Sustainability in Practice

LMTSM strongly believes in and practices sustainability. For really infusing the philosophy of sustainability in students and society, we have introduced a Year-long course on sustainability in our MBA Program. The course; named Sustainability-In-Practice, is a cross-year team-based course and runs for two semesters. It focuses on the interdisciplinary aspects related to sustainability such as Energy, Environment, Ethics, Economics, and use of Natural Resources. The course exposes students to the challenges of human existence and then focuses on developing sustainable solutions. In teams, students design and execute real-life projects which are topical and relevant to businesses’ and society.

The student-driven projects enable them to better understand the relationship between Sustainability - Earth - Human Beings - Business and Society.At LMTSM, we aspire to nurture and develop GLOCAL graduates - MBA Graduates who appreciate the interconnections between global and local issues.


Integrated Village development: Model for Sustainable Rural Development

Integrated Village development: Model for Sustainable Rural Development aims to develop a replicable and scalable model for rural development. The group activities are broad scaled and include: Training of women for producing handicrafts and other products, providing marketing knowledge to SHGs so that they can excel and be economically viable.


Let’s bring back the butterflies

The SIP Project “Let’s bring back the butterflies" strives to welcome butterflies by creating sustaining environment for butterflies and highlighting their importance for our ecosystem.

With the goal to focus on conservation of ecosystem and work for the betterment of world the group is working tirelessly by conducting seminars, spreading awareness on social media platforms and. The group is also dentifying the various species of butterflies in the campus, planting butterfly feeding plants, educating young minds and village in the vicinity of campus collaboration with horticulture department to develop a butterfly park in academic block cavity.


Promotion of Indian Cuisine and its impact : Riwayat

“Indian herbs and spices can find a place in any cuisine. It’s just a matter of opening your mind and palate to new flavors. “

Riwayat and it’s members aim to promote Indian herbs and spices and Glorifying medicinal value of herb and spices. One of the things that people find intimidating about cooking Indian food is the vast array of spices and herbs used. The students plan to make people aware about Indian herbs and spices through multiple mediums. Indian herb and spices have a rich history which is being followed from ancient times and still being pursued in today’s world in various cultures. The group aims to promote this rich history. The task is complex and broad scaled hence the members are working from ground zero by Planting of different herbs and spices around the campus, which can also be used in the meals cooked in the mess. The students also plan on inviting a dietitian who will focus on the importance of the Indian herbs in our meals and their nutritional value.


Understanding Sustainability Issues - Challenges in Cement Industry and Proposing Sustainable Solutions

They are identifying the problems, issues and challenges currently being faced at the Ambuja Plant and proposing sustainable solutions of them. The project site is at Ambuja Cement Plant at Ropar, Punjab. The group is consulting with the Head- Environment and Sustainability of the Ambuja Cement Plant. Through this SiP Project The LM Thapar School of Management which is a Sustainable Oriented Institute is trying to implement sustainability in industries in its vicinity.


Drive Less Campaign

As there is no need to mention that the consumption of fossil fuels is increasing day by day. With the increase in population there is a proportional increase in the usage of personal transport. May it be four- wheelers or two- wheelers. It is high time to bring a change in this pattern and that is exactly the mission of this team. Members of this team are engaged in making people aware about the importance of fossil fuels and its harmful effects of over consumption. They participated in a rally ( WALKATHON ) that took place at very popular sukhna lake, Chandigarh. Students of this group are making sure that they can influence maximum number of people in minimum usage of their mode of transport. With this mission they conduct workshops in various other colleges. It is not about the degree or intensity of change that this movement will bring but it is in fact about making people understand that to bring the change they have to be the change, just like our students.


Little Dreams

“Little Dreams” is a project run by LM Thapar School of Management, under which the students focus on upliftment of underprivileged children registered under the NGO “Shri Ram Paathshala" which is located in Panchkula. In the endeavour to script a life of glory for them, little dreams hopes that education will bring a twist in their story. The volunteers conduct seminars on environmental sensitization, sanitation, personal hygiene and safety for the children. They also did a plantation drive around the NGO premises. They got the students a health insurance policy under the government’s scheme which shows a farsighted approach taken by little Dreams to shape the lives of the underprivileged. The members also teach these students subjects like english and hindi in an interactive manner and simultaneously work on their character development.

