Sustainability in Global value Chains- South Asian perspective

  • Rana, M. B. (Panel member)
  • Mohammad Faisal Ahammad (Moderator)
  • Peter Buckley (Panel member)
  • Marina Papanastassiou (Panel member)
  • Samantha Murton (Panel member)

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


The aim of this seminar series is to foster high-level discussions on grand challenges (e.g. sustainability, migration, SDGs, health care) in South Asia.
We want to connect the best academic minds with corporate partners and the public sector, bringing together foresight of grand challenges in South Asia with an in-depth understanding of business challenges.

“Grand Challenges in South Asia” is a seminar series organised by the James E. Lynch India & South Asia Business Centre at the University of Leeds. We invite renowned speakers to debate approaches to tackling grand challenges in South Asia and explore the role of Businesses (MNEs and SMEs), governments, policymakers and NGOs in addressing significant Challenges in South Asia. The format is a series of short talks followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A.

The theme of the first panel on Grand Challenges in South Asia is “Sustainability in Global Value Chain – South Asian Perspective”.

Panel members
Professor Peter Buckley, CIBUL, University of Leeds, UK

Professor Marina Papanastassiou, CIBUL, University of Leeds, UK

Dr Mohammad B. Rana, Aalborg University Business School, Denmark

Samantha Murton, International Consultant, UK

Moderator Professor Mohammad Faisal Ahammad, Director of JEL India & South Asia Business Centre, International Business Department, CIBUL, LUBS, University of Leeds, UK
Period26 Oct 2022
Event titlePanel on "Grand Challenges in South Asia"
Event typeSeminar
LocationLeeds, United KingdomShow on map


  • Sustainability
  • GVCs
  • South Asia
  • Circular Economy
  • MNE’s Business Model, Governance & Relational Condition, Suppliers’ Capability, Garments, Bangladesh