Automation is a reality in Indian manufacturing today. The World Bank in 2016 predicted that in a year, seven out of 10 jobs would eventually face the heat of automation —effectively changing the face of the labour market forever. This session will assess the positive and negative effects of automation and smart manufacturing in India.
Several Indian start-ups have disrupted markets and tasted success, yet many others continue to sputter despite funding support, novelty of ideas, and passionate founders. This session will assess the scalability and executability of winning ideas and what fledgling entrepreneurs must do to transition beyond the leap of faith.
Global conversations on improving business and capitalism are growing, and doing-well-by-doing-good is now part of global corporate lexicon. Businesses are now taking a 360-degree view of their impact on employees, non-promoter investors, consumers, and communities. This session will attempt to learn from leaders who pioneered stakeholder management in the country.