16:30 – 16:40 Lamp Lighting and Opening Remarks

16:40 – 16:50 Ministerial Address: Resilient and Green Development: Bhutan’s Journey

  • Lyonpo Namgay Tshering, Minister of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan

16:50 – 17:30 GSA Advisory Board conversation: Sustainable leadership: Corporate business strategies!

Chairperson: Satya Tripathi, Secretary-General, Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet, New York

  • Nadir Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej Industries
  • Deepali Khanna, Vice President, Asia Regional Office, The Rockefeller Foundation, Thailand
  • Dr. Tayeb A Kamali, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Abu Dhabi School of Management
  • Kartikeya G.S, Partner, JSA

Report Launch: ” Flattening the Curve – A Report: Not Just About Reconditioning, But Unleashing Innovation at Scale
for Circularity “ – an insightful report born from the collaboration between the India Leadership Council (ILC and ET Edge

17:30 – 17:40 Special presentation: India launch of Bain & Company's 'Global Energy & Natural Resources Report 2023: New barriers, new solutions'

  • Sachin Kotak, Partner, Bain & Company

17:40 – 18:10 Founders’ Boardroom: The Corner Office on – “Green action and collective impact”

Moderator: Karan Singh, Chairman, Bain & Company’s India offices and Head of APAC Sustainability & Responsibility practice), Bain, and Company

  • Geetanjali Kirloskar, Chairperson & Managing Director, Kirloskar Systems Limited
  • Vivek Kumar Dewangan, Chairman & Managing Director, REC Limited
  • Mohit Bhargava, CEO, NTPC Green Energy Ltd, NTPC
  • Nishant Arya, Vice Chairman – JBM Group & Chairman, Linde Wiemann Gmbh

18:15 – 18:40 Keynote Address

  • Shombi Sharp, UN Resident Coordinator in India

Felicitations Sustainability Champions of Change

18:40 – 19:20 Diplomat’s Dialogue: Are we doing it Right? Green Innovation strategies and climate finance

Moderator: Divya Sharma, Executive Director, Climate Group

  • HE Freddy Svane, Ambassador, Danish Embassy to India
  • Kimmo Lähdevirta, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland
  • Marisa Gerards, Ambassador, Kingdom of Netherlands to India
  • Dr. Sebastian Domzalski, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Republic of Poland to the Republic of India
  • Dr. Sebastian Domzalski, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Republic of Poland to the Republic of India

19:30 – 20:30 Vision exchange and Felicitations followed by Elite Dinner

Future-Next Dialogue–Visionaries of Future: Strategizing One Globe:

  • (Mrs) Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh, Minister in-charge, Health & Family Welfare Department, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Department, Law Department, Information & Public Relations  Department, Government of Meghalaya
  • Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Lieutenant Governor, Government of Andaman & Nicobar Island
  • Sanjana Sanghi, Indian Actress and Model, Youth Champion for UNDP India & Youth Advocate for Education for Save
    the Children

20:30 – 20:45 Closing Address (Pre recorded)

  • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Jal Shakti

18:00 – 18:05 Opening Address

18:05 – 18:55 SDG Leadership Council on Good Health and Wellbeing

Tabling of Representation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse in India: A Growing Challenge

Session Chair: Yugal Sikri, Managing Director, RPG life sciences

  • K Madan Gopal, Advisor, NHSRC-MOHFW, GOI, Former Senior Consultant NITI Aayog
  • Alexander Thomas, Founder member and President, AHPI
  • Yugal Sikri, Managing Director, RPG life sciences.
  • Gautam Khanna, CEO, P.D. Hinduja Hospital
  • Karan Thakur, Vice President, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
  • Kiran Melkote, MBBS, MS – Orthopedics, Orthopedic surgeon
  • Elias Sharma, HoD Urology SSH & Nodal Officer SOTTO, J&K
  • Om P Manchanda, Managing Director, Dr. Lal’s Pathlab
  • Uma Ratnam Krishnan, Managing Director, and CEO, Optum
  • Rekha Dubey, CEO, Aditya Birla
  • Ankur Modi, Cluster Head for South Asia, and Indo China, Philip Morris International
  • Geetika Mehta, Managing Director, Hershey India

