Mangaluru, March 25, 2018: Dr. Edmond Fernandes, Founder and CEO, CHD Group has been invited to Japan to engage and address the panel on Next Generation Social Entrepreneurs, March 26, 2018 in Tokyo, he has already landed in Japan. This is a special event which will be inaugurated by Noble Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus who is popularly known for his microcredit concept and the Founder of Grameen Bank. Muhammad Yunus will be talking about a world of three zeroes, which is a book he recently published.
Dr. Edmond will be on the panel with 3 other social entrepreneurs from around the world who have been invited to discuss their ideas and agendas to build social entrepreneurship and promote a socially and morally relevant entrepreneurial model which changes human destinies forever. The panel will be chaired by Prof Otaki and inputs on social innovation and social business will be provided by Noble Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus.
Dr. Edmond will represent the healthcare industry social entrepreneurship segment and will talk about his work in India and the challenges and solutions for India and Asia in the new age.
Dr. Edmond initiated CHD Group around the time when he was finishing medical studies. Inspite of numerous challenges faced, he has successfully ensured the meteoric rise of CHD Group which today works with different government departments, corporate institutions, public sector units, UN Agencies and academic institutions around the world to further public health risk reduction initiatives and build strategic industry institution partnerships in strengthening global agendas and ensuring mutually inclusive growth. The programme is being spear-headed by Hiroko Kawahara, President, Earth Identity Project and partnered with Asia Digital Mojo, headed by Kayoko Tsuchiya.