IIM Shillong student presents idea in International Green Eco. Conference

 | July 27,2012 03:42 pm IST

Manan Jain, a second year PGP participant, presented a paper on 'Gifting: A new approach to Economy' in the 7th Annual Green Economics Conference organized by the Green Economics Institute (GEI), UK on the 19th, 20th and 21st July 2012, at Oxford University..

Invited as a speaker, one amongst the two selected from India, he delivered the presentation over Skype on the 1st day of the conference. He deliberated about the present economic system, its effects on the environment and society and how the concept of Gift Economy can be applied to address these socio-economic problems.


His views were well received by the audience which included academicians and policy makers from around the world. Based on the feedback from the imminent personalities present, he would like to take this further and start a non-profit organization based on the ideas presented.