CIB’s Projects

  • Institutional Interconnections, Inclusive Business and Cross-boundary Cooperation: Comparative Research among Japanese/European/North American/Local Companies
    in India and Africa
  • Description:
    The goal of this project is to academically research ways to generate cross-boundary cooperation and create learning effects among diverse organizations involved in inclusive business activities. Inclusive business, which intricately mixes business sustainability and social contributions, is considered highly important for eradicating poverty in developing countries and achieving sustainable development. This research covers the inclusive business projects of European Union, North America, Japan, and local companies in India and Africa. Research findings are expected to facilitate collaboration among diverse partners, promote the development of IB projects, and consequently contribute to achieving sustainable development in the world.
  • Source of Funding:
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the Government of Japan, KAKEN Grant Number 16H05707 with a grant period from April 2016 to March 2019
  • Research Members:
    (1)Yoshitaka Okada, Principal Investigator, Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University (TIU)
    (2)Sumire Stanislawski, Full-time Lecturer, Institute for International Strategy, TIU
    (3)Samuel Amponsah, Full-time Lecturer, Institute for International Strategy, TIU
    (4)Tomonaga Horiguchi, Associate Professor, Foreign Language Study, Kyoto Foreign Language University
    (5)Bhaskar Chakrabarti, Coordinator, Management Center for Human Values, Professor, Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta
    (6)Shekhar Chaudhuri, Professor, Former Director, Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta, Director, Calcutta Business School
    (7)Partha Sarathi Roy, Assistant Professor, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, The Shiv Nadar University

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