Conversation Snippets from the 2014 Summit
Snapshot of 4th Annual Sustainability Business Leadership Forum Summit, 2014
A glimpse into the 4th Annual SBLF Summit held in October, 2014, New Delhi. Union Railway Minister, Shri Suresh Prabhu and National Convener of the BJP Energy Cell, Shri Narendra Taneja were among the distinguished guests.
Corporate representatives included some of the biggest names in Indian business like Hindustan Coca Cola, ACC, DHL, Mahindra & Mahindra, etc.
The key themes revolved around Building Smart Cities, Developing Sustainable Logistics, Recognizing Water as a Business Risk and ESG Disclosure in India
Snippets of conversations with some of the 2014 summit participants
|Suresh Prabhu,Union Cabinet Minister||Policy, Strategy|
|Deepak Gupta, Former Secretary, MNRE||Renewables, Policy, Strategy, Innovation|
|Rajendra Shende, Former Director, UNEP||Market Development, Innovation|
|Samit Jain, Pluss Polymers||Innovative phase change materials, Energy management|
|Shreyaskar Chaudhary, PratibhaSyntex||Operations, Organization culture|
|Madhav Pai, Embarq||Smart Cities, Smart transport|
|Navneet Munot, SBI Mutual Funds||Environmental Disclosure, ESG reporting, Investment evaluation|
|Aparna Khandelwal, Sustainability Outlook||Market development, Sustainability future|
|Amit Saha, Hindustan Coca-Cola||Water strategy, Business risk|
|Chavvi Rajawat, Sarpanch- Village Soda (Rajasthan)||Innovation, Market development|
|Dr. Yogendra Saxena, Tata Power||Industry outlook, Sustainability future|
|Beroz Gazdar, Mahindra & Mahindra||Corporate culture, Mainstreaming Sustainability|
|Roselin Dey, Sustainability Outlook||Innovation, Sustainability Future|
|Abhishekh Joshi, DHL||Logistics and operations|
|Tushar Dave, ACC Ltd||Logistics and operations|
|Dr. Pradeep Panigrahi, Mahindra Sanyo||Mainstreaming Sustainability|
|Neha Kumar, GIZ||Sustainable finance, ESG disclosure, Investors|
|Vilas P. Kulkarni, Kirloskar Oil Engines||Mainstreaming Sustainability|
|Radha Mohan, Reckitt Benckiser||Sustainability future|
|Murali H.R, Namma Cycles||Innovation, Sustainable transport|
|Shekhar Nori, Skyshade Daylights||Innovation, Sustainability future|
|Pranab Mondal, Essar Steel||Energy management, Steel industry|
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In conversation with Suresh Prabhu, Union Cabinet Minister
Suresh Prabhu, Union Cabinet Minister of Railways, talks about the biggest challenge for attaining sustainability in his opinion
In conversation with Deepak Gupta, Former Secretary, MNRE
Deepak Gupta talks about the challenges facing sustainability in India today
In conversation with Rajendra Shende, FormerDirector, UNEP
Rajendra Shende, Grand Jury Member of the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards shares his thoughts about the 4th SBLF Summit and his experience of being a Jury Member for the Parivartan Awards 2014
In conversation with Pluss Polymers
Samit Jain talks about what Pluss Polymers' innovative Phase Change Materials for better energy management.
In conversation with Shreyaskar Chaudhary,PratibhaSyntex
Shreyaskar Chaudhary, Managing Director of PratibhaSyntex talks about Sustainability in their operations.
In conversation with MadhavPai, Embarq
MadhavPai of Embarq India shares his thoughts on what a 'Smart City' means to him, what 'smart transport' systems entail and the industries that hold the key to unlocking Sustainable Smart Cities in India
In conversation with Aparna Khandelwal, Organizing Team Member of the SBLF Summit
Aparna Khandelwal of Sustainability Outlook talks about the themes of the 4th Annual SBLF Summit and how the summit has evolved over the years
In conversation with Amit Saha, Hindustan Coca-Cola
Amit Saha, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages talks about Coca-Cola's initiatives to drive sustainability while ensuring company growth, on seeing "Water as a Business Risk" and measures taken to address that risk.
In conversation with Chavvi Rajawat, Sarpanch- Village Soda (Rajasthan)
ChavviRajawat, Grand Jury Member of the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2014, shares her experience as a Jury Member
In conversation with Dr. Yogendra Saxena,Tata Power
Dr. YogendraSaxena of Tata Power shares his thoughts on the outlook of Indian industries towards sustainability and his experience at the 4th Annual SBLF Summit
In conversation with Beroz Gazdar,Mahindra & Mahindra
BerozGazdar of Mahindra & Mahindra talks about sustainability and what it means at Mahindra & Mahindra
In conversation with Roselin Dey,Parivartan Awards Organizing Team, 2014
Roselin Dey of Sustainability Outlook talks about the evolution of the Parivartan Awards and where it is headed in the future.
In conversation with Abhishekh Joshi,DHL
Abhishekh Joshi, Director (Business Development), DHL talks about sustainability in India and in DHL's operations
In conversation with Tushar Dave,ACC Ltd
Tushar Dave, VP- Central Logistics, ACC Ltd. talks about Sustainability in India, and particularly in the logistics industry.
In conversation with Dr. Pradeep Panigrahi,Mahindra Sanyo
Dr. Pradeep Panigrahi of Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel Private Limited talks about sustainability at Mahindra Sanyo
In conversation with Neha Kumar, GIZ
Neha Kumar of GIZ talks about responsible financing and the role it plays in enhancing ESG disclosure among Indian businesses
In conversation with Vilas P. Kulkarni of Kirloskar Oil Engines
Vilas P. Kulkarni of Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd. talks about sustainability at Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited
In conversation with Radha Mohan,Reckitt Benckiser
Radha Mohan Gupta of Reckitt Benckiser talks about sustainability in India, particulary among FMCG companies
In conversation with Murali H.R,Namma Cycles
Murali H.R., Co-founder of Namma Cycles, and winner of Parivartan Sustainable Leadership Awards talks about the SBLF Annual Summit and the sustainability initiatives undertaken by Namma Cycles.
In conversation with Shekhar Nori,Skyshade Daylights
Shekhar Nori, Managing Director of Skyshade Daylights and winner of Parivartan Sustainable Leadership Awards talks about his experience at the SBLF Summit.
In conversation with Pranab Mondal,Essar Steel
Pranab Mondal, Essar Steel, talks about how curbing energy costs is definitely on the radar for steel manufacturers in terms of improving profitability.