Vanakaam world – It’s Freddy!


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That’s me! In front of the beautiful Lake Windermere

My name is Frederike and I am 21 years old. Together with nine other students from Lancaster University Management School, I was chosen to attend to WBCSD in Chennai, India this October. Vanakaam is Tamil and means hello. When I first heard that I will be attending the conference, the first thing I did was typing in YouTube and searching for “Hindi for Beginners”. After a few days and a few new Hindi sentences in my head I found out that in the south of India, Tamil is the predominant language. So “Tamil for Beginners” it is now 🙂 .

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Sustainable Surroundings & International Enterprise


Hi! Katie here. I’m about to go into my second year of studying Management, Politics and International Relations and I am particularly interested in the relationship between businesses and organisations across borders. These relationships don’t only include day to day trade but also the cooperative efforts made to address global issues- this is the reason why this trip, to meet with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, took my eye!

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Alice in India

Hey! Alice here and I am one of lucky ten students off to India to work at the World’s Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) representing Lancaster University. During this trip, I will be given the opportunity to participate in the conference of ‘Action2020’, which focuses on nine priority areas and then aims to solve them by implementing business change.


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