-based Competitiveness course developed by Michael E. Porter and interactions with leaders of […]

Governing frugal innovation

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at an International workshop – The (Mis)Fortune of Frugal Innovation on March 28-29, 2013 at Grenoble School of Management, France. The detailed agenda can be looked here.  

Emerging Face of Haryana: Diverse & Dynamic Industrial sectors

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Annual Session & Panel Discussion on March 15, 2013 at Gurgaon. The panel came forth to discuss the intricacies of augmentation in the overall development of Haryana. The speakers shared their perspectives in terms of the requirements for the respective sectors keeping in mind the various challenges that they face and support structure […]

CEO Panel discussion: Where does LSS fit in the board room agenda?

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the 4th Lean Six Sigma Summit: “Building to Last through Lean Six Sigma“on March 14, 2013 at ITC Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi. Many leading organizations from across industries will share their experiences in their excellence journey leveraging Lean Six Sigma at different lifecycle of a business. We are inviting the leading players from renowned companies to […]

Chat-Session with aspiring students

Dr. Amit Kapoor in a chat session with the students organized by Careers 360 B-School on February 6, 2013. Using the Careers360 platform, around 30 Deans/Directors/Presidents of premier B-schools of the country interacted with the students and gave answers to their admission related queries etc.

Indian-Danish cooperation in high education & science

Dr. Amit Kapoor participated in the Round Table Discussion on February 1, 2013 at Claridges, New Delhi. People from India: Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India Prof. Dinesh Singh, Vice Chancellor, Delhi University

Global Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at a Panel Discussion at India Habitat Centre on January 31, 2013

Stakeholders Workshops : Developing the agenda post 2015 MDG

Dr. Amit Kapoor moderated the session at CII Conference Hall on January 16, 2013.

Competitiveness, Strategy and Shared Value

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered a keynote at Entrepreneurs Organization, Bahrain on January 14, 2013.

Economic Reforms and the Union Budget

Dr. Amit Kapoor participated in the Round Table Discussion on January 10, 2013.

HIV Prevention in Maharashtra, India

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the Global Health Delivery Case Discussion on December 21, 2012 at  Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi.

Bridging Lessons: Global Heath Delivery India

A joint project of Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Medical School’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Global Health Equity, it aims to improve health among disadvantaged populations worldwide by systematizing the study of global health delivery and rapidly disseminating knowledge to partitioners. Organized on 15th Dec 2012, […]

Best practices in change management

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at Management Confluence 2012 on November 24 in IIM Raipur, India IIM Raipur organizes Management Confluence on Best Practices in Change Management focusing on sensing the need for change and designing its successful adoption into practice.

Recent Indian developments in innovation policy

Dr. Amit Kapoor expressed his views at Trends in Industrial Innovation Policy on November 20, 2012 in New Delhi, India

Corruption: Crumbling the I of the BRIC?

Dr. Amit Kapoor at the World Economic Forum on November 6, 2012 in Gurgaon.

Strategic Infrastructure: Indian and Pan-Asian Context

Dr. Amit Kapoor at the World Economic Forum on November 6, 2012 in Gurgaon.

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at The BRIC Series: Focus India on July 19, 2012 at Salon Camden and Martin Prosperity Institute Competitiveness of Indian Cities from Amit Kapoor

The power of I (India) in BRIC

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered lecture with Professor Sergi at Harvard University, USA on July 17, 2012. He presented analysis of India’s Competitiveness and growth versus the other BRIC countries. The power of I (India) in BRICS from Amit Kapoor

Inequality and Poverty in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered lecture at Harvard University, USA on July 16, 2012 Followed by a graded exercise for the students based on the topic of lecture: Issue of poverty   Inequality and Poverty in India from Amit Kapoor

Experiences and power of the MOC Network of Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor delivered lecture at Harvard Business School on July 16, 2012.

Bihar’s Competitiveness

Dr. Amit Kapoor made a Presentation at Real India Conclave, Taj Mansingh, New Delhi on June 29, 2012 Other Speakers at the event: Sushil Modi, Deputy CM, Bihar Alok Bhardwaj, Sr VP Marketing, Canon India Anisha Motwani, CMO, Max New York Life Insurance Harkirat Singh, MD, Woodland Salil Kapoor, COO, Dish TV’ Satyajit Sen, CEO, Zenith Optimedia Real India conclave_Bihar from Dr. Amit Kapoor

Role of Technology and Innovation in Rural Healthcare in India

Dr. Amit Kapoor presented at the Harvard Belfer Conference, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA on June 5, 2012 Role of technology and innovation in rural healthcare in India View more presentations from Amit Kapoor

Shaping the Region’s Future through Connectivity

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012 on May 30 – June 1 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Manufacturing Competitiveness of Indian States

Dr. Amit Kapoor made a presentation at the Industry Studies Conference on May 30, 2012 in Pittsburg. Manufacturing competitiveness of Indian states View more presentations from Amit Kapoor

Performance

Dr. Amit Kapoor shared his views at S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research on May 18, 2012 Mumbai.

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