Sessions 2021

Programme

Day – 1: 27th October 2021

Accelerating and Reinforcing Transformative Change for a Resilient Society, 0930 to 1130hrs

 

Chief Guest
SHRI. SURESH PRABHU

Member of Parliament

Keynote
Prof. Mervyn King

Senior Counsel and former Judge

The Supreme Court of South Africa

 

 

 
 

Examining Our Willingness and Ability to Drive Transformative Change, 1145 to 1315hrs

(i) What is our understanding of ‘Transformative Change’ as embedded in the 2030 Agenda?

(ii) What pathways and approaches would help achieve measurable positive impacts?

(iii) How can we move forward rapidly and efficiently not just in doing no harm but effectively in achieve positive impacts?

(iv) Are we investing in future-proofing? What are some of the emerging signs?  

Chair:

 

ARUN MAIRA

Former Member – Planning Commission

Gol

Panelists:

 

JANEZ POTOČNIK

Co-Chair

International Resource Panel

ANSHU GUPTA

Founder Director

Goonj

DR SALLY UREN

Chief Executive

Forum for the Future

 

Enabling Business Contribution towards a Resilient Society, 1400 to 1530 hrs

(i) Why and how will business balance the trade-offs between competitiveness, growth and social/environmental impacts in the recovery phase?

(ii) How can we better integrate the needs and aspirations of SMEs in the recovery process?

(iii) What will help businesses improve their ability to identify and address vulnerabilities in their value chain and in the wider society?

(iv) What enabling factors will support ‘business unusual’ achieve measurable positive impacts on lives, livelihoods and nature?  

Panelists:

 

EVA ZABEY

Executive Director

Business for Nature

Kirti Poonia

Head

Okhai

Richard Howitt

Strategic Advisor on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Business and Human Rights

 

Day 2 & 3: 

Business & Human Rights

Lead Partner: FNF


Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue India, 2021

Lead Partner: RSPO


Deforestation linked Commodities Supply Chain

Co-Host: WWF – India


Aligning Resource Efficiency with Climate Strategies

Co-Host: International Resource Panel


Self-assessment of Precarious & Vulnerable Workers in A&T Supply Chain


 Sustainability Education & Research in B-Schools

Co-Host:  BIMTECH


Food Loss and Waste


Collaboratives approaches for setting Industry Expectations in Sustainability and Food Safety


Climate Change CSOs and Resilience


Business, Nature & Biodiversity


Forest Governance


Multistakeholder Dialogue on Sustainable Sugar Supply Chain


Water and Industrial Wastewater Management


Sustainable & Circular IT and Electronics


Child free Apparel & Textile Supply Chain


Gender Issues in the Tea Supply Chain


Towards Family Friendly Workplace in A&T sector


 

*as of 1st September 2021