The students of Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) at Noida campus have been placed in topnotch companies like Mahindra, Tata Sustainability Group and KPMG. In a major achievement, the institute announced 100 per cent summer placements of its second batch of 19 students pursuing the Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGPSM).
In the recruitment process of the institute, 13 firms visited the campus to give the placements and made 26 offers. This achievement reaffirmed IIM-L as the preferred recruitment destination for sustainability related roles in varied organisations, an IIM-L communique noted. These firms included PwC, KPMG, Mahindra, Tata Sustainability Group, UPL, Biocon and Wipro Earthian among others who have set up benchmarks in respective domains in the respect of sustainability.
In accordance with the diversity of the batch, multiple roles were offered from consulting (26 per cent) and corporate sustainability (26 per cent) as well as from strategy, operations, finance and marketing including some niche profiles in policy-making domains. These roles were offered across sectors namely smart city consulting, sustainability reporting, rural development, social and community inclusion, renewable energy solutions, carbon neutrality and pricing.
Talking to Business Standard, PGPSM placements chairperson Prof Sourindra Bhattacharjee said, “Business environment has become increasingly complex and requires qualified individuals, who understand the importance of investment in long term strategy geared towards resource optimisation, favourable environmental impact and greater community inclusion. We are glad to see such an overwhelming response from the corporate world towards the same”