17-06-2017 05:00 AM | Lathika Saju | My Indian Dream
Joseph Satish, a doctoral student from the University of Hyderabad has received the first prize in social entrepreneurship in the prestigious Oikos Case Writing Competition 2017
The Oikos Cases Programme founded in Switzerland in 1987, supports the development and use of cases on sustainability in courses on management, finance and entrepreneurship. The case writing competition invites scholars from around the world to submit cases in one of three tracks on corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship and sustainable finance.
An international panel of leading faculty evaluates the cases in a double-blind review process and gives written feedback to all authors.
It is a matter of pride for India that Joseph Satish, a doctoral student at the Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Innovation Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad has received the first prize in social entrepreneurship in the prestigious Oikos Case Writing Competition 2017.
Joseph, who holds degrees in engineering and management had sent his entry to Oikos, an international student-driven organization for sustainability in economics and management that strives to empower leaders to drive change towards sustainability worldwide.
At present, there are more than 45 Oikos chapters around the world. A global community of Oikos alumni, advisors, faculty and partners, as well as an international team based in Switzerland, supports and contributes to the organization.
Apart from conducting conferences, seminars, speeches, simulation games and other initiatives to transform teaching and research, the organization also provides a platform for learning, creating and sharing solutions.
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