India Sustainability Dialogue concluded

Thu, 21st November, 2013 @ Le Meridien, New Delhi

With the objective to take forward the post Rio+20 agenda, The India Sustainability Dialogue was successfully concluded at Le Meridien, New Delhi. The conference discussed the post Rio+20 outcomes with a renewed focus on the imperative for the business fraternity to channelize their resources and integrate sustainability concepts across the value chain.

The conference opened with the welcome panel which included Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Senior Adviser, United Nations Global Compact, Mr. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW India, Ms. Frederika Meijer Representative India, UNFPA &  Country Director, UNFPA Bhutan, Mr. Ashok Baran Chakraborty, CSO, IICA, Mr. Bharat Wakhlu, Resident Director, Tata Services Ltd, and Mr. Pooran Chandra Pandey, ED, GCNI.

The panel discussion was addressed by industry experts, representing industries like Chemical, Retail, Oil & Natural Gas, Automobile, Banking and included Mr. Visvesh Prabhakar, MD–India – Operations & Sustainability Services, Accenture, Mr. Andreas Klugescheid Government Affairs, BMW Group AG, Mr. Kamal MeattleChief Executive Officer, Paharpur Business Centre, Mr. Santanu Roy, General Manager- Corporate Planning, GAIL (India) Ltd., Mr. Ganesh Tripathy Chief Sustainability Officer, Jubilant Life Sciences, Mr. Srinath Komarina, Assistant Vice President, Yes Bank.

The discussion focussed on the theme ‘Creating a Sustainable Future: From Products to Supply Chain’ along with ecological concerns of sustainability.