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Godrej Good & Green hosts Green Energy Conclave 2014

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

This conclave gave an overview of the Green Energy sector in India.

As part of the Good & Green vision for a greener India, Godrej organized The Green Energy Conclave 2014, the second in its series of Conclaves that they started hosting in 2013.

This conclave gave an overview of the Green Energy sector in India. The Conclave was inaugurated by a welcome speech in the form of an extremely interesting poem on Green Energy by Nadir Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries Ltd and Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman, Godrej & Boyce, followed by the key panelists sharing some interesting insights of the future trends of Green Energy in India. Innovative and out-of-the-box ideas like the DC grid by Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala – Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and the Women Barefoot Engineers as the agents of change by Bunker Roy – Founder-Director, Barefoot College

Some of the other interesting perspectives shared during the conclave included discussions on the first solar lighting village in Africa to the introduction of training programs for women to become solar engineers.

This conclave was conducted by Godrej as a part of its Good & Green vision. Godrej aspires by 2020, to create a more employable Indian workforce, a greener India and as a step towards this vision they plan to organize a conclave each year to address some of the big issues impacting our planet.

The conclave witnessed participation from industry stalwarts such as Pradeep Bhargava, Director, Cummins India, Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water and Dr. Nitin Pandit, MD, World Resources Institute India and witnessed an audience of over 250 people. The audience was a perfect mix of youth, aspiring professionals and nature enthusiasts.

On the occasion Nadir Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries said, “At Godrej our sustainability strategy, Good & Green, is driven by the desire to help create a more inclusive and greener India. By 2020, we aspire to create a more employable Indian workforce, build a greener India, and innovate for ‘good’ and ‘green’ products. The Green Energy Conclave 2014, the second in its series of conclaves that we have been hosting since 2013 is a step closer in achieving that vision of Good & Green for a greener India. With such a fantastic panel of speakers and a brilliant audience I am extremely glad that the Conclave has been a great success this year as well and we hope to organize more of these in the years to come.”
 

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