18:55 – 19:00 Closing Address

09:25 – 09:30 Lamp Lighting

09:30 – 09:40 Opening Address (Prerecorded): Bharat 2023: Expediting SDG Commitment through G20

  • Bhupender Yadav,Union Cabinet Minister of Labor and Employment, Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Government of India

09.40 – 09.50 Special Address: Leveraging private finance for public good: Transformative social and environmental impact

  • Satya Tripathi, Secretary-General, Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet, New York

09:50 – 10:30 CEO’s Dialogue: Building long term resilience: Driving the flywheel faster on the journey to a net-zero future

Moderator: Raman Kalra, Senior Partner, Communications & Sustainability Sector Leader, IBM Consulting, India/South Asia

  • Amit Jain, Chairman, Loreal India
  • Manish Sharma, Chairman and President, Panasonic India, and South Asia
  • H. K. Agarwal, Managing Director, Grasim Industries Limited
  • Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL)
  • Vidya Basarkod, Managing Director, Ramboll India and Director Ramboll Engineering Centre

10:35 – 10:50 Special Address

  • Shweta Mathur, National Head Enterprise Business & Group Captive, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd

10:50 – 11:05 In conversation: Is Customer Always Right? The growing expectations of B2B and B2C customers for sustainability

  • Raman Kalra, Senior Partner, Communications & Sustainability Sector Leader, IBM Consulting, India/South Asia
  • Cassio Simões, Managing Director, Tetra Pak South Asia

11:05 – 11:25 Policy Makers Perspective: Assist: Empower: Facilitate - Empowering states with sustainable strategies

Moderator: Abhijeet Sankar Ray, Senior urban development specialist, World Bank Group

  • Vini Mahajan, Secretary, Drinking Water Supply, Government of India
  • Rohit Singh, Secretary, Consumer affairs, Government of India
  • Yugal Kishore Joshi, Mission Director (LiFE)/ Adviser (SDG), Niti Aayog
  • V. Raghunandan, Secretary, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Networking Break

11:30 – 12:05 Leaders Dialogue: Starting SMALL and growing BIG: Ideas to Action: Innovation and Technology: Businesses to GO GREEN

Moderator:Arupendra Nath Mullick, Vice President TERI Council for business sustainability, TERI

  • Kishore Jayaraman, President for India & South Asia, Rolls-Royce
  • Nitin Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder, Attero
  • Harshvardhan Bagchandka, President, IPL Biologicals
  • Prathmesh Mishra, Chief Commercial Officer, DIAGEO India

12:05 – 12:15 Keynote Address: Education 2030: A Blueprint for Fostering Inclusive Quality Education.Expanding Horizons.

  • Dr. Susil Premajayanta, Minister of Education, Sri Lanka

12:15 – 12:35 Power conversation: New frontier of Climate action: Developnment, Trade, Investments, Innovation

Moderator: Deepali Khanna, Vice President, Asia Regional Office, The Rockefeller Foundation, Thailand

  • Mehnaz Ansari, Regional Representative- South Asia, Indo Pacific Region, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Mangal Shetty, Co-founder, Panchabhuta Foundation

12:35 – 12:55 Leaders Dialogue: Envisioning agenda 2040: Collaboration! Compliance! Innovation! Equality

Moderator:Dhruba Purkayastha, Director – Climate Policy Initiative, Director – US-India Clean Energy Finance Facility

  • Sriram Haridass, Deputy Representative, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Rajib Sen, Senior Advisor, Women and Child Development, Niti Aayog
  • Reena Gupta, Advisor, Government of NCT to New Delhi

12:55 – 13:05 A sustainability story

  • Navdeep Singh Mehram, Head-Sustainability, DIAGEO India

13:10 – 13:40 In conversation: Change starts with us! Ambitioussustainability targets Vs Profitability

Moderator: Gagan Sidhu, Director, CEEW Center for Energy Finance

  • Raghu Kozhypuratha, Country Representative, Thyssenkrupp AG India
  • Ajeya Bandyopadhyay, Asia Lead (Advisory),  Decarbonization & Circular Economy, International Finance Corporation
  • Dibirath Sen, Managing Director & Head of Global Banking, North India, India Lead for Sustainable Finance, HSBC India

