Fr Arrupe Centre for Ecology and Sustainability (FACES) is a multi-disciplinary centre at XLRI Jamshedpur, which aims to provide thought leadership to promote policies, practices and dialogue which have impact on holistic and sustainable development of society and enterprises.
The Centre engages in three key activities of Knowledge Creation (e.g., undertaking and sponsoring research on and documentation of sustainable programmes, enterprise models and practices), Knowledge Dissemination (e.g., organizing conferences and roundtables to provide a platform for sharing sustainable models of development) and Knowledge Application (e.g., providing thought leadership for "Embedded Sustainability" through consultancy / MDP / capacity building programs).
The functioning of the Institute's EDC commenced in the academic year 2007-08 with the holding of a Management Development Programme (MDP) on August 16-18, 2007 on "Imperatives for SSI Entrepreneurs in the Changing Global Scenario" for the small and medium entrepreneurs of Singhbhum region of Jharkhand State.
CLSCM in XLRI, Jamshedpur was set up to cater to the growing needs in the areas of Logistics/Supply Chain Management.
The Centre for Logistics Management will provide leadership for evolving logistics/supply chain profession through the development, dissemination, and advancement of logistics and supply chain knowledge.
CGMRL, a joint initiative of XLRI and Loyola University Chicago, was formed in November 2009 with the objective of promoting global, ethical, and sustainable business practices and the development of requisite academic, curricular and outreach support for students and executives interested in global ethical business.
The Management Education Research Centre (MERC) seeks to encourage scholarly thinking and dialogue on all aspects of management education, spanning the industry all over the world. The Centre will focus on macro, industry-level issues like Industry Structure, Policies, Strategies, and Regulation, and on micro, institutional-level issues like Pedagogy, Admissions, Student Evaluation, Learning Styles, Placement and Faculty Evaluation. It will also focus on the impact management education has on its clientele: students, business, government and society at large.