2nd International Conference on Business, Economics and Sustainable Development (ICBESD-2019)


Greetings from TERI School of Advanced Studies (formerly known as TERI University), New Delhi, India!

The First International Conference on Business, Economics and Sustainable Development organized in 2018 (ICBESD 2018) was a grand success with your active participation and patronage all over the globe. In fact, 120 research papers were presented at different sessions over two days, authors being from different nations including the UK, the USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Kuwait, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Malaysia, Nigeria and the like. In other words, it was a grand gathering of scholars with plenary sessions’ speakers from among the best in academia and industry! Moreover, quite a few papers have been selected for publishing in the International Journal of Management Practice and International Journal of Comparative Management,in special editions which are in the offing.

With this backdrop, 2nd International Conference on Business, Economics and Sustainable Development(ICBESD 2019) is announced for the year 2019. This time we have decided to focus on solar energy along with other usual tracks. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, on principle has agreed to be a conference partner.

Please block your dates for ICBESD-2019, write your abstract/ paper and upload on our website. All the relevant information is given below.

Call for Papers

Research papers (conceptual or empirical) and case-studies are invited on the broad theme of "Business, Economics and Sustainable Development - The Emerging Horizons". Research papers are invited in the following broad areas (however, not necessarily restricted to these only):


  • Accounting and Finance
  • New and Renewable Energy
  • Rooftop solar energy
  • Operations Management
  • Corporate Governance, CSR and Ethics
  • Strategic Management
  • Economics of Sustainable Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Infrastructure Accounting and Management
  • Others


Registration fee includes conference kit, tea/coffee, lunch on two days of the conference, and conference dinner on January 17, 2019. Limited accommodation is available on first-come-first-served basis for out-station delegates with prior request (Email - icbesd@terisas.ac.in).

Participants Early Bird: on/before January 05, 2019 After January 05, 2019 On Spot
 Indian Research Scholars and Students INR 1000 INR 1500 INR 2000
 Alumni of TERI SAS INR 500 INR 1000 INR 1500
 Teaching Professionals INR 2000 INR 2500 INR 3000
 Sponsored Delegates and Industry  Representatives INR 5000 INR 6000 INR 7500
 Foreign/International Students USD 50 USD 75 USD 100
 Participants from SAARC countries USD 75 USD 100 USD 125
 International Participants (excluding SAARC  countries) USD 100 USD 125 USD 150


Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Abstract
10thDecember, 2018
Confirmation of acceptance of Abstract
15th December, 2018
Last Date for Submission of Full Paper
05th January, 2019
Early Bird Registration Begins*
15th December 2018

Early Bird Registration Ends*
5th January, 2019
Registration Ends
10th January, 2019
17 - 18 January, 2019


Abstract Submission

Please submit an abstract of your paper/ case study in maximum 500 words (excluding references) clearly explaining the objectives, methodology and findings using the link

Please indicate a track for your paper while submitting the abstract.

Title of the paper and authors’ full names with affiliation should also be clearly mentioned.

Main references should not exceed 5. For referencing style, please refer the following section.

Every abstract accepted shall be allowed to be presented at the main conference provided the author concerned and in case of joint-papers at least one of the co-authors, as the case may be, gets registered.

Presentation Certificates would be provided only to the presenter of the paper (not the other co-authors); however, rest of the registered participants would get a Participation Certificate.

All participants have to register to attend the conference.

Last date for submission of abstract is November 30, 2018.

Confirmation mail of acceptance will be sent by December 20, 2018.

Full Paper Submission

Authors who are interested in having their papers published in the edited volume need to send their full papers following strictly the Formatting Instructions.

There should be a declaration clearly stating that the paper has not been published/ sent for publication/ accepted for publication anywhere.

The paper should be in English, not exceeding 8000 words, with an abstract of 250 words, and 5 keywords.

Cover page should include title, authors’ names, affiliating institutions, and contact details (email as well as postal address).

Plagiarism of any kind will lead to the rejection of paper.

Copyrighted materials, including those taken from any website, should be clearly identified, and the copyright holder’s explicit permission to reproduce it must be submitted separately.

No changes will be allowed in the paper title, abstract and authorship after submission.


Use 12 point Times New Roman (TNR) font and 1.5 spacingin MS Word format. References may be single spaced.

For figures, graphs, tables, appendices, and references, follow either the American Psychological Association (APA) or HARVARD guidelines.

APA: www.waikato.ac.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/236120/apa-quick-guide.pdf

HARVARD: www.ntpu.edu.tw/ipug/files/req/HARVARD%20Reference%20Style%20Guide.pdf


Selected papers (subject to a peer-review) will be published in an international journal and an edited book with ISBN number by a renowneded publishing house.


Plenary sessions by renowned academicians researchers and industry leaders.

Feedback on research work by renowned sustainability researchers.

There are 2 Best Research Paper Awards out of all submissions and 1 additional Award for doctoral students.

Opportunity for publication in an edited book by a leading publishing house without any publication fee.


Chief Patrons
Leena Srivastava
Vice Chancellor
Shri Prakash
Conference Chairs
Manipadma Datta
Rajiv Seth
Pro Vice Chancellor
Conference Co-chairs
Atul Kumar
Ritika Mahajan
Assistant Professor
Conference Secretaries
Montu Bose
Assistant Professor
Vivek Tyagi
Research Scholar


TERI School of Advanced Studies Campus
10, Institutional Area,
Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi - 110070

Tel. +91 11 71800222 (25 lines)
Fax +91 11 26122874

Email id : icbesd@terisas.ac.in
Tel. +91 11 71800222

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