"It is indeed a matter of pride for us to be recognized as the "Sustainable Factory of the Year 2017", thereby reinforcing our commitment to Sustainability."
– Mr. Nirmallya Ghosal, Branch Manager, ITC Limited, Bengaluru
"The summary of the assessment results helped us to gauge our standing vis-à-vis peer companies. It was a good experience, and helped us to refine our strategy for progressing onward in our Sustainability Journey."
– Mr. Vijay Kalra - CEO, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Limited and CMO, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
"The assessment process was in-depth and we received a great deal of insights as well as identified areas of improvement which will certainly help us progress towards the next level of excellence."
– Mr. Shyamashis Brahma, Global Leader Projects & Engineering, EHS & Sustainability, Genpact India
"The Safety Excellence assessment was meticulous and intensive. The assessment provided us valuable insights about our unit and was a complete learning experience Receiving such a prestigious award is a fantastic endorsement for our organization. The award has also significantly raised the profile of our unit regionally and nationally."
– Mr. Arvind Bodhankar, Corporate Head – HSE & Sustainability, Tata Motors Ltd.
"The assessment process is comprehensive, with in-depth validation of documents to assess the competency level and excellence in business sustainability. It was a privilege to interact with the team members and learn many managerial traits and framework during the assessment process."
– Sh. D. K. Sood, Executive Director (CSR, R&R, SD), NTPC Ltd.
"Sustainability 4.0 Awards has a robust and systematic process of assessing organizations and institutions and benchmarking them with National and Global Standards. It was indeed a learning experience, which will enrich and assist us further in excelling in the domain of Sustainability."
– Mr. C. J. Iyer, General Manager (I/C) Mumbai Refinery, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Pre-Event Leaders Speak
"India is faced with a formidable challenge of maintaining rapid and inclusive growth but through clean and sustainable forms of energy. When one juxtaposes this primary objective with India’s commitments under the Paris Agreement, the challenges become evident. TERI’s analysis suggests that the scale of transformation is very ambitious and would entail a path that has never before been followed by other countries. And the key to the country’s transition towards low carbon development will be progressive Indian businesses. I look forward to meeting you at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit on 12th June 2019 in Mumbai. The Summit urges all stakeholders to embrace solutions that will transform our future choices while aligning our growth path with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development."
– Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI
"We see a business and sustainable case in embracing low carbon pathway which would lead to industries transition to a philosophy of Clean & Green is profitable and sustainable. This would enable industry to create low carbon product portfolios, usage of green fuel, green power & green raw material. Since we could follow this philosophy we have been ranked # 1 globally by CDP on Business Readiness for a Low Carbon Transition. I am delighted to be sharing my thoughts on clean & green globe at India Sustainability Leadership Summit on 12th June in Mumbai and I am confident that the Summit will serve as a platform to showcase India Inc.’s leadership on sustainability."
– Mr. Mahendra Singhi, Managing Director and CEO, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited
"The United Nations has called upon the nations to 'inject a sense of urgency' in their efforts to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in light of the unprecedented socio-economic and environmental challenges faced by the world today. The situation demands new and bold solutions that are innovative and disruptive. Sustainability in business is no more a choice but needs to be the new norm, and the role of businesses cannot be undermined in steering and shaping this transition. I am delighted to be speaking at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit on 12th June 2019 in Mumbai. I hope that the discussions at the Summit will delve into leadership examples that reveal how sustainability can no longer be disconnected from core strategy."
– Mr. Atul Bagai, Head, UN Environment in India
"The choices made by the Indian consumers, companies and government authorities in the next few years will shape the way the challenges of the air conditioning expansion are turned into business advantage and national opportunity while reducing climate change, improving air quality, and making air conditioning more efficient and less costly to operate. I look forward to interacting with the key thinkers and business leaders, at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit on 12th June 2019 in Mumbai, on how the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) can drive the transition to new and innovative business models."
– Mr. Randal Newton, Vice President - Enterprise Engineering, Ingersoll Rand