High Level Corporate Dialogue
LEADERS SPEAK AT HLCD 2015
Shri Suresh P PrabhuHon'ble Minister of Railways, India
Shri Jayant Sinha Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance, India
Dr Henrik O MadsenGroup President and CEO, DNV-GL
Dr R K PachauriPresident, TERI BCSD and Director General, TERI
Mr Paul PolmanCEO, Unilever PLC and Chairman, WBCSD
Mr R MukundanManaging Director, Tata Chemicals & Chairman, Executive Council, TERI BCSD
Mr Rana KapoorManaging Director & CEO, YES BANK Ltd.
HLCD 2015 the curtain raiser to 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit witness around 250 participants from across the industry, over 100 top companies, more than 45 CEOs and over 120 Senior Colleagues from the business fraternity. Themed as Delhi to Paris Corporate Vision to Climate Change inaugural session included Mr Jayant Sinha, Dr R K Pachauri, Mr Paul Polman, Dr Henrik O Madsen, Mr R Mukundan, Mr Rana Kapoor and Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran among the key speakers at the Dialogue.
The inaugural session was followed by thematic break away sessions. Each theme discussion was chaired by a business leader and deliberated on a variety of long short term action business actions.
The special luncheon session, moderated by Mr Karma Paljor, Business Editor, CNN-IBN, was graced by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways, India as the Guest of Honour in the presence of Dr R K Pachauri.
The reception session was moderated by Ms Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV 18. It was an interactive session and questions were posed by the moderator to Mr Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Unilever & Chairman, WBCSD; Mr Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog; and Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI & President, TERI BCSD.
Among the highlights at the Summit were the release of two knowledge papers by TERI BCSD and YES Bank- 'Enabling Finance for Scaling up Energy Efficiency in MSMEs' and 'Ganga: An Inclusive Multi-Stakeholder Approach'
TERI also pre-launched Global Sustainability Development Report 2015 – Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Assessing Progress of Regions and Countries.
- Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change
- Efficient Waste Management
- Ensuring and Expanding Access to Energy
- Ensuring Water Availability in a Changing Climate
- Expanding the Use of Renewable Energy
- Financing the Energy Transition and Sustainable Development
- Improving the Efficiency of Energy Use
- Low Carbon Technologies in SMEs
- Sustainable Buildings
- Towards Sustainable Mobility
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