An expanding Indian economy and the challenges to Social Entrepreneurship Monday, 21st May, 2007 Embassy of India, Brussels Belgium
The European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) and the Embassy of India, Brussels, in association with the Europe India Chamber of Commerce, were pleased
to welcome Professor Eugénio Monteiro, Head of Department and Professor of Human Behaviour in Organisations and of Social Entrepreneurship, AESE Business
School, Lisbon, to speak at the Embassy of India on the nature and development of the Indian economy with reference to the role played by social entrepreneurship.
At a time when the EU and India are in the process of negotiating a Free Trade Agreement, how can business expect to become more involved in helping to
promote social entrepreneurship, as an element in their corporate social responsibility programmes? This could include participation in education, healthcare,
infrastructure and poverty alleviation.
Dr Monteiro is a Visiting Professor at the Instituto Internacional San Telmo in Seville, Spain, and at the Instituto Internacioal Bravo Murillo, Canary
Islands, Spain, and is currently the President of the Portugal-India Friendship Association. Dr Monteiro has published widely in Público, Expresso, Diário
Económico, Fortunas & Negócios and reports on the Grameen Bank, Infosys and Fundaçãco Gulbenkian.