Business Breakfast with Stuart L. Hart 

March 5, 2015
The Leela, NH 8, DLF City Phase III, Gurgaon, Haryana, 122002
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Entry only by invitation



Time: 07:30 – 08:30

Business Breakfast

Time: 08:30 – 08:35

Opening remarks by Himanshu Jain, MD & VP Indian Subcontinent, Sealed Air

Time: 08:35 – 09:30

Talk by Stuart L. Hart “The Sustainable Value Framework”

Time: 09:30 – 10:15

Panel Discussion on “Redefining Capitalism
The panel will focus on how capitalism would get redefined in the future. The future is clearly about finding market based solutions for the challenges that we face in the world. We shall try to unveil how the corporations would have to alter the strategies for success with pre dominant focus on business model innovation and reducing income disparity.

  • Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, Chairman, India Council on Competitiveness & Managing Partner, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
  • Siva Nagarajan, Managing Director, Mother Diary
  • Rizio Yohannan Raj, Executive Director, Lila Foundation
  • Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General and CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
  • Amitabh Thakur, Founder, Gamcha

Moderated by Dr. Amit Kapoor, President & CEO, India Council on Competitiveness

Time: 10:15 – 10:30

Q & A

Time: 10:30

Closing Remarks by Himanshu Jain, MD & VP Indian Subcontinent, Sealed Air

About Stuart L. Hart

Stuart L. Hart is the Steven Grossman Endowed Chair in Sustainable Business at the University of Vermont Business School and the Samuel C. Johnson Chair Emeritus in Sustainable Global Enterprise and Professor Emeritus of Management at Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management. He is also President of Enterprise for a Sustainable World, Founder of the Base of the Pyramid Global Network and Co-Founder of the Emergent Institute in Bangalore, India.

Previously he was the Hans Zulliger Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he founded the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Base of the Pyramid Learning Laboratory. He also taught corporate strategy at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and was the founding director of the Corporate Environmental Management Program (now the Erb Institute’s dual master’s program).

Professor Hart is one of the world’s top authorities on the implications of environment and poverty for business strategy. In 1999, he was the recipient of the Faculty Pioneer Award from the World Resources Institute for his ground-breaking work in sustainable enterprise. He has served as consultant, advisor, or management educator for dozens of corporations and organizations including Dupont, S. C. Johnson, General Electric, Unilever, Novelis, Pepsico, Natura, Interface, Baxter Healthcare, Wal Mart, the World Economic Forum, and the Clinton Global Initiative. He is an internationally recognized speaker and has delivered hundreds of keynote addresses on the topic of sustainable business around the world. Professor Hart has also published more than 70 papers and authored or edited seven books with over 20,000 Google Scholar citations in all.

His article “Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World” won the McKinsey Award for Best Article in the Harvard Business Review for 1997 and helped launch the movement for corporate sustainability. With C.K. Prahalad, Hart also wrote the path-breaking 2002 article “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid,” which provided the first articulation of how business could profitably serve the needs of the four billion poor in the developing world. With Ted London, Hart is the author of a newly released book entitled Next Generation Business Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid. His best-selling book, Capitalism at the Crossroads, published in 2005, was selected by Cambridge University as one of the 50 top books on sustainability of all-time; the third edition of the book was published in 2010.


Sustainable Value Framework – Introduction by Himanshu Jain

Sustainable Value Framework – Keynote by Stuart L. Hart

Panel Discussion on Redefining Capitalism

About Sealed Air

The Leader in Protecting what’s Important – What you eat and drink, where you go and the products you ship.

Sealed Air Corporation, incorporated on January 29, 1996, is engaged in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection business. The Company serves a range of end markets, including food and beverage processing, food service, retail, health care and industrial, commercial and consumer applications. The Company’s brands include Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, DiverseyTM brand cleaning, and hygiene solutions. The Company operates in four segments: Food Care, Diversey Care, Product Care and other category, which includes its medical applications and new venture businesses.

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit

Our Vision: To create a better way for life

Our Mission: We re-imagine the industries we serve to create a world that feels, tastes and works better



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