Help WRI turn ideas into action all over the world.

You are here

ADVISORY: New Emissions Accounting Tool to be released at SME Summit in Mumbai

Promoting Profitable, Competitive and Sustainable Businesses in India by mainstreaming measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions

Editor’s Note: Photos, Blogs and other material will be available on request

Mumbai— Indian business leaders will be gathering in Mumbai for the launch of a new greenhouse gas accounting tool on July 16, 2014. The India GHG Program, a voluntary, industry-led partnership, is organizing a high-level summit that aims to address opportunities and challenges on greenhouse gas management across SMEs and extended supply chain partners.

The Summit will see the formal launch of the SME GHG Accounting Tool, a do-it-yourself toolkit for small businesses to measure and manage emissions. Panel discussions will cover specific examples of successes and best practices for collaborative engagements.

The India GHG Program has active engagements with more than 28 of the largest businesses in India, with activities like tool development, energy and emission management, training and capacity building, peer interactions, and more.

Participants at the event, at The Lalit in Mumbai, will include key business leaders, high level representatives of program founding member companies and key partners of the India GHG Program.

Featured speakers include: Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman, Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd; Ravi Pandit, Group CEO & Managing Director, KPIT Technologies; Dr. Nitin Pandit, Managing Director, WRI India; Dipankar Sanyal, CEO, TERI BCSD; Namita Vikas, Chief Sustainability Officer, YES Bank; Beroz Gazdar, Sr. Vice President, Mahindra and Mahindra; K.S Venkatgiri, CII Green Business Centre and Pankaj Bhatia, Director, GHG Protocol, World Resources Institute.

WHAT

India GHG Program’s Green SME Summit – Collaborating Across the Value Chain, including launch of the SME GHG Accounting Tool, high-level panel discussions on collaborative engagements and best practices to build sustainable businesses.

Twitter Hashtag: #SMESummit

WHO

Hosted by India GHG Program and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

Featured speakers & panelists:

  • Mr. Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman, Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
  • Mr. Ravi Pandit, Group CEO & Managing Director, KPIT Technologies
  • Dr. Nitin Pandit, Managing Director, WRI India
  • Mr. Dipankar Sanyal, CEO, TERI BCSD
  • Ms. Namita Vikas, Chief Sustainability Officer, YES Bank
  • Ms. Beroz Gazdar, Sr. Vice President, Mahindra and Mahindra
  • Mr. K.S Venkatgiri, CII Green Business Centre and
  • Mr. Pankaj Bhatia, Director, GHG Protocol
  • Mr. Aditya Agarwal, Managing Director, SA Glass
  • Mr. Vishwas Kale, Managing Director, Vijayesh Instruments
  • Dr. Chandan Giriya, CEO, Matru Chemicals

WHEN

Wednesday, July 11, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 17:30 p.m. IST

Keynote speeches, demonstration, and media Q&A will take place between 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Media and guests should arrive by 9:45 a.m. to register

WHERE

The Lalit
Sahar Elevated Airport Road (SEAR),
Sahar, Andheri East,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059

RSVP required to karishma.shelar@wri-india.org

For questions or to set up interviews, please contact: Vivek Adhia, Senior Associate, WRI India; Tel. +91 98202 90980, vivek.adhia@wri-india.org

CONTACT

Vivek Adhia Senior Associate – Climate and Energy vivek.addhia@wri-india.org +91 98202 90980 @vivadhia

Contact

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletters

Get our latest commentary, upcoming events, publications, maps and data. Sign up for the weekly WRI Digest.