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The Emerging Markets Institute Conference 2021: Emerging Markets Multinationals: Building the Future On ESG Excellence

Date & Time: Friday November 5 2021 8:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. E.T.

Where: Verizon Executive Education Center at Cornell Tech

2W Loop Rd. New York, NY 10044

About The Emerging Markets Institute Conference 2021

In the 2020s more than ever before, ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) concerns will be crucial for business, especially in emerging economies. Emerging multinationals will be key players in both offering solutions and mitigating their own impacts, as society grapples with its own destructive effects on our planet. Understanding and responding to social issues, such as poverty, inequality, and marginalization will be crucial, as business leaders seek to make positive change and eliminate harmful practices. And finally, scrutiny of firmsā€™ governance will be a primary concern.Clients, partners, employees, and society at large expect firms to be part of the change for good.Ā Hence, in 2021, the theme of our report will beĀ ESG in Emerging Markets.

About the 2021 Pitch Competition

Early-stage startups, which benefit ESG initiatives in the emerging markets, are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to pitch their ideas at the Emerging Markets Institute’s Annual Coference on November 5, 2021.

Ten early-stage startups from across the globe will compete for a $10,000 cash prize to develop and scale their innovative idea in the emerging markets. 

As the role of emerging multinational businesses evolves, the Mark Mobius EMI Pitch Competition challenges teams to think creatively, innovate and adapt their approaches and technologies to solve pressing issues in the emerging markets. Early-stage startups, which benefit ESG, are encouraged to apply at https://forms.gle/osjdRvwTYwWwydxr9

Applications are now open and will close at 11:59 pm ET on October 10th, 2021.

About the 2021 Case Competition

The case competition is a key event in the conference. It boosts collaboration among universities and strengthens Johnsonā€™s ties with other academic institutions. Moreover, it speaks to EMIā€™s focus on international and inter-institutional collaboration.

This year, participants in the case competition come from MBA and other graduate-level programs in the United States, and across the globe.

Goal: The impact of globalization towards business, both locally and globally, is immense and ignoring it would be a catastrophic undertaking. The goal of the case competition is to identify and answer questions that real businesses and managers are posing today in relation to Emerging Markets. The growing role of Emerging Multinationals in the business world continues to evolve and this case competition seeks to challenge us to come up with win-win solutions for expanding stakeholders. Teams are encouraged to apply at https://bit.ly/3CDNmNK

New:Ā Applications are now open and will close at 11:59 pm ET on October 1, 2021.

*All members of the team need to register.

For information on speakers, please visit the EMI Conference official website.