13:40 – 14:00 Nexus Dialogue: Sustainable Infrastructure for the SDGs: Industrialization and Innovation

  • Sanjay Mathur, Director and Representative, Asia Region, UNOPS
  • Sunith Reddy, Co-Founder – Beforest Lifestyle Solutions

Networking Lunch

14:45 – 15:05 Helping businesses to be planet positive: Let’s hear it from the Young Sustainability Leaders

Moderator: Falit Sijariya, Head of Indian Delegation of G20 Youth Summit 2023 and the Head of Delegate Affairs, Y20 India 2023

  • Smita Mishra, Founder & CEO, Fandoro
  • Himanshi Singh, Founding Member – Bare Craft, Sr. Development Manager – Ashoka University 

15:10 – 15:25 Case Study: Driving inclusive development and reducing inequalities

  • Sonam Wangchuk, Indian engineer, innovator, and education reformist

15:25 – 15:50 Closing the ambition gap – Expectation to Action

Moderator: Manisha Mahiskar, Chief Protocol Officer and Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

  • Ashish Tiwari, Secretary, Forest and Environment, Uttar Pradesh
  • Anu Garg, Additional Chief Secretary, Water Resource, Odisha
  • Ashish Kundra, Secretary cum Commissioner, Transport Department, Government of Delhi
  • Bandana Preyashi, Secretary, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Governmentof Bihar

Networking Break

16:00 – 16:15 Guest of Honor Address: A transformational COP for action: Building the COP 28 agenda

  • Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of science and Technology, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, Government of India

16:15 – 16:35 Who is driving change – Consumers! Customer! Investors! Bankers

Moderator: Dhruba Purkayastha, Director – Climate Policy Initiative, Director – US-India Clean Energy Finance Facility

  • Neha Mehta, Regional Leader- Pacific, United Nations Capital Development Fund
  • Rana Hasan, Director, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)

16:35 – 16:45 Special Address - Infrastructure Revolution - National Corridors boosting Economic Growth

  • Rajat Kumar Saini, IAS, Chief Executive Officer, National Industrial Corridor Development Program

16:50 – 17:15 Youth as Agents of Change for a Sustainable Future: Rising voices with lasting impact

Moderator: Sanjana Sanghi, Indian Actress and Model, Youth Champion for UNDP India & Youth Advocate for Education for Save the Children

Neha Jain (Delhi)

Project Lead for the climate ready program in Delhi schools

Aarav Seth (NCR)


Dwishojoyee Banerjee


Closing Address: Aashish Beergi, Co-Founder & CEO, MASH Project foundation

17:15 – 17:45 Felicitations and Closing Address: Enabling Cultural Exchange through Collaboration – Building a Nexus of Harmony beyond boundaries.

  • Dr. Surendra Thapa, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Government of Nepal

Session 1: Build Spaces, Nalanda Hall, DAIC

09:45 – 09:50 Opening Remarks

09:50 – 10:00 Leadership Talk: Saving the Planet with Smart Efficient Energy Decisions

  • Ashish Kundra, Principal Secretary cum Commissioner, Transport, Government of NCT of Delhi

10:00 – 10:45 Panel Discussion: Harnessing Sustainable Cities to Combat Climate Change

  • Sudhendu J. Sinha, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity & Electric Mobility), Niti Aayog, Government of India
  • Sanjay Seth, Senior Director – Sustainable Infrastructure Program, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and VP & CEO, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council
  • Aun Abdullah, Deputy Vice President, Lodha Group
  • Neeraj Gupta, Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Dr. Shailesh Kr. Agrawal, Executive Director, Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India
  • Rahul Gupta, Chief – Steel Recycling Business, Tata Steel
  • Rajendra Inani, Business Unit Head – Smart Cities, TATA Projects
  • Moderator: Nidish Nair, Executive Director, and Leader – Climate Resilience and Cities, PwC

Session 2: Mobility, Boardroom, 2nd floor, DAIC

11:10 – 11:15 Opening Remarks

11:15 – 12:15 Leaders Panel Discussion: Rolling into the Future with Sustainable Mobility