Little Dreams is setting up a stall “Sapno ke Dhaage" in the Diwali Fest, which is a wonderful fund raising initiative for showcasing the brilliant craftsmanship of the talented women artisans of Sree Ram Pathshala (NGO) ,who give their special touch to knitting and make purses, mobile covers, bags, table cloths etc. Little dreams plans to brighten up their lives with their constant efforts and support from the institution.

Little Dreams is all about infusing a new hope in the minds of our young brigade and helping them realize their dreams.


SIP Reporters and Newsletter

This group is a jack of all trades. The mission of this team is to act as a medium between all the SIP teams and rest of the world. This group is continuously managing at both micro and macro level all the promotional activities that are necessary for its mission to be a success. Team members are conducting interviews, covering pictures of other group's work, recording experiences of various SIP group members, in short hunting down the legacy of LM Thapar School of Management. This group enables the people outside the world of LMTSM to get an insight about what this legendary school is doing for sustainability and the values that is incorporated among the students regarding the same.


GYAAN- an initiative by the students of LMTSM to teach the children in villages of Punjab and Haryana.

This initiative aims to teach the age groups between 5 to 16 years. Subjects like English, Mathematics and General Knowledge are covered in the classes which are held twice a week with an average strength of 60 students.

Workshop like-“Tips for healthy well-being”, “Sanitation” are also a part of this learning program.

Richa, one of the volunteers says- “one of the biggest challenges faced by GYAAN was to convince the parents to send their girls to study. However, by educating the parents, GYAAN was successfulto curb the challenges.”

To make children technologically viable, GYAAN has also started conducting computer classes.


PRME – Principles for Responsible Management Education

The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow. Dr. Padmakumar Nair, Director of LM Thapar School of Management has signed an MOU with the UN that LM Thapar School of Management will be taking initiatives towards a Sustainable India.


Hospital Waste Management

A hospital is no place to be sick”
The indiscriminate and erratic handling and disposal of waste is a source of infection and synonymous with public perception of poor standards of health care. Our vision is to improve the effectiveness and quality of healthcare risk waste management and uplift the standards of the medical industry on a local level. This step from our end will initiate a change toward a sustainable healthcare industry of our country.

To address such serious yet overlooked issue LM Thapar School of Management has taken up the initiative in the form of Sustainability in Practice project titled “Hospital Waste Management and Segregation” under the mentorship of Dr. D.S. Broca.


Factfulness and Economies of Caste System

The caste system in India goes back as far as 1500-500 B.C. Caste plays a major role in every stage of India’s economic, political and social life. The goal of this SiP project is not only to address the problem of caste system in the Indian society but also create awareness about other pertinent issues such as Malnutrition, Hunger, Poverty, Corruption prevailing in India. The group is Promoting on social media pages like Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.


GREEN IT Project

This project basically aims to reduce the carbon footprints to make the environment green. For this the group is developing a multipurpose application which will not only carbon footprints get reduced but also is completely dedicated towards social service.

This group also aims to develop an application – to build a network between the donors and the acceptors. It would include all kinds of donations along with the contacts numbers of - The Donors and The Acceptors. Green IT Project has also conducted Blood donation camps, Food donation camps, Distribution of Clothing, Stationery & Cash etc to the impecunious people.


Industrial Connect

Students of industrial connect are on the mission of recycling animal waste into compost that is in huge amount in many areas. The group has targeted 3 big gaushalas-an Indian shelter for homeless and unwanted cattle and the process the converting cowdung into compost with delivering the final product to nurseries has already started.

TGroup members of industrial connect are continuously keeping track of their mission's progress and are experiencing and innovating new ways every now and then during the process.


Waste Management @ LMTSM Campus

Waste Management @ LMTSM is currently focusing on Water Reduction and Food Wastage in the campus of LM Thapar School of Management. The group’s objective is to monitor and evaluate food and water wastage and thereby spreading awareness by designing various strategies in LMTSM Campus after conducted surveys and audits of water consumption. The group monitors statistical reports of each month. Through this initiative LM Thapar School of Management is inculcating the idea of efficient use of resources with minimum wastage among the students.



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