International Conference

Organizing Institutions

MES Garware College of Commerce (MES GCC), established in 1967, is one of the leading commerce colleges in Pune, India, with the student strength of around 3000, including the international students. The College provides education in Commerce and Management from UG to PhD Level.

Maharashtra Education Society (MES) established in 1860 is one of the oldest private institutions in Pune, India. MES now runs 70 plus units, from primary schools to the higher education institutions including research centres across Maharashtra state.

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is one of the premier universities in India. Established in 1949,it has secured 9th rank in the recent survey of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The ranking is based on parameters like teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcome, outreach and inclusivity to name a few.

James Cook University (JCU), Australia is ranked in the top of 2% universities in the world. It established its Singapore campus at Sims Drive in 2003. It offers a suite of university level programs in the areas of Business, Information Technology, Accounting, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Tourism and Hospitality, etc.

Conference Advisory Board


AM Bhushan Ghokhale

(Retd.) President, MES

Mr. Rajeev Sahasrabuddhe

Chairman, Governing Body, MES

Dr. N. S. Umarani

Pro-Vice Chancellor, SPPU, Pune.

Dr. Abhishek Bhati

Dean, JCU Singapore Campus.

Dr. Vinod Juneja

Vice President, SAARCCCI

Mr. Pramod Chaudhari

President, MCCIA

Mr. Ajith Perera

Secretary General, FICCI Srilanka

Mr. Anand Joshi

Vice President, Whirlpool, GTEC

Dr. Nirmala Joseph, Principal

St. Joseph’s College of
Commerce, Bangalore.


Sustainability in the business context means a ‘triple bottom approach’ so that the business measures its success not only in financial or economic context, but also on the basis of its social and environmental performance. Thus, it has become a strategy and a measure of competitive advantage. Worldwide efforts are made to find the solutions for the imbalances in ecology to retain sustainability in ecosystem. It has also gained support from the policy makers and the corporate sector. The present conference aims to unearth various aspects of sustainability, the challenges it poses and its future course in the global context.

Conference Topics

As organizers, we call for research papers on the following topics. We also welcome papers on other topics related to the main theme of the conference.

  1. Green Marketing and Consumer Accountability.
  2. Innovative Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Business Practices.
  3. Sustainable Environment: Carbon Credit, Bio-diversity, Waste Management, Clean Energy, etc.
  4. Legal Aspects of Sustainability.
  5. Sustainable Lifestyle and Ancient Civilization.
  6. Green Logistics.
  7. Human Resource Management for Sustainability.
  8. Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative for Green Development.
  9. Sustainable Tourism.
  10. Economics and Banking for Sustainability.

Guidelines for paper submission

  • Soft copies of the papers should be mailed to
  • The paper should include the Title, Author’s Name, Institute/Organization, Abstract, Keywords, Objectives, Research Methodology, References and the Author’s CV up to 100 words.
  • The abstract should not be more than 300 words, and full paper should not be more than 3500 words.
  • Standard APA format is to be used for referencing.


The shortlisted and blind reviewed papers will be published in UGC approved journal of International repute.

Payment Details

Sr. No. Fees Category Up to 25th October 2018 After 25th October 2018
1 Indian Academicians INR 3000 INR 3500
2 Research Scholars INR 2000 INR 2500
3 Indian Corporates/Practitioners INR 3500 INR 4000
4 Foreign Delegates USD 100 USD 120

NOTE: Co-Authors have to register separately.

  • Conference Kit.
  • Day 1: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and 2 High Teas.
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch and 2 High Teas.

The fee does not include accommodation cost.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission On or before November 10, 2018
Notification of Acceptance Within 4 days of submission of abstract
Full Paper Submission On or before November 30, 2018
Conference Dates January 17 – 18, 2019

Conference Organizing Team

Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Anand Y. Lele Officiating Principal
2 Dr. B. S. Vhankate Vice – Principal
3 Dr. Ketaki Modak Vice - Principal
4 CA S. D. Ghongate Patil Vice – Principal
5 Dr. Rohini Gote Conference Coordinator
6 Dr. S. B. Joshi Academic and Research Coordinator
7 Mr. A. J. Thosar Registrar

Contact Us

Sr. No. Name Designation Mobile No.
1 Dr. Rohini Gote Conference Coordinator +91 – 98500 08042
2 Mrs. Sushmita Nande Head – International Relations +91 – 88880 02881
3 Dr. Ganesh Patare Assistant Coordinator (Conference) +91 – 99236 07054
4 Mr. Bhushan Rathod Assistant Coordinator (Conference) +91 – 95959 28282
5 Mr. Sandeep Rathod In-charge Conference Enquiry +91 – 89831 01406

For any other information please write email on


MDC, Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration
(A Government of Maharashtra Organisation)
Rajbhavan Complex, Baner Road, Pune – 411007, Maharashtra, India
Telephone: +91 – 20 – 2560 8357

We look forward to welcome you at the conference.