Moderator: Randheer SinghCEO and founder, ForeSee Advisors, Ex- Director – Electric Mobility and ACC Program, NITI Aayog

  • Dr Amitabh Saran – Founder & CEO, Altigreen Propulsion Labs
  • Satish Sundaresan – Vice President- Global Strategy and Managing Director, Elektrobit India
  • Subose Pai – Head Growth Enablement & AE competency, India & Southeast Asia, SKF India
  • Ratnesh Mittal, Chief Revenue Officer, Lithium Urban Technologies

12:15 – 12:30 Closing Address: Decarbonization of mobility for zero emissions goals of Global Biofuels Alliance ahead G20

  • Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director – Ease of Doing Business, Project Director- NHEV, DIISHA, Drone Pilot, President- CPOs of India

Session 3: Nalanda,DAIC

11:30 – 11:35 Setting the tone

11:35 – 11:50 Report Launch: Human-Centric Approach to Tobacco Control, a report by KPMG Assurance and Consulting Services LLP

11:50 – 12:35 Panel Discussion: Revolutionizing Tobacco Control: A Human-Centric Approach to Saving Lives

  • Understanding Human-Centric Approach in Tobacco Control within the Indian context
  • Identifying the health dangers linked to tobacco use, including diseases and secondhand smoke exposure
  • Outlining the global tobacco landscape, highlighting health, economic, and social consequences
  • Exploring comprehensive approaches to addressing policy adjustments, scientific factors, and technological
  • Identifying challenges and recommendations with focus on regulation and alternatives

Moderator: Rini Simon Khanna

  • Upendra Nath Sharma, Partner, JSA Advocates & Solicitors
  • Dr. Kiran Melkote, Eminent Orthopedic surgeon and Director of the Association for Harm Reduction, Education & Research
  • Dr. Nimesh G Desai, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist & Former Director, IHBAS
  • K. Madan Gopal, Advisor – Public Health Administration, National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Session 4: Sustainable Energy Future, Nalanda Hall, DAIC

15:00 – 15:10 Opening Address

  • Sachin Kotak, Partner, Bain & Company

15:10 – 15:30 Leadership Dialogue – Smart City Initiatives and energy efficiency where do we begin?

Moderator: Sachin Kotak, Partner, Bain & Company

  • Shweta Mathur, National Head Enterprise Business & Group Captive, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd.

15:30 – 15:40 Special Address – Envisioning energy surplus nation: Leveraging clean and green energy

  • Upendra Tripathy, Former & founding Director-General, International Solar Alliance, Former Secretary,
    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

15:45 – 16:15 Leaders Panel Discussion- Leveraging Regulatory Power to Spark the Transition to Renewables

Moderator: Pranjal Jain, Partner, Bain & Company

  • Sanjay Aggarwal, President & Global Head Solar, Fortum India
  • Prateek Singhal, Co-Founder & COO, Ecozen Solutions Private Limited
  • Mani Khurana, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank
  • Alexander Hogeveen Rutter, Private Sector Specialist, International Solar Alliance

16:15 – 16:20 Closing remarks

Session 5: Water & Waste Management, Boardroom, DAIC

16:00 – 16:05 Opening Remarks

16:10 – 16:20 Keynote address- Moving towards a water-wise world

  • Asok Kumar, Director General, NMCG, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga
    Rejuvenation, Government of India

16:20 – 16:55 Leaders Panel Discussion: Sustainable Solutions for Water Management: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Innovations

Moderator : Suneel Pandey, Director & Senior Fellow, TERI

  • Ramnath Vaidyanathan, Associate Vice President, Godrej Good & Green
  • Rajesh Ayapilla, Director, CSR and Sustainability, Coca- Cola India and Southwest Asia
  • Ganesh Chandra Tripathy, Global Head EHHS, Piramal Pharma
  • Rachana Panda, VP, Country Group Head – South Asia, Corp. Communications, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Bayer Group

16:45 – 17:00 Fireside Chat: Advancing towards zero waste

Moderator: Dr Sameer Joshi, Vice Chairman, Governing Council of Indian Plastics Institute

  • Shobha Raghavan, COO, Saahas Zero Waste

17:00 – 17:05 Closing Remarks

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